[REVIEW] Halloween Party 2018 – Day 3
HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018
October 28th, 2018
Live Report by Michelle Minikhiem via J-Generation
The final day of HALLOWEEN PARTY 2018 showed the same dedication to the Alice in Wonderland theme as the days prior. (…)
After much anticipation, JAEJOONG took the stage dressed in a charmingly cheesy vampire. His first song was a soulful rendition of hide’s “PINK SPIDER”. JAEJOONG seemed to struggle with the lyrics only once, but more than made up with it with how passionately he belted out the now-classic. He was a real soldier about it, and didn’t let it phase him, laughing it off to cheers from the crowd.
JAEJOONG’s performance of the well-loved “Konayuki” was show-stopping. He has velvety pipes unlike anybody on the scene, and his mesmerizing stage presence reminds me of old-school v-kei vocalists that used to make whole halls hold their breath.
He charmed when he chatted with the audience, as well. “Is this event every year?” There was a resounding ‘Yes!’ from the crowd. “Where do you all get into your costumes? … at your hotel?? Don’t you surprise people when you’re on your way here on the train and all?” he asked, laughingly. (…)
JAEJOONG went on to do a fantastic rendition of “GLAMOROUS SKY”. His vibrato control is excellent, and he did the last verse a cappella after politely asking the audience not to cheer for him because it made him too nervous to go on. It is obvious why he is so popular; I was blown away by the power and strength of his vocal performance. (…)