Victon’s Seungwoo is Magnetic in His Solo Debut With ‘Sacrifice’
The South Korean vocalist dropped his solo album ‘Fame’ today
In addition to his careers with South Korean groups Victon and the now-disbanded X1, vocalist Seungwoo has made his solo debut with the EP Fame. The release is led by the powerful single “Sacrifice” and marks the first solo offering from a member of Victon.
“Sacrifice” combines dark synth, trap and R&B with Seungwoo’s soaring vocals for a dynamic and emotional effect. In addition to impressive vocal ad-libs and runs, Seungwoo delivers powerful bursts of rap on a few verses. The track is about being ready to sacrifice anything and everything for love, as Seungwoo sings, “Oh sacrifice, take my everything/Obsessive, I’m more shameless than you think I’m going crazy/But you’re not ready yet/I say it’s okay even if the day ends like this.”
The music video is a sleek showcase of high-fashion, muscle cars and Seungwoo’s smooth choreography. He adds a tinge of mania to the video with his facial expressions that hover between anger, fear and desperation. While Seungwoo is surrounded by a massive number of backup dancers for most of the choreography sequences in the video, one of the most striking clips in “Sacrifice” is a slow but strong solo dance performance he delivers shirtless in a shallow pool of water–a moment of vulnerability in the otherwise dark, aggressive video.
Seungwoo’s solo debut follows his releases with Victon earlier this year when the group made a comeback with the EP Continuous and later a single album titled Mayday. Continuous was Seungwoo’s first release with Victon after the disbandment of the Produce X 101 project group X1, of which he was leader.