EXO is mixing up uniforms for their repackage album, “Love Me Right.” On May 28, SM Entertainment announced that its male idol group EXO will make a comeback on June 3 with the repackaged album “Love Me Right.” It is a repackage of “EXODUS,” which was released in April.”
“Love Me Right” will be EXO’s first release as a nine-member act, following the absence of member Tao.
The repackaged album “Love Me Right” will be EXO’s first album with nine members, following Tao’s departure from the group in 2015.
Despite no official confirmation from either Tao or SM Entertainment regarding his activities with EXO, it is speculated that Tao has left EXO for good.
“Love Me Right” reveals that the group is moving forward without Tao. EXO’s “Love Me Right” repackage will include all of the songs released on “EXODUS” and include an additional four new songs.
EXO will perform the new songs on May 30 and May 31 in Shanghai, which is the next stop one the group’s 2015 solo tour, EXO Planet #2 The EXO’luXion.
The teaser image for “Love Me Right” features the nine remaining members of EXO (Suho, Chanyeol, Xiumin, Lay, Chen, Kai, Sehun, D.O, Baekhyun) wearing football uniforms that appear similar to what is worn by the New England Patriots and baseball caps bearing the New York Yankees insignia.
“EXODUS” was the best selling album i n South Korea in the first quarter of 2015 and is EXO’s bestselling album to date.
Shortly after the news of the impending release of “Love Me Right,” the title of the repackage album trended worldwide on Twitter.
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