Two of the late Kim Kwang Seok’s unreleased songs were revealed for the first time ever on a television program.
SBS’ ‘8 o’clock news’ aired a segment on the musical ‘December: The Song that Hasn’t Ended’, a production that was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Kim Kwang Seok’s birth. The segment also featured two unreleased songs of the late singer that have never been heard before.
‘December’ has been in the spotlight from the very beginning as the only musical to use Kim Kwang Seok’s songs, compositions and unreleased tracks. SBS’ news segment focused on this aspect of the musical, and aired footage of sheet music that Kim Kwang Seok wrote out by hand, touching the hearts of those who miss the late singer. Footage of Kim Junsu performing ‘December’ at last month’s showcase was aired as well, showcasing the sophisticated nature of the song.
Since the segment aired on the 13th, people who have already bought tickets for the production expressed their heightened anticipation for ‘December’. Many viewers expressed their delight over seeing Kim Junsu on a televised program for the first time in a while. Through an interview, Kim Junsu stated, “When I heard the song for the first time, I was shaking with excitement. I’m honored to be singing a song that the world has never heard before.”
Netizens who heard the news left supportive comments such as “Seeing Kim Kwang Seok’s keepsakes was great”, “I hope Kim Junsu’s version of ‘December’ will be released on online music sites soon”, and “Seeing them so focused on their rehearsals makes waiting till the 16th of December so hard.” The netizens’ support had the musical ranking high up on the search rankings of various portal sites.
‘December’, a heartwarming love story that takes place over twenty years, will open its curtains on the 16th of December at the Sejong Culture Centre.
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