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NCT DREAM Confirms Comeback With Mark This April 2021

7 NCT DREAM Members posing for album photoshoot
NCT DREAM members (cr: SM Entertainment )

SM Entertainment confirms NCT DREAM’s comeback this April with Mark. The agency responded with the statement saying, “NCT DREAM is preparing a new album aimed for an April release. “ It’s like NCTzens’ dream is coming true soon! As it will be Mark’s first appearance after more than two years since “We Go Up” with NCT DREAM. Mark graduated from the group in 2018 due to the age limit system. SM Entertainment was quick to confirm NCT Dreams’ comeback after SPOT TV reported about the comeback on the 23rd march 2021 broadcast.

Also, this will be NCT DREAM’s first album in a year since “Reload” in April 2020. Their fourth mini-album, ‘Reload,’ was a huge success, with the album peaking the chart and ranking at number one on the South Korean Gaon Album Chart, making it their highest-selling record, with over 690,000 copies sold. The exact dates and other details regarding the new album will be announced soon. Only the lineup of including Renjun, Jeno, Jaemin, Chenle, Jisung, and Mark has been released so far. The group’s agency also stated if things go according to the plan, then the group would be able to release in April.

NCT DREAM’s background check

NCT Dream debut under SM entertainment with their single, “Chewing Gum,” on August 24, 2016. Chewing Gum became a great hit in both Korean and US charts. It secured #2 on the World Digital Songs sales chart and #23 on the Spotify Viral 50 chart on its release. In 2017 NCT Dream released its first single album, The First, with its lead single, “My First and Last.” The album successfully ranked number one on the Gaon Chart. NCT Dream even won 1st place on the 100th episode of SBS MTV’s The Show, marking the first music show win for an NCT unit.

NCT DREAM cover art for Chewing gum (cr: SM Entertainment)

Later the same year, NCT Dream was also appointed as official ambassadors for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which was hosted in South Korea, for which NCT Dream released an official song titled “Trigger the Fever.” They performed the song at the opening ceremony of the U-20 World Cup and other promotional events. They had another comeback the same year with their first EP, We Young, and this time their single was able to break into the western music industry. As We Young peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard World Albums chart after the release. We young also topped iTunes Albums charts of 15 countries worldwide.

                                                         Also, Read Top NCT’s Taeyong Facts That You Didn’t Know.

Why Is NCT Dream’s Comeback With Mark Is So Anticipated?

Mark Lee is a Canadian Korean rapper and one of the original members of NCT DREAM. After two successful years with NCT DREAM, Mark graduated to NCT127 due to SM Entertainment’s rotational age-limited system ( now abolished). Making We Young, the last comeback with Mark before graduating in 2018. He then went to become the new addition to units like NCT127 and NCT U. He is also part of SM entertainment’s mega-project group SUPERM, which consists of Shinee’s Taemin, EXO’s Baekhyun and Kai, NCT127’s Taeyong, and Mark, and WayV ‘s Ten and Lucas.  All seven members are from four SM Entertainment boy groups. The members are. The group debuted in 2019 with their self-titled EP, with their debut single, “Jopping.” The song is listed among Billboard’s Critics’ picks of “25 Best K-pop Songs” of the year.

Mark posing for NCT127

Mark posing for NCT127 Neo zone repackage photoshoot. (credits: SM Entertainment)

Meanwhile, NCT Dream continued promoting as a five-member group. They made albums such as we go up (2018), we boom (2019), and Reload (2020). All the albums ranked high in charts for both Korean and US markets. Mark’s return to the group was an ongoing discussion last year. With the love and support of  NCT DREAM’s fans, the group is coming back soon to flood us with all the love and good music for 2021. Indeed this year is going well! Stay tuned for more updates.

Also read: BTS’s ‘Dynamite’ Outfits Sold At A Charity Auction For $162,500.

Durgeshnandini is a journalist in making. She loves to experience new things and share their experience through her writing. She is also a Content writer and Contributing author at Otakukart. You can reach out to her at Durgeshnandini@otakukart.com

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