Go up! Winner!
I was all worded out from textposts and discussions, so I decided to draw instead… as usual, it isn’t very good but I wanted to draw their outfits from the dance battle. In fact, this doodle began as an idea called, “there once was a Jinwoo”.
There once was a Jinwoo. He loved singing so he left his little island and his father’s boat. He came to the big city and met a lot of other people who liked to sing, but they never stayed long. Until one day, he met a boy who carried a guitar and played on it day and night. He spoke a strange dialect, and people said he was famous. But all Jinwoo saw was how he smiled like a silly kid when they ate together, and how he bandaged his fingers in the morning.
Later, they met another boy who knelt when he sung and twirled beautifully when he danced. Their voices matched well together, so the three of them sang their ways everywhere. That is when another boy walked through the door, dancing with more conviction than anyone had ever seen. His singing brought a smile to their faces, so they practiced with him.
But deep down inside, Jinwoo was always worried that these boys would disappear also, like the ones before.
Then, there came another boy whose voice was deep and rough, his smile was radiant but in the dark hours of the night, that boy sometimes texted his old friends in the corner of the living room. On his way back from rehearsal at 3am, Jinwoo would see him.
But then he saw all of them. Even though his eyesight was always bad, he could see all the boys who used to be there, out in the fringes of his memory… and then he sees the four boys who are there now. When will they disappear? Or maybe it is his turn to do so? So he turns back to rehearse some more.
It is at a time like this when they were called to a room, telling them that they had 100 days to decide what to do with themselves. What is another 100 days after 1000 days?, thought Jinwoo to himself.
What followed was hardship and arguments and frustrations and tears, but also laughter and hugs and more tears — of joy. 100 days later, they found themselves standing in a stadium where thousands cheered their name, they danced their hearts out in perfect coordination, and they were told they weren’t disappearing anywhere anymore.
They exist. And they are going up together.
I just love how Seunghoon makes amazing choreographs that match perfectly with all WINNER (i’m so fucking proud to call them that) members and style. I love how Seungyoon makes amazing songs that match perfectly with all WINNER members’ voices. I love how they, together, write beautiful and…
they are just a bunch of warm, kind, amazing boys. there’s nothing not to love about them :’)
"I’m trying not to cry but when I saw Seunghoon’s tears, I started to cry as well. It’s okay, goodbyes are a necessary part of life. Put down that heavy burden and like I said before, let’s meet again in the world of professionals."
We will wait for you Team B
see you soon, guys.
It was never about starting at the top. It was about the journey to the top.
Happy but downcast,
Every forward step I take is a step back with judgements,
Can’t go up, can’t go down
The Show Must Go On, Lee Seung Hoon
A heartfelt lyrics written by Lee Seunghoon, expressing the burden and pain he experienced through out Kpop Star 1.
Trans. credit to: Boanoss
Ah Yeon waited for Seung Hoon and Seung Hoon gave her a hug then Ah Yeon stared at him for a long time then suddenly she wiped off all his tears・・・I SHIP THEM。My #KPOPStar Ultimate biases since Poker Days and Baby Lion。