His music and followers have been his ray of hope in surviving the scandal’s darkish days.
Singer and songwriter Roy Kim celebrated his tenth anniversary together with his fourth LP änd,” the primary time since he launched an LP in seven years.
Kim returned to the music scene nearly three years after releasing his digital single “Linger On” in May 2020. He shared his ideas in a press convention held for him not too long ago.
I took the time to think about how I’d come again (as a singer). Many issues occurred throughout my time away from music. I used to be emotionally drained and worn out and went into the navy. The reply (I discovered) was to advertise myself extra by means of music for followers who’ve waited for me.
— Roy Kim
Kim admitted he was nervous about returning after a protracted whereas from a hiatus as a consequence of an argument he was concerned in.
In 2019, Roy Kim was investigated by the police for sharing obscene pictures in a bunch chat with Jung Joon Young and different fellow entertainers. He obtained a suspension of the indictment from prosecutors in 2020.
He launched an apology again then by means of his official fan cafe, promising by no means to disappoint his followers. He then served his navy enlistment with the Marines in May and completed his time period in December final yr.
After on a regular basis he was away, Kim shared that music and his followers have been his solely driving power. Though he saved a low profile, he saved engaged on his music and now hopes to reconnect together with his followers by means of his new album.
It took a very long time to return again with a brand new album, nevertheless it took simply as a lot effort and contemplation. It accommodates all kinds of human feelings — pleasure, anger, sorrow, and pleasure — from tracks one to eight, and the ultimate monitor asks listeners what they might do after embracing such feelings. I personally wished to ship a message wishing that folks can be extra grateful for his or her environment and worth the second.
— Roy Kim
Kim can be getting ready for a live performance in November, saying he plans to satisfy his followers extra in particular person. He additionally has a fan signing occasion and a reside session the place he intends to sing all of the tracks in his newest album.