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GOT7 returns with eight-track album 'Flight Log: Departure'

Multinational boy band GOT7 released a new mini album, “Flight Log: Departure,” including one of its title tracks “Fly,” at midnight Sunday.

Another title for the eight-track album, “Home Run,” has not been made public yet. 

The comeback was announced Feb. 26 by Korean music industry giant JYP Entertainment, home to the budding seven-member band.

Its members contributed to writing lyrics and composing songs, according to JYP Entertainment.

Multinational septet boy band GOT7 (JYP Entertainment)
Multinational septet boy band GOT7 (JYP Entertainment)

GOT7 was scheduled to premiere a live performance of “Fly” on the Naver V app at 9 p.m. on Monday. It will kick off music show activities by appearing on Mnet’s music program “M! Countdown” on Thursday.

The septet, known for its uniquely flashy choreography, had released “Mad” in September 2015. GOT7 was on tour in Japan in January and February 2016, hitting major cities including Sapporo, Namba, Tokyo, Fukuoka and Nagoya.

GOT7 is poised to hold its first concert at SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium in Seoul from April 29-30.

Since its debut in 2014, the band has been under the international spotlight as a rising K-pop star group. It clinched many awards in 2015, including the “Rookie Award” at the Seoul Music Awards, “Best New Artist” at the Golden Disk Awards, “New Asian Group Award” at the Youku Night Awards, “Best Korean Newcomer” at the YinYue V-Chart Awards and “Most Promising Newcomer Award” at the Top Chinese Music Festival. 

By Son Ji-hyoung (json@heraldcorp.com)
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