Yeonggyu recently became a BTS fan, Army [Happy Together/2019.10.17]On February 2, 2020 by Raul Dinwiddie
Yeonggyu knows a lot of newly-coined words. – He’s interested in idol singers. / – Is he? I like BTS. Everybody knows BTS in Korea. – Right. / – They’re globally famous too. They’re such talented idol singers. I watch their performances on YouTube. They are very impressive. I am very proud of them. – Right. / – What’s your favorite song? I like their song, “Idol”. (Yeonggyu likes “Idol” by BTS.) “Fake Love”. (Yeonggyu likes “Fake Love” by BTS.) (Swag) – I get really excited. / – Right. Their fans sing the song along. That’s right. – They are just so amazing. / – They’re great. Could you sing the song for us? That’s all I know. So are you part of the BTS Army? That’s right, I am. (Yeonggyu reveals that he is part of the BTS Army.) Yes, I am. I love them so much. – When I watch them perform, / – Their performance. I can tell that their music is amazing. – I used to sing too. / – Right. The songs that they sing are ahead of the trend globally. That is why the whole world is crazy about them. – That’s right. / – The one who composed – their songs is Bang Sihyuk. / – Right. He’s a genius. When I listen to the melody, my heart starts to beat. I can’t help it. It’s an instinct. So there is a reason why they are so popular outside Korea too. – BTS sounds like The Beatles too. / – BTS. – You are right. / – So it’s easy to remember. The Beatles was the best band when I was young. When I was a kid… That’s BTS now. (BTS is The Beatles of the 21st century.) I think they are even better than The Beatles. That’s how proud I am of them. (Yeonggyu’s favorite idol band) Do you know their names too? I know View. – It’s V, not View. / – It’s V. – It’s V. / – Hold on. It’s not the views you see on YouTube. (As they say, even Homer nods.) We asked him for too many things at a time. He got confused with those newly-coined words too. That was a lot of information for him to handle. – I know Jimin. / – What? Jimin. I know their names. Jimin. V. They are an excellent band. Yeonggyu tries to communicate – by accepting newly-coined words. / – Right. That’s really cool.