When it involves veteran K-Pop teams, Super Junior is likely one of the legendary teams that’s managed to remain lively for over fifteen years and nonetheless have their hits coated by newly debuted idols.
Despite sustaining their fanbase through the years and creating their very own label, Label SJ, SM Entertainment hadn’t deliberate on the group lasting quite a lot of months. Here’s what modified the corporate’s plans.
During one in all Super Junior’s appearances on SBS‘s discuss present Strong Heart, chief Leeteuk revealed they have been initially a undertaking group.
Ryeowook and Yesung confirmed that Leeteuk advised the reality when revealing they have been solely meant to advertise for lower than half a yr.
When we debuted, we have been really a undertaking group. So, we have been supposed to advertise for 3 months after which half methods.
Leeteuk referenced the quilt of their debut full-length album TWINS that named the group Super Junior 05, setting the stage for them to be the first generation of a bunch just like After School and NCT.
Despite Super Junior 05 being a pathway for the members to interrupt into the trade and do no matter they wished, none of them wished to provide it up. Leeteuk stated, “We said, ‘It’s too sad for us to promote for just three months and break up.’”
All of the members put their blood, sweat, and tears into making the group work, performing as if each stage was their final.
In the top, their arduous work paid off and generated the eye they wanted to turn into a hard and fast group. Leeteuk revealed, “We became popular. Kyuhyun joined as a member, and we were recognized as an official group.”
Ever since then, Super Junior has remained a bunch that E.L.Fs can rely upon and idols of all generations can look as much as.