In a recent interview, F.T. Island, who recently made a comeback with their 6th album 'Where's The Truth?', opened up about a variety of topics.
First, the group dished on their role in the music industry. They stated, "It's true that rock bands are for manias. In Korea, it's especially like that. It's unfortunate, because in Korea, variety in music leans one specific way. Around us, people ask why we make rock music if we know that [it's not the best selling]. But the reason is simple. We like bands, and we like rock. Someday, the age of rock bands will come."
Hongki added on, "We always said that we wanted to make our own music, our way. But every time, our label said, 'let's show [the listeners] a new side'. So when we followed directions from our label and made music that was more for the general public, it didn't go well. But that was when the opportunity for us to make our own music arose. The result was our 5th album. F.T. Island was able to write and compose our own songs. That era was our turning point."
Have you listened to F.T. Island's new song "Take Me Now" yet?