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Bang Ye Dam from YG Entertainment's rookie boy group TREASURE released his first solo song 'WAYO' on June 5 and it has been well received by music fans both in South Korea and abroad.
'WAYO' took the top spot on iTunes Chart in 9 countries, and peaked at No.19 on Worldwide iTunes Song Chart, sending off a spectacular flare before the debut of the entire TREASURE.
Celebrating the song's success, YG Entertainment posted a making film video for 'WAYO' on their official channel at 9 AM on June 6.
Bang Ye Dam said, "I will do my best for it," at the music video set for 'WAYO'. He explained the concept calmly, saying, "The music video portrays the frustration, despair, upset and anger about love that I couldn't achieve."
The video also showed the members of the TREASURE making a surprise visit to the scene. "Bang Ye Dam, you're so pretty," they said in one voice, showing their close friendship. Bang Ye Dam expressed gratitude to his friends for their encouragement, saying, "I was able to do well on the rest of the shoot because I received a lot of support."
At the end of the video, he said, "Please watch the music video 'WAYO', listen to the song, and look forward our future activities," adding, "Please show a lot of love for TREASURE Bang YeD am and the members of TREASURE."
'WAYO' has minimal arrangement that allows listeners to focus on Bang Ye Dam's unique sweet vocals. His song, which speaks of sorrow, attracted all ages and sexes.
The song also drew attention as WINNER Kang Seung Yoon wrote and composed the song while AKMU Lee Chan Hyuk participated in the lyrics. YG talent producer FUTURE BOUNCE also wrote, composed, and arranged the song, while Andrew Choi joined the composer's team to increase the level of perfection.
Since the release of the song, listeners have given favorable reviews for the new singer's deep and solid musical capabilities. Critics said that his excellent singing ability did really shine through the song.
Meanwhile, TREASURE, which has confirmed their debut in July, is a 12-member boy group composed of Choi Hyunsuk, Jihoon, Yoshinori, Junkyu, Mashiho, Yoon Jaehyuk, Asahi, Bang Ye Dam, Doyoung, Haruto, So Junghwan and Park Jungwoo. It is attracting attention as YG's next-generation group following BIG BANG, WINNER and iKON.