Rookie idol band IZ share their music direction and connection to Hong Jin Young
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Rookie idol band IZ share their music direction and connection to Hong Jin Young

On August 31, rookie boy band IZ held their debut showcase in Seoul to promote their 1st album, ‘All You Want’!

Member Woosoo relayed, “Despite her busy schedule, Hong Jin Young sunbaenim monitored our progress and even took the time to coach us personally.” Both Hong Jin Young and IZ are under the same agency, Music K Entertainment.

About debuting as an idol band, IZ said, “We believe it’s more appealing to the public if we write and compose our own songs,” and mentioned fellow idol bands such F.T. Island and CNBLUE.

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Hyunjun added, “We want to experiment with different music genres instead of focusing on one particular kind. Although we didn’t get a chance to fully participate in composing the songs this time, we would like to write and compose our own music going forward.”