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Sting (EP)

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Released  January 18, 2016
Length  18:03
Release date  18 January 2016
Genres  K-pop, Pop rock
Recorded  2015
Language  Korean
Label  Top Class Entertainment

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Sting is the second mini-album by South Korean girl group Stellar. The EP consists of five songs and musically incorporates house, dance and pop/rock genres. It was released on January 18, 2016 by The Entertainment Pascal and distributed by Universal Music. To promote the mini-album the group appeared on several South Korean music programs, including Music Bank, Show! Music Core and Inkigayo.


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Background and release

On January 8, 2016, it was announced that the group was making a comeback on January 18 with a new album titled Sting. It was also revealed, that the music video for the title track of the same name will be directed by Digipedi, the same video company that directed EXID's "Up & Down" and the choreography will be made by the same choreographer of KARA's "Mister".

From January 11 to January 14, teaser photos of each member were released on their official fan cafe and Twitter account. On January 14, a teaser from the music video of the title track was released. On January 16, the full track list was revealed and on January 17 the full music video was released on their official YouTube channel.

The mini-album was released digitally on January 18 and physically on January 25 by The Entertainment Pascal and distributed by Universal Music.

Commercial performance

Sting entered and peaked at number 13 on the Gaon Album Chart on the chart issue dated January 17-23, 2016. In its second week, the mini-album charted at number 53 on the chart. The EP charted for two consecutive weeks on the chart.

The mini-album placed at number 40 on the Gaon Album Chart for the month of January 2016 with 1,711 physical copies sold.


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Sting (EP) Wikipedia