SM Leisure’s new boy group SuperM took to Instagram Stay to announce their chief and chat with followers forward of their debut!
On September 11, the seven members of SuperM—SHINee’s Taemin, EXO’s Baekhyun and Kai, and NCT’s Taeyong, Mark, Ten, and Lucas—sat down for a dwell broadcast to reply a few of their followers’ questions.
One of many first questions was how the members had felt after they’d first heard the thought for SuperM: a bunch that may give attention to abroad promotions and consists of members from completely different SM teams.
Taemin revealed that although it had solely been formally introduced in latest months, he had been conscious of the thought of SuperM for a very long time. “I’d heard loads in regards to the mission,” he mentioned, “and I ready loads. I felt actually decided to do a great job, and I feel I used to be additionally a bit of nervous as a result of I’d be working along with such cool and proficient members. I believed loads about it.”
“I additionally felt like I used to be debuting once more, making a recent begin,” continued Taemin. “And so I needed to create nice teamwork inside our group. In fact, every of us has our personal teams—NCT, EXO, SHINee, WayV—however I needed us to have good teamwork exterior of that.”
“As for after I first heard the title SuperM…” mentioned Taemin, earlier than trailing off and laughing. He then cracked everybody up by concluding uncertainly, “I… actually favored it.”
Baekhyun confessed, “To be trustworthy, since our members are all from completely different teams, I frightened loads about what our followers would assume. I frightened loads about that, but when all of us work onerous, then wouldn’t NCT followers, WayV followers, and SHINee followers all like us? I hoped they arrive collectively as one.”
He added, “It might be onerous [for our fans], however since we’re all working onerous, I hope you’ll all stay up for it.”
Kai agreed, “I hope our followers prefer it too, and I hope they take pleasure in it. Since we’re debuting as a bunch anyway, and we’re going to point out you cool issues, I hope they take pleasure in watching us with out feeling confused about different issues.”
In a while, Taemin additionally remarked, “I needed to say this. I feel some followers have been misunderstanding. There are some individuals who assume that we received’t be pursuing our personal particular person actions in our personal teams except for [SuperM]. We’ll nonetheless be doing all of that along with this. You don’t have to fret a lot.”
At one other level within the broadcast, Baekhyun introduced up the choreography for his or her debut monitor, remarking, “I feel many individuals might be interested by whether or not the dance ‘goes onerous’ or not.” He jokingly went on, “To provide you all a little bit of a spoiler, your complete track, from begin to end… is a dance break.” Kai chimed in, “I get out of breath from the start.”
Baekhyun continued with fun, “It’s like performing a dance break from a year-end award ceremony, besides it’s over 4 minutes lengthy.” Ten added, “Our choreography is basically cool,” and Kai agreed, “You’ll be able to safely stay up for it.”
Every of the members then took turns answering the query, “Which of the SuperM members turned out to be essentially the most completely different out of your first impression of him?”
Baekhyun instantly replied, “For me, it’s Lucas. I didn’t know Lucas was this cute. To be trustworthy, I hadn’t seen a lot of Lucas. I’d seen a whole lot of Ten and Mark and Taeyong, however I had barely ever run into Lucas. So after I noticed him, I believed he was actually handsome, and he had such a deep voice… however he turned out to be so cute.” He teasingly added, “He’s additionally beginning to get formidable about excessive notes today.”
Mark laughed, “He’s been [getting into] excessive notice battles with Baekhyun,” and Baekhyun commented, “I feel Lucas will most likely find yourself stealing my components quickly.”
Up subsequent was Mark, who revealed, “Actually, I used to be essentially the most stunned by Kai.” Baekhyun and Taemin jumped on the alternative to tease Kai, with Baekhyun joking, “Once you first see [Kai], you assume… oh, that particular person… that particular person looks like I positively shouldn’t attempt to get to know him.” Taemin playfully reduce in, “What if it’s not that? [What if Mark’s saying] he thought Kai was good, however then he was really…”
Mark went on to clarify, “No, no, it’s not that. On the skin, in the event you have a look at Kai’s look, he appears onerous to strategy. However he was very pleasant, so I used to be grateful. That is form of embarrassing. However at the start, he was actually onerous to strategy.”
Taeyong shared, “For me, it’s Baekhyun.” Kai requested with fun, “He was much more further than you anticipated? It was past something you’d imagined?” Baekhyun readily agreed, “I turned out to be much more uncontrolled than you thought.”
Taeyong replied, “What you guys are saying is precisely proper. I don’t assume I’ve ever seen anybody this enjoyable and chipper in my total life.” Taemin then recalled a time when Baekhyun had made filming unimaginable as a result of he stored cracking everybody up on set, and Kai identified, “EXO has been experiencing this for eight years.”
Baekhyun defended himself by telling the opposite members, “I did it to make you snigger.”
When requested for his reply, Lucas replied, “Actually, all the older members have been like, ‘wow’ [for me], however…” Ten requested teasingly, “However…?” and Taemin reduce in, “Can I inform this story? As a result of Lucas is so good-looking, we preserve telling him how handsome and funky he’s. Then sooner or later, Lucas advised me, ‘Hyung, you look so cool and good-looking.’ So I mentioned, ‘Oh, actually? Then, Lucas, how about we commerce faces for a day?’ and Lucas mentioned, ‘Oh, no.’”
After all of the members have been carried out cracking up, Ten shared his personal reply. “The older members [who aren’t in NCT] all the time seemed cool while you have been acting on stage, and I seemed as much as you,” he mentioned. “So after we have been working towards collectively this time, I used to be actually stunned. You have been so enjoyable and humorous, and also you stored enjoying a whole lot of jokes.”
Baekhyun playfully commented, “Ten was most likely actually stunned. He most likely thought I used to be somebody who labored actually onerous,” and Ten joked again, “[No,] I form of guessed.” Baekhyun then talked about that when he was resting within the apply room, the NCT members usually came visiting to him and provided to assist him up, saying, “You are able to do it.”
Kai remarked, “For my part, [these SuperM preparations] are most likely the toughest Baekhyun’s ever labored in his life.”
Taemin then revealed, “I used to be actually stunned in some ways by Mark. Mark has a broader view than I’d thought. He pays a whole lot of consideration to his environment, what members are there, issues like that. He’s very meticulous.”
After mentioning that they’ve but to decide on an official group greeting, SuperM ended up broaching the topic of who could be their chief. Baekhyun instantly named Taemin, however Taemin interrupted him to say, “No, I personally assume that it’d be finest if Baekhyun have been the chief. It’s true that in the event you have a look at the size of our careers, mine is longer, however even in SHINee, I used to be the youngest. And since we [SuperM] practiced loads collectively, [I noticed] that Baekhyun takes particularly excellent care of the opposite members, and I rely loads on him as effectively. To be trustworthy, I personally needed to request that Baekhyun tackle the function [of leader].”
Baekhyun jokingly responded, “Ah, I wouldn’t thoughts being chief,” earlier than suggesting that they take turns within the function. Nonetheless, each Kai and Taemin strongly insisted that Baekhyun was the suitable particular person for the management function, with Kai declaring, “Each in EXO and in SuperM, you’ve a whole lot of affect on the group environment.”
On the finish of the dialogue, Baekhyun agreed, “Okay, so it’s been determined that I’ll be the chief. Thanks.”
Lastly, SuperM wrapped up the published by asking followers for enter on what their fandom title needs to be. Though the members floated a number of humorous concepts for laughs, they finally agreed that their fandom title was crucial and that they needed to take their time deciding on what was finest.
SuperM is presently gearing as much as make their official debut in the USA on October four. Within the meantime, try their newest teasers for Baekhyun, Taeyong, and Ten!