On December 24, 2022, the K-pop boy group NCT DREAM released a special music video for their track titled ‘Graduation.’ It made the fans emotional as the song reflected back on the member’s journey.
NCT Dream’s Graduation
For the unversed, NCT DREAM released the music video for ‘Graduation’ on their official Youtube channel. The track holds special meaning for both the group and its fans because it highlights their journey over the years. The song also features impressive vocals, captivating melodies, and falsettos by all the members of NCT DREAM. The group members, Jeno, Haechan, Mark, Renjun, Jaemin, Chenle, and Jisung, delivered a powerful performance as they openly express their feelings and emotions. There is no denying that it has a smooth progression and will have everyone singing along with the chorus!
The official music video
The music video for ‘Graduation’ features the NCT DREAM members singing the song and further includes flashbacks to their earlier days. The song tries to capture the group’s journey and the special bond they share with each other.
It highlights all of the challenges the group faced together and how they were able to overcome them and reach their ultimate goal. ‘Graduation’ is a meaningful gift to the fans who have watched the group grow and have been a part of NCT DREAM’s journey.
Check out the video below.
The mini album CANDY
On December 16, 2022, the members of NCT DREAM also released their winter special mini album titled ‘Candy.’ It includes six tracks, namely Candy, Graduation, Tangerine Love, Take My Breath, Moon, and Walk with You. The title track for the same is, ‘Candy’, and is a reimagination of H.O.T.’s song of the same name. The track further features the lively energy of the NCT DREAM members.
Just three days after the mini album’s release, it reached over 1.2 million sales, making the K-pop group the only artist to have three million-selling albums in the year 2022. The mini album by NCT DREAM has received positive feedback from listeners all over the globe.
Immediately upon its release, both the album Candy and its title track reached the top of the music charts within Korea and abroad. By December 17, 2022, Candy had already hit the No. 1 position on iTunes Top Albums charts in around 16 different regions around the world, including Australia, Denmark, India, Russia, Malaysia, Chile, Japan, Indonesia, , Turkey, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and the Philippines.
The album also reached No. 1 on QQ Music’s digital album sales chart in another country, China, where it also got an official platinum certification.