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Se7en talks about the public's cold reaction to his comeback album

By alice101   Wednesday, October 26, 2016   57,090   5,225   54
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Se7en, who recently made a comeback despite negative public opinion after the controversial incident during his military service, recently sat down with TV Daily for an interview. 


During the interview, Se7en often used the words like, 'responsibility' and 'pressure.' Although he was clearly feeling those two, he did not hide his satisfaction about the new album. Se7en stated, "Because I put a lot of effort and work into the album, I am satisfied with the result...The album has a lot of meaning for me. It is my first time doing it by myself, so I was able to do everything I wanted to and expressed myself." 


However, the public's reception was very cold. Music charts and online communities rated and reviewed the album harshly. It seemed that there needs to be more time for Se7en to approach the public with this music. 


Regarding that, Se7en explained, "It's not like I didn't see it coming. I did not expect to convince everyone with the first album. Because I expected it to some degree, I am less hurt." 


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He added, "It isn't easy to change people's minds in one go. This is just the beginning so I hope to get there step by step. That's my goal...But at least during this promotion, I went on talk / variety shows and got on stage. Not many people, but some people are reconsidering me, for which I am thankful. I think if I continue this way, things will change little by little." 

Se7en also stated, "I cannot be too active on broadcasting but I am trying to do it a little bit, an appropriate amount. 'Happy Together' was filmed 3 weeks before my comeback, so I think I was very nervous, especially because it was my first time back on the air. I am being selective with the shows though because I can't be on the ones that are too aggressive...Since I am doing longer promotions unlike before, I want to be on good shows and be on air for a long time." 

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    21_nolja_vip Thursday, October 27, 2016

    i love his music and his voice so I really hope he will do well in the future ♥

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    Mystica Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Of course, after leaving YG, it is expected to have aloong way to go!

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    crazyft Thursday, October 27, 2016

    can someone explain to me what happened ? and thank you

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    raid5 Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    This comment has been removed due to violation of our TOS. (Reason: spammer)

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    fairy7v7  raid5 Thursday, October 27, 2016

    and you'll make God be ashamed of you ! don't criticize a person in this cruel way since you don't even know him !do you ?!he didn't do anything at the massage parlor at all !before his enlistment , he already has a back and Knee and rib pain problems since he always practicing dance too seriously and that's why he went to the massage parlor he just want to find a blind one for healthy massage only, but then he don't feel it right so he walked out of the massage parlor but the repoter Deliberately make the audience to the wrong direction in order to raise the audience rating..! SE7EN he didn't explain that's becuz he believes that The military commander will help him to investigate the truth also give back his innocence. ( he also believes ppl will know that he's innocence ) and in fact the military commander did give back his innocence that he didn't do anythine at the masage parlor !what has he done wrong was 【He left his post without permission 】.. that's why ... yes ..he shouldn't left his post without permission.. yet everyone makes mistakes aren't we ? SE7EN has already learned a lesson and deepy self-refletion ...so PLZ plz PLZ give him one more chance .. don't stigmatize him anymore ... he didn't do anything at the massage parlor . PLZ plz STOP criticize him .. it's ENOUGH!STOP!The dark side of humanity is too disappointing ....... stop ....plz .....

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    aypj fairy7v7 Saturday, October 29, 2016

    dear fairy7v7, there's no need to explain to this kind of mean and stupid people. There are peoples like raid5 in korea that just making nonsense and brainless harsh comments about him. They won't bother to read or know the "TRUTH". But no worry, they are just making themselves looks stupid and ugly with those brainless comments.

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    Knigin Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    The public will never respect him again... just end your career seven.

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    aypj Knigin Saturday, October 29, 2016

    just shut up your mouth and get out stupid

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    shyloone Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    people just need to learn to appreciate good music, instead of dwelling on the pass scandal of someone..its time to forgive and forget and move on

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    Key7Mimi shyloone Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    I actually like the title, still trying to get into the rest of the album though (lolz), but..what happened? What'd he do?

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    shyloone Key7Mimi Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    people are still not forgiving him im assuming with the military scandal byt going to a massage parlour and getting more than a massage, while he was in the military, and then he broke up with long time Gf over it too

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    Key7Mimi shyloone Friday, October 28, 2016

    Oh! I remember that...I see...well...that's not worth UNRELATED INDIVIDUALS holding a grudge over...

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    Key7Mimi shyloone Friday, October 28, 2016

    So, if that's the case..that's stupid...his ex on the other hand...

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    kpoplolita Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    se7en always makes quality music. Im glad hes back and set up his own company and he IS making an honest living which is admirable. shame on u all Judgy McJudgersons ppl need to learn to separate music from the artists past mistakes. Life goes on, an artists personal problems/scandals shouldnt b taken to seriously up the butt when its ooooold news and it snot liek hes a murderer/rapist/sexual assaulter. let him breathe

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    Blue82 Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    I enjoyed his new album and his music show appearances have been upbeat and intense. Music evolves and so do the people who perform. The important thing is that he is happy with what he has created and that he keeps trying.

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    Fatimaaxo Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    His album was good people are just still salty

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    Smither Fatimaaxo Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Hmmm.. not that good (past Se7en albums was much better)

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    potheen Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    There are many reason of "people's cold reaction": 1) Single artist in Korea are now not that popular (see new Ailee comeback) - idol groups trend in kpop 2) Not that easy dying controversies - hatters ammunition 3) big career break 4) artist from non BIG 3 agencies (now he have own agency) 5) too old - Korean are more interested in young idols/artist (sad - but true T_T) 6) song - not that great if you ever listened his past songs

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