Time (EP)

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ReleasedOctober 20, 2014 (2014-10-20)
Language Korean
Beast chronology
Good Luck
Singles from Time
  1. "12:30 (12시 30분)"
    Released: October 20, 2014

Time is the seventh extended play by South Korean boy group Beast. It was released on October 20, 2014 as a special EP to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the group's debut. [1] [2] This marks the first time the group has released two albums in one year, since 2010 with Shock of the New Era and Mastermind . According to Gaon Chart, as of the end of December 2014, the album has sold a cumulative total of 69,004 copies. Its major accolades includes Record of the Year award at the 2015 Seoul Music Awards. [3]


Background and album

The album was first announced at the 2014 Beautiful Show concert in August, [4] making this the group's second release within 12 months, following their previous album Good Luck released four months earlier. [5]

The album consists of six tracks with lead track titled "12:30" being a ballad track, that describes the different emotions experienced when a couple breaks up. [6] [7] "Yong said he used solid rhythm, piano sounds and as dubstep, creating a song with a lot of beats and rhythm", further adding that he chose it as the lead track because "it's the hour that makes me sentimental". Member Yang Yo-seob added that the track is accompanied with a "dynamic choreography, which will show that people can move and dance to ballads". [8]

Member Lee Gi-kwang also contributed to the album, composing "So Hot" with Yong Jun-hyung and Noday; and writing the lyrics with Noday.

Track listing

All lyrics are written by Good Life (Yong Jun-hyung, Kim Tae-joo); all music is composed by Good Life.

1."12:30" (12시 30분; Yeoldulsi Samsipbun)Good LifeGood LifeGood Life3:53
2."Drive"Good LifeGood LifeGood Life3:11
3."It's All Good" (좋은 일이야; Joheun Iriya)Good LifeGood LifeGood Life3:39
4."Close My Eyes" (눈을 감아도; Nuneul Gamado)Good LifeGood LifeGood Life3:26
5."Stay" (가까이; Gakkai)Good LifeGood LifeGood Life3:25
6."So Hot"Lee Gi-kwang, Noday, Yong Jun-hyungLee Gi-kwang, NodayPhilip3:09
Total length:20:47


Gaon Weekly album chart [9] 1
  • KOR: 69,004+
Gaon Monthly albums chart [10] 2
Gaon Yearly album chart [11] 30

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