As quoted from SM Entertainment, the agency is planning to focus on solo activities of EXO members. And it’s EXO Baekhyun’s turn. After City Lights, first EXO Baekhyun solo album, he has released his second solo album Delight. Amazingly, EXO Baekhyun’s second mini-album Delight is reigning global charts and set the record of the highest album pre-order sales.
EXO Baekhyun Solo Album Release Date
백현 BAEKHYUN The 2nd Mini Album [Delight]🎧 2020.05.25. 6PM (KST) 👉 https://t.co/VuRvS0Lnoo#백현 #BAEKHYUN #엑소 #EXO #weareoneEXO #Delight pic.twitter.com/HHb4h0pzR7 — EXO (@weareoneEXO) May 10, 2020
The first EXO Baekhyun solo album City Lights was released on July 10, 2019. His first mini-album consists of six tracks with lead single “UN village.” Baekhyun’s City Light first solo album sales were a great success. More than 550,000 copies of his solo debut were sold in eight days.
Less than a year,EXO-Ls got good news amid the coronavirus pandemic as EXO Baekhyun’s second solo album Delight has released at 6 p.m. KST on May 25, 2020. Again, Baekhyun’s second solo album set a record of pre-order sales.
Baekhyun’s Delight mini-album was sold for 732.297 copies. Even before the music was released, EXO Baekhyun’s second solo album sold 600,908 albums which is broke Kang Daniel‘s Cyan album sales.
EXO Baekhyun’s Second Solo Mini-Album Delight
Baekhyun City Lights and Delight solo albums have R&B and Kpop kind of music. But there are different concepts of both albums. On the first album, Baekhyun City Lights was showing his side of him on daytime and night time. While on Delight, it shows his cheerful and friendly sides.
Moreover, the word “Lights” seems to be the keyword for solo albums in Beakhyun’s City Lights and Baekhyun’s Delight. For his second solo album, Baekhyun’s Delight explains that he wants to give and spread the joy to other people through his new album.
Baekhyun Delight Tracklist
Baekhyun’s Delights solo album has three cover versions: Cinnamon, Honey, and Mint like in the lyrics of lead single “Candy.” Here is the tracklist of Bakhyun’s second solo mini-album Delight:
02 .R U Ridin’?
07 .Love Again
Baekhyun’s new solo album Delight also set a record as #1 in iTunes in 68 countries. Now, beside BTS and IU, Baekhyung also topping the charts that achieve a perfect all-kill on the Melon chart!
Baekhyun Candy MV
The first track that he chose from his 2nd solo album is Candy. This lead single has a type of futuristic R&B with a trendy melody. It is composed by Mike Daley, Mitchell Owens, DEEZ, and Adrian McKinnon. While the Korean lyric was written by Kenzie.
There are two music videos for “Candy.” Those MV are entitled “Spicy Version” and “Sweet Version” In the “Sweet Version,” the concept is very colorful and joyful. While the “Spicy Version” looks more charismatic like on showcase or stage.
The Candy “Sweet” MV has been watching for more than 11 million views since the release. In this lead track, EXO Baekhyun describing his self charm like various candy flavors.
EXO Baekhyun Solo Album Earned Supports and Gift
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On May 27, EXO Baekhyun shared a picture of a wine set. It turns out that the wine set is a gift from Lee Soo Man to congratulate him on his successful new solo album.
Baekhyun wrote, “I received a congratulatory message, ‘Congrats, congrats, congrats. You’re amazing. Thumbs up!’ And a gift, thank you! Producer Lee Soo Man! Light Soo Man.”
The support also came from other EXO members. EXO Suho and Chanyeol, came over to show their support on the set of Candy MV.
Watch now if you haven’t!
So, how do you find EXO Baekhyun second solo mini-album Delight? Like it or love it?
Watch the “Candy” MV now if you haven’t: