The “Avengers of K-pop” have returned. On Sept. 25, SuperM launched their first studio album Super One. The album adopted their 2019 debut with their eponymous EP. Based on followers’ reactions, Super One has exceeded expectations. With the discharge of the album, SuperM additionally introduced a merchandise collaboration with Marvel.
‘Super One’ is SuperM’s first full-length album
Prior to the discharge of Super One, the Korean band launched two singles: “100” and “Tiger Inside.” The group additionally gave a sneak peek of their single “One (Monster & Infinity)” with a efficiency on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Sept. 23.
“We always thought that having ‘100’ come out first, then ‘Tiger Inside’ leading to ‘One,’ that whole picture was a strategy that we thought would be best because we wanted to build up as much anticipation as we can,” Mark instructed GRAMMY.com. “I feel like ‘One’ was one of those tracks we really wanted to explode with. It’s a song that represents the album the best way.”
A music video for “One (Monster & Infinity)” was launched on Sept. 25. The single is a mixture of two of the album’s B-sides, “Monster” and “Infinity.” In whole, the album options 15 tracks: “One (Monster & Infinity),” “Infinity,” “Monster,” “Wish You Were Here,” “Big Chance,” “100,” “Tiger Inside,” “Better Days,” “Together at Home,” “Drip,” “Line ‘Em Up,” “Dangerous Woman,” “Step Up,” “So Long,” and “With You.”
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SuperM are collaborating with Marvel
Baekhyun, Taemin, Kai, Taeyong, Ten, Lucas, and Mark all initially debuted in and are present members of various idol teams underneath SM Entertainment. Taemin is a member of SHINee, and Baekhyun and Kai are members of EXO. Taeyong, Ten, Lucas, and Mark are a part of NCT, with Taeyong and Mark selling in NCT 127 whereas Ten and Lucas are members of WayV.
Because of this, the septet was dubbed the “Avengers of K-pop.” In addition to selling of their authentic teams and solo actions, the members come collectively to kind the supergroup SuperM.
Just earlier than the discharge of Super One, the Korean band introduced their collaboration with Marvel. The collaboration is a SuperM x Marvel limited-edition attire assortment, and in line with Marvel it’s reportedly only the start of “SuperM x Marvel co-branded content.”
What followers consider the album
On social media, followers spent the day of the album’s launch expressing what they considered Super One. The reactions to the album are nearly unanimously optimistic.
One Reddit consumer wrote, “… i’m just so happy with this album, easily one of my favorites this year. i had doubts and frustrations bc of sm’s overlapping comebacks, etc. but honestly they worked hard for this for months and it was really worth it and incredibly satisfying as a fan to finally have it. so proud of them.”
“I was holding my breath about the full album, I usually try to keep my expectations low, and I’m glad that this time it was unnecessary. I love the whole thing, yes, even 100, which I find to be ridiculous and fun. And hearing more of Ten? Yeah, that makes me really happy,” wrote one other Reddit consumer.
“I am so impressed by this album omg!!! On first listen, this album absolutely blew me away!! I was a fan of their debut album and I think Jopping is iconic, but Super One is LEGENDARY… SuperM really hit it out of the park with this and I’ll be excited to see more of their performances for One!!!”