Yes, there is no stopping of boy band EXO. Their latest album 'The War' that made its way into the music sites yesterday (July 18) at 6 pm is already rocking the charts.
According to All Kpop, the album is topping the iTunes Worldwide Albums Chart in more than 34 countries including Canada, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Sweden, Vietnam, Finland, Israel, Macau, Peru, Romania, Taiwan, and more. All Kpop also noted this as a new iTunes record set by any Korean group. The boys already created a record with a pre-order of more than 800,000 copies.
SM Entertainment has earlier confirmed that boy band EXO would be making their comeback on M!Countdown on July 20. The boys will perform the title track "Ko Ko Bop" from their upcoming album 'The War' on the show.
Meanwhile, EXO has now dropped the title track's MV. According to its official description, "Ko Ko Bop is an energetic reggae song with rhythmical reggae and bass guitar sounds. Members CHEN, CHANYEOL and BAEKHYUN have participated in writing the lyrics, which talk about how to let your body move as it wants and dance freely together on the night before the inevitable war."
In addition, the boys will also be a part pot JTBC's 'Ask Me Anything' show that is scheduled to be aired mid-July. The album and performances are done without its member Lay, who is busy with upcoming Chinese drama "Operation Love," a remake of the original Japanese drama.
The band consists of members Xiumin, Suho, Lay, Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O., Kai and Sehun. EXO is identified as one of the top three Kpop male groups with a fervent fan base across the globe. Earlier this year, the boys set the stages across Asia and the United States on fire with their fierce EXO PLANET #3 – The EXO'rDIUM.
The worldwide concert tour consisted of 37 shows in South Korea, Thailand, China, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico and the US. They wrapped up the tour with a Seoul concert that drew 70,000 fans for two days last May.