X1 Takes Trophy in Music Bank, Accomplishing 8th Win with No Performance, CLC Comback and Oh Hayoung's Goodbye Songs
X1 took the win without performing in "Music Bank" and achieved the eighth win in the program.
On September 13th, Music Bank was aired in KBS2 moderated by the MCs, Choi Bo Min and Shin Ye Eun. Red Velvet's "Umpah Umpah" and X1's "Flash" were two contesting songs up for first place.
The trophy for the first was taken by X1 after a fierce competition. X1 did not even perform at the stage, however, accomplished eight wins in the music show. The new singer group proved their unbeatable force. X1's Flash is the EDM genre song that combines the House and the Future Rap. The song displays each member's prowess and dynamic vocals to unleash their dream to fly up and the birth of X1.
On the other hand, "Music Bank" featured a variety of performances from different groups that return to or leave from the Kpop world. CLC's "Devil", a song with joyful beat drops in the modern retro-pop, was performed drawing cheers from the audience. The song conveys CLC's powerful and sly image concept.
Red Velvet's "Umpah Umpah", a song that competed with X1's Flash, can not be missed in terms of their gorgeous performance. They achieved six wins in the music program and proved their unique and fresh attractiveness that dominated the stage. Umpah Umpah is Red Velvet's discography song. The lyrics speaks to the partner stunned by her eye looks and charm in the swimming scenes.
Sunmi also re-emerged with her comeback song, "Lalalay", and revealed her power of "Performance Queen". In her black outfit, Sunmi danced with her strong sharp eye-look. "Lalaly" is a self-composed song of the singer based on her inspiration she had during the trip in North America and Mexico in March.Weaving traditional Korean wind instruments and her impressive choreography brought a successful debut.
At last, Oh Hayoung performed "Don't Make Me Laugh" as a goodbye song. She made viewers to anticipate her comeback by her title song. Oh successfully debuted with her solo album, "OH!" and exposed her potential to become popular.
This week's episode of "Music Bank" was recorded on September 6th and aired today. Red Velvet, Sunmi, Apink's Hayoung, CLC, UP10TION, The Boyz, Jang Dae Hyeon, TRCNG, VERIVERY, Rocket Punch, EVERGLOW, D1CE, G-reyish, TARGET, IONE, Jeong Hyo Bean, FANATICS, ONEWE, VANNER, Hyun Su, WeGirls, and YJP made their appearances in the show.