Singer-songwriter and actor Seo In Guk announces his long-awaited return to the Korean music scene with his latest single “collapsed“New song announcement for the first time in about half a year since the release of the single album”love & love‘ June 14, 2022.
Seo In Guk’s latest digital single album “collapsed” contains the title track and B-side of the same name”youth“Fallen” is a sentimental winter mood ballad song about a broken heart.
After starting his career in the music industry in 2009, Seo In Guk made his acting breakthrough with the 2012 drama series. Reply 1997.“He is also known for his drama.”lord’s sun”hello monster”ruined at your service,’ When ‘king of high school.’
After 14 years in the music and film industry, Seo In Guk sat down with allkpop to discuss his latest single ‘Fallen’, his musical style and how he presents himself as both a singer and an actor. I was. Read on to know more about Seo In Guk!
Seo In Guk’s shoutout video to allkpop readers:
allkpop: congratulations on the release of your latest single “Fallen”. Also, please tell us about “Seishun” and the process of making the song. What are you trying to say with your new song?
Seo In Guk: What was interesting about working on “Fallen” and “Youth” was that the lyrics for “Fallen” came out on the day of recording. It took a while, but the process was fun, and I felt that in the end, good music came out. Working on the album was very fresh and interesting.
allkpop : In the music video, I let go of my past with my loved ones by burning them. Given the opportunity to time travel, would you rather go to the past or the future? Why?
Seo In Guk: I’d rather go to the past than the future. There is the concept of a second life, and I would like to enjoy my second life.
allkpop: How do you feel about yourself as an actor and as a singer? How would you describe singer Seo In Guk and actor Seo In Guk in one word?
Seo In Guk: I was really happy when I won the award. Asia Artist Award soon. I wrote the lyrics, composed the music, sang, directed and appeared in the music video, but it took a long time to write everything. I won the “Best Artist Award” at AAA, and I really liked the title “Best Artist”. In summary, I could call myself an artist.
allkpop: Can you briefly describe your music and artistic style for those who haven’t heard it yet?
Seo In Guk: I did a lot of sentimental music. We will challenge various genres such as sentimental, mid-tempo hip-hop R&B and R&B, pop, pop ballads, and send out various music with a voice that only Seo In Guk can produce.
allkpop: He started his career as a singer and then made his acting debut with “Reply 1997.” Please tell us what made you decide to become an actor.
Seo In Guk: I imagined myself as an actor, but I thought I’d try it later. Since she had just debuted as a singer, she thought she would do it later and wanted to develop more of her singing career. After starting her singer activities in earnest, I thought about acting. But her opportunity to act soon came.love rain‘Directed by Director’ Yoon Seok HoI was very happy to participate in the project.Reply 1997directed by Shin Won Ho A place where I was able to get deeply into acting.
allkpop: What steps do you take to fully understand the importance of your character in the story of your drama?
Seo In Guk: I read the script several times. Because the character’s life, personality and habits are all written in the script. It’s natural that there are parts that can’t be fully conveyed in the script, but there are characters that you can imagine in your head. I think that kind of thing is very important, and after many meetings with the director, the character was finally completed.
allkpop: You recently won the ‘Best Artist (Actor)’ award at the 2022 Asia Artist Awards. How about having great success and support as an actor?
Seo In Guk: thank you. I am very honored and happy to be evaluated as both a singer and an actor.
allkpop: If you had the chance to sing an insert song for a drama you starred in, would you sing it?
Seo In Guk: Yes, I would be happy to do so. I’m sick of it.
allkpop: Do you envision yourself in a few years?
Seo In Guk: It’s not much different from what I’m doing now. I will do my best to juggle acting, music and directing to create better works and music.
allkpop: Apart from acting and music, do you have any hobbies or activities that you are interested in recently?
Seo In Guk: Lately, I’ve been into directing, and I often write scenarios. So I have to say that I have no hobbies at the moment.
allkpop: What goals are you pursuing in the next year, whether career related or personal?
Seo In Guk: We are still preparing, but we are trying to deliver more diverse music through Seo In Guk’s mixtape.
allkpop: Before ending the interview, please say something to your fans around the world who have supported you both as an actor and as a singer!
Seo In Guk: I really appreciate everyone who loves my music, acting, and works. I hope I can make good memories with foreign fans at concerts and fan meetings. Please look forward to my music, works, dramas and movies.