I listen to a lot of music from various countries. I go through different phrases weekly or monthly with my music choices ranging from Japanese pop, American music, British Pop, Mandarin Taiwanese pop, Korean Pop, Thai music, and other music from various other countries.
Lately I have been back to listening to K-pop especially from 2PM and Henry Lau of Super Junior M who just recently wrapped up his promotion for his first mini album Trap in Thailand over the weekend. When you watch Korean pop stars in Thailand doing promotions, there is this level of awkwardness because of the language barrier…there is a pause as they wait for the translator to explain and ask questions and then translate. With Henry, he is more relaxed, he comprehends the Thai language a little since he stayed in Thailand for 6 months filming a movie. Plus, he can speak English,, a language many Thai entertainers and VJs know. He gets this opportunity to talk one on one with his interviewer, making his interview process less awkward. Kid is a quick learner when it comes to languages out of all the foreigner entertainers his Thai is actually understandable.
On August 2, 2013, Henry made an appearance on True Music and he was asked how he felt about Thailand. He answered: ‘Thailand is actually one of my favorite countries. I think I would like to live here, when I get older, when I retired.’
The lady host mentioned it is hot in Thailand, can he endure the heat?
Henry replied, ‘No it’s fine. No. It was hot when I got here, then you know…after living here for about maybe 2-3 weeks, I got used to it. It’s fine. It’s great. I love the people. Everyone is so nice. You are so nice, everyone is so nice. I just love it. (He emphasized this) When I am here, I am very relaxed. There is no pressure, no stress. Very excellent.’
Henry likes to use Thai words ‘Nangfah (Angel)’ and ‘Tee Ruk (My Love)’ to describe his fanclub members.
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