WayV Channels Their Inner Bad Boy within the ‘Bad Alive’ Music Video

by Jeremy Spirogis

On July 29, WayV gifted followers with each an English model of “Bad Alive” and a music video for the tune. The band launched the unique model of “Bad Alive” on their new studio album Awaken the World in June 2020.

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Fans reacted to the ‘Bad Alive’ music video

Before releasing their album, WayV gave followers a sneak peek of “Bad Alive” throughout their “Beyond LIVE” efficiency. The digital live performance gave followers the possibility to attend a WayV efficiency throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

WayV launched the Chinese model of “Bad Alive” on June 9 with their album Awaken the World. On July 29, WayV launched an English model of “Bad Alive” and a music video for the brand new model. In the music video, the members of WayV channeled a nasty boy idea.

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“How to explain the whole Music Video in one word : ILLEGAL,” one fan tweeted.

“Seeing the Bad Alive MV was honestly such a religious experience,, the power that WayV holds is UNPARALLELED,” a Twitter person wrote.

Who are the members of WayV?

The group is a sub-unit of SM Entertainment’s NCT that focuses on Chinese promotions, they usually launch music in Chinese, Korean, and English. WayV is made up of seven members: Kun, Ten, Lucas, WinWin, Xiaojun, Hendery, and Yangyang.

Kun is the oldest member of the group and can be the group’s chief. He first joined SM Entertainment in 2015, and he was formally launched as a member of NCT in 2018. Ten is the second-oldest member of WayV and was born in Thailand. He is a member of SM Entertainment’s Okay-pop group SuperM together with Lucas, and he has carried out within the sub-unit NCT U.

Lucas was launched as a member of NCT in 2018 together with Kun, and he has carried out within the sub-unit NCT U. When not selling with WayV, he promotes in SuperM with Ten. WinWin was introduced as a member of the NCT sub-unit NCT 127 in 2016, and he started selling with WayV in 2019.

For Xiaojun, Hendery, and Yangyang, WayV is their debut group. Xiaojun is a vocalist and Hendery is a vocalist and rapper. Yangyang is the band’s youngest member and is a rapper.

WayV had a profitable 2019

WayV debuted on Jan. 17, 2019 with their first digital EP, The Vision. They launched an EP titled Take Off on May 9, 2019 with a lead single by the identical identify. On Oct. 29, 2019, the group launched an EP titled Take Over the Moon. The EP’s lead single was titled “Moonwalk,” and in November 2019 they launched an English model of the EP’s second single, “Love Talk.”

Following their first three EPs, WayV gained Best New Asian Artist on the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards. After all they completed, the group talked of their hopes to launch a full-length album in 2020 throughout an interview with Billboard.

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“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,” Kun mentioned. “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.”

It is protected to say the group completed this aim by releasing Awaken the World, they usually showcased their talent of experimenting with several types of music with the album’s singles, “Turn Back Time” and “Bad Alive.”

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