On October 12, K-pop band NCT released their studio album NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1. NCTs function as multiple sub-units with the possibility of an unlimited number of members. The group debuted for the first time in 2016 and now has 23 official members. NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 follows the band’s album for 2018. NCT 2018 Empathy, marks the debut of two new members and sets a pre-sales record for SM Entertainment.
New NCT members
For months, fans suspected that NCT would release an album in 2020 with all divisions of the group. In September, SM Entertainment announced that the band would add two more members and release a full-length album featuring all of NCT’s divisions.
NCT U was the first division to make its NCT debut, and the members are constantly changing depending on who best fits the song concept. NCT 127 is a division with 10 members: Taeil, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Jungwoo, Mark, Winwin and Haechan. Winwin is not currently an active member of NCT 127 due to his activities with WayV.
In addition to promoting on NCT 127, Mark and Haechan are also members of NCT Dream. NCT Dream includes seven members: Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle and Jisung. WayV is NCT’s fourth division and also has seven members: Kun, Ten, Winwin, Lucas, Xiaojun, Hendery and Yangyang. Shotaro and Sungchan are the newest members of the NCT and they will be part of a new NCT division.
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‘NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 ‘sets a record before the sale
Before the announcement of the album, SM Entertainment revealed that on October 11 NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 broke the NCT pre-order record. The album reached 1.12 million copies in pre-orders. This made NCT millions of sellers before the album’s release date.
Since its debut in 2016, NCT has shown tremendous growth over the years. The band and divisions are constantly growing in fandom size, album sales and music video views. At the time NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 it was announced, it was clear that the expectation for the album is high.
Together with NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1, the band released a music video for the song “Make A Wish (Birthday Song)” on October 12. The song serves as the title track of the album and includes Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Jaemin, Lucas, Xiaojun and Shotaro. The song already has over 18 million views, setting another record for NCT and SM Entertainment.
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More information about “NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 ‘
NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 is NCT ‘s second studio album and consists of 13 tracks. One of these songs is the English version of “Make A Wish (Birthday Song).”
The complete list of songs for NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1:
- “Make A Wish” (includes Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Lucas, Xiaojun, Jaemin and Shotaro)
- “Misfit” (starring Johnny, Theong, Mark, Hendery, Jeno, Yangyang and Sunchang)
- “Volcano” (includes Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Winwin, Jungwoo, Lucas and Mark)
- “백열등 (bulb)” (includes Taeyong, Kun, Doyoung and Sungchan)
- “Dancing in the Rain” (starring Taeil, Johnny, Yuta, Kun, Jaehyun, Jungwoo, Xiaojun and Chenle)
- “Intermedia: from past to present”
- “On stage (Déjà Vu; 舞 代 路)” (NCT Dream)
- Nectar (WayV)
- Music, Dance (NCT 127)
- “피아노 (Faded In My Last Song)” (featuring Taeil, Johnny, Yuta, Ten, Lucas, Renjun, Haechan and Jisung)
- “From Home” (includes Taeil, Yuta, Kun, Doyoung, Renjun, Haechan and Chenle)
- “From home (Korean version)” (includes Taeil, Yuta, Kun, Doyoung, Renjun, Haechan and Chenle)
- “Make A Wish (Birthday Song) (English Ver.)” (Includes Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Lucas, Xiaojun, Jaemin and Shotaro)