I passed the studios at 11 this morning and there were a few hundred fans outside. When returned a five there were well over 1,000, mostly teenaged girls, cameras at the ready and shrieking at the first sign of anyone emerging from the entrace.
‘Who’s in?’ I asked.
‘Shinee,’ said a helpful girl.
Biggest boy band in Korea, apparently.
Back at my desk I can hear the shrieking half a mile away.
A SHINee (correct spelling) fan site has asked me to use a more recent picture of the group. Here goes: