Japanese-Chinese boys’ collective WARPs UP release new single ‘POWER_xin’ – a cool trap-based dance track that sends a message of belief to their fans
Japanese-Chinese boys’ collective WARPs UP have released a new single, ‘POWER_xin.’ This is the first original new music by the group’s two Chinese members, LANGYI and MINGJUN.
During the summer of 2021, LANGYI and MINGJUN released a trio of covers of popular J-pop songs sung in Chinese – ‘Pleasure’ by WARPs UP, ‘Planetarium’ by Ai Otsuka and ‘PLANET’ by Lambsey – brewing anticipation for this long-awaited original new music.
‘POWER_xin’ is a cool trap-based dance track sung in English, Chinese and Japanese – a trilingual approach that is one of WARPs UP’s trademarks. The Chinese word “shin” in the title can be read as “believe” in Japanese or as “letter” in Chinese; as such, the lyrics tell of the group members’ “belief” in each other and are a “letter” or message from the members to the fans.
In addition, the lyrics sing of LANGYI and MINGJUN’s commitment to the future of WARPs UP and the bond between the members and between them and their fans as they pursue their ongoing careers.
The music video features backing dancers WARPs ROOTS, a training group connected with WARPs UP. They deliver energetic team choreography that reflects the lyric “Power” repeated in the chorus. YUMERI created the powerful and exciting choreography.
This is YUMERI’s second time to make a dance routine for the group after their debut single ‘Hali Gali.’ The creative choreography showcases her abundant experience and skills as a professional dancer and matches the “power” central to the song.
In celebration of the release of WARPs UP new song “POWER_xin,” new original goods will also be on sale! Pre-orders have started today, so be sure to check it out.
Reservation period：1/14 18:00（JST）〜 1/24 23:59（JST）
WARPs is an abbreviation of Wind Assemble Radical People-syndicate, meaning a collective that can “create a wind of innovation.”
By combining groups with fixed lineups and other projects across a variety of fields, in existing genres and new ones, the collective aims to break through the framework of the entertainment industry and shine a light on new talent.
The WARPs umbrella will eventually include multiple groups, the first of which is WARPs UP. In addition, WARPs ROOTS is always on the lookout for fresh new talent to support the label.
Release Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
Download and streaming links:
WARPs UP official links
WARPs UP social media links
WARPs ROOTS social media links