The Day (K.Will and Baekhyun song)

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"The Day"
The Day Cover.jpg
Single by K.Will and Baekhyun
from the album S.M. Station Season 1
Released May 13, 2016
Format Digital download
Genre Ballad
Length 3:50
Label S.M. Entertainment, KT Music
Songwriter(s) Miss Kay, Kim Jae-hyung
Producer(s) Miss Kay, Kim Jae-hyung
K.Will singles chronology
"Cook For Love"
(2016)
"The Day"
(2016)
"That's What"
(2016)

"Cook For Love"
(2016)
"The Day"
(2016)
"That's What"
(2016)
Baekhyun singles chronology
"Dream"
(2016) Dream2016
"The Day"
(2016) The Day2016
"Rain"
(2017) Rain2017
Music video
"The Day" on YouTube

"The Day" is a single by South Korean singers K.Will and Baekhyun, member of South Korean boy group EXO. The song was released by S.M. Entertainment on May 13, 2016 through SM Station.[1]

Background and release[edit]

On May 9, 2016, S.M. shared a teaser photo with images of Baekhyun only for the collaboration. On May 10, it was revealed via a teaser image that the artist that will collaborate with Baekhyun would be K.Will.[2]

Produced by Miss Kay and Kim Jae-hyung, "The Day" is described as a ballad song combined with acoustic guitar about yearning for a lost love.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "The Day" was released on May 13, 2016.[4] In it, a man is seen being confronted with happy memories from the past while regretting his decisions. Although Baekhyun and K.Will do not take lead roles in the music video, they are seen singing emotionally against a black backdrop throughout the video.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."The Day"Miss Kay, Kim Jae-hyungMiss Kay, Kim Jae-hyungMiss Kay, Kim Jae-hyung03:50
2."The Day" (Inst.) Miss Kay, Kim Jae-hyungMiss Kay, Kim Jae-hyung03:50
Total length:07:40

Reception[edit]

"The Day" ranked no. eight on Korea's Gaon Digital Chart and twenty-one on Billboard's US World Digital Songs.

Charts[edit]

Sales[edit]

Region Sales
South Korea (Gaon)[8] 231,025

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide May 12, 2016 Digital download S.M. Entertainment, KT Music
South Korea May 13, 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "케이윌X백현 특급 콜라보, 'The Day' 13일 자정 공개 – 한국경영뉴스" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  2. ^ "케이윌X백현, 'The Day' 오늘 밤 음원+뮤비 전격 공개" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  3. ^ 통플러스. "'환상의 콜라보' 케이윌·백현, '더 데이(The Day)' 듀엣곡 공개" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  4. ^ "케이윌×백현의 'The Day', 대박 음원 공개! 네티즌들 "이렇게 잘어울려?" "목소리 미쳤다"" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-04-22. 
  5. ^ 12, J. K. May; 2016 (2016-05-12). "Watch: EXO's Baekhyun And K.Will Drop "The Day" MV Through SM STATION". Soompi. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  6. ^ "2016 Gaon Digital Chart – Week 20 (See #8)". Gaon Digital Chart. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart – May, 2016 (See #32)". Gaon Digital Chart. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – First half of 2016 (see #186)". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on October 8, 2016. Retrieved August 8, 2016.