Good things are worth waiting for: Inspirits’ three-year-long wait for Infinite’s return to Singapore paid off
Text: Joanna Goh
Photos: Marcus Lin
Videos: Teng Siew Eng
Infinite’s first full-fledged concert in Singapore last night was – if anything – a special homecoming for the seven boys and a gratifying wait for local fans.
Back in October 2010 when they were in town for their first overseas concert, the K-pop band was fresh to the scene and brimming with potential. Fast forward three years to today, they look much more polished and put together, and have more to offer local fans this time around.
Apart from doling out copious amounts of fan service (read: ageyo and selcas galore), performing a heartwarming rendition of ‘Singapura, Oh Singapura’, the septet went the extra mile to please Inspirits at the Indoor Stadium by communicating wholly in English – a commendable challenge never done before by any other K-pop band in Singapore.
Although their words of adoration were at times indiscernible and kept short and simple to phrases like “You’re still very pretty lah!” and “We miss you so much” (said by Woo-hyun and Hoya respectively), it was more than enough for the crowd.
From start to finish, the atmosphere in the stadium was electrifying. To make up for the group’s three years of absence, fans cheered two times as hard, filling the venue with deafening screams and resounding fan chants. The boys thrived on their unbridled enthusiasm, returning their love and favour by performing with 100 per cent effort.
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