September 27, 2022

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‘DOUBLAST’ Becomes the Highest Selling Kep1er Album in a Day

Quoting via Koreansaleswt on Monday (20/6/2022), Kep1er officially made a comeback with their latest album ‘DOUBLAST.’ According to data released by Hanteo, the album sold 153,094 copies on the first day. This figure surpassed Kep1er’s personal record previously held by ‘FIRST IMPACT’ with 150,153 copies on the first day of release.

‘DOUBLAST’ is Kep1er’s first comeback in 5 months, after previously releasing their debut mini album ‘FIRST IMPACT’. The album ‘DOUBLAST’ will be officially released on June 20 at 18:00 KST via online music sites. On the same day, the music video for the title song “Up!” also released.

title track “Up!” is a song that tells the journey of Kep1er who takes his first step to ‘Kep1er Island’, a dream island called happiness. The song elevates the refreshing summer atmosphere by combining energetic vocals and cute lyrics on top of the genre combination punk house rhythm and genre soulful house.

The mini album ‘DOUBLAST’ features a total of five songs, including “Up!” “LE VOYA9E,” “Attention,” “Good Night,” and “Rewind.”

On the day of their comeback, Mnet released the Kep1er reality show titled ‘DOUBLAST On Air’. In this event, the members of Kep1er will take on summer games and missions as they build teamwork during a fun vacation. Apart from playing games and missions, this event also featured exclusive performances of Kep1er’s comeback songs, as well as a special VCR.

Kep1er is a project girl group made by the Mnet survival show ‘Girls Planet 999’. This girl group consists of 9 people, including Kim Chae Hyun, Huening Bahiyyih, Choi Yujin, Kim Dayeon, Seo Youngeun, Kang Yeseo, Ezaki Hikaru, Sakamoto Mashiro, and Shen Xiaoting. Kep1er is under the auspices of Wake One and Swing Entertainment with an active contract for 2.5 years.

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Kep1er debuted in January 2022 with the first mini-album ‘FIRST IMPACT’ and the title song “WA DA DA”. The debut album successfully recorded more than 200,000 sales copies in its first week and successfully topped the Hanteo album chart. In addition, the title song “WA DA DA” has also successfully entered various music charts in the United States, Japan, England, Australia, Germany, Indonesia, and Thailand.

Congratulations to Kep1er!