ATEEZ consists of eight members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung and Jongho. They debuted on October 24, 2018, with the prolonged play (EP) Treasure EP.1: All to Zero. ATEEZ had been named Worldwide Followers’ Alternative on the 2019 and 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards, and gained the Bonsang (fundamental award) on the 4th The Truth Music Awards, the thirtieth and thirty first Seoul Music Awards. As of August 2022, ATEEZ have launched 9 EPs and one studio album within the Korean language, in addition to two EP and two studio albums within the Japanese language.
In October 2017, trainees from KQ Leisure auditioned for the survival actuality present MIXNINE. Hongjoong is without doubt one of the 4 boys that handed the audition. He ranked 7 within the MIXNINE Simply Dance showcase however was eradicated within the tenth episode. His last rating is quantity 42. Earlier than debuting, Hongjoong was launched as a part of ‘KQ Fellaz’, which is a pre-debut crew of trainees below KQ. On October 24, 2018, Hongjoong debuted as a member of ATEEZ with the title tracks ‘Treasure’ and ‘Pirate King’. Within the group, he holds the Captain, fundamental rapper, and composer positions.
A melodic tune with passionate lyrics and a dynamic drop, ‘Aurora’ was created as a method to showcase their true emotions for his or her fandom named ‘ATINY’. Musically, it has a dreamy instrumental with spacey beats and delightful vocals of the members. From the lyrics, one can perceive how a lot they love their followers and recognize what they’ve performed for them through the years. Even now, the tune is beloved by ATINYs around the globe!
Written and composed by Hongjoong, ‘Dawn’ is an encouraging, medium tempo pop tune with a guitar synth tune that talks about how they’re conscious of the hate they’ve obtained however like how the dawn represents a brand new day, they may hold going as a result of love triumphs over hate and ATINYs love is extra vital to them than a couple of haters’ opinions. Additionally it is to encourage the listeners to consider the nice and cozy dawn that can deliver a brand new day to them, one other day for them to strive one thing new and to depart all of the miserable ideas behind.
It’s a mixture of hip hop and EDM, and the tune has a horny improvement and a singular vocal supply. It captures the hearts of the boys who’re hungry for the treasure that lies past the horizon that nobody has but to find. This tune confirmed the expansion of Hongjoong as a musician, songwriter and producer. The symbols within the tune are extraordinarily vital because it talks about them reaching the heights and their need to succeed and that they may do something to attain their targets. Hongjoong’s rap stands out as he talks about persevering with the trail of success and is able to take over the world with their music.
4. Purple Rain (Cowl)
Whereas this monitor is a canopy, he added his personal phrases within the tune that was initially created by the long-lasting singer Prince. He sang the tune together with his entire coronary heart however the second verse had his personal phrases they usually had been extraordinarily heartwarming. In these lyrics, he mentioned that he’ll solely keep in mind the most effective reminiscences of his family members and can carry it for eternity as a result of it’s the supply of power, positivity and extra. Hongjoong added his soul to the tune, giving it his personal aptitude to the already widespread monitor.
5. DRAW & DRAW
This was one in all his unreleased songs that he lastly gave to his followers and its essentially the most completely different but extraordinarily Hongjoong like. The lo-fi instrumental coupled with a jazzy and R&B impressed tune talks about lacking their family members. The phrases sound bizarre however it’s a play on the phrases ‘I draw you’ which accurately means ‘I miss you’ in Korean as ‘draw’ and ‘miss’ has the identical phrase in Korean. He confirmed his skills as a songwriter with this tune and it was positively a smash hit amongst followers as they constantly heard the masterpiece.
This tune was written earlier than ATEEZ debuted and can be carried out on the finish of concert events as a present of gratitude to ATINYs. It’s a very significant tune because the members themselves wrote the lyrics of this tune. They recorded this tune whereas coaching in a dance studio enhancing their dance abilities. It’s a letter from ATEEZ. The time period ‘you’ within the lyrics is meant for anybody who listens to this tune.
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