Introducing various types of music by SM Entertainment's top musicians
NCT DREAM The 1st Album ‘맛 (Hot Sauce)’ NCT DREAM2021.05.10
NCT DREAM, Releasing the 1st Regular Album, ‘Hot Sauce,’ on May 10th
10 Songs in Various Genres including the Single, ‘Hot Sauce’!
Smashing K-Pop Scenes with the Addictive 'Hot Sauce’!
The ‘Global Young Power,’ NCT DREAM (SM Entertainment), releases the first regular album, 'Hot Sauce,' on May 10.
With ten songs in various genres, including the single, ‘Hot Sauce,’ the album will fully present NCT DREAM's unique music.
The world's hitmakers, such as Yoo Young Jin, KENZIE, DEEZ, Moonshine, and minGtion participated in the album to raise its quality. NCT DREAM members, including MARK, JENO, JAEMIN, and JISUNG, also participated in the rap making to add to the album's charms.
With each song released, NCT DREAM is winning enormous support for refined music style and unrivaled performance. ‘Reload,’ the previous album, ranked first on domestic and foreign streaming and album charts, such as iTunes Top Album Chart in 51 regions worldwide, United World Chart. NCT DREAM is also included in Billboard's ‘21 Under 21,’ to become the first Asian artist to enter the chart for three consecutive years and prove their global influence. For such influence and popularity, the new album is raising expectations for NCT DREAM's next moves.
Single, ‘Hot Sauce’ – Addictive 'Hot Sauce,' the more you get, the more you want!
The single, ‘Hot Sauce,’ is a hip-hop track with Afrobeat. It features the minimal contrast between the chanting, combined with characterful vocals in the chorus, and the chill vibe. The unique signature sound, resembling spellcasting, is quite addictive. The lyrics give a message that they will show the great charms only NCT DREAM has, strong like hot sauce but unforgettable once you have it.
‘Rainbow’ is an R&B pop song featuring the rap section composed partially by NCT DREAM members, MARK, JENO, JAEMIN, and JISUNG. It expresses the wish to add a new chapter in their lives with all seven members like the beautiful rainbow. ‘Be There For You’ is a warm ballad number that illustrates the sincerity in the wish to be with the members all the time. ‘My Youth’ is an R&B pop that brings back the memory and the genuine feeling that they unsparingly gave to each other also conveys honest and warm emotions.
‘Diggity,’ a pop-dance track, tells an exciting story about going on an adventure in an unknown world. ‘Rocket’ is a retro-pop song that compares NCT DREAM with the 'Dream Rocket' and shows the ambition that they will be the stars of the whole universe. ‘Countdown’ is a pop-dance song that sends a confident message that suppressed dreams become bigger dreams when they are exploded out to the world.
Of the ten songs in the new album, there are also ‘Dive Into You’ which is a medium R&B pop track with a contrast between emotional melody and fast beat, 'ANL' which is a synth-pop presenting NCT DREAM's unique cheerful mood, and ‘Irreplaceable’ which is a medium-tempo track on swing rhythm, telling you how important you are for you cannot be replaced with anything else.