Exodus/Love Me Right Repackage

“EXODUS,” EXO’s second studio album was released on March 30, 2015. “EXODUS” was released and distributed by SM Entertainment and KT Music in South Korea, and by SM Entertainment worldwide. The studio album was released and distributed on multiple digital music streaming applications: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, QQ Music, MelOn, Genie, and Naver. The studio album was simultaneously released in Korean and Mandarin in all regions. The repackaged edition of the album “Love Me Right” was released on June 3, 2015. It was the last album to have the group divided into Exo-K and Exo-M units. 

Prior to the release of the studio album, Before the album’s release, SM Entertainment held a press conference, in which all the members were present except Lay, who was in China focusing on his then-upcoming film.Exo stated that 20 different covers of the album would be released, both online and in physical copies. Each member would be featured on their own cover on the album, in both a Korean and Chinese version. The Korean versions were colored gold while the Chinese versions were silver. When aligned, the spines of all the albums together would create their new logo

Exo held their comeback stage for “Call Me Baby” on M! Countdown (Mnet) where they co-operated their energetic choreography in various different stage locations. Along with the lead single, the band performed “My Answer” both on M! Countdown and Music Bank (KBS), and the title track both on Show! Music Core (MBC) and Inkigayo (SBS).[8][9][10][11] Exo won their first award on Inkigayo aired on April 5, 2015.[12]

Promotions for the album were wrapped up by the band’s performances on The Show (SBS MTV) aired on April 28, 2015.

The songs “El Dorado” and “Beautiful” from the album, were previously used three years prior, when SM Entertainment released the teasers for the band members. The songs used then were only short drafts and clips from the songs and had no lyrics. “El Dorado” was used in Chanyeol‘s teaser, whilst the teaser for “Beautiful” starred the members Lay, Baekhyun and Chen.[

Achievements 

  • With both versions of the album, Exo had the largest sales volume in the shortest amount of time for any K-pop artist at the time, selling more than one million copies in two months
  • Exo received a total of 18 music show trophies for “Call Me Baby”, breaking their own record previously held for “Growl” (14 trophies).
  • According to SM Entertainment, pre-orders for Exodus reached 502,440 copies (321,200 in Korean and 181,240 in Chinese), already passing the half million mark.
  • Exodus became the best-selling album in the first quarter of 2015, only two days after its release on March 30.
  • Exodus was the weekly best selling album worldwide, with a total of 303,000 copies sold in its initial week. With the pre-order sales figures for Love Me Right combined, the album’s total sales surpassed one million units globally. 

Accolades

  • “Love Me Right” considered one of Soompi’s 10 Most Essential K-Pop Albums of 2015 
  • “Love Me Right“considered 7th of Kult Scene’s Top 20 Korean Albums of 2015

Weekly 

  • “Exodus” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on South Korea’s Gaon Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #2 on South Korea’s Gaon Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on South Korea’s Gaon Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #2 on South Korea’s Gaon Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Korean vers.) peaked at #4 on Oricon’s Japanese Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #7 on Oricon’s Japanese Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Korean vers.) peaked at #9 on Oricon’s Japanese Weekly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #13 on Oricon’s Japanese Weekly Album Chart 

Monthly 

  • “Exodus” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on South Korea’s Gaon Monthly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #2 on South Korea’s Gaon Monthly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on South Korea’s Gaon Monthly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #2 on South Korea’s Gaon Monthly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Korean vers.) peaked at #23 on Oricon’s Japanese Monthly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #46 on Oricon’s Japanese Monthly Album Chart 

Year End 

  • “Exodus” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on South Korea’s Gaon 2015 Yearly Album Chart 
  • “Exodus” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #4 on South Korea’s Gaon 2015 Yearly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Korean vers.) peaked at #3 on South Korea’s Gaon 2015 Yearly Album Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #11 on South Korea’s Gaon 2015 Yearly Album Chart 

Combined Versions

  • “EXODUS” (combined) peaked at #95 on Billboard’s US 200 Albums Chart
  • “EXODUS” (combined) peaked at #15 on Billboard’s US Independent Albums Chart
  • “EXODUS” (combined) peaked at #70 on Billboard’s US Top Albums Sales Chart
  • “EXODUS” (combined) peaked at #68 on Billboard’s US Top Current Albums Chart
  • “EXODUS” (combined) peaked at #1 on Billboard’s US World Albums Chart
  • “Love Me Right” (combined) peaked at #1 on Billboard’s US World Albums Chart

Side Tracks

  • “Call Me Baby” peaked at #2 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Love Me Right” peaked at #3 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “EXO 2014” peaked at #5 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Tender Love” peaked at #6 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “First Love” peaked at #7 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “El Dorado” peaked at #7 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Exodus” peaked at #8 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Hurt” peaked at #14 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Playboy” peaked at #18 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Beautiful” peaked at #19 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “What If…” peaked at #24 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 

Awards 

  • “Call Me Baby”won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (April 5th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby”won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (April 12th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby”won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (April 19th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (April 8th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby”won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (April 15th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (April 22nd, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (April 9th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (April 17th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (April 30th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (April 10th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (April 17th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (April 24th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (May 1st, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on MBC’s Show Music Core (April 11th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby”won first place on MBC’s Show Music Core (April 18th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on MBC’s Show Music Core (April 25th, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on MBC’s Show Music Core (May 2nd, 2015) 
  • “Call Me Baby” won first place on SBS’ MTV The Show (April 28th, 2015) 

  • “Love Me Right” won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (June 10th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (June 17th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (June 24th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (June 12th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (June 19th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on MBC’s Show! Music Core (June 13th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on MBC’s Show! Music Core (June 20th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on MBC’s Show! Music Core (June 27th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on SBS’ MTV The Show  (June 16th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right” won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (June 18th, 2015) 
  • “Love Me Right”won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (June 21st, 2015) 

Music Video

  • “Call Me Baby” peaked at #22 on Billboard’s US YouTube Songs Chart 

Features included on this EP:

  1. “Call Me Baby” 
  2. “Transformer”
  3. “시선 둘, 시선 하나 (What If…)”
  4. “My Answer”
  5. “Exodus”
  6. “El Dorado”
  7. “Playboy”
  8. “Hurt”
  9. “유성우 (Lady Luck)”
  10. “Beautiful”

  1. Call Me Baby (叫我)
  2. “Transformer (变形女)”
  3. “What If… (两个视线, 一个视线)”
  4. “My Answer (我的答案)”
  5. “Exodus (逃脱)”
  6. “El Dorado (黄金国)”
  7. “Playboy (坏男孩)”
  8. “Hurt (伤害)”
  9. “流星雨 (Lady Luck)”
  10. “Beautiful (美)”

Additional features included on this repackaged EP:

  1. “Love Me Right”
  2. “Tender Love”
  3. “First Love”
  4. “약속 (EXO 2014)”

  1. Love Me Right (漫遊宇宙)
  2. “Tender Love (就是愛)”
  3. “First Love (初戀)”
  4. “約定 (EXO 2014)”

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