NCT 127 Releases ‘Punch’ Music Video and Repackage Album ‘Neo Zone: The Final Round’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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On May 19, NCT 127 launched their repackage album Neo Zone: The Final Round. The repackage album follows the discharge of their studio album Neo Zone, which the group launched on March 6. At midnight KST on May 20, NCT 127 dropped a music video for “Punch,” the lead single for Neo Zone: The Final Round.

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‘Neo Zone: The Final Round’ has 17 songs

NCT 127’s album Neo Zone is their second studio album and has 13 songs. “Kick It” is the album’s lead single, and the music video for “Kick It” has over 47 million views on YouTube.

Neo Zone reached No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart. This was NCT 127’s third time showing on the chart, and with the No. 5 rating they grew to become the fourth Okay-pop group in historical past to ever have an album within the prime 10 spots on the Billboard 200 chart.

Neo Zone: The Final Round has all 13 songs from Neo Zone in addition to 4 new songs. “Punch” is the repackage album’s lead single, and “NonStop” and “Make Your Day” are new B-sides. NCTzens already heard the fourth new music “Prelude” earlier than the album dropped, because it was used as an intro for “Kick It” from NCT 127’s music present performances.

“‘NonStop’ describes the commitment to run to the person you love, no matter the situation,” Taeyong stated of the brand new B-side in line with a translation by Soompi.

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“I think it holds the feeling of wanting to congratulate you on all of your days,” Haechan stated of “Make Your Day.”

‘Punch’ is NCT 127’s new single

NCTzens bought a sneak peek of “Punch” in the course of the Okay-pop group’s “Beyond LIVE” live performance on May 17. For followers who tuned into the digital live performance, NCT 127 carried out “Punch” earlier than their album and music video launch.

While the band is thought for his or her experimental sound, “Punch” nonetheless manages to be one thing new and traditional NCT 127. The music is futuristic in really feel, and the choreography matches the group’s trademark depth from previous songs. “Punch” additionally continues the theme from the band’s final lead single, “Kick It.”

With “Kick It,” the members of NCT 127 confronted their trauma. In “Punch,” the group sings about overcoming the challenges they face and shifting on.

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“Hope I can rise again as if every moment is new / Hey We Ballin’ / We fight together / That punch! Throw it / Run more and shout Babe / My heart is passionate yeah yeah / Hey We Ballin’ / A fighter who’ll change everything,” the group sings.

NCT 127 followers love ‘Punch’ and the brand new album

After the band launched “Punch” and Neo Zone: The Final Round, NCTzens trended #NCT127_Punch on Twitter with over 1 million tweets.

“As always, nct 127 once again has changed and carried the music industry but are we surprised #NCT127_Punch,” tweeted a fan.

“Not at how NCT ATE UP YHE ASMR COMMUNITY, don’t even get me started on the choreography & VOCALS #NCT127_Punch,” one fan tweeted.

“can we talk about how aesthetically pleasing the music video is? #NCT127_Punch #PunchIsHere #NeoZone_TheFinalRound,” wrote a Twitter consumer.

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