On September 15, EXO returned to the Singapore Indoor Stadium for “EXO Planet #5 – EXplOration.” Though solely six members carried out, their expertise and charisma alone have been sufficient to fill the stadium. With their pure wit and spectacular stay performances, the group saved the viewers entertained all through the evening.
Clad in cool racer outfits, EXO opened the live performance with their 2018 hard-hitting single “Tempo,” adopted by a collection of excessive power, fan favourite B-sides “Transformer,” “Gravity,” and “Signal.”
To maintain up the momentum and never, erm, mess up their tempo, the members returned on stage to carry out one other set of upbeat hits. The prolonged stage highlighted their efficiency with cool transferring lights.
EXO continued to warmth up the stadium with the attractive “Love Shot,” which has considered one of their most memorable choreographies, and “Ooh La La La” earlier than every of the members greeted the viewers.
Throughout their greetings, the members seen that the viewers was wearing white, they usually made a number of guesses about why the costume code was white (Chanyeol: bowling pins?). After a lot prompting from followers, Baekhyun lastly realized that it was to represent the white cat, L, within the “Energy” music video. The followers selected to honor “Energy” as a result of it was the tune chosen to play on the Dubai Fountain and the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in 2018.
190915 | FANCAM EXO “Love Shot” EXplOration In Singapore
Cr. Hunnie_128#EXO #EXplOrationInSG @weareoneEXO
— MARKAS EXO-L ?? (@MarkasLotto) September 15, 2019
Aside from performing their hits, the members additionally took the stage alone to showcase their versatility and artistry. The solo and subunit levels actually highlighted the strengths of every of the EXO members.
First up was Baekhyun’s solo stage – a fab and glossy efficiency of his newest single “UN Village,” which had the viewers singing (or shouting alongside as Chanyeol commented afterwards) to the lyrics “enjoyable and chilling.”
190915 EXplOration in Singapore
Rolling rolling rolling~ @B_hundred_Hyun #baekhyun #백현 pic.twitter.com/1RUfL1N9sp
— 플러피 큥 ‘ㅅ’ (@fluffy_kyoong) September 15, 2019
Suho did a sultry and surprising efficiency of “Been By.” It ended with him ripping off his shirt, which triggered frenzied screams from followers.
The viewers was then mesmerized by Chen’s heart-wrenching efficiency of “Lights Out.” Unquestionably, Chen wowed the gang together with his lovely and highly effective vocals. After the efficiency, Chen revealed to the viewers that he felt some strain for his solo stage after Suho’s thrilling stage. Different members then began suggesting methods to make his stage sexier similar to exhibiting off his thighs. One factor led to a different, and shortly, the EXO members have been doing squats and lunges on stage.
They have been in the midst of their ment & immediately began doing thigh workouts!!
So yeaaa THIS IS THE GROUP I STAN ?❤#EXplOrationinSG@B_hundred_Hyun #CHANYEOL#SUHO #CHEN #KAI #SEHUN#EXO @weareoneEXOpic.twitter.com/nw9Mq4GqEq
— E)(Olicious//?????WhatALife,CHENtober___ZYX (@sharika_88) September 15, 2019
Kai took the dance ground subsequent with an electrifying efficiency of “Confession,” a tune he produced with Chanyeol. Ever the consummate skilled, he gave his all throughout the tune regardless that he talked about afterwards that he was having a tough time respiration.
The latest EXO subunit EXO-SC, comprising of Chanyeol and Sehun, additionally carried out their singles “What A Life” and “Nearer To You.” Their enjoyable and cheery efficiency introduced the viewers to their toes.
[#EXplOrationinSG] Up subsequent, EXO-SC asks followers to face up with What A Life! ? pic.twitter.com/Jo9LGeL7UJ
— The Seoul Story (@theseoulstory) September 15, 2019
The viewers was additionally handled to mid-tempo performances of “Falling For You” and “Wait,” which had the members relaxedly singing on a settee. Quieter moments like these additionally demonstrated EXO’s means to command the stage simply by sitting and singing.
From earluer bangers like “Monster” to current hits like “Energy,” they’ve an infinite stream of well-liked and nostalgic tunes, which is a testomony to EXO’s lengthy profession of manufacturing hits . There’s additionally hardly a greater showcase of greatest hits than EXO’s ultimate medley of “Growl,” “Overdose,” and “Name Me Child,” songs from their early years. It solely took the primary few notes of “Growl” to ship the gang roaring.
Growl #EXplOrationinSG #EXplOrationinSingapore pic.twitter.com/n41MXmAIL5
— Wenting (@energywen) September 15, 2019
Earlier than the members returned on stage for his or her encore efficiency, they performed a brief clip that confirmed the EXO members piecing collectively a torn group picture. The clip ended with a proud proclamation of “we’re one” on the display, echoing their group greeting.
It was a loud declaration and assurance for followers that every one members of EXO, together with the few absent, can be again. The sentiment was additionally shared by Baekhyun in his closing speech, “The following time we come again, I hope all of the EXO members can keep for an extended time.”
Suho additionally advised followers to attend for them as a result of they are going to be again. “We will likely be again with a brand new album and new live performance. Please anticipate us Singapore.”
With their fifth live performance tour, EXO exudes the arrogance and charisma of seasoned performers. In addition they proved that whereas they’re extraordinarily gifted artists in their very own rights, they’re even higher collectively as a gaggle. Like they sing of their lyrics, “We acquired that energy via this music after we sing with one voice collectively.”
Certainly, they’ve proven that EXO shines the brightest when they’re on stage collectively. The excellent news is followers gained’t have to attend lengthy as a result of Baekhyun has shared that EXO is heading to the recording studio quickly. We are able to’t wait to see what’s subsequent for EXO!
Particular because of One Manufacturing for inviting us to the occasion!
All pictures courtesy of One Manufacturing.
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