GOT7’s Youngjae Delivers Sweet Rock-Pop With ‘Sugar’ EP – Billboard

After completing a much-celebrated comeback with GOT7, Youngjae quickly continues the musical momentum with a sweet new release for the K-pop scene.

The singer-songwriter has just released his second EP Sugar, a showcase of his soaring voice to dance through a variety of rock, R&B and ballads. Much like “Vibin’,” the lead single from his first EP last year, “Sugar” allows Youngjae to unleash some feel-good uptempo pop, a refreshing departure from the intense ballads earlier in his tracks. solo recordings. From chest belts to falsetto notes, the title track allows Youngjae to show off his full vocal range over skillful guitar licks and percussion.

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The music video for “Sugar” is more sinister than sweet. While viewers see Youngjae dancing with friends at a bright and sunny party, there is also a dark twist to the party that begins when the love interest he is pursuing hands him a drink that quickly renders him unconscious. Youngjae leaves the party to follow the woman through a set of doors that point to a second part of this story that potentially continues in his next visual.

Youngjae’s latest project is his first after returning with his GOT7 bandmates for their self-titled album, released earlier this month through Warner Music Korea. The album was GOT7’s first large-scale project since the seven members left their long-time label JYP Entertainment in January 2021.

While it’s rare in the K-pop scene for a group to stay together after leaving their original label, and even more so when all of their members move to separate agencies and managements, GOT7’s bond proved strong enough to continue together. and challenge the industry. Norms Youngjae is the first member to release new material since GOT7’s comeback, which was well received, including the single “Nanana”, which marked his 20th Top 10 hit on BillboardWorld Digital Song Sales Chart of .

Source: www.billboard.com