Just a couple of weeks after messing with the “Tempo” of their final single, Okay-pop boy band EXO are again this week with their brand-new track “Love Shot.”
Released on Thursday, the act’s newest is a clean tune that takes goal at determining romance. Fronted by heavy 808 bass, layered vocals and quirky parts like gunshot results and warped synths, “Love Shot” slinks alongside from begin to end, rising and falling in depth in anticipation of the groovy “na na na”s of the refrain forward of the titular hook. The track involves a conclusion in essentially the most explosive means, however not earlier than slowing issues down quickly with an evocative bridge from D.O and Suho and raps from Sehun and Chanyeol, bolstered by harmonizing from who sounds to be Baekhyun, earlier than ending issues off with one ultimate rendition of the addictive choral chorus.
Chanyeol (Park Chanyeol) and Chen (Kim Jongdae) are credited as co-writers of the track's lyrics, whereas Bazzi is among the track's composers.
“Love Shot” was launched via a dramatic music video that noticed the group switching off between the gritty locale of a gasoline station and splendid trappings, earlier than collaborating in a shoot-out with surprising foes. The video is dominated by a few of the most sensual choreography EXO has served up in a while, because the group seduces the digital camera with gyrating strikes in some moments, whereas imitating weapons and shoot-outs in others. Narratively, the video ties into EXO’s most up-to-date music video with the resurgence of a pink dice beforehand seen in “Tempo.”
“Love Shot” fronts EXO’s newest album, additionally launched on Thursday, which is an prolonged re-release of November’s Don’t Mess Up My Tempo; upon its launch, the prior album noticed the group enter the Billboard 200 high 40 for the primary time, peaking at No. 23 on the chart dated Nov. 17. Along with the Don't Mess Up My Tempo tracks and a Chinese model of “Love Shot,” Love Shot additionally options two brand-new songs: the luxurious standout dance monitor “Trauma” and the candy, wintertime ballad “Wait.”
Watch the music video for EXO’s “Love Shot” right here: