NCT are back, here's a guide to NCT 2020's releases

NCT are back, here's a guide to NCT 2020's releases

NCT is back with a new album this month.

Released as NCT 2020, the album is a follow-up to NCT 2018 Empathy from two years ago. It dropped today, 12 October, with the title NCT Resonance Pt. 1 - The 2nd Album alongside the music video for their title track, 'Make A Wish'.

Stream NCT Resonance Pt. 1 - The 2nd Album on Spotify here:


NCT 2020

A YearParty teaser video and photo were released on 22 September

Pictured are a total of 23 members for NCT 2020, with the two new members, Shotaro and Sungchan.

A 'THE PAST' teaser video was released on 23 September. 

On 2 October, futher album details were released, including an international version. The albums include a photo book, lyrics poster, folded poster, and photo cards. The international version will contain post cards, but not the year book cards.

The day of the album's release, 12 October, NCT tweeted that they have exceeded 1.12 million pre-orders for NCT - The 2nd Album Resonance Pt. 1.

Hyping up fans, the album and music video for 'Make A Wish' were also confirmed to be out today (12/10).

Countdown with them here:

NCT Dream

On 8 October, the track video for 'Déjà Vu' was released. Building up to it were teaser images of the NCT Dream members on Twitter.

NCT U

On 9 October, the track video for 'Misfit' featuring NCT U was released, along with some teaser images.

Leading up to the title track's release, teaser video and images for 'Make A Wish' were also unveiled.

Watch the music video for 'Make A Wish (Birthday Song)' here:

This was quickly followed up with a music video for 'From Home', released only shortly a week after 'Make A Wish'. The slow ballad is seamlessly woven with four different languages, namely Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese. 

 During their V Live broadcast, NCT unveiled the first NCT U unit, 'Make a Wish', to consist of Doyoung, Jaehyun, Taeyong, Jaemin, Lucas, and Shotaro. Their upcoming song 'Make a Wish', was teased by members to be a "pop dance song based on a hip hop beat, with a catchy whistle riff". 

Another NCT U unit that was announced is the 'From Home' team that comprises of Doyoung, Kun, Haechan, Renjun, Yuta, Chenle, and Taeil. 'From Home' will be a ballad track sang in different languages. 

A secret unit was also revealed to be made up by Mark, YangYang, Haechan, Jeno, Ten, WinWin and Sungchan. WinWin was said to be the leader of the unit, and they were labelled as the "mysterious group" as their album will be coming out in November instead. They also hinted fans that it was a "retro hip-hop song". 

The last NCT U unit revealed during the broadcast consists of Johnny, Hendery, Jisung, Ten, Jaemin, Yuta, and Jungwoo. The second secret unit also dropped the news that they have a feel-good EDM song coming in November. 


NCT 2020: RESONANCE Pt. 1 will be out 12 October, and Pt. 2 will be out on November 23.

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