K-pop: TXT tackles the breakup in a new EP

Promotional photo for K-pop boy group Tomorrow X Together’s extended play ‘Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’. Photo: Twitter/@BIGHIT_MUSIC

Up and coming boy band Tomorrow X Together (TXT) are back, laying bare the emotional turbulence of breakups through their new extended play (EP).

The five-piece band unveiled their fourth EP “minisode 2: Thursday’s Child” on Monday, which opens a new chapter in the story told through the band’s music, according to label Big Hit Music.

“‘Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child’ is an album that depicts a boy going through a breakup during his transition to adulthood and coming to terms with himself and the world around him,” Big Hit said. in a statement to the fan community. WeVerse app before the release of the EP.

“After going through his first breakup, the boy is overwhelmed by a whirlwind of emotions – denial, resignation, rage and loss. He candidly expresses his feelings and finally accepts that the relationship is over,” he added.

The music video for the first single “Good Boy Gone Bad” was released at the same time as the EP.

The members, excluding leader Soobin, are credited as lyricists on all 5 tracks while Beomgyu co-produced the song “Thursday’s Child Has Far To Go,” Big Hit said in a separate statement.

The EP sold over 1.4 million pre-orders in just 15 days, marking the group’s highest number of pre-orders to date, the company added.

Consisting of Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyung, and Huening Kai, TXT debuted in March 2019 with the single “Crown.” They are the second boy group under Big Hit Music, the label behind K-pop phenomenon BTS.

Last year, local telecommunications company Smart Communications chose the quintet as its brand ambassador.

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