Dongwoo Tells You Some “News” in Solo Debut
Dongwoo from INFINITE has officially made his solo debut! He released his mini-album, Bye, on March 4. The album is filled with various tracks that show off his unique skills from singing to rapping. Dongwoo finally shows off a side that has been hidden within his group promotions.
The title track “News” is a slow tempo track that shows the emotions of a breakup from confusion to missing the person. He surprised fans with his amazing singing, which is not often shown in his group promotions, along with his smooth rapping. Dongwoo is seen rocking a see-through shirt which is a unique concept that has not been seen yet. The music video shows off his sharp and skillful dancing skills, which sets the mood of the song.
He also released a B-side track, “Party Girl,” which is a deep house track that expresses falling in love with a girl you met at a party. Compared to the title track, this track is more upbeat and the music video is filled with colors and flashing lights. As always, throughout the music video, he is able show off his precise dancing.
The album starts with the catchy, upbeat instrumental track, “I AM” which gets listeners in the mood for the rest of his album. The third track brings down the mood with an emotional rap track, “GUN,” which is personally my favorite track. The track displays his confidence and charisma with the dark emotions shown through his voice. “ROMEO” expresses emotions of love that will definitely get you dancing in your seat with its catchy beat.
“PERFECT” is a mid-tempo dance track that tells a girl how perfect she is. The track shows his skills of singing and rapping, with his strong vocals shown through the chorus. The album ends with a sweet acoustic track, “Something Between,” which definitely gets you falling in love with him all over again. Dongwoo has made his long-awaited solo debut where he showed off various skills that most fans haven’t seen before. Be sure to check out the music video and give this album a listen!