I promise !
“I want to be a true musician. A true artist who produces and writes his own music.”
- Kim Jonghyun, April 8, 1990
HAPPY BIRTHDAY. I LOVE YOU…
001. Because you sleep with your eyes half open.
002. Because you think that there is no shortcut to achieving perfection.
003. Because you think that ‘kindness’ in English is UNICEF.
004. Because you tend to talk at a really fast pace when you’re nervous.
005. Because it’s your dream to become a composer and a vocal trainer.
006. Because your life’s motto is ‘to be understanding from all aspects’.
007. Because you will never eat instant noodles even if you are very hungry.
008. Because as a singer, you think that the most important thing is emotion.
009. Because among the members, you wake up the earliest and you hate it when the other members continue sleeping after being called.
010. Because you walked the path you wanted since you were young.
011. Because you want to have the ability to play all instruments.
012. Because you said that you’re actually good in soccer but Minho always tells everyone that he’s good so it would be weird if you won.
013. Because you can annoy Key by getting his stuff without permission.
014. Because you’re good at keeping promises.
015. Because according to the members, you know the answer to everything, like the answer to a math problem that no one would know, and even the origin of New Zealand.
016. Because you want to be an invisible man and sneak into the ladies’ bathhouse.
017. Because you’re proud that you’re younger than Onew.
018. Because you like Neyo and Chris Brown.
019. Because once you started crying, no one can stop you.
020. Because when you were a trainee, you would practice all day instead of going to school.
021. Because you used to have five alarm clocks on your bed.
022. Because you’re an ambidextrous.
023. Because you want your girlfriend to carry a picture of you everywhere she goes.
024. Because you keep a picture of all the members in your wallet.
025. Because the most special item for you is your lyrics notebook which you always carry around.
026. Because you think you’re number one in SME.
027. Because you have a habit of lifting your pinky finger when you drink.
028. Because you said that you’re more handsome than Minho.
029. Because according to Taemin, when you say something, it’s always funny.
030. Because you would rather be bullied instead of Onew.
031. Because according to Onew, you are the kindest member.
032. Because you don’t like being called cute.
033. Because you think you will rise in popularity since you exposed your back during the Lucifer era.
034. Because you think Minho looks like cartoon, he’s unrealistic.
035. Because you secretly bought instruments with your own money without telling your mom, afraid that she might not like the idea of you being in a band.
036. Because you’re not a heavy drinker and only drank once during your coming of age.
037. Because you love skinship and you’re number 1 at it.
038. Because you want Minho to stop growing and think of the shorter people.
039. Because your blood type is AB.
040. Because you prefer winter since the heat gives you insomnia.
041. Because you wanted to have Wheesung’s sensitivity and emotion.
042. Because for you, 20 years old is an age when you should do everything you want but you can’t since you’re busy.
043. Because you think that if someone pays attention to you in SHINee, it’s because you’re short or because there’s one guy who stands out like he can’t be seen.
044. Because if you have a girlfriend, you would give her a Freesia.
045. Because you’re good in telling ghost stories.
046. Because you talked about fertility on your video message for your future wife.
047. Because you believe in love at first sight.
048. Because according to Minho, during the one hour of Hello Baby, you only appear for a minute of kissing.
049. Because you transferred to a music school when you were in Year 2 since music is your passion.
050. Because you believe that music is a story.
051. Because you like to dilly dally and idle away in bed.
052. Because you love horror and thriller flicks.
053. Because you think that having self-confidence is much more important than anything else.
054. Because you have an “infinite amount of confidence.”
055. Because you wrote the lyrics of Juliette at late night, in 4 hours straight without sleeping.
056. Because you want your girlfriend to play the piano while you sing.
057. Because when you were a trainee, you would listen to sad songs and cry on purpose.
058. Because you think you look better than Key.
059. Because you used to cross-dress a lot before debut.
060. Because you don’t know your own mother’s phone number.
061. Because you call a slate, “slide”.
062. Because you once said that you don’t know how to write in English.
063. Because your style of clothing is
064. Because a person is most attractive to you when she has a nice voice.
065. Because one of your earliest memories is picking flowers and sucking them.
066. Because when you watched New Moon, you imitated Taylor Lautner and didn’t wear a shirt inside the dorm.
067. Because your basic attitude towards life is, “Insignificant Choi Minho”.
068. Because you often used to sing “Love’s Way” in the shower.
069. Because your hero is your mother.
070. Because you once sang “Replay” while you were sleeping.
071. Because you were your band’s bassist during high school.
072. Because you refuse to answer how many insoles you use.
073. Because you love your older sister so much.
074. Because you seem cold at first and takes a while to warm up to others.
075. Because you once said that “I sing with my soul.”
076. Because you are a romanticist.
077. Because during your pre-debut days, you would always see to it that Taemin gets home safe and even takes picture of the taxi’s plate number he rides on.
078. Because you get nervous on variety shows and tends to freeze up.
079. Because you have a sexy mole on your chest (which is always shamelessly photoshopped away on official pictures and photoshoots. No really, don’t do it please, it’s the sexiest fucking thing ever.)
080. Because a “banana smoothie” date is essential for you.
081. Because you want to be a radio dj.
082. Because you think that sometimes, slumps are a good thing, for self-motivation.
083. Because when you’re unable to take it anymore, you would hide in the bathroom and cry.
084. Because you want to have a driver’s licence and learn how to drive.
085. Because you are a netizen.
086. Because you said that you are a kid that’s why you don’t like kids.
087. Because according to Minho, you were balding when you were a baby.
088. Because you talked Taemin and Onew into choosing you as the best dad.
089. Because the members think that you are the type to treat girls well.
090. Because the way you flick your tongue is the most sinful thing ever.
091. Because your mp3 player has 10,000 songs in it.
092. Because you want to have Taemin’s small feet and thinks that it’s very cute.
093. Because you like dogs, especially collies.
094. Because you want a passionate romance like Romeo and Juliette.
095. Because you love your eyebrows the most.
096. Because if you would go to outer space and with the possibility of never coming back, you would only bring a dog with you. But since your dog might not come, you would just bring a stray.
097. Because you’re a cross between a puppy and a dinosaur.
098. Because the other members would never introduce you to their younger sister if ever they had one.
099. Because if you meet an alien, you would think of how to send it back home.
100. Because you’re KIM JONGHYUN and there’s no one else like you.
101. Because there are more than a hundred reasons to love you.
I’ll always love you Kim Jonghyun <3