Ok-pop lady group Purple Kiss invitations listeners on a journey to freedom by way of its mystery-packed new album, Cabin Fever.
The six-member group carried out a press convention Wednesday earlier than releasing the album later that day at 6 p.m.
The album comes simply in time with the tip of the pandemic. Cabin Fever refers back to the irritability and listlessness that comes after an extended interval of confinement or isolation in a closed house, and the album is sort of a reward for individuals who could also be dealing with such signs as a result of years spent below pandemic controls.
Fronting the album of the act’s fifth EP is Candy Juice, a music with a fab but dreamy tune, peppered with plucking sounds, that sings of releasing oneself of all restraints and looking for for true freedom.
Members Yuki and Na Go-eun took half in writing the lyrics.
“The melody is softer in comparison with our previous title tracks, so I attempted to jot down lyrics that would stream naturally,” Yuki mentioned, whereas Na Go-eun added, “The music provides off a mysterious, witch-like vibe so I imagined that feeling after I wrote the lyrics.”
Since their debut, the group has been constructing a singular narrative centering across the members being witches, going by the title “Purky.” They proceed this narrative and broaden on their universe in Candy Juice.
“On this music, the witches are captured in a resort filled with surprising mysteries, and right here, they overcome the cabin fever and seek for freedom,” Dosie mentioned.
As beforehand talked about by Yuki, the general melody strays from the highly effective, sturdy sound portrayed within the group’s earlier title songs.
“Our previous title tracks had been highly effective and distinctive, and though this one might sound comparatively easy, there are hidden methods right here and there within the music to spotlight every members’ vocal abilities,” Swan defined.
The six-track album additionally consists of B-side songs the place the members contributed within the songwriting. Yuki additionally took half in penning the lyrics of Autopilot, So Far So Good and T4ke, the final of which Chaein additionally joined in as a lyricist. Na Go-eun and Dosie participated in writing the lyrics for Agit.
The brand new album marks seven months since Purple Kiss’ launch of Geekyland. It’s also the group’s first comeback after member Park Ji-eun left the group as a result of well being points.
“We had been decided to work tougher. In any case the hassle now we have put into this album, we did not need to have any regrets. We have labored actually laborious, practising into late the night time and speaking with one another quite a bit,” Chaein mentioned.
Purple Kiss debuted in March 2021 with its first EP Into Violet and has since made a reputation as an all-rounder group with the attribute idea of witches and zombies.
“Such ideas are what differentiate Purple Kiss (from different teams). However because it is not one thing frequent, we’re engaged on how you can make it simpler for the general public to know,” Ireh mentioned.
Chaein piped in to level out that the band’s true worth comes out when the members carry out on stage.
“The bandmates … all take pleasure in doing lives on the stage, and I believe that is our energy as nicely. I additionally really feel pleased that I might share this vitality after I carry out stay on stage. The vitality we exude once we go stay actually stands out,” Chaein mentioned.’
On the objectives they want to obtain with Cabin Fever, Na Go-eun hoped they might set up and broaden the story surrounding the Purky witches.
“I believe now we have been placing on totally different garments with each idea, maturing and enhancing each time. We’ve got continued to make new makes an attempt each in our idea and in our music, and hopefully, with this album, we might earn the title of the ‘darkish horse of the fourth technology,'” Go-eun mentioned, including that they want to additionally win their first music present No. 1. – By Choi Ji-won/The Korea Herald/Asia Information Community