DAY6 have finally debuted with “Congratulations” and have released a set of videos from their debut showcase too!
Many of you are probably familiar with the members of DAY6 considering they used to be 5LIVE before Dowoon joined. They previously competed against WINNER and iKON in YG’s ‘WIN‘ survival program along with GOT7 too (aside from Youngjae, considering he joined the GOT7 lineup only a few months prior to their debut). Now, DAY6 is born and overexuding their raw talent and original style.
The music video is now uploaded on JYPE’s official Youtube channel since September 6th and stars Choi Woo Shik. It was uploaded a couple days before that, just before the music video hit 1 million views, but then got taken down and re-uploaded again. Never the less, DAY6 have surpassed 1 million views on the re-uploaded version and have also ranked super high in the charts! I guess we can say ‘congratulations‘, right?!
Atrocious puns aside, many fans were wondering why the band isn’t promoting on live music shows such as Inkigayo and Music Bank. The reason being because JYP stated that he’d like this band to go a different route to the usual ‘idol’ paths, and that instead, the boys will be performing at concert halls or busking where they can actually play their instruments live (because you’re not able to do so in concert platforms such as said Inkigayo, Music Bank and the rest). However, it is expected that they will be performing in these sort of platforms later on.
JYP states this about the outcome and path for DAY6: “DAY6 is a group that is different from other groups. Since they do band music, more than anything, their talent and skills are important. We’ve prepared a system where the members start from the very bottom and work their way up. In the end, the goal is to receive recognition as the band DAY6 through their talent.”
That being said, videos were uploaded of the band’s live debut showcase, where they performed songs off their first mini album called ‘The Day‘. The videos released so far were for “Congratulations“, “Freely” and “Habits“. They get to play their instruments live, and we get to bask in the glory that is their incredible voices!
Check out the music video for “Congratulations” as well as the videos from their showcase below!