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DILEMMA’s Meaning and Inside Their Friendships

On November 30, the boys of Okay-pop group ENHYPEN will rejoice the one-year anniversary of their debut—and the beginning of sharing their intimate emotional journeys with the world and their beloved followers (recognized formally as ENGENEs), by way of track and music movies so visually beautiful and choreographically gripping, they deservedly rake up tens of tens of millions of views.

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With their 12 months as a rookie group virtually behind them, JUNGWON, HEESEUNG, JAY, JAKE, SUNGHOON, SUNOO, and NI-KI had one among their final huge firsts this week: the discharge of their first studio album, DIMENSION : DILEMMA, which got here out on Tuesday, October 12. DIMENSION : DILEMMA follows their two EPs, BORDER : DAY ONE and BORDER : CARNIVAL.

In a 12 months that included them debuting throughout the coronavirus pandemic but nonetheless successful 4 Rookie of the Year awards and making historical past because the tenth Okay-pop boy band ever to chart on the Billboard 200, ENHYPEN goes into their sophomore 12 months with full momentum—and nearer friendships and larger understandings of themselves, as well.

As the group explains to ELLE.com, DIMENSION : DILEMMA, which boasts a variety of musical genres from various rock to ’80s New Wave, is only a continuation of honesty they’re making an attempt to convey lyrically as younger artists. NI-KI, their youngest member, is simply 15; HEESEUNG, their oldest, is nineteen and simply two days away from turning 20 on October 15.

“Since our debut, our focus has been to capture our honest emotions and experiences through our music,” ENHYPEN advised ELLE.com. “As we express our own story of growth as artists, we hope it can be shared with many fans. Our new album also aims to tell stories that everyone can relate to, speaking about experiences and emotions that we all go through, such as confusion in a new environment, dilemma, love, etc. In terms of music as well as visuals, we’ve been exploring a wide range of genres and visual concepts, so based on such versatility, we hope our listeners look forward to seeing more from us.”

The boys took ELLE.com by way of their new album observe by observe and mirrored on their progress as musicians and pals of their one 12 months as a debuted group. They had sturdy opinions, by the way in which, about which member is absolutely the perfect prepare dinner and largest fashionista.

enhypen in their scylla visual

ENHYPEN of their SCYLLA visible

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DIMENSION : DILEMMA lyrically explores discovering who you’re whereas balancing fame and the wrestle between desirous to please the world whereas additionally having the area away from it to determine who you actually are. How has performing music that explores this helped you with your individual private journey and journey as a gaggle?

SUNGHOON: I feel I’ve tried to beat my dilemma by specializing in my id and delivering a optimistic power to our viewers by way of my love for the stage.

SUNOO: I feel I’ve grow to be higher at making wiser choices. As a gaggle, I feel our skill to resolve totally different conditions has improved.

NI-KI: I was extra involved about the way to make myself stand out, however now I place larger significance on how ENHYPEN as a gaggle will look to the viewers.

Take ELLE by way of every observe of DIMENSION : DILEMMA. What’s the that means of every track?

      ENHYPEN: “Intro : Whiteout” invitations listeners to our latest album. It’s a continuation from “Outro : The Wormhole,” which was the final observe from our earlier album that closed our ‘BORDER’ sequence. It delivers the sensation of the senses turning into numb after coming into a multidimensional world previous the wormhole.

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      Our lead single “Tamed-Dashed” is an ’80s impressed observe that greatest expresses the message of this album. After coming into a multidimensional world, the place many values collide, we query our id whereas realizing our needs for the primary time. The lead single expresses our decision to place this dilemma apart and sprint ahead to search out the solutions.

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      “Upper Side Dreamin’” is a couple of boy who needs to grow to be a part of the luxurious “Upper Side” neighborhood however falls right into a dilemma realizing the distinction between his inner needs and present actuality. It has a catchy sound that makes it simple to groove alongside to.

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      “Just A Little Bit” is an acoustic observe that’s excellent to simply lay again and hearken to. In a world the place all the pieces appears excellent, a boy meets somebody that’s totally different from anybody he has ever met earlier than. His feelings in direction of this particular person really feel unfamiliar, however he isn’t towards it and continues to fall for them. Compared to the harmless feelings of younger love that we’ve expressed in our earlier albums, this observe captures our emotional progress and maturity.

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      Like the title of the observe itself, “Go Big or Go Home” reflects the “go big or go home” mentality of immediately’s youth. It’s a observe that expresses the groundless confidence of a boy who views life with an “all or nothing mindset” and believes that he’ll hit the jackpot.

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      “Blockbuster” is our very first observe that we labored on with a collaborating artist. It’s a track with a strong power that’s a couple of boy who needs to reside a life like a blockbuster film star. Having our labelmate YEONJUN of TOMORROW X TOGETHER function on this observe actually introduced it to the subsequent stage and we really respect his assist!

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      “Attention, please!” is a ’90s various rock observe a couple of boy who struggles within the selection between love and recognition. The boy yearns for the eye of others, whereas his crush dislikes him for his recognition. The dilemma the boy faces in having to decide on between gaining the guts of many versus his sole crush is expressed by way of another rock sound.

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      “Interlude : Question” concludes our 1st studio album. In the narration, the questions we ask ourselves in an effort to grasp who we’re and are available to phrases with our altering id on this advanced world trace at what may come subsequent.

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      Which track from DIMENSION : DILEMMA resonates most with you and why?

      JUNGWON: “Tamed-Dashed” / It greatest embodies the feelings we felt.

      HEESEUNG: “Upper Side Dreamin’” / I hope our followers decipher the reasoning behind my selection 🙂

      JAY: “Upper Side Dreamin’” / I even have huge desires and aspirations.

      JAKE: “Go Big or Go Home” / It expresses feelings that anybody may expertise.

      SUNGHOON: “Upper Side Dreamin’” / I even have huge desires just like the character within the track.

      SUNOO: “Just A Little Bit” / It’s just like the story of how we met ENGENEs, who we wish to look out for.

      NI-KI: “Upper Side Dreamin’” / It’s a style that we have not tried fairly often, and it has a enjoyable and thrilling temper to it.

      enhypen in their scylla visual

      ENHYPEN of their SCYLLA visible

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      What was your favourite visible shoot for this album and why? How has making an attempt so many seems over the past 12 months modified your individual private fashion?

      JUNGWON: CHARYBDIS / I obtained an opportunity to discover many alternative seems, which influences how I gown off stage as nicely.

      HEESEUNG: Visually talking, I did additionally like SCYLLA, however the shoot for CHARYBDIS left us with a variety of nice reminiscences, so each of the ideas have been memorable for me. Trying on a various vary of kinds and determining what I like or what most accurately fits me looks like part of our journey of progress.

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      JUNGWON within the CHARYBDIS visible

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      heeseung in the charybdis visual

      HEESEUNG within the CHARYBDIS visible

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      JAY: SCYLLA / It was enjoyable taking pictures an idea that portrays an impressive way of life. I used to be motivated to proceed experimenting with ideas of larger variety.

      JAKE: SCYLLA / I favored the idea each visually and by way of its temper and atmosphere. Being in a position to expertise such visible variety broadened my horizons and impressed me to tackle extra challenges.

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      JAY within the SCYLLA visible

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      JAKE within the SCYLLA visible

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      SUNGHOON: I favored all three ideas—ODYSSEUS, SCYLLA, and CHARYBDIS. The many outfits we tried on allowed me to understand that I’m able to trying good in kinds that I did not know would go well with me. I feel I’m additionally gaining a greater eye for vogue as we discover totally different ideas.

      SUNOO: CHARYBDIS / I favored the nuances of freedom and innocence in CHARYBDIS. Trying out totally different ideas gave me an opportunity to take a larger curiosity in vogue.

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      SUNGHOON within the CHARYBDIS visible

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      SUNOO within the CHARYBDIS visible

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      NI-KI: SCYLLA / It was a brand new problem for us, however I feel all of us embraced it rather well. I attempted out an extended coiffure for the primary time, which was additionally a enjoyable problem for me personally.

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      NI-KI within the SCYLLA visible

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      How would you describe your fashion as a gaggle and people now one 12 months after your debut?

      JUNGWON: All the members have their very own distinctive charms, so our vogue kinds are utterly totally different from each other. I feel as a gaggle we embrace an off-the-cuff look.

      HEESEUNG: I’m nonetheless exploring what fits me greatest. I feel our group has many alternative charms, so it’s troublesome to outline ourselves with one particular fashion.

      JAY: Personally, I favor formal or a western fashion. As a gaggle, I feel all of us categorical our individuality with our fashion.

      JAKE: I’ve been exploring quite a lot of vogue kinds, and I feel I’ll proceed to take action. Recently I’ve been into the classic look. I feel having the ability to distinguish the fashion of each member is what defines ENHYPEN’s fashion.

      SUNGHOON: I’ve been difficult myself to check out totally different kinds in order that I could make it my very own. I feel I attempt to gown uniquely for essentially the most half. As a gaggle, I feel we glance good in any fashion! From faculty uniforms to informal outfits to even formal apparel, we embrace every fashion and make it our personal.

      SUNOO: I favor to decorate in a road informal fashion. I feel we, ENHYPEN, look good in luxurious formal apparel.

      NI-KI: My fashion actually will depend on the climate, and as a gaggle, I feel we glance nice in any outfit.

      As you close to your one-year anniversary, what’s one perk of fame you by no means imagined having earlier than you debuted which means rather a lot to you now?

      JUNGWON: I’m all the time grateful to and delighted by our followers’ assist for even the smallest of our gestures.

      HEESEUNG: It was surreal to obtain love for issues I by no means even imagined.

      JAY: I might say I’m feeling extra assured than I did earlier than.

      JAKE: The undeniable fact that our followers love and belief us has been an enormous motivation to enhance as performers, and we hope we can give again with higher music and performances.

      SUNGHOON: The best perk has been our followers’ assist for us.

      SUNOO: I used to be fascinated to see myself on the information and within the media.

      NI-KI: I used to follow alone, however now we’ve followers who look out for us and watch us develop.

      enhypen in their charybdis visual

      ENHYPEN of their CHARYBDIS visible

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      How do you’re feeling you’ve grown as musicians over the past 12 months and as a staff who works collectively?

      JUNGWON: As artists, our expertise in addition to our angle in direction of our performances have improved. Our teamwork has solidified much more as we get to know one another higher and work on our compatibility.

      HEESEUNG: I feel we’ve gotten to know one another even higher and make up for one another’s weaknesses as we assist each other.

      JAY: We’ve grown collectively as a gaggle as we’ve skilled a lot collectively as artists.

      JAKE: I feel the mindset and angle that we must always have as artists have matured. As a staff, I can inform that we’re placing effort into understanding one another and leaning on one another for assist.

      SUNGHOON: We’ve labored more durable to point out our greatest selves as artists. Our teamwork has improved as we be taught to be extra appropriate and perceive one another higher.

      SUNOO: I feel our expertise in addition to our mindset have improved.

      NI-KI: Our want to do even higher on stage has grown and personally, I put in a variety of effort to point out my enchancment on stage to our ENGENEs.

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      ENHYPEN of their CHARYBDIS visible

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      What has been your proudest second throughout your time as a rookie group, as you graduate to the subsequent stage of your careers?

      JUNGWON: When we introduced our efficiency to ENGENEs in particular person at our first fan meet.

      HEESEUNG: I used to be most proud after we have been acknowledged as “Rookie Of The Year” at numerous award reveals.

      JAY: I used to be proud to carry out in entrance of ENGENEs at our first fan meet EN-CONNECT.

      JAKE: Our first fan meet with ENGENEs made me proud essentially the most.

      SUNGHOON: When we returned with BORDER : CARNIVAL. I used to be proud to ship an excellent higher efficiency with our lead single “Drunk-Dazed.”

      SUNOO: Our debut was once I felt essentially the most proud.

      NI-KI: My proudest second was after we acquired our very first win at a music present.

      What’s one thing followers ought to learn about your friendship that they don’t get to see?

      JUNGWON: We are precisely as our followers see us. I feel our genuine selves present in how we act in actuality reveals and the way in which we talk with our followers.

      HEESEUNG: The seven of us have been spending extra time collectively, having fun with one another’s firm.

      JAY: We are even nearer to one another than we appear.

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      ENHYPEN of their ODYSSEUS visible

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      Just for enjoyable, assist ELLE’s readers get to know you guys extra and your friendship with these superlative questions.

      Who offers the perfect pep talks if you’re having a foul day?

          • JUNGWON: HEESEUNG / He typically tells us humorous tales to place us in a great temper.
          • HEESEUNG: All the members give me power and assist.
          • JAY: JUNGWON / He typically energizes us and makes us giggle.
          • JAKE: HEESEUNG / He takes care of me and provides me good recommendation.
          • SUNGHOON: NI-KI / He’s the mischievous youngest member of the group and all the time makes us giggle. We have rather a lot in frequent as nicely, so it’s enjoyable to be round him.
          • SUNOO: All the members put me in a great temper in their very own means once I’m having a foul day.
          • NI-KI: SUNGHOON / He makes me giggle.

            Who’s the perfect prepare dinner?

            • JUNGWON: JAY / His good cooking displays the quantity of curiosity he has in it.
            • HEESEUNG: JAY / He cooks for us typically.
            • JAY: Me / I feel I’ve a great quantity of expertise.
            • JAKE: SUNGHOON / He cooked meat for us as soon as, and it was scrumptious.
            • SUNGHOON: JAY / He has a variety of curiosity in it and cooks typically to follow.
            • SUNOO: JAY / He enjoys cooking and is absolutely inquisitive about it.
            • NI-KI: SUNGHOON / I feel he cooks meat higher than JAY.

              Who tells the perfect jokes?

              • JUNGWON: HEESEUNG / His jokes all the time put us in an upbeat temper.
              • HEESEUNG: Me / I crack a variety of jokes to cheer everybody up.
              • JAY: JUNGWON / He tells jokes with a straight face as if he isn’t joking.
              • JAKE: HEESEUNG / He is aware of precisely when to make the proper jokes.
              • SUNGHOON: HEESEUNG / He’s normally the one telling the jokes and making us giggle.
              • SUNOO: SUNGHOON / He jokes round rather a lot.
              • NI-KI: HEESEUNG / I discover HEESEUNG’s jokes very humorous.

                Who is the most important fashionista of the group?

                • JUNGWON: JAY / He is aware of rather a lot about vogue and clothes nicely.
                • HEESEUNG: SUNGHOON / He places collectively neat, clean-cut outfits.
                • JAY: Me / I feel I’m essentially the most well-dressed.
                • JAKE: Me / I’ve the perfect vogue sense.
                • SUNGHOON: Me / Just as a result of 😉
                • SUNOO: JAY / He’s essentially the most inquisitive about vogue.
                • NI-KI: JAY / He’s educated about vogue.

                  Who’s the lifetime of the occasion?

                  • JUNGWON: HEESEUNG / He places us in a great temper.
                  • HEESEUNG: JAY / Just him makes me smile.
                  • JAY: HEESEUNG / He is tremendous humorous and all the time cracks me up.
                  • JAKE: JAY / He brings a variety of power to the room.
                  • SUNGHOON: HEESEUNG / He all the time is aware of the way to say the proper issues to make individuals giggle.
                  • SUNOO: JAY / He’s all the time desperate to make individuals giggle and finally ends up brightening everybody’s day.
                  • NI-KI: HEESEUNG / He has a aptitude for setting an brisk temper.

                    Who’s essentially the most encyclopedic or booksmart?

                    • JUNGWON: JAY / He’s educated about numerous subjects and he enjoys discovering out extra concerning the fields he’s inquisitive about.
                    • HEESEUNG: JAY / He is aware of rather a lot about many alternative fields.
                    • JAY: HEESEUNG / He is rather more well-informed than what you may anticipate.
                    • JAKE: JAY / He shares what he is aware of with us typically.
                    • SUNGHOON: JUNGWON / He’s essentially the most intelligent one out of us all.
                    • SUNOO: HEESEUNG / He’s sensible and I’ve all the time felt he’s very educated at any time when we speak.
                    • NI-KI: JAY / He’s nicely learn in a variety of fields.

                      Who’s essentially the most mellow?

                      • JUNGWON: Me / I feel I take care of the psychological well being of the staff the perfect.
                      • HEESEUNG: JUNGWON / He’s logical and arranged on the subject of drawback fixing.
                      • JAY: HEESEUNG / He’s the quickest in analyzing the state of affairs when one thing happens.
                      • JAKE: Me / My temper is all the time fairly constant.
                      • SUNGHOON: JUNGWON / As the chief, he’s just like the pillar that helps ENHYPEN.
                      • SUNOO: JUNGWON / He’s calm and has a powerful mentality.
                      • NI-KI: HEESEUNG / He’s calm and mellow after we speak to one another.

                        Halloween is arising. Is there something you may tease about what you’re doing for the vacation?

                        We will more than likely spend the day concerned in promotions for our 1st studio album. Everyday is particular with ENGENEs by our facet, so we anticipate it to be one other thrilling day with them.

                        What are you able to tease about the place your music will go thematically subsequent? What can followers anticipate from any reside reveals?

                        After closing our ‘BORDER’ sequence, we newly opened our ‘DIMENSION’ sequence, so we hope ENGENEs can look ahead to seeing the place our story on this new multidimensional world will head subsequent. In phrases of reside reveals, there’s nothing we wish greater than to carry out for our ENGENEs in particular person, so we really hope that chance comes quickly.

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                        ENHYPEN of their ODYSSEUS visible

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                        You can hearken to ENHYPEN’s new album DIMENSION : DILEMMA right here on YouTube and right here on Spotify.

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