Wednesday, October 19, 2011
111019 [News] Approximately 7,000 Fans Attended Mini-Live at Alta, Shinjuku
On October 19th, CNBLUE released their major debut single “In My Head” and to commemorate on the debut, they decided to performed in a mini-live (guerilla concert) in front of Alta in Shinjuku, Tokyo at 3:45 pm local time.
However, the location and time of the mini-live was not revealed earlier, but despite that, the venue for the mini-live was filled with about 7,000 fans, including the passers-by near Alta even before the concert started. Fans rushed to find the place based on the written comments regarding the location.
People have gathered in front Shinjuku Alta way before the 3:45 PM, when the mini-live was supposed to start, with a sense of tension and eagerly waiting for the arrival of members.
Fans began to find the venue together as shared from some fans in Twitter with such a steady updates. More and more people started going to Alta Shinjuku and people from around the area joined in too.
Members suddenly appeared in front of the crowd and shouted “You must have been waiting for so long!!” and shortly after they started the mini-live with their debut single “In My Head”. Fans put their hands together throughout the song and the situation got heated up almost instantly.
However, as the situation became worse, with audience started being pushed, the police decided to stop the mini-live to ensure the safety of all the fans at the concert. The mini-live ended with just one song due to security reasons.
Members said to fan before leaving, ” We’re sorry, but your safety is the most important thing! We’ll see you at the release event on Saturday and Sunday!!” The moment they said that, they left the stage and at the same time left a strong impact on their major debut in Japan.
In My Head
Rough Translation by: fizzy @ cnbluestorm