On September 18, IU rang within the 12th anniversary of her debut in 2008, and she or he commemorated the event by holding a mini-concert on the KBS music selection present “Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook.” For 100 minutes, the singer carried out lots of her most beloved songs, together with her very first televised performances of a few of her newer hits.
According to Nielsen Korea, the particular episode of “Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook” scored a median nationwide score of two.2 p.c, greater than tripling the present’s viewership scores from its earlier episode the week prior (which averaged 0.7 p.c nationwide).
While discussing the recognition of the particular, the manufacturing director revealed, “To be trustworthy, as quickly as we determined to air a IU particular, IU felt a variety of stress about being the one visitor. She nervous that as a result of it was solely her 12th anniversary, some individuals may consider her as conceited or self-important [for having her own special]. But I feel that our intention of placing on feel-good performances to thank and luxury the general public had been well-received by viewers, and the particular obtained a variety of curiosity.”
Kim Hae Ryong went on to thank IU for selecting to have a good time her 12th anniversary by way of the present, mentioning that she might have earned some huge cash if she had opted to carry a paid live performance as a substitute.
“In distinction to paid digital concert events, ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook’ is actually a live performance that is freed from cost for most of the people,” he mentioned. “As a producer, I’m endlessly grateful to IU for generously placing on a free live performance and basically making a donation of her abilities.”
“If she had held a paid live performance, she might have earned an unimaginable quantity of income,” he continued. “But she boldly selected to forgo such earnings and seem on ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook’ as a substitute. I’m so grateful to her for that.”
As for their expertise filming the particular, Kim Hae Ryong remarked, “There had been a variety of feedback saying, ‘Because they filmed for 14 hours straight, each IU and the complete crew should have been exhausted.’ But we truly filmed nearly every thing in only one take. Of course, we did do a digicam rehearsal and a dry rehearsal, however we had been capable of wrap up many of the filming on our first take.”
He added, “Because IU is an artist who at all times sings dwell, she typically has to reshoot a complete take if she makes a mistake. But we had been meticulous in planning out the continuity [of our shots], so we had been capable of do it in a single strive.”
Watch IU’s particular episode of “Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook” with English subtitles beneath!
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