For those following ‘Produce 101‘ (or as the fandom affectionately calls this season: “Broduce 101“), the upcoming concept evaluation performances have been hotly anticipated! If you haven’t been keeping up with the actions (seriously, get around it!!) the concept evaluation mission sees the trainees divided into teams based on fan votes, to perform differing concepts based on the genre and style of songs, to be aired in this week’s episode on June 2nd!
Mnet have confirmed that these 5 songs are set to be released at 12:00am KST on June 3rd, immediately after the episode airs!
We have the details of each song below:
A trendy deep house song, featuring emotional lyrics of trying to get over a lover.
Trainees: Kim Jonghyun (Leader), Lai Guanlin (Centre), Lee Daehwi, Hwang Minhyun, Ong Seongwoo, Kim Jaehwan, Park Woojin
Produced by Triple H (Hyuna, Pentagon‘s Hui and E’Dawn from Cube).
I Know You Know
A retro sounding synth pop song, reminiscent of sounds from the 80’s and 90’s.
Trainees: Kwon Hyunbin (Leader), Kim Taedong (Centre), Seo Seonghyuk, Kim Donghan, Jang Moonbok, Kim Yehyun, Kim Donghyun
Produced by Shinhyuk of Joombas (known for producing EXO‘s Growl, Justin Bieber‘s One Less Lonely Girl and songs released by EXO-CBX and SHINee to name a few).
Oh Little Girl
Hip-Hop song featuring bright melodies and a funky bass line.
Trainees: Lee Gunhee (Leader), Park Jihoon (Centre), Bae Jinyoung, Jung Sewoon, Ahn Hyeongseop, Choi Minki, Lee Eui Woong
Produced by Kiggen (Leader and Producer of Phantom, also produced songs released by Seventeen and Block B) and ASSBRASS (A producer who’s worked on hip-hop and idol songs, including songs released by San E & Verbal Jint) from Brand New Music.
A Future EDM inspired song, this song is expected to be full of passion.
Trainees: Kang Daniel (Leader), Joo Haknyeon (Centre) Im Youngmin, Kang Dongho, Yoo Seonho, Kim Yongguk, Takada Kenta
Produced by Devine Channel (Known for working with SM Entertainment, as well as songs including BTS‘s Fire and VIXX‘s Shangri-La)
A serenade of love expressing determination and commitment.
Trainees: Noh Taehyun (Leader), Yoon Jisung (Centre), Kim Samuel, Ha Sungwoon, Lee Woojin, Kim Sanggyun, Park Woodam
Produced by Veethoven, Oh Sunghwan, ASHTRAY and KINGMAKER
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