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FT Island Holds a Successful Concert in Shanghai

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2013.01.21 16:00 Mwave Park, HyunMin Translation Credit : Erika Kim

FT Island had a successful concert in Shanghai, China for its Take Island Tour.

On January 19, FT Island drowned Shanghai with its powerful vocals. Starting with Life, the band continued to play songs from its fourth studio album Five Treasure Box, such as Paper Plane, Compass, Your Words, I Wish, Let It Go and Wanna Go.

FT Island Holds a Successful Concert in Shanghai

The members pitched in themselves to produce the album, and were rewarded by high ranks in not only Korean but also Taiwanese and Chinese album charts, which explained the excitement of the audience.

All of the members also prepared things to say in Chinese, while Song Seung Hyun talkd without an interpreter in fluent Chinese.

FT Island Holds a Successful Concert in Shanghai

Lee Hong Gi said, "Please enjoy this concert because we′ve put it together ourselves. This is our second visit to China, and we′re thankful we′re able to perform so passionately here again."

Song Seung Hyun added, "Next time I hope we perform in front of more fans in a bigger venue."

The band then went on to perform Severely, Sick of Love, Hello Hello, I Hope and more hits.

FT Island won a Bonsang at the 27th Golden Disc Awards held in Malaysia, while Lee Hong Gi won a fashionista award.

Photo credit: FNC Entertainment

Reach reporter Park HyunMin on Twitter @happygato!

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