It seems that wherever you look these days, you’re more than likely to stumble upon something of Eric Nam’s. The 30-year-old, who recently began hosting a weekly podcast – K-Pop Daebak – is now set to expand further with his first all-English release, coming November 14th.

Titled Before We Begin, it marks the artist’s next step in venturing into the global English-speaking market, on the back of successfully touring around the world over the last 24 months.

And the pre-release track, “Love Die Young,” got things started magnificently. A slow, pop-tinged ballad, it’s a song that showcases the smooth vocals of Eric Nam over a subtle, warm melody through raw, vulnerable lyrics. Complete with a catchy chorus that boasts layered vocals and underlying rhythm guitar, it’s a well-structured, authentic pop offering that comes across as a natural choice for the first single to accompany the versatile artist’s expansion.

Undeniably a fascinating and ambitious career move from Eric Nam, it will be interesting to see how everything plays out. We here at UnitedKpop wish him the best of luck.

What do you think? Are you excited for Eric Nam’s all-english album? Let us know in the comments.


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