Tomorrow X Together Reveal First Concept Photos for Their EP ‘minisode1 : Blue Hour’
It is officially comeback season for the K-pop group Tomorrow X Together. The quintet, also known as TXT, will release the EP minisode1 : Blue Hour on Oct. 26. At 11 a.m. EDT on Sept. 28, Big Hit Entertainment released the first official concept photos for TXT’s album on social media.
Tomorrow X Together will release an album in October
Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai first announced their comeback with a motion graphic video on Sept. 21. The video was released on Weverse, YouTube, and TXT’s social media channels. With video game sound effects and graphics, it hinted the EP could have a virtual concept. The video also announced the EP’s title as minisode1 : Blue Hour and that it will be released on Oct. 26.
A press release gave more details about TXT’s upcoming EP, writing, “From their debut EP, The Dream Chapter: STAR, through The Dream Chapter: MAGIC and The Dream Chapter: ETERNITY, the five members have continued a narrative of growth through a story of boys who continue to chase their dreams. minisode1 : Blue Hour is a short episode told by TOMORROW X TOGETHER before they progress into their next series.”
The group released the first set of concept photos for the EP
On Sept. 28, Big Hit Entertainment released a group teaser photo on social media and noted that it is the “R” version concept photo. The image shows a colorful computer screen with individual photos of Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai.
A press release states, “The ‘R’ version concept photo depicts the members of TOMORROW X TOGETHER virtually together but by themselves in an online space.”
After sharing the group concept photo, Big Hit Entertainment published shots of the individual members. The members’ individual concept photos are presented as photo albums on a smartphone.
If one goes to TXT’s official website, fans can interact with a graphic representing a phone. Once fans have entered a password and unlocked the phone interface, they are presented with different smartphone apps: Photos, Video, Music, and Downloads. If one clicks on “Photos,” the “R” version concept photos are presented as photo albums for fans to peruse.
Fans are blown away by Tomorrow X Together
Based on the “R” version concept photos, MOAs are already impressed with TXT and minisode1 : Blue Hour. On social media, fans praised the presentation of the concept photos and expressed their excitement for the album.
“Wow, TXT going retro and doing it so well! Is there anything they can’t pull off? I mean they’ve only been around for a year and a half but I feel they’ve been eating up any concept put in front of them. Bright concepts, dark concepts, whimsical concepts, fantasy, horror, etc. they can do them all…,” a fan wrote on Reddit.
One Reddit user complimented TXT’s website, writing, “the website is so cool too! i love how you have to unlock it like a normal phone and than go through the apps (it looks like we’ll be getting music teasers in the app with 5 songs officially confirmed by bighit!) ~ bighit has really been stepping it up every comeback for TXT!”