From selling “BOP BOP!” (and remixes) to starring on Queendom 2, VIVIZ has been busy since February 2022. In an unique interview with Koreaboo, members EUNHA, SINB, and UMJI shared their distinctive expertise of “re-debuting” as a K-Pop trio.
Previously, in a YouTube sequence on the SCAN VIVIZ channel, SINB revealed how heartbreaking the contract termination in May 2021 had been—particularly for the GFRIEND members who “had known of the termination a whole month before it was announced.”
How had been we supposed to inform the followers that we aren’t doing it anymore? That GFRIEND won’t be renewing the contract? We couldn’t be the primary to inform them…
During the final yr, it was actually laborious for everybody—regardless that we tried to not make it apparent on-air and to the followers. I might have by no means imagined crying as a lot as I did in 2021. Honestly, I believe I may need bawled out my life’s value of tears in that single yr.
Following the quite surprising and unlucky flip of occasions, followers grew to become thrilled to listen to EUNHA, SINB, and UMJI re-debuting as VIVIZ. According to UMJI, the return as a trio positively got here with “a sense of pressure and fear,” however the earlier expertise of getting been part of GFRIEND helped.
We had a very new mindset for our promotion as VIVIZ.
Although there was positively a way of strain and concern coming from what we already find out about this profession, we had been additionally extra snug and skillful as a result of we knew rather a lot.
Since the re-debut, VIVIZ is discovering new goals, chasing new objectives, and constructing new teamwork. The members are “finding [their] ways and having fun throughout the [promotions],” in keeping with UMJI.
There had been some areas that anxious us at first. We weren’t certain what sort of performances or songs suited us.
Nonetheless, as we proceed to experiment with varied songs and performances, I believe we’re steadily discovering our method and having enjoyable all through the promotion.
And having enjoyable whereas experimenting has been working for certain—which grew to become evident on Queendom 2. VIVIZ members carried out GFRIEND’s hits, “Time for the Moon Night” and “Rough,” finally profitable third place within the last episode.
Looking again on the performances, UMJI shared how “the songs mean so much,” in addition to how former groupmates acquired in contact to indicate help!
Since ‘Time for the Moon Night’ and ‘Rough’ had been songs we used to carry out along with the opposite GFRIEND members, they contacted us saying that they held their breath whereas watching us carry out them.
The songs imply a lot to us and we’re so grateful for them. We ready them to precise every line with sincerity. It felt actually particular, even after the efficiency.
Getting EUNHA, SINB, and UMJI again on stage after GFRIEND has been an emotional rollercoaster trip for each the members and their followers. Now, VIVIZ and Na.Vs are crusing ahead—stronger than ever!
Read extra concerning the hidden meanings behind VIVIZ’s Queendom 2 performances right here.
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