XOXO/Growl Repackage

“XOXO,” EXO’s first studio album was originally released on June 3rd, 2013 followed by the repackage on August 5th, 2013. “XOXO” and its repackage, “Growl” by the same name of it’s renown single were released and distributed by SM Entertainment and KT Music  worldwide, by Avex in Taiwan, by Universal Records in Philippines, by S.M. True in Thailand. The first 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. Prior to the release of the studio album, the Korean and Chinese versions of the music video for “Wolf” were released prior to the first live performance of the track on Mnet’s M! Countdown. Two physical editions of the studio album entitled “Kiss” in Korean and “Hug” in Mandarin were released after the digital release of the title track on June 3rd, 2013. “Wolf,” released on May 30th, 2013 and “Growl,” released on July 30th, 2013 were lead singles from the studio album and its repackage respectively.

Achievements 

  • “XOXO” recorded total sales of 1 million copies (1,070,000,) the first Korean album to achieve this feat since Seo Taiji, 12 years prior. 
  • “XOXO” recorded over 300,000 collective pre-orders as of December of 2013. 
  • “Wolf” earned EXO their first win on South Korean music programs, the first win being on KBS’ Music Bank on June 14th, 2013.
  • “Growl,” notable, best-selling single to date from the studio album repackage was described as “the crown jewel in EXO’s fantastic 2013,” by Billboard’s listicle ‘20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2013’

  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korea Weekly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Hug) peaked at #2 on Gaon’s South Korea Weekly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “Growl” (Kiss) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korea Weekly Album Chart upon its release
  • “Growl” (Hug) peaked at #2 on Gaon’s South Korea Weekly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korea Monthly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Hug) peaked at #2 on Gaon’s South Korea Monthly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “Growl” (Kiss) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korea Monthly Album Chart upon its release
  • “Growl” (Hug) peaked at #2 on Gaon’s South Korea Monthly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #3 on Gaon’s South Korea 2013 Yearly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Hug) peaked at #6 on Gaon’s South Korea 2013 Yearly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “Growl” (Kiss) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korea 2013 Yearly Album Chart upon its release
  • “Growl” (Hug) peaked at #7 on Gaon’s South Korea 2013 Yearly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #53 on Gaon’s South Korea 2014 Yearly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Hug) peaked at #83 on Gaon’s South Korea 2014 Yearly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “Growl” (Kiss) peaked at #15 on Gaon’s South Korea 2014 Yearly Album Chart upon its release
  • “Growl” (Hug) peaked at #67 on Gaon’s South Korea 2014 Yearly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “Growl” (Kiss) peaked at #71 on Gaon’s South Korea 2015 Yearly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #9 on Oricon’s Japan Weekly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Hug) peaked at #18 on Oricon’s Japan Weekly Album Chart upon its release 
  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #18 on Oricon’s Japan Monthly Album Chart upon its release
  • “XOXO” (Hug) peaked at #36 on Oricon’s Japan Monthly Album Chart upon its release 

  • “XOXO” (Kiss & Hug) peaked at #1 on Billboard’s US World Albums Chart upon its release 
  • “XOXO” (Kiss) peaked at #23 on Billboard’s US Heatseekers Album Chart upon its release

Features included on this studio album:

  1. “Wolf (늑대와 미녀) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)” 
  2. “Baby Don’t Cry (인어의 눈물) (A Mermaid’s Tears)”
  3. “Black Pearl (검은 진주)”
  4. “Don’t Go (나비소녀) (Butterfly Girl)”
  5. “Let Out the Beast (짐승을 보자)”
  6. “3.6.5. (세 여섯 다섯)”
  7. “Heart Attack (심장 마비)”
  8. “Peter Pan (피터팬)”
  9. “Baby (아가)”
  10. “My Lady (내 여자)”
  11. “Wolf (늑대와 미녀) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO-K Version)”
  12. “Wolf (狼与美女) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)”

  1. “Wolf (狼与美女) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)”
  2. “Baby Don’t Cry (人鱼的眼泪) (A Mermaid’s Tears)”
  3. “Black Pearl (黑珍珠)”
  4. “Don’t Go (蝴蝶少女) (Butterfly Girl)”
  5. “Let Out the Beast (让出兽)”
  6. “3.6.5. (三 六 五)”
  7. “Heart Attack (心脏病发作)”
  8. “Peter Pan (彼得潘)”
  9. “Baby (第一步) (The First Liu Yuan Step)
  10. “My Lady (我的女士)”
  11. “Wolf (狼与美女) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO-M Version)”
  12. “Wolf (늑대와 미녀) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)”

Features included on the repackage of this studio album:

  1. “Growl (으르렁)”
  2. “Wolf (늑대와 미녀) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)” 
  3. “XOXO (Kisses & Hugs)”
  4. “Lucky (운이 좋은)”
  5. “Baby Don’t Cry (인어의 눈물) (A Mermaid’s Tears)”
  6. “Black Pearl (검은 진주)”
  7. “Don’t Go (나비소녀) (Butterfly Girl)”
  8. “Let Out the Beast (짐승을 보자)”
  9. “3.6.5. (세 여섯 다섯)”
  10. “Heart Attack (심장 마비)”
  11. “Peter Pan (피터팬)”
  12. “Baby (아가)”
  13. “My Lady (내 여자)”
  14. “Wolf (늑대와 미녀) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO-K Version)”
  15. “Wolf (狼与美女) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)”

  1. “Growl (咆哮)”
  2. “Wolf (狼与美女) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)”
  3. “XOXO (Kisses & Hugs)”
  4. “Lucky (幸运)”
  5. “Baby Don’t Cry (人鱼的眼泪) (A Mermaid’s Tears)”
  6. “Black Pearl (黑珍珠)”
  7. “Don’t Go (蝴蝶少女) (Butterfly Girl)”
  8. “Let Out the Beast (让出兽)”
  9. “3.6.5. (三 六 五)”
  10. “Heart Attack (心脏病发作)”
  11. “Peter Pan (彼得潘)”
  12. “Baby (第一步) (The First Liu Yuan Step)
  13. “My Lady (我的女士)”
  14. “Wolf (狼与美女) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO-M Version)”
  15. “Wolf (늑대와 미녀) (Wolf and Beauty) (EXO Version)”
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