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VIXX Adopts ‘Oriental Fantasy’ Concept For New Album + Unveils Individual And Group Photos

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VIXX is coming back with more fantasies.

South Korean boy group VIXX unveiled its concept for its upcoming fourth extended play (EP). Set to make a comeback later this May, the group’s EP will bear the title ‘Shangri-la/Paradise on Earth’.

The concept image, which was released in the group’s official pages, bears drawings of flowers, a pine tree, grass and a butterfly. An inscription ‘VIXX 4th MINI ALBUM’ accompanies with the drawings.

VIXX

(Photo by Jellyfish Entertainment)

The title refers to utopia or paradise in the Asian tradition and Dowongyeong in Korean. According to Jellyfish Entertainment, the concept of the upcoming come back will revolve around “oriental fantasy”.

“VIXX’s upcoming album will be adopting the Eastern traditional utopia of Shangri-la, from the concept to its music video,” the agency said.

Individual photos, as well as a group photo of the members, were also unveiled. The members are dressed in modern interpretation of traditional East Asian clothes, with each member’s calligraphy name and birth flower.

VIXX

(Photos by Jellyfish Entertainment)

Jellyfish Entertainment has also released the schedule for the comeback. A track list will be released on May 7, which will be followed by a highlight medley on the 8th. A music video teaser will be released on May 12. The group will simultaneously drop its music video and mini album on the 15th at 6 p.m. KST.

The boy group’s upcoming EP is part of ‘VIXX V Festival’ project. The project is in commemoration of the group’s fifth anniversary. Aside from the album, concerts and exhibition of goods related to the group will also be held.

N, Leo, Hongbin, Ken, Ravi and Hyuk debuted with Super Hero on May 24, 2012. They went on to release three studio albums, three mini albums, ten single albums and 21 singles both in South Korea and Japan.

The group last made their comeback with The Closer from their third mini album and final part of their ‘VIXX 2016 CONCEPTION’ trilogy.

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