Big Bang’s Daesung successfully wrapped up his Japanese solo arena concert tour over two months.
The arena tour titled D-Lite DLive 2014 in Japan ~D’slove~ launched on June 11 and 12 in Yokohama and ended with the Osaka concert on July 26 and 27, gathering over 170,000 fans for 15 concerts in eight cities.
Having launched his first solo tour D-Lite D’scover Tour 2013 in Japan ~D’live~ last year, gathering 100,000 fans for 26 concerts in 20 cities, Daesung became the first Korean soloist to gather over 100,000 fans for two Japanese tours in a row.
During the finale concert on July 26 and 27, Daesung said, “Last year, I discovered the fans’ love for me through D-Lite D’scover Tour 2013 in Japan ~D’live~. This year, I wanted to return my love to you through the tour so I gave it a title, D-Lite DLive 2014 in Japan ~D’slove~.”
He said, “I would like to present a concert, in which not only I, but the band, dancers and all the fans who came to the concert hall can sing, dance and enjoy it all together.”
Daesung presented performance of various songs, including Rainy Rainy, which ranked number one on Japanese iTunes, the tracks from the new album D’slove, as well as the tracks from the album D’scover. He also showed off his powerful drum skills, which he has been practicing for the last one year.
Presenting over 25 songs in the span of 3 hours and 40 minutes, including anchor and re-anchor songs, Daesung brought out enthusiastic cheers from over 16,000 fans during the finale concert.
During the anchor performance, Daesung also announced, “I am planning a new project as a soloist this fall.”
Meanwhile, Daesung’s first original album in Japan D’slove has ranked number one on Oricon’s daily album chart and has sold over 37,517 copies, ranking number two on Oricon’s weekly chart.