Golden Child's comeback has been confirmed, and the company announced that it will come with the release of a repackaged album.
On Sept. 16, the Korean media outlet SPOTV News reported that Golden Child is in the midst of preparations for their upcoming return to the music scene.
Shortly afterward, the boy group's management agency, Woollim Entertainment, released a statement to officially announce Golden Child's comeback.
Golden Child Preparing for a Comeback with a Repackaged Album
According to SPOTV News, the Woollim boy group is preparing to return in October with a new album and is already in the final stages of working on the album.
A representative from Woollim Entertainment clarified to Top Star News that Golden Child's comeback will indeed take place in October with their second full-length repackaged album.
The source added that they will work hard to release a high-quality album next month. Golden Child's repackaged album will be the repackaged version of the group's second full album "GAME CHANGER."
In a separate statement given to My Daily, an official from Woollim Entertainment said that the exact release date for Golden Child's repackaged album is still being discussed.
Golden Child's comeback comes after two months since the release of their second album "GAME CHANGER" in August.
The Woollim boy group saw steady growth with "GAME CHANGER" as it surpassed 129,000 copies in the first week since its release. It is the band's first album to sell over 100,000 copies in the first seven days since their debut.
Golden Child is expected to showcase a steady rise in popularity with their upcoming repackaged album in October.
Are you excited for another Golden Child comeback?
Golden Child GAME CHANGER Enters iTunes Charts + Ra Pam Pam Debuts High on Billboard
Following its release on August 2, Golden Child's "GAME CHANGER" entered the iTunes Top K-pop Album Chart in different regions.
"GAME CHANGER" ranked first in Turkey, second in Israel, Singapore, Thailand, the United States, Australia, Indonesia, Spain, and Malaysia. The album also ranked third in Canada and Hong Kong.
Golden Child's "GAME CHANGER" also made it to the Top 5 in 11 different countries.
The album's title track, "Ra Pam Pam," also received much attention as it debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart and No. 37 on the Digital Song Sales Chart.
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In South Korea, Golden Child's "Ra Pam Pam" entered at No. 23 on Bugs and No. 135 on Genie. The song even surpassed 1,000 likes on MelOn shortly after release.
Moreover, the title track landed at No. 68 on MelOn's Latest 24Hits chart and climbed to No. 46 on August 3. It also rose to No. 27 and No. 74 on Bugs and Genie, respectively.
On YouTube, the music video for "Ra Pam Pam" crossed half a million views in only four hours. It eventually hit one million views after five hours.
In just five days, Golden Child's "Ra Pam Pam" MV exceeded 20 million views on YouTube. The music video went on to surpass 31 million views, as of writing.
If you haven't watched the "Ra Pam Pam" MV, check it out here!
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Written by Mhaliya Scott