It’s no secret that ELFs have been waiting for a long time for Super Junior‘s Ryeowook (김려욱) to make his solo debut.

Fortunately, the wait is coming to an end soon because his talent agency SM Entertainment has shared some details about his solo debut album today (19th January).


Following the footsteps of his fellow Super Junior colleague Kyuhyun, Ryeowook was given the chance to shine as a solo artiste this month.


The singer is slated to drop his first solo album at midnight KST on 28th January 2016. Titled “The Little Prince”, the much-anticipated mini album will be the first solo album to be released through Label SJ, Super Junior’s new exclusive label created by SM Entertainment last year.

Prior to the release of the album, SM Entertainment offered fans a first glimpse at the concept for Ryeowook’s impending debut through 2 teaser images and an illustrated poster.

Check them out in the gallery below:

Ryeowook’s solo album is highly anticipated by fans because the idol is known for his powerful vocals in the group.

The singer, who was discovered through the CMB Youth ChinChin Festival in 2004, signed a contract with SM Entertainment after impressing the judges with his singing talent. Though he was trained in areas of singing, dancing, and acting, he placed particular efforts into his vocal training and music composition.

Besides his vocals, the idol is also known for his impressive piano skills. He also plays accompaniment for fellow members during their solo stages at their concerts.

Ryeowook will be holding his first solo concert from 19th to 21st February at the SMTOWN Theatre as part of the label’s “The Agit” concert series.


UPDATE (21st January, 12:29pm):

Ryeowook proved that he’s a charming little prince in a series of new teaser images for his upcoming album, “The Little Prince”.

Check out the teaser images in the gallery below:


Accorrding to AKP, the title track is the same name as his album. It is described as a “unique ballad song about a man who’s going through a hard time because of love”. Its lyrics also represent “a conversation between the man and the little prince”.

It is unclear how many songs will be included in the album, but are you excited about Ryeowook’s solo debut? Which Super Junior member do you think will debut as a solo artiste too? Share your thoughts in the comments box below.

Sources: AKP, Soompi.

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