We’re formally over midway via 2022, which feels prefer it would possibly simply be the 12 months of VIVIZ. And actually, we’re actually not mad about it.
After making their retro-pop debut as a Okay-pop trifecta, former GFRIEND alum SinB, Eunha, and Umji got here out of the rookie gate swinging – dropping the proper springtime hit, “BOP BOP!” (and hard-hitting b-sides). The poised mini-album finally earned themselves a right away win on music applications earlier than launching their fame even additional by touchdown themselves on MNET’s Queendom 2 (a contest collection consisting of fellow rookie and veteran pop music legends).
By the time the high-stakes collection wrapped, they managed to take third place surpassing icons like Hyolyn, Brave Girls, and fellow “rookies” Kep1er, proving that that is solely the start for every member of VIVIZ. More not too long ago, Okay-pop trinity lastly introduced their first official comeback album, Summer Vibe, and after the whole lot they’ve been via collectively – there’s potential to proceed down a path of greatness.
Ahead of the discharge of Summer Vibe, we have been pleased to talk with VIVIZ about all issues Queendom 2 (and extra)!
Firstly, it needs to be acknowledged that your presence on Queendom 2 was most likely probably the most constant trending subjects of the collection, and on a weekly foundation! Did you do any particular preparations when it got here to becoming a member of the top-tier survival collection, or did you are feeling like due to your expertise and its unpredictable format that it was higher to go in with out expectations?
SinB: Id say a particular preparation we did would most likely be how we labored on our teamwork [laughs]. The three of us talked about how we goal to work onerous to point out plenty of new ideas and kinds.
After your first problem, it grew to become clear that plenty of artists felt understandably threatened by the whole lot you deliver to the desk! That being stated, its by no means simple to really feel focused after all, no matter circumstances! How did that first week influence your method to the next challenges of your Queendom expertise? Because it genuinely felt such as you actually confirmed off a model new daring facet of VIVIZ by week 2!
Umji: It was enjoyable and thrilling that folks have been speaking loads about us and that we have been receiving the eye. We loved the good quantity of mentions and curiosity with out it even being our official promotion interval [laughs]. Weve solely simply began as VIVIZ, and it was wonderful how individuals are steadily attending to learn about us. So after the primary episode, we began with the ability to have enjoyable because the persevering with episodes progressed.
If you every at present had the flexibility to decide on something you wished to compete with on Queendom, together with a remix of your personal tune, or a VIVIZ-version of any artists tune, what would you every select?
Umji: Originally, we wished to cowl both WJSNs Unnatural or LOONAs PPT (Paint The Town). We had hopes of making a grand and conceptual efficiency with “PPT,” and since its a kind of tune and efficiency we hadnt achieved earlier than neither as VIVIZ nor GFRIEND, we have been very intrigued and wished to tackle the problem.
You have a extremely devoted group of supporters who adore the whole lot, from VIVIZ power as a bunch and every member’s personal unmatched qualities! How did you initially reply to among the outpourings of affection youve obtained since your participation in this system?
Umji: Firstly, it made us so pleased to suppose that we nonetheless have charming features and ardour to deliver. We talked about how it could be nice for VIVIZ to change into a bunch that individuals are nonetheless interested in and that’s consistently contemporary despite the fact that its been near eight years since we debuted.
Going into a few of your music, your first official music video has garnered over 11 million views and the observe has already surpassed tens of millions of streams, which will need to have been exhilarating to witness! Was there a second if you have been both filming the music video or recording within the studio the place issues clicked and you knew it may have nice potential?
Umji: We thought, Ah, this tune is so us! from the second we first listened to it as a result of it appeared like the proper tune to make use of as our first impression on many individuals. Thats why everybody actually pushed to make it our debut tune as VIVIZ.
Love You Like is such a ravishing b-side and presents a couple of totally different musical stylings for listeners to uncover after your retro-pop introduction with Bop Bop! What would you select as your favourite hidden-gem observe on Beam of Prism?
Umji: I, too, like Love you Like as a result of I believe it has a particular allure. I just like the tune as a result of it holds nice that means as its our first tune for our followers, and additionally as a result of it looks like watching the credit of a really touching film.
You seem like a bunch that basically values every member and their respective opinions which is vital for longevity! Where would you say you every personally thrive essentially the most in VIVIZ, creatively talking?
SinB: Eunhas trait of radiating vibrant power that places folks in temper, Umjis perseverance to observe via, and my persistent onerous work? [laughs] come collectively in serving to us in all of our inventive work.
Now that youve created a contemporary alternative for the three of you to re-debut, but in addition deliver these experiences into your present- what potential hopes do you’ve gotten for the longer term tales advised by VIVIZ?
Umji: Well be exhibiting you varied kinds and ideas. We hope to deliver the varied kinds and ideas via a riot of vivid colours and to inform our personal tales.
Check out VIVIZ new remix of BOP BOP! right here, make sure that to stream their debut EP Beam of Prism, and put together yourselves for Summer Vibe!