Woong, Donghyun, Woojin, and Daehwi originally debuted in 2019 in K-pop group AB6IX. Since debuting, the members have been known to self-produce their music. On September 27, AB6IX released their second studio album, mo’ full, which is the band ‘s 2021 EP . follows Mo’ Complete: Have a Dream.
Earlier mo’ full Abandoned, the showbiz cheat sheet interviewed AB6IX’s Woojin, Dongyun, Woojin and Daehawi over email about making the album, making the music, and what they want to achieve next.
This interview has been edited and abridged.
showbiz cheat sheet: mo’ full Your second studio album. How does it feel to reach this point in your career?
Woong: We hope that those who listen to our music think that “they (AB6IX) have evolved in many aspects.” All our members have worked very hard on this album so I hope everyone enjoys it.
showbiz cheat sheetWhat can you tell us about mo’ full?
Dahvi: mo’ full is the second and final part of the series, which began with our prior album Mo’ Complete: Have a Dream. Through this album, we’ll show how AB6IX has evolved in music, and how we’ve gotten closer to perfecting ourselves.
showbiz cheat sheet: mo’ full Is part of the same album series as your EP Mo’ Complete: Have a Dream. What did you want to achieve with this album series?
Dongyun: Actually, I think about it every time I’m preparing an album. I want to show more people the musical taste and color of AB6IX. At the same time, I want more and more people to feel empathy, encouragement and joy while listening to our music.
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showbiz cheat sheet: out of 10 songs mo’ full Do you have a favorite? If so, can you all tell why this is your favorite?
donghyun: It’s “do you remember.” The ambiance of the song matches my personal taste. And somehow you find yourself hearing it over and over again.
Dahvi: My favorite is “Ordinary Lover” because it has great melody and rhythm. I think the vocal sound of this song best represents AB6IX’s sound.
showbiz cheat sheet: “cherry” lead single is on mo’ full. What is the meaning behind the song?
Dahvi: “cherry” conveys the feeling of falling in love with someone, in which a cherry turns red. Its style is punk-pop.
showbiz cheat sheetWhy did you find “Cherry” the best choice as the lead single on your new album?
Woong: Every member liked “Cherry”. It was just a great song and it perfectly matches the vibe of AB6IX. Through our final title “Close” we tried to show off something powerful, so this time it was a good idea to show off something light and fresh.
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showbiz cheat sheet: You’re all involved in the production and songwriting on this mo’ full. Can you explain your creative process when it comes to making music?
Woong: While listening to some beats, if a melody comes to my mind, I record it on my phone and try to make a song out of it when I am in the studio.
donghyun: I get inspired by things I find in daily life, like reading a book, watching TV shows, watching movies, or talking to friends, fans, or families.
wujin: I try to break the song after listening to it. Finding the right atmosphere for the song, and choosing the right words for the lyrics of the song so that it appeals to the audience, is what I try to do.
Dahvi: I try to make trendy songs. Also there are songs that people can enjoy. Figuring out what kind of music or vibe the listeners want is my approach.
showbiz cheat sheetWhat is your favorite part about writing and producing music?
wujin: Writing down my thoughts line by line on a note, and reading it at the end is my favorite part.
Dahvi: It is most exciting when people listen to our music that contains our thoughts and we feel the same emotion that we have.
showbiz cheat sheetYou made your debut two years ago. What is the biggest lesson you have learned since your debut?
wujinI have learned that there is no end to learning, and that I have to work hard to grow and not stay in one place.
showbiz cheat sheetWhat would you like to achieve next as a member of AB6IX?
Woong: I hope more people know about us (AB6IX) and our music.
donghyun: I want AB6IX to hit every artist’s dream while hitting the Billboards.
wujin: I wish more people knew our name.
Dahvi: I hope that in the future, we can attend an award show and perform on stage for our fans.