[OSEN=선미경 기자] Boy group WINNER will release a single for the first time in 17 months and, it is titled “PRICKED”.
At 12 PM on December, a duet song by SONG MINHO and NAM TAEHYUN titled “PRICKED” will be released as an entry single for WINNER’s new album. The music of “PRICKED” is made by SONG MINHO and KANG UK JIN and its lyrics by SONG MINHO. KANG UK JIN also arranged the song.
Since SONG MINHO and NAM TAEHYUN have very distinctive voices and contrasting tones, expectations are running high for the synergy effect they will create. The teaser poster features a graphic image designed by SONG MINHO, who is known to love drawing
On January 5, WINNER released a movie-like teaser video. They also released a poster for their comeback project for the year on January 7. According to the poster, WINNER will release an entry single on January 11 and a mini-album on February 1. It also featured the phrase “2016.xx.xx” implying that WINNER has something planned for the near future.
When WINNER released their first album “2014 S/S”, the title track “EMPTY” swept the online charts. Not only did they have all the tracks of their album ranking high on the charts but they also dominated daily, weekly, and the Gaon charts. They were indeed the hottest rookie of the year. Moreover, WINNER has won the No.1 trophy in the shortest period ever on the charts of all the three major broadcasting companies. They have gained unprecedented popularity as a rookie and swept all the rookie of the year awards at the end of the year.
Expectations are running high for WINNER’s new single and their comeback after a 17-month break.