anonymous asked:

Hello 😊 sooooo I've JUST recently gotten into SHINee ( honestly I've been wanting to get into SHINee for a while but I've just been lazy until now) so I'm new to the fandom--whooop! - So I was wondering, is there anything I should know about SHINee? Also could you recommend me anything SHINee related?

welcome to the fandom, sweetpea!

there’s a lot of history to tell from these past ten years, so I’ll give you a condensed version of things (there was this huge masterpost/introduction on shinee I was going to link but I can’t seem to find anywhere otl; I’ll keep searching for it, though); even more so because… I believe it’s easier, in fact, to learn about them slowly and steadily as you become more and more involved with them.

so, take all the time you need! it’s really more exciting to fall in love with the boys little by little tbh.

forget about the typical roles found in kpop groups: all five are vocals (and visuals). shinee as a whole is very different from currently active/3rd generation groups - even though they’ve been on the run for longer, they are still young, they always bring in new, exciting concepts and flawless performances and tend to be compared to rookies in what concerns their energy on stage; meaning, they work as hard and with as much enthusiasm as a group that just debuted. 

taemin is very clumsy and has a habit of losing/breaking things by accident. (important: he hates bugs and I don’t say this lightly.) he’s very reserved and an introvert, but he loves his close friends and family dearly. usually more comfortable somewhere with food available. the personification of persistence and passion for what he does. also, he’s a soloist with three (Korean: Ace and Press It / Japanese: Sayonara Hitori) successful albums released. (you can find my - heavily biased - picks of favorite taem videos here.)

oh and still related to taemin - we have this thing where chanting his name brings in luck, apparently

minho is everyone’s dream boy: acts, raps, sings, writes his own lyrics, is gorgeous and charming and athletic, always working hard to become a better version of himself and the sweetest being you’ll ever hear about. he’s tall and big and all, yes, but don’t fool yourself: he’s soft, affectionate, touchy and a Real sap 24/7. his dad pretty much adopted the other four. he starred on a movie titled ‘Derailed’ recently; on KBS’s Hwarang: The Beginning and a bunch of dramas you can find on a masterlist at the end of this post.

key is a hardworking, inspirational and real example of someone who’s been through a lot and has a lot to useful advice to share based on previous experiences (also, he’s the king of aesthetics). he knows where he stands and doesn’t take bullshit from anyone - that’s why he’s the one to quickly shut down any member who’s being Too Much during an interview/show/etc; which is funny, because key himself is full of energy and will like, do the most for as long as he can get away with it. he’s been featured in a bunch of musicals and took part in a duo, Toheart, back in 2014. solo projects include a collab song with Axodus and an ost with NCT’S Doyoung.

a guide on how much of a sweetheart is kim jonghyun - he’s a complex being with a heart much too big and we’re always learning something new about him. I think the best way to get to know him is through the blue night radio; as its dj, he often shares bits of himself you’ll learn to put together little by little and love as a whole. he’s a soloist, too, with two officially promoted albums (Base and She Is) and a self-composed compilation (Story Op.1) released.

onew is their strength, their main pillar; someone who doesn’t impose his views on the boys and who, in exchange, is extremely respected and loved by each of them (despite his dad jokes and bad puns - they adore him, I’m not even joking). no wonder he won leader of the year back in 2015. ah, yes - he’s a prime example of sunshine incarnate. (he acts, too! he was a rockstar on the musical Rock of Ages and a doctor on Descendants of the Sun.)

the boys are so genuine in themselves, to each other and to everyone else those who work with them are all about compliments and admiration

and it’s not without a reason everyone says they are a family

the importance of the year 2013 to shinee and shawols 

some songs you might want to check out (p.s.: their Japanese discography is amazing and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise)

they really like dogs

they’ve won a shit ton of awards since debut

they dote on their youngest like actual brothers

they are a mess™

shawolsource’s tag for masterposts of videos on each member + dl link for all their mvs (the last part compiled by me)

must watch (in my humble opinion): The Ultimate GroupSHINee’s Surprise Party for JonghyunVlive SHINee Begins and this mess of a promotional video

something I highly recommend checking on in terms of dancing and singing skills and the relationship between the members in general: their concerts. the first one I’ve ever watched was the SHINee World Concert III (which is still my favorite!) and if there’s anything that made me fall even harder for them, like… that was it. I can’t find link for all of them, sadly, but here you have the JATSWCII and SWCIV in full and playlists for the BMU TourI’m Your Boy Tour and DxDxD Tour.

some blogs that will help you out getting familiar with them are @fyjjong and @shineesubbed.

shawols wouldn’t ever miss a chance to go on and on about anything shinee, so - any questions, opinions or requests, don’t hesitate to hit one of us up. ♡

thequeen-of-hell  asked:

Sami, omg I'm sorry if I ask too many questions and annoy you but you're the first person who comes to my mind when I need to know smthing about Kpop and also I look up on you so much! K, here's my question: can I find all the previous SHINee concerts on youtube? I know this is kinda stupid to ask, but I really don't know which concerts they made till now. PS: There's no need to list them, it'd be too much trouble and I don't wanna bother you, just answer yes or no and I'll do my researches ^.^

Hello my beautiful Leti. <3 Please don’t be sorry because you are never annoying me, even if you have 100 questions. I am sorry for the late reply, I was busy the whole day, and didn’t really have chance to get on until now. Also thank you so much for your kind words, you are precious to me. <3 

As for SHINee concerts, they had many. Although, their solo concerts are only SWC tours. Unfortunately, as far as I know, many concerts in their full length were not uploaded on YouTube. :( And it’s absolutely not stupid to ask. Don’t worry. I will list you all the SHINee, either solo or concerts they participated in from the 2008 that I know of. Links that I had saved are underlined, just click on it to watch. Others, unfortunately I don’t have links to full concerts, but you can find lots of fancams on YT. Enjoy! ^^


[ENG] 150424 SHINee The 3rd Concert “SHINee World III in Seoul” DVD

Ment (Compilation)
   → Watch: ver.1 (1-3) / ver.2: #1#2#3#4

Making Film
   → Watch: ver.1 / ver.2

(Credit: Arpheda, funpurpo, holyhoneyho, Polina Choi)


the second stop in shinee’s fourth japanese tour, shinee world 2016, was not only special because it finished off the opening weekend for the tour, but because it marked the one hundreth concert that shinee has held since their debut. though, more specifically, it’s be since 2010 because their first concert was held on december 26th, 2010 in tokyo, japan at the yoyogi national gymnasium.

throughout these one hundred concerts, shinee has partaken in eight tours: four japanese, two asia and two world. these tours include:

× shinee world i: their first concert tour / first tour in general, which ran from december of 2010 to november of 2011 for ten shows.
× shinee world 2012: their first japanese tour, which ran from april to july of 2012 for twenty shows.
× shinee world ii: their second concert tour, which ran from july to december of 2012 for six shows.
× shinee world 2012: (also known as their boys meet u tour) their second japanese tour, which ran from june to december of 2013 for fifteen shows.
× shinee world iii. their third concert tour / first world tour, which ran from march to june of 2013 for seven shows. this was also the first concert tour that had a concert that took place outside of asia.
× shinee world 2014. (also known as their i’m your boy tour) their third japanese tour, which ran from october to december of 2014 for twenty shows.
× shinee world iv. their fourth concert tour / second world tour, which ran from may to october of 2015 for six shows.
× shinee world 2016: (also known as their d×d×d tour) their fourth japanese tour which will run from january to may of 2016 with twenty shows.

in addition to the above, shinee also performed one concert for smtown week in 2014 which rounds out the final count of shows. when shinee world 2016 finishes they will have added sixteen more concerts to their tour count. congratulations shinee and here’s to many more concerts with you!


congratulations to shinee for taking multiple positions on the amazon japan realtime asian pop album chart! as can be seen above:

1) winter wonderland - first press limited edition (card sticker)
2) winter wonderland - first press limited edition (no sticker)
3) winter wonderland - normal edition (card sticker)
5) 1and1 (korean edition)

along with the above, other albums that ranked (and are currently stick ranking on the chart) include:

51) 1of1 (korean / normal edition)
55) everybody
56) winter wonderland - normal edition
61) married to the music
66) saynora hitori - first press limited edition (taemin)
68) shinee world in iii in seoul - concert dvd
78) boys meet u - first press limited edition
91) 1and1 - first press limited edition
96) 2017 season’s greetings (korean edition)
97) d×d×d - first press limited edition (ver. a)

Minho made us make "pinky promise" with him, that if they came back, we'd go to see them. Jonghyun felt grateful for us singing happy birthday to him. Key said he ate tacos without "cilantro". His pronunciation was really funny. Onew did breakdancing, and we got to see his tummy. He has abs indeed. Taemin is really thin, but his moves are even better live. ;;

A few pictures of the SHINee World III concert in Seoul, that I technically wasnt supposed to take… ;)

This whole experience was amazing. I’ve been to a handful of other kpop concerts during my time here in Korea, a few that SHINee were at, but nothing like this! Its absolutly a blast when everyone in the crowd is just as pumped about SHINee as we were. The “sky blue sea” of SHINee light sticks was actually rather aweinspiring! Everyone knew all the fan chants, and an entire crowd singing along to your favorite SHINee songs, as the boys themselves sang them infront of us was just….sureal! I feel sooo lucky to have been a part of that!!

They sang all their hit singles (minus Replay! ㅜㅜ) and all their other good ones, AND a few of their Japanese songs, including “Dazzeling Girl” and “3.2.1”

The boys were…as usual- absolutly gorgeous. Im Onew biased, and when they came out in black suits with gold accents, and Onew had knee high boots and a thigh-length trench coat…i nearly fell over omg. They are all so HOT!!!

Also, I would like to point out that SHINee’s choreos for ALL their songs are fantastic. They performed “Hitchhiking” which had some killer dance moves, like wow it was so cool!! “Moonlight“‘s dance moves were seeeeexy omg. Also, Onew has gotten better at dancing. He had a little solo dance part and dang, he was reeally good! In the middle of “Ring Ding Dong” they each sort of had a spotlight dance number, finishing with Taemin who reminded us all why he’s the king of dance.

Wow, there’s soooo much more I could talk about, like their performce of “Girls Girls Girls” (Hilarious!), when they road around on stage on bicycles, scooters and skateboards, or when they came out into the crowd on two different songs…but maybe I’ll post those things later, cuz this is already getting long!

SHINEE IS THE BEEEEST!!!!!!! ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥


[Fancam] 140601_SHINee World 3 in Shanghai_Hitchhiking

Credits: rubiya bam

SHINee World Concert III Setlist

Set List



Like a Fire
Dream Girl


Girls Girls Girls
Queen of New York


Sleepless Night


Kiss Yo
Dazzling Girl


Ring Ding Dong


Selene 6.23


Why So Serious
Green Rain



SHINee World III Concert - Evil, Taemin focus Cr: Giant Boy

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