After successfully holding fan meeting and uploading new content on YouTube, Stray Kids is confirmed to be releasing a new album. In mid-February after the event fan meetingthe group formed by JYP Entertainment uploaded the first video trailer for their latest album titled ODDINARY.
This album is the sixth mini album released by Stray Kids. This album also became their first release after signing with the American label, Republic Records.
Ready to be released on March 18th, here are five other facts about the album ODDINARY.
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1. ODDINARY is the first album released by Stray Kids this year and will be their latest comeback on music shows
At the beginning of the year, Stray Kids had announced a series of timeline their activities throughout the year through a video titled STEP OUT 2022. In the video, Stray Kids is known to be releasing two new albums.
ODDINARY will be their first album to be released this year and the latest release to be promoted on music shows. Previously, Stray Kids last held comeback on music shows is when releasing albums Noeasy in August last year.
2. This album consists of seven tracks with the song Maniac chosen as the title track
Released as a mini album, ODDINARY will consist of seven songs. Here’s a complete list of song sequences.
- Venom (거미줄)
- Freeze (땡)
- Lonely St.
- Waiting For Us (피어난다)
- Muddy Water
Song titled Maniac which becomes track The second album in this album was chosen as the main song.
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3. There are two songs sung by each unit
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Not only songs sung together by all its members, Stray Kids also released two songs sung by each unit. For this album, there are two units consisting of four members for one song.
Track 6th titled Waiting For Us will be sung by vocalist units namely Bangchan, Lee Know, Seungmin and IN Unit rapper which is filled by Changbin, Hyunjin, HAN and Felix will bring the song Muddy Water which becomes track cover on this album.
4. The lyrics of the seven songs in this album were written by Stray Kids members
Just like the previous albums, the song lyrics for this album were again written by Stray Kids members themselves. Unmitigated, the eight members participated in writing song lyrics for the album ODDINARY.
Bangchan and Changbin are known to write the most lyrics for this album. The two of them each co-composed the lyrics for six songs, except for the song Muddy Water for Bangchan and song Waiting For Us for Changbin. Han then followed with five songs, except song Lonely St and Waiting For Us.
The other five members each co-composed the lyrics for one song. Lee Know, Seungmin and IN for the song Waiting For Uswhile Hyunjin and Felix participated in writing the lyrics of the song Muddy Water.
5. Stray Kids also collaborated with several producers in making songs for this album
Stray Kids is also working on an album ODDINARY along with several producers who are already familiar with working with them. VERSACHOI who previously worked on the song God’s Menuback to composing music for the song MANIAC and Charmer. DallasK is participating in track album opener ODDINARY. This American producer has previously worked with Stray Kids through the song Double Knot and We Go.
Trippy who has been involved since the pre-debut album MIXTAPE, back to composing music and arrangements for track 4th titled Freeze. JUN2 acts as producer for track 5th. This is the second time for him to work with Stray Kids after the song One Day which was released in November 2020.
The unit song that became two track The latter were respectively created by Nickko Young and MillionBoy. Niccko Young first collaborated with Stray Kids through the song 24 to 25 which was released last November. MillionBoy previously co-composed the lyrics and music for the song Sorry, I love you released in the album Noeasy.
Gained a lot of popularity since releasing the song God’s MenuStray Kids is one of the 4th generation groups that is much awaited for the release of their new album, including for comeback this time. Not only the series of songs that were written by themselves, the concept that was delivered also always gave a strong impression so that it attracted a lot of attention.
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