SEVENTEEN is gearing up for a comeback in October with a brand new album.
"We’re able to reach CARATs with our love no matter how far away they are." SEVENTEEN release new album, ; [Semicolon] – listen
Pledis Entertainment, SEVENTEEN's agency revealed that "Seventeen is preparing hard for a comeback with the goal of October."
The forthcoming album comes after the release of their seventh mini-album earlier this year, Heng:garae. The group was labelled "Million Seller" with the album sales reaching the 1 million mark in just one week.
The seventh mini-album was also a monster hit on the charts, as it bagged the Number 1 spot on iTunes Top Albums charts in over 27 countries. The mini-album includes "Left & Right", which has now amassed 59 million views.
Pledis Entertainment unveiled a new comeback teaser titled 'The Invitation For Youth '; [Semicolon]' on 5 October, and announced at the end of the video that the full album will be out on 19 October, 6pm KST (5pm SG/PH/MY Standard Time).
UPDATE (10/16): Watch the second MV teaser for the lead single here.
UPDATE (10/15): Watch the first official MV teaser for title track, 'HOME;RUN'.
UPDATE (10/13): SEVENTEEN dropped a 2-minute highlight medley of the new album on their social media channels last night, giving fans a sneak peek at the highly-anticipated ;Semicolon. Watch it below.
SEVENTEEN (세븐틴) Special Album '; [Semicolon]' Highlight Medley— 세븐틴(SEVENTEEN) (@pledis_17) October 12, 2020
▶ https://t.co/v3BpJe2PWS#SEVENTEEN #세븐틴#Semicolon #세미콜론#HOME_RUN#201019_6pm pic.twitter.com/eoUpKb0bM2
On 11 October, Pledis Entertainment lifted the veil on the album tracklist revealing 'HOME;RUN' to be the title song of the six-track album, and it seems to have several unit tracks as well. According to sources, the title track is going to be a swing-based retro song with a bright and cheerful sound.
SEVENTEEN Special Album '; [Semicolon]' TRACK LIST#SEVENTEEN #세븐틴#Semicolon #세미콜론#HOME_RUN#201019_6pm pic.twitter.com/RrGSTXUCkb— 세븐틴(SEVENTEEN) (@pledis_17) October 11, 2020
Check out the first group teaser photo and album-making film below.
SEVENTEEN Special Album '; [Semicolon]' Official Photo#SEVENTEEN #세븐틴#Semicolon #세미콜론#201019_6pm pic.twitter.com/HUm0SWuoIm— 세븐틴(SEVENTEEN) (@pledis_17) October 10, 2020
It was also revealed that the album will have 14 versions, with one dedicated to each member of the group and a group version – for its first edition only.
The ;Semicolon Special Album includes the following:
- WEAVING KIT 150 x 150mm (First-run only)
- FOLDED POSTCARD 120 x 100mm - 2 Versions (1 out of 2 Random)
- MINI CARD - 4 Versions (1 out of 13 Random)
- STICKER 80 x 50mm
- PHOTOCARD 55 x 85mm (2 out of 26 Random)
- POSTER 594 x 420mm (First-run only)
More details on the album preorder below.
Updated album info:#SEVENTEEN #세븐틴 #Semicolon #세미콜론 @pledis_17 pic.twitter.com/bSzjeWAWzM— SEVENTEEN Fancafe & Weverse (@SVT_Fancafe) October 12, 2020
Pre-order the album via WeVerse, where you will stand a chance to win a special gift and enter a video call fansign raffle.
Pre-order #SEVENTEEN Special Album ‘; [Semicolon]’ now!— Weverse Shop (@weverseshop) October 5, 2020
📆Until 5 Oct, 11:00 ~ 18 Oct, 11:59 (KST)
Pre-order on #WeverseShop for...
💌Video call fansign raffle
👉https://t.co/G4zce1X1H7#SVT #Semicolon pic.twitter.com/05ke6MCwpm
Joshua and DK from SEVENTEEN recently released a new collaboration track, '17', with American artist, PinkSweat$. Watch it here:
Meanwhile, Seung Kwan is included in this the OST of Netflix K-drama, Record of Youth.
SEVENTEEN joins the growing list of K-pop groups making a comeback in October alongside NCT.
Fans of SEVENTEEN, CARATs, are determined to see it through to earn the group the title of the "Double Million Seller", while some thought that the boys deserve a break as they just dropped Heng:garae four months ago.
#SEVENTEEN COMEBACK ON OCTOBER, DOUBLE MILLION SELLER CHALLENGE‼️— ˚* ❀mi ⇆💜¹⁷ˣ¹⁷ (@miwon17_) September 17, 2020
"SVT is currently preparing for cb to fit "October release" frame" "will launch their domestic activities next month""They are determined to surpass their own records again thru new album in 4 months" @pledis_17 pic.twitter.com/hMspkOUmAJ
Can someone tell Seventeen & pledis that we CANNOT PRODUCE MONEY as fast as they produce albums!!!!😭😭— ˚* ❀mi ⇆💜¹⁷ˣ¹⁷ (@miwon17_) September 17, 2020
love how seventeen literally went on weverse yesterday to tell us they were super busy exactly a day before confirming we’re having a comeback NEXT MONTH they really said HA HA CARATS SURPRISE— nany🌻 (@jaunewonu) September 17, 2020
carats want seventeen to rest... along with our wallets— carat struggle tweets (@caratstruggles) September 17, 2020
i mean we kinda expected another seventeen comeback for 2020 but the boys have been so busy ever since their last stop for oty, fallin’ flower, other projects, henggarae promotions, caratland, 24H promotions, and seungkwan was injured 😕 can’t they rest for a while?— cath 🐾 (@sooniesgyu) September 17, 2020