WayV Announces Comeback With First Full-Length Album ‘Awaken the World’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After months of anticipation, WayV’s subsequent comeback was formally introduced. On June 9, the septet will launch their first full-length album, Awaken the World. The album will encompass 10 songs, which means followers may have an abundance of content material to get pleasure from.

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WayV debuted in 2019

WayV is a Chinese sub-unit of SM Entertainment’s NCT and is made up of seven members: Kun, Ten, Lucas, WinWin, Xiaojun, Hendery, and Yangyang. The group debuted on Jan. 17, 2019 with their first digital EP, The Vision. Their first EP options three songs, with a Chinese model of NCT 127’s “Regular” serving because the lead single. 

After releasing The Vision, WayV launched an EP titled Take Off on May 9, 2019. The album options six songs together with a lead single by the identical identify, and the “Take Off” music video at present has over 20 million views on YouTube.

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On Oct. 29, 2019, WayV launched one other EP titled Take Over the Moon. That EP options six tracks together with its lead single “Moonwalk.” The group launched a music video for “Moonwalk” and it at present has over 10 million views on YouTube. On Nov. 5, 2019, WayV launched an English model of the EP’s second single, “Love Talk.” The music video for “Love Talk” has over 16 million views on YouTube up to now.

WayV will launch a full-length album

Following their 2019 releases, the group received Best New Asian Artist on the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards. The septet additionally advised Billboard about their excessive hopes for 2020.

“In the past year, we’ve released three albums and that’s a big feat for new artists. We challenged ourselves, experimenting with different genres of music. We all contribute creatively to all our songs, like Xiaojun, Ten, and I participated in the production aspects and the rappers in the group write their own verses,” mentioned Kun. “Obviously our goal is to write more original stuff as a group. One thing that we want to do next year is put out our official first full-length album, hopefully. We want to experiment with even more types of music and different sounds.”

Ten mentioned, “I think when we look at 2019, it’ll be how we were formed and what we experienced, what we did to be in this position, what we went through. It’ll be a reminder for us to keep maintaining the original intent of WayV and cherish every moment in the future.”

On May 3, WayV carried out a digital live performance as a part of SM Entertainment and Naver’s “Beyond LIVE” live performance collection. During their “Beyond LIVE” live performance, WayV debuted a brand new tune titled “Turn Back Time.” The tune might be a part of their upcoming album Awaken the World which comes out on June 9.

Fans are excited for the upcoming album

While followers knew WayV wished to launch a full-length album and had a comeback deliberate for 2020, followers are shocked at how quickly the brand new album will drop.

“Oh my god oh my god oh my god it’s happening it’s happening it’s happening sound the alarms we are getting a wayv comeback i am not ready let me breath #WayV#WeiShenV#威神V,” tweeted a fan.

One Reddit person wrote, “Let’s GO! It feels like an eternity since their last comeback I am so ready for a full album of music to sink my teeth into!”

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