Home BLOG [KPOP RELEASES] May 16 – 22, 2020

[KPOP RELEASES] May 16 – 22, 2020

by Shaira Aquino

We’ve got some KPop artists solo comebacks for this week’s collection! A collab OST from ZICO and RED VELVET’s WENDY, a comeback from TXT, a repackaged album from NCT127, solos from CNBLUE’s YONGHWA, VIXX’s KEN and BTOB’s EUNKWANG and a lot more~ Scroll down now!

May 16 – 지코 (ZICO), 웬디 (WENDY) “나의 하루는 다 너로 가득해 (My Day Is Full Of You)”

Trend setter ZICO, who is leading the trend as the nation’s top producer and artist in “The King: The Lord of Eternity” , and luxury vocalist Red Velvet’s “WENDY” will meet to showcase their fantastic harmony. “My Day is Full of You” is a song that begins with Wendy’s sweet humming along with a soft melody of piano, and her shy voice perfectly blending with Zico’s rhythmical yet delicate voice, adding more romance to the song.

May 17 – 109 “Deep in the night, you and me”

Remembering the days when you fell in love and became a fool, “Deep in the night, you and me” is a song that 109 wrote with all his good heart. The charming tone of the electric guitar is the main part, and bemo, the guitarist of the band Jacking Kong(잭킹콩) participated in the arrangement. Also, Jae-hee, the emotional vocalist of “Mind You” participated as a chorus to enhance the perfection of the song.

May 18 – TXT(투모로우바이투게더) “꿈의 장: ETERNITY”

4th generation idol TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s “Dream Chapter: ETERNITY” was released! The album’s title track, 세계가 불타버린 밤, 우린… (Can’t You See Me?), sings of the confusion and loneliness that boys experience when they collide with reality and experience the first crack in their relationship with their friends. The unique sound that follows scary and unstable emotions creates a rough and soft feeling, giving them conflicting charms. The intense performance of the boys’ situation is also eye-catching!

May 19 – NCT #127 Neo Zone The Final Round – The 2nd Album Repackage

NCT 127’s second full-length album repackaged ‘NCT #127 Neo Zone: The Final Round’ is released including four more songs! The title track “Punch” is an urban soul hip-hop song that visualizes the dynamic beat ringing in the ring’s boxer’s ears. The powerful and unique lead synth sound is impressive, and the lyrics contain a message to overcome the lonely moments of fighting alone, and the energetic energy of NCT 127 is felt.

CNBLUE’s Jung Yonghwa (정용화) “화답(和答)” Project Vol.1

“Would You Marry Me?” (Feat. Lee Jun, Yoon Doo-joon of Highlight, Kwang Hee) is the first result of Jung Yong-hwa’s new project “Hwa-dap.” Hwadap Project is a collaboration project that tells the story of Jeong Yong-hwa from memories of the past to promises to the future. Starting with a soft piano melody, “Would you marry me?” adds to the fun of listening to the popping sound of the Wobble Synth with groovy instruments. Lee Joon, Yoon Doo-joon of Highlight, and Kwang Hee, who collaborated with Jung Yong-hwa on the 2016 MBC entertainment show “Infinite Challenge,” participated in the featuring, giving affectionate congratulations to couples who make a fresh start in difficult times, and giving a warm welcome to fans who have seen your friend’s long friendship.

May 20 –켄 (KEN) – ’10분이라도 더 보려고 (Just for a moment)’

KEN, the main vocalist of the group VIXX, has visited fans with his first solo album [인사 (Hello)] in eight years since his debut. Just as we greet each other in meetings and farewells, this album wants to convey various feelings about meeting and parting through Ken’s appealing voice. Everyone’s feelings of love and separation that they once experienced, and their excitement and sadness are in the album’s track “10분이라도 더 보려고 (Just for a moment)”. With his first solo album, Ken wants to show explosive high notes, delicate emotional expression, solid singing and colorful charm.

May 21 – 서은광 (SEO EUNKWANG) – ‘서랍 (Dear My Dear)

Seo Eun-kwang of BTOB released his pre-released single “서랍 (Dear My Dear)” heralding his full-fledged solo debut. The song prepared by Seo Eun-kwang, who has been active in various entertainment shows since his discharge from the military and showed his fan lover’s side, is a warm ballad song that he wanted to present first to fans who waited for his break. “랍 (Dear My Dear)” is a song that contains a message to those who serve me, and the lyrics that cheer for those in new situations add a warm voice of Eunkwang to give infinite impression.

MAY 22 – D-CRUNCH (디크런치) “Pierrot”

D-CRUNCH (디크런치) is back with their title track “Pierrot”! An impressive track with a heavy 808-base sound based on the EDM trap genre and a synth of drop, with a message to modern people living as Pierrot amid false, repressive and prejudice in people and society. Also, in the latter half of the song, the unique percussion rhythm and the unfolding dance break are combined with the unrivaled dance performance of D-CRUNCH to give you both a sense of catch and freshness.

That sums up our KPop releases eclectic week! Which of those songs made it to your playlist? Tell us in the comments below!

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