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THE RED SUMMER is the fifth EP by South Korean girl group Red Velvet . Marketed as a special "summer" mini-album release, it was released digitally on July 9, 2017 and physically on July 10, 2017 by SM Entertainment and distributed by Genie Music
Genie Music
. The 5-track EP is the second major release from Red Velvet to focus solely on their "Red" concept, following their debut studio album The Red (2015). It includes the title track " Red Flavor ".

The EP was a commercial success, peaking atop the Gaon Album
Album
Chart and giving the group their third no. 1 on Billboard\'s World Albums chart, thus setting the record for South Korean girl groups with the most no. 1 albums on the chart.

CONTENTS

* 1 Background and composition * 2 Release and promotion * 3 Reception and commercial performance * 4 Track listing * 5 Personnel

* 6 Charts

* 6.1 Weekly charts * 6.2 Monthly charts

* 7 Release history * 8 References * 9 External links

BACKGROUND AND COMPOSITION

Tamar Herman of Billboard magazine called the title track "Red Flavor" an electropop song with "dramatic synths and a percussive melody" that is "dynamic in its jam-packed but not overpowering production" and concluded that it is "sure to be one of the summer's K-pop
K-pop
earworms". Jeff Benjamin of Fuse magazine described the song as a "super-simple-to-swallow piece of pop" and wrote that the album consists of five 'feel-good' tracks. "You Better Know" is a warm EDM song. The tropical dance track "Zoo" is a throwback to the group's animal sound-infused debut single "Happiness". "Mojito" was defined as a saccharine, glossy, electropop song and lastly, "Hear the Sea" is a mid-tempo R Ppalgan Mat)

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* Daniel Caesar * Ludwig Lindell

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* Johannes Josh Jorgensen * Lars Halvor Jensen

* Johannes Joergensen * Lars Halvor Jensen

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5. "Hear the Sea" (바다가 들려; Badaga Deullyeo) Hwang Hyun (MonoTree ) Hwang Hyun (MonoTree) Hwang Hyun (MonoTree) 3:22

TOTAL LENGTH: 17:18

PERSONNEL

Credits adapted from the liner notes of The Red Summer.

* S.M. Entertainment
S.M. Entertainment
Co., Ltd. – executive producer * Lee Soo-man – producer * Lee Seong-soo – producing director * Yoo Je-ni – A&R director and coordinator * Chae Jeong-hee – A&R director and coordinator * Jeong Ji-young – A&R director and coordinator * Lee Seo-kyeong – international A&R * Kim Seon-min – international A&R * Im Hyo-kyeong – international A text-align:left; vertical-align:top;">

WEEKLY CHARTS

CHART (2017) Peak position

JAPANESE ALBUMS (ORICON ) 27

SOUTH KOREAN ALBUMS (GAON ) 1

US WORLD ALBUMS (BILLBOARD ) 1

US TOP HEATSEEKERS ALBUMS (BILLBOARD) 8

US INDEPENDENT ALBUMS (BILLBOARD) 25

MONTHLY CHARTS

CHART (2017) Peak position

SOUTH KOREAN ALBUMS (GAON ) 4

RELEASE HISTORY

REGION DATE FORMAT LABEL

SOUTH KOREA July 9, 2017 digital download

* S.M. Entertainment
S.M. Entertainment
* Genie Music
Genie Music

WORLDWIDE S.M. Entertainment

SOUTH KOREA July 10, 2017 CD

* S.M. Entertainment * Genie Music

REFERENCES

* ^ Kim, Hyun-sik (July 9, 2017). "레드벨벳, \'빨간맛\'으로 여름 가요계 공략". nocutnews (in Korean). Retrieved July 21, 2017. * ^ A B Benjamin, Jeff (July 19, 2017). "Red Velvet Scores Third No. 1 on World Albums, Lead Among K-Pop Females". Billboard. Retrieved July 20, 2017. * ^ Benjamin, Jeff (July 10, 2017). "RED VELVET CAPTURE THE TASTE OF SUMMER WITH \'RED FLAVOR\': WATCH THE VIDEO". Fuse. Retrieved July 11, 2017. * ^ Herman, Tamar (July 9, 2017). "Red Velvet Offers a Taste of Summer With \'Red Flavor\' Song & Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2017. * ^ "#레드벨벳, 여름 미니앨범 \'#TheRedSummer\'". Vyrl (in Korean). July 6, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017. * ^ Kim, Hwi-seok (June 23, 2017). "레드벨벳, 7월 컴백 예정..SM "뮤비 촬영 마쳤다"(공식)". naver (in Korean). Retrieved June 30, 2017. * ^ Jung, Hee-yeon (June 30, 2017). "\'컴백\' 레드벨벳, 타이틀곡 \'빨간 맛\'…7월 9일 공개". naver (in Korean). Retrieved June 30, 2017. * ^ Yang, Ji-yeon (July 2, 2017). "레드벨벳, SM타운 콘서트서 신곡 \'빨간 맛\' 최초 공개···조이 티저 오픈". naver (in Korean). Retrieved July 9, 2017. * ^ Cho, Yoon-seon (July 9, 2017). "이효리, \'인기가요\'로 음방 피날레…레드벨벳 신곡 첫 공개". Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved July 9, 2017. * ^ Ji, Min-kyung (July 19, 2017). "\'쇼챔피언\' 레드벨벳, 1위 등극...\'빨간맛\' 통했다 ". Korea Daily (in Korean). Retrieved July 20, 2017. * ^ McMullen, Chase (July 14, 2017). "Review: Red Velvet\'s concise and carefree new offering Red Summer is the perfect K-pop
K-pop
treat for the height of the season". The 405. Retrieved August 9, 2017. * ^ Lee, Gi-seon. "The Red Summer". IZM (in Korean). Retrieved August 9, 2017. * ^ Park, Geon-wook (July 20, 2017). "레드벨벳 \'빨간 맛\', 가온차트 3관왕 \'인기 이어간다\'". Naver (in Korean). Retrieved July 20, 2017. * ^ "Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard . Archived from the original on December 6, 2017. Retrieved December 6, 2017. * ^ "CDアルバムランキング - 2017年07月24日付". Oricon (in Korean). Retrieved July 20, 2017. * ^ Perfect Velvet (booklet) (in Korean). Red Velvet . S.M. Entertainment . 2017. * ^ South Korea\'s Monthly Gaon Albums Chart (in Korean) Originally from Gaon Music Chart
Gaon Music Chart
(July 2017). Retrieved on August 12, 2017.

EXTERNAL LINKS

* "Red Flavor" music video

* v * t * e

Red Velvet

* IRENE * SEULGI * WENDY * JOY * YERI

STUDIO ALBUMS

* The Red * Perfect Velvet

EXTENDED PLAYS

* Ice Cream Cake * The Velvet * Russian Roulette * Rookie * The Red Summer

SONGS

* "Automatic " * "Ice Cream Cake "

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