If “Losing You” is any indication, Wonho’s upcoming mini-album Love Synonym (#1): Right for Me goes to be big. The Korean singer-songwriter launched “Losing You” on Aug. 14, and already the music has topped iTunes charts in a number of nations.
Wonho’s new music made an impression
To date, the music video for “Losing You” has practically 2 million views on YouTube. With so many followers anticipating Wonho’s solo debut, the music made an impression on iTunes charts world wide.
By Aug. 16, simply two days after the music’s launch, “Losing You” reached No. 1 on iTunes Top Okay-Pop Songs charts in 16 completely different nations: the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, France, Singapore, Malaysia, Peru, Chile, Poland, and Romania.
The music additionally landed within the high 10 in 14 areas together with Canada, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, and Brazil. In the U.S., Wonho’s new single peaked at No. 20 on the iTunes Top Songs chart.
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Wonho co-wrote the music
“Losing You” is an emotional piano ballad that explores Wonho’s love for his followers, WENEE, which stands for We Are New Ending. Wonho co-wrote the music with producers and songwriters Corey Sanders, Jon Mcguire, Neil Ormandy, and Nick Gale, and the lyrics are totally in English.
“‘Cause you’re the air inside my lungs / Suffocating when you’re gone / I’m a mess and it’s all wrong without you here / Oh, nothing’s clear, and I need you to know / Baby, I would go to war for you / Build an army if you need me to, yeah / ‘Cause losing me is better than losing you / Don’t you know that I would die for you / If I knew that you would make it through? / ‘Cause losing me is better than losing you,” Wonho sings in “Losing You.”
The single precedes his upcoming EP, Love Synonym (#1): Right for Me, which comes out on Sept. 4. Part of what makes “Losing You” so particular is that it marks Wonho’s debut as a solo artist.
He is a former member of Monsta X
Before beginning his solo profession, Wonho debuted with Starship Entertainment’s Okay-pop group Monsta X together with members Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, and I.M. On Oct. 31, 2019, he introduced his departure from the group after he was accused of owing a former friend cash and beforehand utilizing marijuana.
Monbebes refused to surrender on Wonho. Fans trended hashtags practically on daily basis, signed petitions, and rented billboards to try to clear Wonho’s title and encourage Starship Entertainment to let him rejoin the group.
In March 2020, Wonho was cleared of all expenses by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency. He later signed with Korean document label Highline Entertainment, a subsidiary of Starship Entertainment, as a solo artist and producer.
While Wonho’s journey to releasing “Losing You” was full of uncertainty, followers by no means left his facet. It is evident from the lyrics of “Losing You” that Wonho is grateful for followers’ assist, giving followers a particular connection to the music.