AB6IX 'Salute: A New Hope': Release date, tracklist, concept, how to stream and teaser of title song 'Stay Young'
The repackaged mini-album, 'Salute: A New Hope', will have a fusion of genres in the repackaged album where K-pop will meet new renditions of electro-pop and R&B genre
AB6IX, the South Korean K-pop boy group of Brand New Music is back with a new mini repackaged album ‘Salute: A New Hope’ from their third EP ‘Salute’. Tracklist, how to live stream, teaser of the new title track ‘Stay Young’, here are all the updates on the new album.
AB6IX, the current 4 members K-pop act consisting of Jeon Woong, Kim Dong-hyun, Park Woo-jin and Lee Dae-hwi, debuted on May 2019 with their first EP ‘B:Complete’ with the title track ‘Breathe’. The seven-track EP peaked at Gaon Weekly chart at number 2 and stood at number ten in Japan’s Oricon album chart. The album also received recognition in the year end Gaon albums chart, standing at 32.
Prior to their debut on AB6IX, former leader of the group Lim Young-min, Kim Dong-hyun, Park Woo-jin and Lee Dae-hwi participated in the Mnet survival series ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ in 2017. Dae-hwi and Woo-jin came in top of the show standing at 3rd and 6th respectively who joined a temporary K-pop group Wanna One. Young-min and Dong-hyun came at 15th and 28th respectively and debuted as the duo MXM (stands for ‘Mix and Match’ and ‘More and More’) in September 2017 with their first EP titled ‘Unmix’, followed by their second EP ‘Match Up’ and a full-length album ‘More Than Ever’ as a conclusory chapter of their More and More trilogy. The duo also gained popularity by touring 9 cities worldwide, conducting a number of fan signs and meetings. Other members of the group Park Woo-jin and Lee Dae-hwi collaborated on a single ‘Candle’ on January 29, 2019, prior to their AB6IX debut.
After their debut, AB6IX’s first studio album ‘6ixense’ released in September 2019 gained global recognition by charting at #30 on Billboard's Social 50 Chart on October 15 after being on there for 4 weeks. The album also peaked at number 2 in South Korea’s Gaon Music chart.
Coming to their latest upcoming album 'Salute: A New Hope' will reportedly be a repackaged version of their third EP ‘Salute’ with a new title track ‘Stay Young’. Check the updates of the album below.
Release date and time
'Salute: A New Hope' will be released worldwide on January 18 at 6 PM KST.
The repackaged album will contain a total of 13 tracks with three brand new tracks, six previous songs, two remixes, and two instrumentals. Check out the tracklist below
‘Encore’ ft ABNEW
‘Surreal’ (Alternative Rock mix)
‘Blind for Love’ (NU Disco Mix)
‘Stay Young’ (Instrumental)
‘Salute: A New Hope’ will have a fusion of genres in the repackaged album where K-pop will meet new renditions of electro-pop and R&B genre. The track ‘Encore’ will also feature the voice of AB6IX fans. Park Woo Jin, the rapper of AB6IX participated in the new album making, composing lyrics and melodies for the new title track ‘Stay Young’.
How to live stream
AB6IX fans are hyped for getting new music at the beginning of a new year. After watching the trailer of the new title track ‘Stay Young’ a fan said, “This is a movie trailer not an mv teaser.” Another fan said, “Awesome! I really love this teaser. fighting in making this album a success. hope you all eat on time and get enough rest. stay safe guys!”
This is a movie trailer not an mv teaser 🤩— The Seoul Story (@theseoulstory) January 13, 2021
Awesome😎I really love this teaser♥️♥️fighting in making this album a success☺️I💕🎉 hope you all eat on time and get enough rest🙇♥️stay safe guys🥺💕💕 pic.twitter.com/gC2KleLZxS— Mochi Mochi 95 (@BAEJIN_CIX) January 13, 2021
Watch the teaser video of ‘Stay Young’ here
Stream AB6IX’s ‘Salute’ here