South Korean vocal pop group BTOB returned Monday with the discharge of their Hour Moment EP. Following the discharge of October's pre-album launch “Friend,” the brand new album was fronted by the evocative “Beautiful Pain.”
An evocative pop ballad, “Beautiful Pain” makes use of a easy piano melody as its base, earlier than rising into a mild, rhythmic soundscape that includes candy strings, layered harmonies and dramatic synths because the boy band displays on the way it’s not possible to show again time on a romance. It’s the kind of sound that BTOB has come to be identified for, and a becoming launch at a time when the group's followers are feeling a candy ache of their very own, with member Eunkwang's latest enlistment within the South Korean armed forces.
“Beautiful Pain” was co-written by BTOB’s Hyunsik with EDEN, whereas Minhyuk, Peniel and Ilhoon additionally wrote lyrics. Ilhoon co-composed three different songs on the album — "Friend," "Like It" and "Butterfly" — whereas Minhyuk co-wrote "Climax." Based on time-bound love, the monitor listing of Hour Moment appears to take the listener by way of the moments from friendship turning into love with "Friend" adopted by "Like It," then the primary flutters of romance with "Butterfly," adopted by the "Climax" of a relationship and ending with a "Beautiful Pain."
The single was launched with a poignant music video that featured the members of BTOB, sans Eunkwang, reflectively singing as they bear in mind the occasions they’d along with a beloved one.
Formed in 2012, BTOB noticed a late-career surge in recognition and has develop into generally known as one in every of South Korea's hottest vocal acts. They've seen three albums seem on the World Albums chart throughout the final two years.
Watch the music video for BTOB’s “Beautiful Pain” right here: