Seventeen to drop fourth full-length album 'Face the Sun' on May 27
Boy band Seventeen will be dropping its fourth full-length album “Face the Sun” on May 27, Pledis Entertainment announced Friday.
The announcement came with a teaser image of the album. The image features different objects including a map, the sun, a rope and a staircase.
Prior to the album’s release, the boy band released an English-language track “Darl+ing” on April 15, which will be included on the album. It is the band’s first English-language song. According to the band’s agency Pledis Entertainment, the plus sign in the title “Darl+ing” refers to how “you and I, who are both special, unite as ‘us.’”
“Darl+ing” earned the No. 1 spot on iTunes’ music charts in 34 different countries including Singapore, the Philippines, Egypt and Indonesia. It also topped Japanese music streaming sites Mu-mo and Line.
The boy band’s third regular album “An Ode,” released in September 2019, sold over 1 million copies.
Seventeen debuted in 2015 with the EP "17 Carat." Seventeen is a 13-member multinational boy band best known for "Adore U" (2015), "Don't Wanna Cry" (2017) and "Ready to Love" (2021). It consists of members S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8 and Dino.
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