Monsta X Mini 11th Album [SHAPE of LOVE] (Love ver. / Originality ver. / Vibe ver. / Everything ver.)
- MONSTA X's love style 'LOVE', a more mature message and intense music,
- Jooheon, producer of title track for 3 consecutive years...Evolving Monsta X music
- Jooheon-Hyungwon-I.M, self-composed song in album, ‘self-produced musician’ growing
The sound was more intensely contemplated, and the message was created more beautifully. Through the new mini-album, MONSTA X sings various aspects of love, conveying MONSTA X's unique musical color and deep thoughts.
Monsta X, who showed unlimited possibilities through their 10th mini album [NO LIMIT] released in November 2021, sings ‘love’ as the theme in their new mini album [SHAPE of LOVE]. The album, which contains various aspects of love, from the love of myself, to the love of MONSTA X and MONSTA X music, to the love for the fans, shows the insight of the matured MONSTA X, while also showing the clearer and more evolved color of MONSTA X. contained
The title song 'LOVE' was produced by Jooheon, a member of MONSTA X, and contains the meaning of love conveyed by MONSTA X. 'LOVE', which begins with Hyungwon's fatal narration, “What do you think love is,” is a modern interpretation of the catchy R&B guitar sound with an old school feel and the crude but groovy hip-hop bass, exuding the intense colors and energy unique to MONSTA X. pay
In particular, Jooheon took on the role of producer of the title song in this album following the 9th and 10th mini albums, and made the color of Monsta X's music even deeper. In the lyrics, like a pure child, I couldn't hide the feelings I liked, and I drew love with the meaning of wanting to give my all. As MONSTA X went back to their childhood feelings and built up love for their fans, it added meaning that we were always in love right there. If he expressed his love for Monsta X's music with his unique strong sound, he succeeded in portraying all the various forms of love by expressing his love for his fans through the lyrics.
The music video also contains the unique narrative of MONSTA X, which has built up their love for their music with their fans. By borrowing the award ceremony concept, the steps of Monsta X are symbolically expressed, and the colorful group dance, each member's visuals, and objects expressing love harmonize to create an immersive feeling.
In addition to Jooheon, Hyungwon and I.M also participated in writing, composing, and arranging most of the songs on this track, demonstrating Monsta X's outstanding musical ability. 'Burning Up', a self-composed song by Hyungwon, which compares the beginning and excitement of love to a fire; 'Breathe', which expresses the moment of falling in love; 'Wildfire', which expresses the pain of corrupted love; From 'I love you' to 'AND', which resonates with I.M's heavy message, the colorful track list that is expressed in accordance with the theme of 'love' adds to the fun of listening to organically intertwined. In particular, ‘Wildfire’ is a collaboration between Hyungwon, I.M, and Jooheon, so you can feel Monsta X’s musical teamwork.
Monsta X, which debuted in 2015 and has established itself in the K-pop scene with its unrivaled presence, has been greatly loved by gaining global popularity both at home and abroad. Monsta X has entered its 8th year of debut with the 11th mini album. Now they are ready to give back more love than they received in their own way. With differentiated music and intense performances and a mature message, MONSTA X's continued growth is expected to yield other results.
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