SuperM (also known by the expanded title SuperM – The 1st Mini Album) is the eponymous debut extended play (EP) by South Korean supergroup SuperM.[2][3][4][5] It was released on October 4, 2019 by SM Entertainment and Capitol Records.[6][7] The CD version of the EP has eight different versions: one individual edition for each member and a "united" version.[8][9] The EP debuted at the top spot of the United States' Billboard 200 albums chart.

SuperM
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Digital cover
EP by
ReleasedOctober 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
Recorded2019[1]
Genre
Length24:57
Language
  • Korean
  • English
Label
Alternative cover
Physical cover
Physical cover
Singles from SuperM
  1. "Jopping"
    Released: October 4, 2019

Commercial performanceEdit

SuperM debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 by the end of its first week of release with 168,000 album-equivalent units (of which 164,000 were in album sales).[10] The EP earned the top spot on the Billboard World Albums Chart and remained number one for the next eight consecutive weeks.[11] Following the EP release, the group topped Billboard's Artist 100 chart as the top musical act in the US for the week ending 19 October, making the group the second K-pop act to ever lead the chart, following BTS.[12] The EP placed itself on the eleventh spot with 31,000 units for the following week and continued to chart on the Billboard 200 for the next six weeks (eight weeks in total).[13][14]

In South Korea, the EP debuted at the third spot of the Gaon Weekly Albums Chart[15] and sold 153,590 copies in just one day of tracking.[16]

AccoladesEdit

Year-end lists
Critic/Publication List Work Rank Ref.
Dazed The 20 best K-pop songs of 2019 "Jopping" 15 [17]
Billboard The 25 best K-pop Songs of 2019 25 [18]
South China Morning Post The 10 best K-pop songs of 2019 7 [19]
BuzzFeed Best K-pop Music Videos of 2019 13 [20]
MTV The Best K-pop B-sides of 2019 "2 Fast" 12 [21]
Refinery29 The Best K-Pop Songs Of 2019 "I Can't Stand The Rain" 10 [22]
PopCrush Best Pop Albums of 2019 SuperM N/A [23]

Track listingEdit

Adapted from Apple Music.[24]

No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Jopping"
  • Greg Bonnick
  • Hayden Chapman
  • Tay Jasper
  • Adrian Mckinnon
  • Nasla Jones
  • Geoffrey McCray
  • Zachary Chicoine
  • Marcus Scoutt
4:11
2."I Can't Stand the Rain"KenzieKenzie3:28
3."2 Fast" (performed by Taemin, Baekhyun, Mark, and Lucas)Danke
  • Greg Bonnick
  • Hayden Chapman
  • Adrian Mckinnon
  • Ebenezer
LDN Noise3:00
4."Super Car" (performed by Taemin, Baekhyun,Taeyong, Ten, and Mark)Jam Factory
  • Moonshine
  • Bobil Lewis
  • Charite Viken
Moonshine3:34
5."No Manners" (performed by Taemin, Kai, Taeyong and Ten)
  • Jam Factory
  • Taeyong
  • Jonathan Santana
  • Shae Jacobs
  • Tyler Holmes
  • Taeyong
Jonathan Santana3:03
6."Jopping" (Instrumental)   4:11
7."I Can't Stand the Rain" (Instrumental)   3:28
Total length:24:57

ChartsEdit

Release historyEdit

Country Date Format Label Ref.
United States October 4, 2019 [44]
Various
  • Digital download
  • streaming
  • CD
[45][46]
[47][48]
South Korea October 31, 2019 CD [49]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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