PENTAGON’s Hui superior to the semifinals on the most recent episode of Mnet’s “Breakers”!
The new music survival present options singer-songwriters competing towards each other with stay performances of their personal self-composed songs. On the May 25 broadcast, the contestants confronted the problem of writing and performing a track as a reply to a different track of their alternative.
Hui selected to put in writing a musical response to Chungha’s hit debut track “Why Don’t You Know,” which he briefly coated on final week’s episode of the present. Before the stay efficiency battle, Hui met up with Chungha to speak about his composition and the inspiration behind his track. In his introduction, the PENTAGON chief described the previous I.O.I member as “a really lovely individual that many individuals can be stunned to see [on the show].”
Although Chungha talked about that she had beforehand appeared in PENTAGON’s “Pretty Pretty” music video, she confessed that the assembly was nonetheless “extraordinarily awkward” at first, laughing, “I hope it’ll get much less awkward as we speak in regards to the track.”
Chungha informed Hui that she had seen and loved his efficiency of “Navigation,” his first self-composed track for “Breakers,” which landed him a spot within the Top four on the present earlier this month. She then requested Hui why he had chosen her track for the upcoming battle.
Hui defined, “The theme of our ‘reply’ mission this time is ‘a reply that tells my story.’ When trying again by myself tales, I considered an expertise that many individuals have—the sensation of ‘I need to shield this particular person.’”
He went on, “[‘Why Don’t You Know’] is about asking a man, ‘Why don’t you perceive my emotions?’ So I created my very own story in my head. The track’s heroine is a rich younger girl who likes the older man subsequent door. But the man subsequent door is consistently turning her down, so she’s upset and behaving recklessly. I’m the bodyguard who’s at all times by her facet, and the track is saying, ‘No matter what you do, I’ll at all times shield you.’”
Hui then performed Chungha a short snippet of the track at her request. She later commented, “I actually appreciated it. It was completely different and refreshing. It’s a track that has a extra free-spirited vibe than ‘Navigation.’ Because it’s a cool track that anybody would discover thrilling, I feel it’ll be exhausting to beat. I undoubtedly suppose it’ll win.”
Hui remarked, “[Chungha] cheered me on and gave me a lot confidence, I feel [our meeting] was an opportunity for me to realize much more dedication.”
As Chungha had predicted, Hui received his battle spherical together with his energetic efficiency of his reply track “Bodyguard.” The PENTAGON member additionally managed to earn a spot within the present’s semifinals alongside fellow singer-songwriters Jooyoung, Penomeco, Samuel Seo, and Mia.
Check out Hui’s stay efficiency of his self-composed track “Bodyguard,” in addition to a clip of Chungha and Hui’s assembly, beneath!
You may also take a look at a short clip of Hui’s cowl of “Why Don’t You Know” from final week’s episode beneath: