NCT’s Ten, aka Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul, known for his mesmerizing dance moves and vocal prowess, has stepped into the spotlight with his debut self-titled solo mini-album, “TEN”.
Available on all major platforms, this highly anticipated English-language EP promises a kaleidoscope of musical colours across its six tracks, showcasing the multifaceted talents of the Thai icon.
Leading the charge is the infectious dance-pop anthem “Nightwalker,” accompanied by a visually stunning music video that perfectly encapsulates the song’s irresistible allure. With its pulsating beats, intricate basslines, and Ten’s signature falsetto, the track sets the stage for an electrifying listening experience.
The enigmatic and sensual verses of “Nightwalker” ignite the imagination, setting the stage for captivating choreography—an area where Ten undeniably shines. Surpassing expectations, the track delves into darker territories than anticipated, seamlessly transitioning from soft melodies to gritty electro sounds in the chorus.
It’s a whirlwind experience, evoking subtle vampire-esque vibes that align perfectly with the track’s title. The acoustic undertones in the second verse add depth, leading to a breathtaking pre-chorus. The pinnacle of the song lies in its bridge—an exquisite moment that epitomizes Ten’s artistry. “Nightwalker” authentically embodies Ten’s essence, showcasing his multifaceted talents and solidifying his position in the spotlight with a stellar solo debut.
Exploring a diverse range of genres, “TEN” takes listeners on a sonic journey through Latin pop, pop punk, and hip-hop influences. Diving into a rich tapestry of musical genres, “TEN” embarks listeners on a captivating sonic odyssey spanning Latin pop, pop punk, and hip-hop influences.
Each track offers a distinct flavour, from the Latin pop-infused dance vibes of “Water”, echoing the nostalgia of early 2000s pop, to the infusion of pop punk elements into the mix with “Dangerous”, characterized by groovy synth bass, funky guitar, and Ten’s playful vocals, which add a unique dimension to the EP’s sonic palette.
Meanwhile, the hip-hop track “ON TEN” serves as a dynamic anthem, radiating self-confidence and camaraderie through its infectious beats and spirited vocals. It’s a celebration of personal empowerment and bold aspirations, highlighted by Ten’s unmistakable vocal charisma.
The EP’s emotional depth shines through in tracks like “Shadow”, which crafts a poignant narrative of longing and reminiscence through soulful vocals and evocative lyrics. Closing the album on a tender note, “Lie With You” delivers a heartfelt pop ballad adorned with a nostalgic, dreamy guitar solo, that tugs at the listeners’ heartstrings.
As “TEN” continues to climb the charts and makes its mark in the hearts of fans worldwide, it’s clear that is just the beginning of an exhilarating solo musical journey for the exceptionally gifted artist. With his infectious charisma and undeniable talent, TEN is poised to leave a lasting impression on the music scene for generations to come.
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