Kwon Eunbi announces first solo comeback with elegant 2nd mini-album ‘Color’
(Written by Nandini Iyengar)
South Korean singer Kwon Eunbi is gearing up to make a stunning comeback this spring. Her management company, Woollim Entertainment released a set of pictures on midnight of March 21 surprising the fans with the news of her first solo comeback with her second mini-album ‘Color’.
In the palette film used to announce the comeback, Eunbi is seen swimming underwater. The K-pop idol is wearing a pure white gown and a flower crown that reminds the viewer of a spring goddess. There is a mysterious aura surrounding the palette film which raises the viewer’s curiosity for the album’s concept. Kwon Eunbi’s elegance and charm ooze in the underwater palette film.
Eunbi drops melancholic concept film to announce first comeback
At the end of the palette film, the album title ‘Color’ is announced along with the album date April 4, 2022. The words coming soon floating in the video raise anticipation for the album concept and Eunbi’s new music. Woollim also released a few concept photos as well, teasing the theme of the album.
The first teaser is a photo of a place where the door is closed, and just outside it, sunlight is shining brightly onto the dusty floors. The second photo has a few pristine white flowers floating into the cool blue waters, whereas the third is a picture of tulle fabrics arranged artistically. The last photo sports a yellow-brown color theme. Sunlight is shining onto a set of old wooden cabinets.
With this mood, Kwon Eunbi’s comeback is expected to make a charming and elegant comeback with watercolor-like vibe for her music in her second mini-album ‘Color’. Spring is about to be welcomed with beautiful watercolors from Kwon Eunbi’s EP. ‘Color’ is her first comeback after seven months. Her last release, the mini-album ‘OPEN’ featured the title track ‘DOOR’. It was released in August 2021. It also marked her solo debut. The title track ‘DOOR’ is a smooth jazzy number showcasing stunning visuals and Eunbi’s vocal and dancing skills.
Eunbi's solo career
Kwon Eunbi’s global popularity was further proven when she ranked third on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart with her debut album ‘OPEN’ and charted on iTunes Top K-Pop Album Chart in 17 countries. She promises to strengthen her potential as a solo artist with the new album ‘Color’, which will show more of her musical growth.
Before her debut as a solo artist, Kwon Eunbi was a member and leader of the iconic girl group IZ*ONE. Her other music release as a solo artist includes a promotional track ‘Esper’ for Universe, the K-pop platform. She also possesses great songwriting and producing skills. She wrote and co-produced the Japanese language track ‘Let’s Dance’ for her labelmates, Rocket Punch’s Japanese debut album ‘Bubble Up!’ She also co-wrote the lyrics for songs ‘DOOR’ and ‘Rain’ from her debut mini-album. She even participated in the music production for ‘Rain’. As a member of IZ*ONE as well, she was active in songwriting, composition and also arrangement of the group’s discography.
Watch the palette film for ‘Color’ below.