Debuting 15 years ago, who doesn’t know Super Junior? This South Korean boy group under SM Entertainment is known for their breakthrough hit song “Sorry, Sorry” in 2009 and have already released 9 full-length studio albums. Super Junior even earned the nickname King of Hallyu Wave thanks to “Sorry, Sorry.” To celebrate the group’s 15th anniversary, SM Entertainment announced that Super Junior are to release their 10th album in December 2020, kicking it off they drop a single titled “The Melody” which would be the lead single.
“The Melody” is a song with a pleasant tone, has a medium tempo featuring a lovely and catchy whistling sound, and gives a nostalgic feel to listen to. This song is intended for Super Junior fans who are usually called ELF (Ever Lasting Friend) and was written by Super Junior members Leeteuk and Yesung. This song is an expression of their gratitude to each other for the past 15 years and hopes that they will continue to sing together as they do now.
The song contains heartfelt and meaningful lyrics such as “Even though there are days of anxiety. We protect each other. Even when we want to give up. We got through it united.” and “Even if this world changes or time runs out. Only one thing will not change. Even though we don’t know what’ll happen tomorrow. I’ll sing along with you.”
SM Entertainment also announced that it will hold an online fan meeting entitled “Beyond LIVE – SUPER JUNIOR 15th Anniversary Special Event – Invitation” at NAVER V LIVE on November 7, 2020, to celebrate their 15th anniversary with Elf. All of Super Junior members also share their gratitude and thoughts on celebrating their 15th anniversary through their Social Media.
The song is very easy listening and also has a very touching meaning, you can watch The Melody’s song on the official SM Entertainment Youtube Channel, “SMTOWN”. Happy 15th Anniversary, Super Junior!