In a week that brought concert news, cancellations and pinnacle world events, April is still gearing up to be an exciting month as restrictions ease and the Spring weather rolls in. One thing that hasn’t changed has been music that has provided an emotional boost and comfort through every situation. As always, we have compiled a full list of debuts & comebacks from the past week in a extensive guide to help you celebrate the chart-toppers and find your new favourites.
Here are some of the UKP Team’s favourites of the last seven days and a brief look into next week’s big releases.
This Week’s Top Picks
It was last week’s most anticipated release for the UKP Team and it did not disappoint. Wendy of Red Velvet marked her return to the stage with her solo debut; touching the hearts of fans with the beautiful pop-ballad, Like Water.
In a jaw-dropping turn of events, OnlyOneOf became one of the most talked about groups this week. Their brand new track, libidO caught attention with their risqué teasers, concept visuals and intimate choreography that got fans shocked, curious and hot under the collar.
Next Week’s Ones to Watch
SHINee are getting ready to dive in for the repackaged edition of their seventh album and a colourful music video to match. With their signature pop sound, Atlantis is set to be one to watch as the single and album drops on April 12th.
Following up from Hoshi’s mixtape, Spider; THE8 of Seventeen is getting ready to return with a brand new digital single. Although he has charmed fans which his previous songs, news outlets have reported that Side By Side will be released in both Chinese and Korean; a first for the Performance Unit member’s solo career.
Check out the full list of this week’s releases below:
|4th April||NIDA||You And I||You And I|
|Moti||ASH (feat. Gaho) / WHENEVER (feat. CAMO)||WIN SOME LOSE SOME|
|KIMMUSEUM||Neighbour||Come Back Home (variety)|
|Han Seung Hee||How Can I Love?||Love Interference 2021|
|Various Artists||Times Full Soundtrack|
|Aalia||Is This Love||Vincenzo|
|5th April||ASTRO||ONE||All Yours|
|Lee Jinhyuk (UP10TION)||5K||SCENE26|
|Wendy (Red Velvet)||When This Rain Stops / Like Water||Like Water|
|withus||DOKKEBI; Ground||DOKKEBI; Ground|
|6th April||Chanyeol (EXO)||Tomorrow||Tomorrow|
|Verbal Jint||Public Figure (feat. Swings, Han Yohan)||Inflection Point|
|Im Han Byul||What Should I Do?||How To Be Thirty|
|7th April||NiziU||Take a picture / Poppin’ Shakin’||Take a picture / Poppin’ Shakin’|
|Chancellor||Behind You||Behind You|
|Kim Jaehwan||I Wouldn’t Look For You||Change|
|Mirani||Daisy (feat. pH-1)||Daisy|
|LUNARSOLAR||DADADA||SOLAR : rise|
|Im Nayoung (ex-I.O.I)||So So||Summer Guys|
|8th April||SIGNAL||Goodbye||The Second Signal : End|
|BAE173||Loved You||INTERSECTION: TRACE|
|Hongja||Payback (Ballad Ver.)||Miss Monte Cristo|
|Han Dong-geun||Remember Your Day||Oh My Ladylord|
|Various Artists||Sisyphus Full Soundtrack|
|Jemma||The Answer||The Pair (Drama Stage 2021)|
|Hyunyoung (Rainbow)||Better World||Twenty Hacker|
|9th April||ELRIS||JACKPOT (Japanese Version)||JACKPOT (Japanese Version)|
|Simon Dominic, Loco||At Night||At Night|
|Amber Liu (f(x))||Neon (feat. Peniel of BTOB) / Neon (feat. Blow Fever)||Neon|
|PENTAGON||DO or NOT (English Ver.) / DO or NOT (Chinese Ver.)||DO or NOT|
|Henry||TRUST YOUR PACE||TRUST YOUR PACE|
|Way Ched||RIDERS (feat. Chin, Uneducated Kid, Jay Park, Tiger JK)||RIDERS|
|SuperM||We DO||We DO|
|10th April||Gowoon (ex-Berry Good)||Weird||Weird|
|Yu Seungwoo, SOLE||Come over||Bunny and Boys (webtoon)|