D.O. of K-pop group EXO is leaving followers with a sentimental farewell within the type of the comforting “That’s Okay.”
Launched immediately (July 1), the candy, stripped-back acoustic pop-R&B ballad relays D.O.’s (Doh Kyung-soo) comforting phrases to listeners, along with his heat tone expressively sharing the way it’s alright to acknowledge and really feel feelings, even when they trigger ache, whereas going by way of life. D.O. is credited with writing the soothing, sentimental lyrics.
The tune was launched by way of SM Leisure’s digital launch challenge SM Station, and shared by way of an animated music video that exhibits a person, a cactus, a canine, and the way all of them overcome to flourish.
The discharge of “That’s Okay” marks D.O.’s short-term departure from the highlight, as he enlisted in South Korea’s army immediately. D.O. is the second member of EXO to enlist within the nation’s army service, following Xiumin who enlisted in May. Since South Korea remains to be technically at warfare with North Korea, the nation has a compulsory army draft, and males are required to serve a interval of round two years within the nation’s armed forces.
Following the tune’s launch, hashtags referring to D.O. and it trended worldwide on Twitter, together with ones like “That’s Okay It’s Kyungsoo,” a reference to the 2014 Korean tv present It’s Okay, That’s Love the place the singer-actor had a breakout position. He has gone on to turn into one in every of South Korea’s most distinguished younger actors.
Resulting from his impending enlistment D.O. was absent from a dinner on the South Korean presidential Blue Home on Saturday (June 29), the place a few of EXO’s members met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in addition to U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka, who is claimed to be a fan of the act.
Earlier immediately, EXO shared photographs of D.O. with all the different members of the group, except for the on-hiatus Xiumin, on social media. The photographs mark a uncommon look of Lay, who usually is predicated out of China slightly than Korea and is commonly absent from EXO’s actions.
— EXO (@weareoneEXO) July 1, 2019