DAY6 kicked off the U.S. leg of their “Gravity” world tour with a bang!
On September 12 and 13, DAY6 proved that they’re able to rock america throughout two thrilling back-to-back live shows in New York’s Occasions Sq., the primary cease of their seven-city stateside tour.
Though the band thrilled the gang with their passionate power and signature sound, what made the live shows particularly memorable was their fixed interplay with their followers, for whom they displayed an unparalleled love and appreciation.
All through the present, DAY6 made each effort to remain as related to their followers as doable, whether or not by encouraging them to sing alongside, asking for his or her opinions, or partaking in a enjoyable back-and-forth with them throughout their performances. Jae additionally defined that not solely had they particularly crafted their U.S. set record with their American followers in thoughts, however that they had even written their newest mini album “The Ebook of Us: Gravity” with the purpose of making the type of music that followers would get pleasure from listening to stay at their live shows.
In direction of the start of the night time, he declared, “I hope you guys are prepared for a good looking night of leaping [around], not caring what different folks take into consideration us, and simply going loopy. And to create these varieties of fine recollections that we wish, we now have ready a really particular set record for you guys. As you’ll be able to see from the primary 5 songs, our set record this time is slightly bit related to our album. We went into the album pondering that we need to make extra concert-fueled music—we need to vibe with you guys higher, you realize?”
Jae additionally particularly famous, “We modified the set record for you guys,” revealing that the band had paid cautious consideration to their followers’ requests on social media. Proper earlier than performing their 2017 B-side “Lean on Me,” he joked, “This was one of many songs that you just guys relentlessly despatched to me on Twitter; subsequently, we put it within the [set] record.”
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— sungjins finest good friend (@kwonhshi) September 13, 2019
All that dedication to giving their followers a particular night time to recollect appeared to repay: the gang’s enthusiasm and power as they danced and sang alongside to the music by no means waned all through the night, prompting the DAY6 members to remark a number of instances on the followers’ tireless power and spectacular mastery of their Korean lyrics.
The band additionally took issues a step additional in a enjoyable section the place they bought their followers much more instantly concerned of their efficiency. “We made one other part in our live performance throughout this tour that we actually needed to do with you guys,” defined Jae, “as a result of the members needed to listen to your voices. So we’re going to be your instrumental actual fast for a music, if that’s okay, and also you guys can sing alongside. We need to hear these voices.”
After listening to the gang’s music requests, the band spontaneously selected two tracks to carry out along with their followers—then basked within the sound of the viewers singing collectively in excellent unison as they performed the instrumental with out singing.
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Along with connecting with their followers on a musical stage, DAY6 additionally related with them in a extra private manner: on the finish of their second live performance in New York, Wonpil grew emotional as he opened up about his ideas and emotions, and the band went on to precise their deep gratitude and share multiple inspirational message for these in attendance.
Wonpil started his remarks by saying, “I’m certain every of you had vital issues to do, so thanks a lot for taking the time to sing and dance along with us as we speak.” He then teared up barely as he went on, “Additionally, we’re nonetheless younger, proper? So it’s okay to be struggling or going by means of a tough time.”
“For instance,” he continued, “I believe it’s okay to not have a dream. We nonetheless have plenty of issues we have to do and many new meals we have to attempt. We nonetheless have plenty of issues left to do over the course of the remainder of our lives. So I believe the struggles will all work out, and I consider that you just’ll be capable of overcome your hardships. It’s okay in case you’re going by means of a tough time, and it’s additionally okay in case you’re not. At this level [in our lives], it’s all okay.”
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— Peachoco (@OnlyForPJY) September 14, 2019
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— HAPPY JAE DAY??? (@Kkeenthusiast) September 14, 2019
Younger Ok responded to Wonpil’s speech by opening up about his personal way of thinking, agreeing, “I believe that’s true. It’s okay to not have particular objectives. They are saying you want it, however actually, I don’t have one [right now]. Earlier than my debut, after I was a trainee, I needed to be a singer. I needed to debut. And after I debuted, I needed to, you realize, go on large levels, have nice performances. However after 4 years, because of you guys, DAY6 even have been on large levels and have had nice instances, nice performances, because of you. And also you guys [recently] gave us the consideration of profitable first place on music reveals.”
He went on, “So much occurred this 12 months, 2019. It was an excellent 12 months. And after fascinated about ‘Okay, what’s my subsequent step? What’s my subsequent transfer?’—actually, aside from being wholesome, being joyful, having a good time with DAY6 and My Days [DAY6’s fandom], I can’t consider any.
“Is it a nasty factor to not have a selected purpose? As a result of I actually simply need to get pleasure from each second. And as we speak, I loved it. Did you guys? I believe that’s all that issues. Making an attempt to get pleasure from each single second that we stay, in order that it turns into our ‘better part.’ So thanks for letting tonight be one in all my ‘finest components.’ You guys have been superb! Thanks, New York!”
Riffing off Younger Ok’s reference to their music “Greatest Half,” Sungjin remarked, “[Young K] talked about ‘Greatest Half,’ which made me consider one thing. For those who think about a puzzle, every ‘half’ is a bit of that puzzle.”
“For those who consider our live performance in New York Metropolis tonight as a puzzle,” he continued, “then every one in all you is a bit of that puzzle. Actually, if a single one in all you had been lacking tonight, then our live performance would have been incomplete, and we wouldn’t have been capable of placed on the present [the way we did]. That’s how vital all of you’re, and also you all deserve a lot love. So love yourselves.”
Sungjin added, “Till the day we return, please keep wholesome and joyful, okay? After we come again subsequent time, I’ll attempt talking in English.”
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— Mayra (@mayra0824) September 13, 2019
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Dowoon thanked the gang for his or her enthusiastic response, saying, “Immediately was our second live performance in New York, and we had a good time. All through the live performance, I used to be actually joyful, as a result of I cherished listening to your entire voices. We’re going to come back again [to New York] once more, so once we come again subsequent time, please allow us to hear your stunning voices once more. I hope you’re at all times joyful… and be wholesome! Thanks, guys.”
After equally expressing his gratitude, Jae mirrored on simply how far DAY6 has come as a band. “First off, most significantly, a spherical of applause to you, New York, for being probably the most superb begin to our tour,” he mentioned. “So New York was our kick-off to the North American leg of our ‘Gravity’ tour, and it’s been an attention-grabbing three days.”
“We got here, after which we did all these interviews,” he continued in a humble, barely disbelieving tone. “We had a media day in America—that’s wild, no? Y’all noticed that? We have been on the information! That’s loopy.” He jokingly added, “Additionally, facet observe to that: are you able to guys cease sending me clips of us dancing on the information? As a result of that’s hurting me slightly bit inside each time I see it.”
Jae went on to say simply how a lot he had loved interacting with the viewers all through the night time, commenting, “You guys have been so welcoming and so heat and simply stunning with the whole lot through the tour, through the live shows. Simply our reactions, [our] back-and-forth: you guys have been so heat with us. And I really feel like our final album and this tour normally have been us attempting to present again to you slightly bit extra.”
“Like I mentioned, we’re attempting to make music that might be slightly bit extra [geared towards our live shows], in order that we may have slightly bit extra power, collectively, collectively,” he reiterated. “[Music that would help us] benefit from the second, in order that we may actually vibe and really feel feelings collectively, you realize? We actually hope that that was completed tonight for you guys.”
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— moira (@ctrlmoira) September 16, 2019
In line with his self-professed purpose of “vibing” with the viewers as a lot as doable, Jae ended the night time by politely asking the viewers to place down their telephones down for “Freely,” the ultimate music of the night.
“Can I make one small request?” he requested. “I get it, I do know we’ve come round, and it doesn’t occur too usually, and also you guys need to cherish these moments by means of photos and stuff, however one request: I do know it’s cool to see it later, however I promise you it’s even higher to really feel it now.”
Then, as if he hadn’t already confirmed simply how a lot he needed to get nearer to his followers, he jumped off the stage in direction of the tip of the music, eliminating any remaining distance between himself and the viewers.
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