[Interview] Yook Sungjae says he's not even thinking of the end of BTOB


Q. You released your second full album "Brother Act". Tell me about the album.
Hyunsik: The album is inspired by famous movie "Sister Act". All the members took much part in the album, and we tried to include great Autumn songs in the album. As it is our second full album, we want to show our growth through the album.
Eunkwang: The album has a story line, and it also contains our talking session. The album is like a musical film.

Q. Hyunsik, you wrote the title track of the album "Missing You".
Hyunsik: Well, I'm happy that my song has been chosen as the title track of our new album, but on the other hand I really feel pressured. I'm happy anyway because all the members like the song and always believe me.

Q. Highlight, who once was your label mate also released its new album today.
Minhyuk: It's an honor, and I'm thankful for that. We've always respected them since we were trainees.


Q. It has been 6 years since you debuted. How do you feel?
Minhyuk: Even though it has been 6 years since we debuted, we had to spend about 4 years as an unknown idol group. We're still only a rookie at heart, and we're just thankful for everything.
Ilhoon: We'll do our best just like we used to.
Eunkwang: Yeah, we really want to be together for a long time, and we'll try a variety of genres of music.
Sungjae: I'm not even thinking of the end of BTOB.

Q. You must want to get good results on various music charts with your new song.
Eunkwang: Actually, we don't care about our rankings on music charts. As Minhyuk said, we had to spend a long time as an unknown idol group, and we just try our best at every moment.

Q. Young boy groups these days such as Wanna One and BTS are distinguishing themselves in the k-pop world. What do you think of it?
Minhyuk: They certainly surprised the world, and we were surprised by them too. We'll do what we can do, and we also want to challenge ourselves.

Q. What's your goal?
Sungjae: We want to become a boy group like a battery because we want to have a long run in the world of k-pop.
Ilhhon: Yeah, that's our goal. We'll try to commune with the public by releasing songs that people can relate to instead of trying an extreme makeover. We want to do sincere music.
Eunkwang: We want to have a good influence on many people, and we want to make people happy too.
Peniel: For the meantime, we'll focus on our promotional activities for our new album, but please look forward to good news. We'll announced the news at the end of the year.
Changsub: I want to complete the year on a high note, and I'm sure our new start will bring us good luck.

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