Tomorrow X Collectively are again. On Might 9, the K-pop group launched their fourth EP minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby. Within the hours main as much as the EP’s launch, Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai held a world media showcase for reporters. Showbiz Cheat Sheet attended the media showcase nearly and discovered some key takeaways about TXT‘s minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby.
TXT’s ‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby’ is one other ‘interlude’ EP
Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai debuted in 2019, and their first three albums made up The Dream Chapter album collection.
In October 2020, the quintet launched minisode1 : Blue Hour, a disco-pop infused standalone EP. As an album, minisode1 : Blue Hour acted as a bridge between The Dream Chapter period and TXT’s 2021 album collection, The Chaos Chapter.
With The Chaos Chapter, TXT started to experiment with extra genres and included rock parts into their music. On the media showcase for minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, Soobin confirmed the EP is one other “interlude” album earlier than TXT transfer on to their subsequent album collection.
Whereas minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby is one other pitstop of their discography, Yeonjun assured reporters that the EP exhibits listeners “how a lot they’ve grown” as artists.
The members of TXT participated within the making of ‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby’
Since their debut, the members of TXT have turn into more and more concerned in songwriting and producing. For minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai performed a hand within the making of the album.
The album additionally consists of sub-unit songs, a primary for TXT. In the course of the media showcase, TXT shared that they selected the sub-units primarily based on every member’s musical model.
Yeonjun and Huening Kai carry out “Lonely Boy” collectively, and Soobin, Beomgyu, and Taehyun carry out “Thursday’s Baby Has Far To Go.”
minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby tracklist:
- “Opening Sequence”
- “Good Boy Gone Dangerous”
- “Belief Fund Child”
- “Lonely Boy”
- “Thursday’s Baby Has Far To Go”
Taehyun and Huening Kai co-wrote the EP’s opener, “Opening Sequence,” whereas Yeonjun co-wrote the album’s lead single, “Good Boy Gone Dangerous.”
Each Yeonjun and Taehyun participated in writing “Belief Fund Child.” Yeonjun and Huening Kai have co-writing credit for his or her sub-unit tune “Lonely Boy.”
For “Thursday’s Baby Has Far To Go,” Beomgyu co-produced and co-wrote the tune, whereas Taehyun has a co-writing credit score.
‘minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby’ offers with darker themes
As an album, minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby follows the teenager angst of The Chaos Chapter. The EP’s idea revolves across the feelings a boy feels about his first breakup. It expands on the angst felt with The Chaos Chapter and brings on extra mature themes and the rawness of heartbreak.
In the course of the media showcase, the members emphasised that “Good Boy Gone Bad” focuses on the anger one feels following a breakup. To showcase these emotions, “Good Boy Gone Dangerous” combines hip-hop and rock music.
Forward of its launch, minisode 2: Thursday’s Baby recorded over 1.46 million pre-orders, priming it to be TXT’s first million-seller album.