MONSTA X releases new album in Japanese, “ Flavors of Love ”
MONSTA X has officially released their latest Japanese album “Flavors of Love”.
The 11-track disc was released on all major streaming platforms today (May 5) and features original Japanese songs such as “Wanted” and “Wish On The Same Sky”. For the album, the boyband also recorded Japanese versions of their Korean singles, including “Follow”, “Fantasia” and “Love Killa”.
To celebrate the album’s release, MONSTA X also released a performance video for “Flavors of Love,” the record’s title track, which was originally released on April 14. In the clip, the members perform the sweet pop song on a simple set. while wearing white and denim outfits.
“Flavors of Love” is the group’s third Japanese studio album, following “Peace” in 2018 and “Phenomenon” in 2019. The six-member group is also set to make their first return to Korea in 2021 with “One of a Kind”. June 1.
MONSTA X member IM previously teased the group’s comeback during an appearance on the DIVE Studios podcast Unpacking, which is hosted by Jinjin from ASTRO and Kino from PENTAGON. However, group leader Shownu will not be able to participate in the group’s promotions for the upcoming release due to a retinal injury, according to a statement released by his agency Starship Entertainment.
In February, IM released their first solo mini album “Duality”, consisting of five tracks written and produced by the rapper. In a brilliant three-star review, NME Ruby C said the artist had succeeded in “defining and refining the theme of duality for himself”.