Awaken (NCT 127 album)
|Studio album by|
|Released||April 17, 2019|
|Studio||SM Studios, Seoul, South Korea|
|NCT 127 chronology|
|Singles from Awaken|
Awaken is the first full Japanese album by South Korean boy group NCT 127, released by Avex Trax on April 17, 2019. The album debuted at number four of the Oricon Weekly Albums chart with 53,042 copies sold on its first week of its release as well as at number 14 of the Oricon Weekly Digital Albums chart with 978 downloads. It was the group's first album not to feature Winwin, who announced he would be on hiatus during Regulate promotions to promote with WayV.
To promote the album, NCT 127 embarked on their first Japan concert tour, Neo City – The Origin.
Background and release
It was released in fourteen versions: a limited CD+DVD edition that reverts to a regular edition once depleted, a limited CD+Blu-ray edition that reverts to a regular edition once depleted, and nine limited CD member editions that revert to a regular CD edition once depleted. All limited editions came with one trading card of nine types.
The music video teaser for lead single "Wakey-Wakey" was released on March 17, 2019, and the full music video was released on March 18, 2019.
It was announced in August 2018 that NCT 127 would embark on their first nationwide Japan tour, Neo City – The Origin, starting in Osaka on February 2, 2019, with a total of seven stops in Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Saitama and Osaka.
|1.||"Lips"||Akira||Andreas Öhrn, Didrik Thott & Sam Fishman||3:06|
|2.||"Wakey-Wakey"||MEG.ME||Andreas Oberg & Sebastian Scott (Tripple-Cripple)||3:02|
|3.||"Chain"||MEG.ME, Taeyong, Mark||250, Albin Nordqvist||3:42|
|4.||"Regular" (English version)||Coogie, Tommy $trate, Taeyong, Mark||Mike Daley, Mitchell Owens, Vedo, George Kranz, Yoo Young-jin||3:40|
|5.||"Touch" (Japanese version)||Jo Yoon-kyung, Kim Min-ji, Shin Jin-hye (Jam Factory)||LDN Noise, Deez, Adrian Mckinnon||3:10|
|6.||"Blow My Mind"||Junji Ishiwatari||WilljaySuave, Jonny Shorr & David Amber||3:48|
|7.||"Limitless" (Japanese version)||Kenzie, Sara Sakurai||Kenzie, Harvey Mason Jr., Patrick "J Que" Smith, Kevin Randolph, Dewain Whitmore Jr., Andrew Hey, Brittany Burtonir||4:08|
|8.||"Long Slow Distance"||Natsumi Kobayashi||Lee Dae Hee, Moon Sang Sun, Sean Alexander & Drew Ryan Scott||4:25|
|9.||"Kitchen Beat"||Ume||Ronnie Icon, Jan Baars, Rajan Muse||3:29|
|10.||"Cherry Bomb" (Korean version)||Taeyong, Mark, Deepflow, Lim Jung-Hyo, Oh Min-joo||Dwayne Abernathy Jr., Jennifer Decilveo, Deez, Jakob `Jay` Mihoubi, Rudi `Rudy` Daouk, Michael Woods, Kevin White, Andrew Bazzi, MZMC||3:56|
|11.||"Fire Truck" (Korean version)||Taeyong, Mark, Jaehyun, Jam Factory||LDN Noise, Tay Jasper, Ylva Dimberg||2:58|
|12.||"End to Start"||Amon Hayashi||Jung Youth, Tony Esterly||3:30|
|French Digital Albums (SNEP)||121|
|Japanese Albums (Oricon)||4|
|Japan||April 17, 2019||Avex Trax|
- Awaken by NCT 127 on iTunes
- 2019年4月17日（水）発売 NCT 127 Japan 1st Full Album『Awaken』購入者特典＜特典イメージ画像公開
- 本日、NCT 127 Japan 1st Full Album 『Awaken』リード曲の「Wakey-Wakey」ミュージックビデオを公開
- NCT 127 1st Tour 'NEO CITY : JAPAN - The Origin'
- "NCT 127 - Awaken (1st Japanese Album): French Album Charts - Week 16, 2019". Snep Musique. April 19, 2018. Retrieved 2019-05-26.
- "Oricon Top 50 Albums: 2019-04-29" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
- on YouTube