AKMU’s Lee Chan-hyuk gets head shaved while performing solo single ‘Panorama’

AKMU’s Lee Chan-hyuk has gone viral for a shocking performance of ‘Panorama’, where he gets his head buzzed on stage.

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During the most recent broadcast of South Korean live music show Inkigayo on October 23, Lee performed his debut solo single ‘Panorama’ – lifted from his album ‘Error’ released on October 17 – sitting on a chair and getting his hair shaved on stage.

“I can’t die like this / I need to try everything on my bucket list / My life was short and there is nothing left / And it passes by like a panorama,” Lee croons into the microphone while wearing a white cape displaying the ‘Error’ album title.


Lee’s debut record features a total of 10 B-sides excluding ‘Panorama’, entirely written and composed by the singer-songwriter himself. The B-sides also feature a collaboration with K-pop idol Chung Ha on ‘Goodbye, stay well’, making it the only track with a featured artist on ‘Error’.

‘Error’ also marks Lee’s official debut as a soloist, since breaking out in the South Korean music industry as one-half of AKMU, the K-pop/folk sibling duo completed by sister and main vocalist Lee Su-hyun. She previously pursued a solo career of her own in October 2020 with the standalone single ‘Alien’.

Lee Chan-hyuk has also been working as AKMU’s chief songwriter and credited as a lyricist on a large majority of the duo’s discography to date. He has also contributed lyrics to several singles by other artists, including Su-hyun’s ‘Alien’, IU’s ‘Ah Puh’, TREASURE’s ‘Slowmotion’, Younha’s ‘Think About You’ and Lee Seung-chul’s ‘We Were’, among others.