SEVENTEEN‘s Woozi is without doubt one of the most critically acclaimed songwriters within the K-Pop world. He even lately introduced dwelling the “Best Producer” award from the 2021 Asian Artist Awards.
Woozi doesn’t solely write songs for his personal group (“Adore U,” “Pretty U,” “Home,” and extra) and different artists (I.O.I‘s “Downpour,” fromis_9‘s “Love Rumpumpum,” and so forth.) but additionally for himself. He launched Ruby, his first mixtape as a soloist, on January 3.
In an interview with Weverse Magazine, Woozi was requested in regards to the distinction in problem when making songs for the group versus for himself: “Have you found there’s a difference between when you’re making a song for SEVENTEEN versus a solo song?”
Songwriting for SEVENTEEN is one thing he’s used to. He can simply take a step again and take a look at the music he’s producing in an “objective” approach.
I feel I’m often fairly good at being goal about what route the music ought to take once I’m producing for SEVENTEEN.’
Thoughts reminiscent of “This is cooler” and “This sounds more like it,” come extra naturally when he’s making tracks for his group of 13.
Surprisingly, Woozi finds it tougher to compose for himself. He’s not used to being the one individual singing the track.
But for solo songs, that goal view of whether or not this or that’s good will get blurry.
To tackle this surprising challenge, Woozi has reached out to his buddies greater than earlier than. He stated, “I’ve gotten a lot of advice and help from my colleagues.”
Despite the challenges, Woozi’s solo mixtape ended up receiving optimistic evaluations! Check out the official music video beneath if you happen to haven’t seen it but.