The Unbreakable MV's Elite Performer
-With apologies to Mr Jay Park for not including him in this article
Sixty eight kilos of awesomeness dancing and singing before your very eyes in Unbreakable MV is not your ordinary fare. Many vowed though they are going to feast their eyes on this MV as many times possible everyday.Others expressed almost disbelief that this performer used to be just a boy who wished to only play his bass guitar with his band.
But believe your eyes and ears, that boy now a man Kim Hyun Joong is the one. He has gone a long way since declaring himself a solo artist three years ago. His appearances on the musical scene proved he can project a range of images from the urban bad boy of Breakdown, sweet boy next door of Kiss,Kiss, the jilted lover of Please, the rocker of Heat, to the reminiscing lover of Your Story. In his latest one Unbreakable he is a self confessing performer who says he will endure against all odds.
With this 3rd mini album release in his official YT channel he just made a huge splash in its soft launching as his preliminary comeback to South Korea's Kpop music scene.
What a comeback. It was given media space in two of SK's television station giants, Kpop websites and in other establishments. Of late it was reported that Unbreakable reached number one in Mnet .It is predicted he will also top other music charts. Unbreakable Hyun Joong has attained an unequivocal success as an elite performer.
Just what does it take to belong to the league of elite performers? Experts in the field say they must have the following attributes : ambition, self awareness, discipline and diligent practice. Check on all the above for Kim Hyun Joong. No need for explanation or elaboration as his legion of devoted followers already know he has them more than 100 %. But more than possessing the attributes, the elite performer produces outstanding results.
But for those perhaps only now hearing about him, it's not too late to learn about how he had started and what he has become. Because even those who knew him back when, still is rediscovering Hyun Joong.
He never stops making himself amazing. He is result oriented for which he knows he is going to be judged and measured, not by promises in big words but what can actually materialize. Thus,everything were the means to an end.
In Unbreakable MV he utilized new concepts, took part in the planning, designing and elaborately executed its perfection no matter the cost. The jaw dropping use of traditional to post modern visuals and symbolisms as well as its fusion in the musical scores, the rhythmic repetition of the beat and the lyrics matching Hj's vocals and the dances that were in sync with them all point to being a first class production number.
What we saw in the Unbreakable MV wasn't only a production number but his much enhanced performance skills and personal growth. After all elite performers aim to be master performers, master achievers.