UP10TION welcomed the new year with their latest mini album Newtelling stories of love and evil.
TOP Media’s popular boy group UP10TION have made an impressive comeback to the music scene with their tenth mini album. New January 3. It’s been almost two months since the boys released their record and we can’t stop listening to it. Containing six tracks, the project includes musical pieces written and composed by the members themselves.
The launch of UP10TION’s latest EP is “Give Love”. Characterized by deep house sounds, harmonies, basslines and intoxicating beats, the first track features the members’ compelling vocals. Progressive and powerful, “Give Love” is the strong track that sets the tone for the whole album.
“Crazy of you”
“Crazy About You” is the title track from the band’s tenth mini-album. Novel. Characterized as a pop ballad song, UP10TION’s latest offering encapsulates the feelings of regret and lingering affections after letting someone special go.
Just in time for winter, this sentimental track from the band hits close to home. With the lyrics “I was too young/I was too dumb/But you’re still a part of me/How was I oblivious to your heart” and “My life was full of you/But I had long forgotten those days / So foolish I was / All traces of memories / Would they all be erased / Regrets linger” speaks perfectly of heartache and nostalgia.
Even though the song is sad overall, it has a cool, resonant melody that has a soothing effect. It provides a smooth and vivid listening experience. They have a special way of shaping words that touch the heart. Through this emotional work, the voice of the members is further highlighted.
Unlike their previous songs, the slower tempo of “Crazy About You” gives a unique and even elegant effect to the song as the boys sing about their feelings of a failed relationship. This further showcases the abilities of the members. For me, I think this is one of UP10TION’s finest releases to date, an absolute bang.
Warm and aesthetic, the music video for this play features the members in a museum of love. There are also memorable and beautiful paintings that serve as a splash of color. The flashback scenes with the members all looking romantic give it a delicate and nostalgic feel.
The boys even manage to present a chic and refined choreography with such a heartbreaking song. The intricate little details give it a very delicate touch, especially the part of the chorus where they stand with only their hands moving over their face, it’s just the chef’s kiss.
Next up is “Pandora,” a hip-hop-focused track with prominent dope raps. This fast-paced song gives off a dark vibe. The boys’ harmonization works well even with this kind of genre. There is also a good dynamic that goes well with the tense instrumentals.
Upbeat and straightforward, “Incredible” is a song about falling in love. It’s a funky pop track that fuses disco sounds. The song has a unique blend of vocals and rap that rocks you to the beat.
“Fall” is a pop rock track that expresses feelings of detachment and emotions of missing someone so much. The boys sing lyrics “I’m scared to think about you more today ’cause I’m lonely/ I can’t fall asleep/ If you hold me tight for a while, that’d be good/ That’d be better. ” Emotional and melodic, the members’ soft and soothing vocals perfectly complement the beauty of the track.
To top off the album on a sentimental note, “Sad Ending” is exactly what the title implies. It’s an R&B ballad about someone’s desire and hope to make things right, even if there’s never a chance. With the lyrics “Yes, I can’t forget you yet/ Every night my thoughts wander around you/ I hope you feel the same as me/ I hold on to the fading memories/ Oh baby , I want you / Whisper to me , let’s go back to that time”, UP10TION perform another heartbreaking track filled with poignant and piercing emotions. The rhythmic and resounding raps combined with the smooth and
Globally, New served fans with diverse songs that illuminate the diversity and huge musical talents. Each track has its own uniqueness in terms of the emotions it delivered and invoked in listeners. Through this album, he further proved that the band had so much more to offer, considering the amount of work he put into songwriting and writing the lyrics to the tracks. You can see how hard the boys have worked for their comeback.
Which makes it one of their best albums, New perfectly showcased the different facets of UP10TION and their limitless talents in singing and performing.
Source: TOP Media
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