EXID tops iTunes in Asian countries
Published : Jun 3, 2016 - 11:43
Updated : Jun 3, 2016 - 16:28
K-pop girl group EXID’s first full-length studio album “Street,” released on Wednesday, has slayed charts at home and abroad.

Its lead song “L.I.E” topped domestic music charts Mnet, Genie, Bugs, Olleh Music and Soribada.

A still from the music video of “L.I.E,” the lead song of EXID’s first studio album “Street” (Banana Culture)

The album was also released on iTunes on Tuesday and garnered attention in Asia. In Hong Kong, the album topped the K-pop albums chart and the lead song also topped the singles chart. The album also topped the K-pop albums chart in Malaysia and the general albums chart in Taiwan.

“L.I.E” was composed and written by Shinsadong Tiger, Bumi Nangi and the group’s member LE. It has a trendy melody infused with R&B, hip-hop and funk.

The group’s new album features 13 tracks, including its members’ solo and duet songs.

By Jung Eun-jin (jej2403@heraldcorp.com)