NCT #127


  • Cover of NCT #127


    I. Introduction


    NCT #127 is the debut extended play by NCT 127. It was released on July 1, 2016 digitally and July 10, 2016 physically. It is influenced heavily by the genres hip hop and EDM. SM founder Lee Soo-Man served as the executive producer. Taeyong, Taeil, Yuta, Jaehyun, Winwin, Mark, and Haechan were the members of 127 when this was released.


    II. Music


    The lead single Fire Truck was described as a perfect summer tune under the Moombahton genre, with elements of hip hop and trap. Once Again is a retro pop track, while Wake Up and Another World display the EDM genre. Mad City is an urban hip hop track with participation from members Taeyong, Mark, and Jaehyun. They also had writing credits for Fire Truck, and Taeyong and Mark for Mad City. Finally, the last track Switch is a tropical house song. It was recorded in 2015 originally.


    IV. Commercial Performance


    The EP entered at number two on the Gaon Album Chart on July 16, 2016. In its third week it topped the chart for one week, which was 127's first number one on the chart. It was the third best selling issue of the Gaon Album Chart, selling 60,118 copies and the 32nd best selling album in 2016 with a total of 83,272 copies sold.

    It had international success, peaking at number two on the Billboard World Album chart and becoming their first entry on the French Digital Albums Chart and Oricon Albums Chart.


    III. Tracklist


    Track

    Lyrics Music Arrangement

    Length

    1.

    Fire Truck

    Taeyong, Mark, Jaehyun, Lee Seu-ran LDN Noise, Jeremy "Tay" Jasper, Ylva Dimberg (The Kennel) LDN Noise

    2:59

    2.

    Once Again

    Jo Yoon Kyung, Taeyong, Mark Chris Wahle, Andreas Oberg Andreas Oberg

    3:10

    3.

    Wake Up

    Kim In-hyung, Baek In-kyung, Cho Jin-joo LDN Noise, Jeremy "Tay" Jasper LDN Noise

    2:57

    4. Another World

    Kim Min-ji, Lee Seul Timothy "BOS" Bullock, Jeremy "Tay" Jasper, Adrian McKinnon, Jamil "Digi" Chammas, Leven Kali, MZMC Timothy "BOS" Bullock, Jeremy "Tay" Jasper

    3:32

    5. Paradise

    Jeon Ji-eun (January 8th
    (lalala Studio)), Kim Jeong-mi (January 8th (lalala Studio)), Jung Joo-hee, Realmeee
    Perry van de Vrede (Henry Hill), Robert Nickson (Henry Hill), G. Bliz, Karl "KP" Powell (The Colleagues), Otha "Vakseen" Davis III The Colleagues, G. Bliz

    3:27

    6.

    Mad City

    Mark, Taeyong, Double Dragon Donald "hAZEL" Sales, Double Dragon Double Dragon

    3:19

    7. Switch (ft. SR15B)

    Jung Joo-hee, Kang Eun-jung Jeremy "Tay" Jasper, Trey Campbell, Rosina "Soaky" Siren Russell, LDN Noise LDN Noise

    3:05



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    Switch MV


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