On July 15, the Ver. 1 Mood Sampler for Empathy, the solo debut album of EXO‘s D.O., was finally posted on the group’s official YouTube channel. With such a serene, dreamy vibe, it’s no wonder EXO-Ls and Dandanies all around the world are absolutely enthralled by the new video.
In a mere 30 seconds, D.O. gives the viewer a glimpse of what it’s like for him while he writes. The warm, fuzzy filter and ASMR sounds make this Mood Sampler quite literally aesthetic goals.
Within minutes, thousands of tweets regarding the Mood Sampler came pouring in, praising D.O. for his captivating work.
It gives me a hot cup of coffee in the afternoon while writing on my journal vibe & also channelling that it's nice to be lazy kinda day vibe#TuneInForDO#공감_1차무드샘플러#디오_솔로데뷔_11일전#엑소디오 #디오 #도경수 #DO (D.O.) @weareoneEXO #exo pic.twitter.com/GJyh7O5UAW
— SOLOIST D.O. (@D0KYUN9S00) July 14, 2021
everything about this short video is so aesthetically beautiful; the colors, the outfit, the flowers, the sound of birds and water, even when he crumbed that paper! the whole set is giving vintage vibes which makes me more excited!#TuneInForDO
— shimaa (@sadshimo) July 14, 2021
IN SUMMARY: NETIZENS SAID IT’S GOING TO BE ONE OF SM’S GREATEST ALBUMS. IT’S ALREADY A BIG HIT. MUGGLES ASKING IF THIS IS A MOVIE TEASER. EVERYONE SAYS KYUNGSOO IS A GENIUS FOR SHOWING OFF HIS ACTING SKILLS IN JUST 40 SECS AND R&B KING & LYRICIST SOO IS COMING #TuneInForDO pic.twitter.com/NPVOs6sca6
— 나비 ･ D.O. 공감 ･ 7/26 (@twelfthkelebek) July 14, 2021
Despite the fact that D.O.’s promotional materials have been out for just a short amount of time, the mini album is already proving to be a huge success! It has garnered more than 100,000 pre-orders on Ktown4u alone and was trending worldwide only 15 minutes after the Mood Sampler’s release!
D.O.'s `공감` (Empathy) has surpassed 112,000 pre-orders on Ktown4u.
Photobook ver: 42,312
Digipack ver: 69,763
— Doh Kyungsoo Charts (@KyungsooCharts) July 14, 2021
— EXO Charts (@exo_statistics) July 14, 2021
— 🌼🍃🎤🌖🎹✨ (@gracedduddu) July 14, 2021
Are you excited for D.O.’s new solo album?