Royal Pirates (로열 파이럿츠)

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Royal Pirates paid a visit to the Kpopping studio for this weeks Hot New Face with DJ Isak. Royal Pirates (로열 파이럿츠) is a pop-rock band that was formed in 2004 and made it’s official debut in 2013 under Apple of the Eye Co.

The members::
Moonchul (문철) – Vocals, guitar
Sooyoon (수윤) – Maknae, drums, vocals
James Lee – Leader, vocals, bass

About the music::
The song ‘Shout Out’ has two version the orginial version and the title track version. The song is meant to give the message of seize the day, step out of your comfort zone and live life.

Tidbits::
– Previous Bassist Richard Kim died in a car accident April 2008
– Band is formerly known as Fading drom dawn
– The band is made up of Korean American members
– They signed th epictures in the mini album before they were put into the photo book
– Sooyoon claims James is the best looking in the group but think that he himself is the most attractive over all
– The members say Sooyoon has the voice of a baby angel
– Sooyoon’s nicakname is Sulyoon because he likes to drink a lot

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Q & A::
Q: The biggest difference since your debut?
A: Sooyoon’s mom nags him more. They are have taken on a more professionallmindset because they are in the public eye more.

Q: If you had a girlfirend there’s a song you keep in mind to sing to her?
A: Moonchul – Cant take my eyes off of you
Sooyoon -Baby Baby
James – a Musiq Soulchild song

Q: What do you think you’ll be doing 10 years from now?
A: Still making music both music they want o make and music that people want to listen to. hopefully the two will be the same.

Q: Are there any future concepts you would like to try?
A: They want o try having a rock concert with crazy club breaks thrown in.

Q: When I first came to Korea i wanted to see this celebrity?
A: James – Solid and Baby VOX
Sooyoon – Daniel Henney

Live Performance::
Just the way you are/ treasure – Bruno Mars remixed cover

One response

  1. To fans, Sooyoon’s nickname is actually Sulyoon.
    It’s a play on his name & the word 술(Sul) which is Korean for alcohol.

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