Woozi, member of K-pop group Seventeen, released his first personal English mixtape “Ruby” • Anyabelle Fashion Magazine
WOOZIThe new mixtape comes on the heels of another stellar year for the band, in which SEVENTEEN has established itself as a “fivefold million sellers” with their last five consecutive releases selling over one million copies each. In the final month of 2021, K-pop movers and shakers also had the honor of being named MTV. PUSH Artist of the month.
In the rock-influenced track, WOOZI compares the feeling of an intense attraction to “the other” to the blazing colors of a “Ruby, ‘illustrating the sway of emotions that one experiences in the midst of these inflamed feelings.
After instantly hooking listeners with classical strings from the first few seconds, the track quickly takes a sharp turn to thrilling, rock-influenced beats, and ultimately ends with jazzy piano sounds that complete a spectacle for the ears. The vibrant colors and alluring aesthetic of the accompanying music video add a visual layer to the immersive experience presented by the track.
Speaking of his first business outside of SEVENTEENthe entire band’s discography, WOOZI said: “”Rubyis a song that answers the question of who WOOZI is as an artist. As producer of SEVENTEEN and leader of its vocal unit, WOOZI served as the backbone of the K-pop supergroup’s continued upward trajectory.