British media “Seventeen = the perfect team to introduce K-pop”
British media “Seventeen = the perfect team to introduce K-pop”
Group Seventeen (S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, The8, Mingyu, DK, Seungkwan, Vernon, Dino) is the first K-pop artist to attend the UK's Glastonbury Festival (hereinafter referred to as 'Glastonbury'). ) is about to enter the main stage. Local media has been highlighting their music from early on, revealing high expectations for the 'Glastonbury' performance.

Seventeen will perform for about an hour on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury on the 28th (local time). 'Glastonbury' is the largest music festival in the UK and is called a dream stage where musicians of various genres such as rock, pop, jazz, and electronic gather.

British music magazine NME covered the news of Seventeen's appearance at 'Glastonbury' and said, "They are trying to embody the message of music on stage and make history in the process."

The media said, “Seventeen is the perfect team to introduce K-pop to ‘Glastonbury’,” adding, “The members’ performance skills are top-notch. The members exude irreplaceable charm. You will be moved no matter who you see among the 13 members.” “I can do it,” he praised.

The British state-run media BBC also introduced Seventeen's stage as "the biggest performance at 'Glastonbury' this year." He continued, "The initial sales of their debut album (album sales in the first week after release) were 1,400 copies. However, now, more than 10 years later, the number of pre-orders has reached millions. In this process, Seventeen's music has evolved."

The Guardian, a British daily newspaper, said, "Seventeen has gained a global fandom with its diverse sound, musical talent, and perfect performance," and the reaction of CARAT (fandom name) congratulating them on their appearance at 'Glastonbury'. reported. He then expressed his expectations for the performance, saying, “Audiences will also be imbued with Seventeen’s showmanship and infectious energy.”

Another British daily newspaper, The Independent, reported, "Seventeen is preparing to make history at 'Glastonbury' while continuing to break new ground and expand the meaning of K-pop groups in the global music scene." .

The Sun reported, "Among the artists appearing on the 'Glastonbury' Pyramid Stage this year, the team that showed the greatest performance in terms of album sales was 'K-pop's strongest group' Seventeen."

In an interview with the BBC, S.Coups said, "I feel a great sense of responsibility (to be the first K-pop artist to perform on the 'Glastonbury' Pyramid Stage). I will not forget this feeling and will do my best to prepare the performance to surprise the audience." compacted.

In a video interview with NME, Seungkwan and Dino said, "Some of the 'Glastonbury' audience may not know us very well. However, we want to leave an impression to everyone who saw the performance that 'Seventeen is a team that is good at performing'." “We enjoy challenges. It’s also very exciting to perform in front of an unfamiliar audience. We want to create an even more powerful stage,” he said.

Reporter Lee Min-kyung, Ten Asia 2min_ror@tenasia.co.kr translated by google