NCT 127, a sub-unit of the popular K-pop boy band NCT, is set to release a new EP in Japan next month, its agency said Tuesday. The band will be releasing the Japanese EP “Loveholic,” its first new Japanese album in two years, on Feb. 17, according to SM Entertainment.
Following their first Japanese album Awaken in 2019, NCT 127 is returning with a brand new Japanese mini-album LOVEHOLIC. The album contains six live tracks, all of which are sung in Japanese.
Japanese Fans are highly anticipating the release of the album, also one of the members of NCT – Nakamoto Yuta is Japanese.
SM said the band will start with the promotional activities by pre-releasing “First Love,” one of the six tracks on the upcoming album, on Wednesday. The photo teasers were released on NCT 127’s official Twitter account. The members of the subunit are- Yuta, Jaehyun, Mark, Doyoung, Haechan, Taeil, Taeyong, Jungwoo, and Johnny.
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The album will also contain the Japanese version of their super hit track “Kick it” along with a track called “gimme gimme” as the lead track. Here’s the official full tracklist of the album.
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Before the release of the album, NCT 127 dropped one of the tracks “First Love” and this song is to die for. The record album will be available in 7 different versions that will include various bonus items, such as an NCT 127 teddy bear, pin badges, tapestry, and more.
NCT 127 is one of the pre-existing teams under SM’s NCT brand that includes NCT Dream, NCT 2020, and WayV, the latter being the unit with all the Chinese members. NCT debuted in 2016 under SM Entertainment.