Wendy Red Velvet – finally returned after a long hiatus. The main vocalist of Red Velvet released the album ‘Like Water’ on Monday (5/4/2021) yesterday, along with the video clip.
Red Velvet’s Wendy has officially become the first member to make a solo debut. Previously, the agency SM Entertainment had just formed a sub-unit Red Velvet consisting of Irene and Seulgi.
Red Velvet’s Wendy also held a showcase for the release of her solo album. He got Joy Red Velvet as the MC of the event which was held on his happy day.
Here are 4 facts about Wendy Red Velvet’s solo debut, who has just released the album ‘Like Water’:
1. Project Wendy Before Solo Debut
Wendy Red Velvet – Before debuting solo, Red Velvet’s Wendy was a subscription to Korean drama soundtracks. He provided vocals for the soundtrack for the Korean drama Who Are You: School 2015, Start-Up, to The King: Eternal Monarch.
Red Velvet’s Wendy was also involved in many SM STATION projects, which were worked on by SM Entertainment. He collaborated with soloist Eric Nam for the song ‘Spring Love’ and Baek A Yeon in the song ‘The Little Match Girl.
No less iconic is the collaboration between Wendy Red Velvet and John Legend for the song ‘Written In The Stars. The agency SM Entertainment even released a video clip that was worked on in California.
2. Wendy’s Solo Debut After the SBS Gayo Incident
In December 2019, Red Velvet’s Wendy had a serious accident that left her face, wrists, and pelvis injured. He fell from the stage with a height of 2.5 meters.
According to the Dispatch report, he climbed the stairs to the stage tunnel as per the script’s instructions. However, the staff at the 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon had not yet prepared the stairs and caused Wendy to lose her balance and fall.
Red Velvet’s group appearance was canceled that day. The owner of the real name Son Seung Wan is on a one-year hiatus with his group, to focus on the recovery process.
3.Wendy’s collaboration with Red Velvet’s Seulgi
Wendy Red Velvet – In the album ‘Like Water’, Red Velvet’s Wendy presents five songs from the jazz and ballad genres. The song ‘Best Friend’ is also a special song that tells of gratitude and a pledge of loyalty to a friend.
Red Velvet’s Wendy decided to invite her best friend, Seulgi, to collaborate on the song ‘Best Friend’. “This was originally a solo song, but I invited Seulgi and this became a duet song,” said the idol KPop when holding a showcase.
Red Velvet’s Joy who was present at Wendy’s showcase also commented. He admitted that he was jealous and touched when he heard the song. “I’m jealous. When Seulgi first listened to her song to me, I cried thinking about the times we had together,” he said.
4. Hope for Red Velvet’s Wendy Solo Debut
Red Velvet’s Wendy admits that she doesn’t expect much with her solo debut. He just wants to share emotions and comfort with fans, through his voice. To prepare for her solo debut, Red Velvet’s Wendy is also monitoring other soloists.
“There are many great solo singers, so I monitor their activities and learn a lot. I want to show a new side of myself as a solo singer, but I also think about how to maintain the ‘color’ of Red Velvet,” concluded Wendy.