Gather around, Starlights! Vixx‘s Leo is back with his third EP, Piano Man Op. 9, and we at THP were NOT ready for this one! This mini-album is Leo’s first one in over three years and his second release since he returned from his military enlistment last November.
Leo’s Piano Man Op. 9 is beautiful from start to finish, and we did not skip through any of the five songs. And we love the fact that Leo had a hand in writing, composing, and/or arranging all of these tracks! We stan a man with talent.
Now, we may have grown a little too attached to Piano Man Op. 9, so here are three songs we love about Leo’s new mini-album!
We couldn’t talk about this comeback without talking about the title track! ‘Losing Game’ is, in a word, seductive. From the piano solo in the beginning to the beat drop, it’s a sexy song about a push-and-pull love that ends in a bad breakup. You’re stuck between needing them by your side and hating them for leaving. And that music video? Whew! You have to check it out for yourself. That’s the only explanation we can give you.
Speaking of sexy song concepts, ‘Beautiful Love’ automatically makes us want to body roll. This track is about going crazy over someone, and Leo seriously knows how to make his sweet, dreamy voice the center of attention. The swoon-worthy lyrics and creeping instrumentals match with his vocals so well. And yes, we’re currently writing this from our graves.
Ok, we’re taking a break from Leo being too hot to handle. He cools us down with ‘Chilling,’ and it’s probably our favorite b-side track from Piano Man Op. 9. ‘Chilling’ is a nice reminder to slow down, listen to music, and chill. It has such refreshing guitar instrumentals and lo-fi vibes. And we can appreciate the piano coming in in the second half. This track is bliss.
Leo’s comebacks never miss, and his mini-album Piano Man Op. 9 may be his best yet! We’re so glad to see him releasing music again.
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