[Interview] Kim So Eun to Ask Park Shin Hye for Help with ‘Music and Lyrics’
Actress Kim So Eun, who will be appearing on MBC Music’s reality program Music and Lyrics with 2PM’s Junho, said that she would be getting advice from Park Shin Hye, who appeared in the show before her.
Kim So Eun recently met with the press alongside Junho to talk about her appearance in the show.
She said, “I saw that Park Shin Hye looked really pretty in the show, so I thought I wouldn’t have to worry too much. I did think that because writing lyrics isn’t easy, I would have to study a lot.”
“Park Shin Hye went to college with me [at Chung-Ang University],” she added. “I’ll have to call her to ask her about appearing in a reality show. I only have actors around me, and no singers when I need advice from singers, so I’m a bit worried.”
Music and Lyrics is a show which brings in a male composer and a female lyricist to produce a song together. Yoon Gun and Park Shin Hye appeared in the first few episodes to produce a romantic love song, and will be followed by Kim So Eun and Junho.
Kim So Eun said about Junho, “I like everyone in 2PM. My little sister is a fan. I thought of B2ST’s Yong Jun Hyung or Big Bang’s G-Dragon because there aren’t many idol group members who compose.”
She said her favorite genres of music were “quiet ballads or indie band styled songs,” and said that she likes musicians such as Ra.D or Jung Yeop.
“I write in my diary regularly, but I don’t know if that will be able to become lyrics. I wonder what it would be like once they become a song,” she said.
The Junho and Kim So Eun duet episodes will start airing as soon as the Yoon Gun and Park Shin Hye episodes wrap up.
Music and Lyrics was first produced exclusively for MBC Music, but reactions were so favorable that it started airing in the main MBC channel from March 18 and recorded 5 percent viewership ratings, fairly moderate numbers for a late night broadcast. The program was the first to make it into a main channel after starting up on cable.
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