Taemin: X™️ Concert & “Famous” 3rd JP Mini Album 8/28 Release!
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Release Date: August 4, 2019 (digital)
August 28, 2019 (physical)
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PHYSICAL RELEASE NOTES
- Limited Edition A: Photobook Ver.
【CD】 + 【PHOTOBOOK 60P】
¥ 3,480 + tax (including tax ¥ 3,758) / UPCH-29340
- Limited Edition B: Movie Ver.
【CD】 + 【Music Video & Behind the Scenes Making】
¥ 2,980 + tax (including tax ¥ 3,218) / UPCH-29341
- Regular Edition
¥ 2,380 + tax (¥ 2,570 incl. Tax) / UPCH-20528
- Multi-file (217 mm × 110 mm): Tower Records / TOWER mini / TOWER RECORDS ONLINE
- Clear Poster (A3 size): HMV / HMV & BOOKS Online
- IC Card Sticker: TSUTAYA RECORDS, TSUTAYA Online Shopping
- Clear File: Rakuten Books
- Clear card case: Amazon.co.jp
- Polaroid-style photo card: UNIVERSAL MUSIC STORE
- Poster (B3 size): Other shops not listed above (Ex: CDJapan)
If you would like for your purchase to count on Oricon, you must purchase your album through someone that is buying the album directly in Japan (fan organized group orders, eBay [look for users shipping “From Japan”], etc.) -OR- You can purchase through through a proxy service like Buyee, From Japan, Tenso, etc. More information on Oricon can be found here~! For overachievers who want to count on Oricon and get those pre-order bonuses, services like Buyee are going to be your friend (all Japanese purchase links can be found on Taemin’s website). According to J-Shawols, Fanclub versions do not count on Oricon.
Taemin’s 3rd Japanese mini album “Famous” was announced untitled on the first day of Taemin’s 1st Arena Tour 「TAEMIN ARENA TOUR 2019 ～X™️～」, June 8th, 2019 (title spoiled by Taemin at concert in Osaka 6/19; confirmed by UMJ on 6/25 – just after the music video shooting). The arena tour began 7 months after his last tour in Japan in the Fall and is scheduled to run from June 8th-August 12th. With its announcement, the album has not yet been named, but on the first day of X™️, Taemin said that the new mini album would have 6 songs in total including 2 songs performed at the concert: “Slave” & “Colors”. Neither of these two songs are the title track which he said will be an intense dance track like “hip-hop”. The new album will have 3 versions: Regular & 2 Limited Editions. You can follow SHINee’s Japanese Twitter, Instagram, & Taemin’s JP Website for the latest updates~!
The MV for ‘Famous’ was released on 7/27 along with the digital pre-order. During the pre-order period, fans could download the title track as a pre-release before the full album drops digitally on 8/4. Rikimaru was the choreographer for ‘Famous’ and he was also the choreographer for Taemin’s other songs ‘Tiger’, ‘Into The Rhythm’, ‘Mars’, ‘Eclipse’, and ‘Slave’. Rikimaru said that the choreography was inspired by Medusa’s snakes turning people to stone in Greek mythology, wanting Taemin to entrance his audience.
3rd Mini Album Release Date …. 8/4 Digital & 8/28 Physical~!
MV + Promotion Playlist
「TAEMIN ARENA TOUR 2019 ～X™️～」
SOLD OUT: 150,000 fans / 17 Concerts / 7 Locations
✦ Goods Information ✦
✦ Tour Schedule ✦
✦ Full Schedule ✦
- -VCR: Intro-
- ACE (KR)
- Press Your Number (JP) + “Welcome to X™~!”
- One By One (KR)
- WANT (KR)
- Truth (KR)
- Stone Heart + Do It Baby
- Shadow (KR)
- Into the Rhythm
- COLOURS ☆
- Already (KR)
- Artistic Groove (KR)
- Pretty Boy (KR)
- Play Me (KR)
- Drip Drop (JP)
- SLAVE ☆
- I’m Crying
- Itsuka Kokode
- Sekaide Ichiban Aishitahito
- Sayonara Hitori
- Holy Water
- MOVE (KR)
- What’s This Feeling?
- Danger (Sherlock Remix) (JP)
Length: ~2 hr 20 min
Videos: (See YouTube video playlist above)
ModelPress Article (X™️ Hokkaido Review 6/9/19 – 10 PHOTOS):
ModelPress Article (Taemin Interview 7/31/19 – 3 PHOTOS):
Excite News Article (X™️ Tokyo Review 8/12/19 – 11 PHOTOS):