“COUNTDOWN,” EXO’s debut Japanese studio album (also EXO’s fifth studio album overall) was released on January 31, 2018. “COUNTDOWN” was released and distributed in Japanese by Avex Trax and iriver worldwide. The studio album was released and distributed on multiple digital music streaming applications: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, MelOn, Genie, and Naver. In November of the previous year, it was announced that EXO would be releasing their debut Japanese studio album in January of the following year. Individual member teasers were also released ahead of the music video teaser for the title track “Electric Kiss.” The track list featured tracks very familiar to fans as they were previously released in addition to four new songs.
Features included on this EP: