SEVENTEEN (세븐틴), the beloved 13-member boy group under Pledis Entertainment, is all set to take the K-pop world by storm with their highly anticipated first Japanese best album, “Always Yours” (stylized in all caps). Scheduled to be released on August 23, 2023, this album promises to be a treat for Carats (SEVENTEEN’s fandom) and music enthusiasts alike. SEVENTEEN’s journey in the music industry began on May 26, 2015, with the release of their debut mini-album “17 Carat.” Since then, they have consistently showcased their exceptional talent, captivating the hearts of fans worldwide. With a unique structure of three units – hip-hop, vocal, and performance – SEVENTEEN’s self-production abilities have garnered immense praise. Their active involvement in composing, producing their discography, and choreographing their performances has solidified their position as a self-producing idol group, setting them apart from others in the industry. The excitement surrounding SEVENTEEN’s upcoming Japanese best album, “Always Yours,” has been building ever since the announcement during the 2022 HYBE Briefing With the Community, when CEO Park Ji Won revealed the group’s comeback plans for the first half of 2023. The album, aptly titled “Always Yours,” is a testament to the unwavering support and love that Carats have showered upon the group since their debut.
The physical album will be available in eight different versions, each offering a unique experience for fans. The versions include Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, Limited Edition C, Limited Edition D, Standard Edition, 7net Edition, Flash Price Edition, and Carat Edition. With such a diverse range of versions, fans will undoubtedly be spoilt for choice. “Always Yours” is a musical masterpiece that spans across two discs, featuring an array of stunning tracks that will undoubtedly leave listeners enthralled. Disc 1 kicks off with captivating tunes such as “Ima -Ashita Sekai ga Owatte mo-” and “Sara Sara,” setting the tone for an unforgettable musical journey. The album continues to charm with tracks like “Call Call Call!” and “Happy Ending,” showcasing SEVENTEEN’s versatility and powerful vocals. The heartfelt “Not Alone (ひとりじゃない)” and the soulful “Power of Love (あいのちから)” are sure to strike a chord with fans, emphasizing the emotional depth of the album. Disc 2 is equally captivating, presenting Japanese versions of some of SEVENTEEN’s most beloved tracks. Fans can look forward to “Highlight -Japanese ver.-,” “Love Letter -Japanese ver.-,” and “Home -Japanese ver.-,” among others, which showcase the group’s linguistic prowess and their ability to connect with fans across different cultures.
As the release date draws closer, fans eagerly anticipate the magic that SEVENTEEN is bound to deliver with “Always Yours.” With their signature sound, exceptional stage presence, and unwavering dedication to their craft, SEVENTEEN continues to push the boundaries of K-pop, leaving an indelible mark on the industry. “Always Yours” promises to be a celebration of SEVENTEEN’s journey and a testament to the strong bond they share with their fans. With their passion and talent, SEVENTEEN is sure to create an album that will resonate with Carats worldwide, further solidifying their position as one of K-pop’s most beloved groups. As the clock ticks down to August 23, 2023, anticipation reaches a fever pitch, and fans eagerly count down the days until they can immerse themselves in the magic of “Always Yours.” With SEVENTEEN’s unwavering dedication and unparalleled talent, this album is set to be nothing short of extraordinary, leaving fans saying, “Always Yours, SEVENTEEN!”