City Lights

Album Summary

“City Lights,” Baekhyun’s debut extended play (hereafter known as EP) was released July 10th, 2019 by SM Entertainment and distributed by Dreamus. “City Lights” was released by SM Entertainment on multiple digital music streaming applications: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, QQ Music, MelOn, Genie, and Naver. The lead single “UN Village” was announced on July 2nd. Throughout the month of July details of Baekhyun’s debut EP were released: the title of the EP, details about the Day and Night versions, the reveal of key international producers and collaborations to take place, teaser images, album concept medley, behind the scenes clips of the making of the EP revealed on Baekhyun’s YouTube Channel, and the official release of “UN Village” music video. 

Achievements 

  • City Lights” recorded 401,545 pre-order sales in 8 days, making the debut EP the best selling solo album in South Korea since 7th Issue by Seo Taiji. 
  • Nielsen Music recorded 1,000 copies of “City Lights” sold in the United States with less than two full days of sales for Billboard’s weekly chart. 
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #1 on Gaon’s South Korean Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #8 on Billboard Japan’s Hot Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #14 on Oricon’s Japanese Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #18 on ARIA’s Australia’s Digital Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #20 on SNEP’s French Digital Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #15 on ZPAV’s Polish Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #52 on OCC’s UK Digital Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #21 on Billboard’s US Digital Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #4 on Billboard’s US Heatseekers Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #9 on Billboard’s US Independent Albums Chart
  • “City Lights” earned the peak position of #4 on Billboard’s US World Albums Chart

Features included on this studio album:

  1. “UN Village”
  2. “Stay Up” featuring Beenzino
  3. “Betcha”
  4. “Ice Queen”
  5. “Diamond”
  6. “Psycho” (bonus track)
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