Lose Control

Album Summary

“Lose Control,” Lay’s first extended play (hereafter known as EP) was released October 28th, 2016. “Lose Control” was released by SM Entertainment and distributed by KT Music on multiple digital music streaming applications: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, QQ Music, MelOn, Genie, and Naver. Two lead singles were also released on this EP, “what U need?” and “Lose Control.” On September 21st, it was announced that Lay would release his debut EP in October. One of two lead singles, “what U need?” was released on October 7th, his birthday. On October 25th, the teaser for lead single “Lose Control” was released days before the official release of the full EP in online and regular stores in China and South Korea. 

Achievements 

  • “what U need?” ranked #4 on China’s V Chart 
  • “what U need?” ranked #4 on Billboard’s World Digital Songs 
  • “what U need?” ranked #1 on China’s Alibaba Real Time Music Chart  
  • “Lose Control” (single) ranked #1 on China’s YinYueTai Top100 Songs of 2016
  • “Lose Control” (single) retained #1 for fourteen weeks in a row on Alibaba’s Top 100 Weekly Songs 
  • “Lose Control” (single) remained as #1 for 6 weeks in a row on Billboard China’s V Chart
  • “Lose Control” (EP) broke seven of eight Guinness World Records on China’s YinYueTai Chart (Weekly) 
  • “Lose Control” (EP) is considered by South Korea’s Hanteo Chart the highest selling album by a solo artist with initial sales totaling 247,660 copies sold
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #1 on Gaon’s South Korean Weekly Album Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #34 on Oricon’s Japanese Albums Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #23 on Billboard’s USA Heatseekers Albums Chart (weekly)
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #4 on Billboard’s USA World Albums Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #1 on Gaon’s South Korea Monthly Albums Chart (monthly) 
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #1 on YinYueTai Chinese Albums V Chart (year-end) 
  • “Lose Control” (EP) earned the peak position of #7 on Gaon’s South Korean 2016 Yearly Album Chart (year-end) 

Features included on this EP:

  1. “Lose Control (失控)” 
  2. “what U need? (你要什么)”
  3. “Tonight”
  4. “MYM”
  5. “MYM” (acoustic version)”
  6. “Relax (守望)”
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