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K-pop Star AleXa is ‘Back In Vogue’

What we know (and you should, too) about the new EP

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Words by Lauren W.

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AleXa, the fourth-generation mixed Korean American star of Produce 48 and American Song Contest fame, is officially back. Here’s what you need to know:

Her latest mini-album, Girls Gone Vogue, came out on Pepero Day, Nov. 11, 2022. This is her third EP. It features five new songs and one instrumental for “Back In Vogue.”

The title track is called “Back In Vogue,” a vaudeville-inspired concept with classic fashion and ballroom elements. The choreo includes voguing and whacking.

“Back In Vogue” features an even mix of English and Korean lyrics. AleXa’s previous single discography consists of songs mostly in English or Korean.

The music video for “Back In Vogue” continues from “Tattoo” where AleXa runs into a portal. AleXa steps out of the portal in “Back In Vogue.”

“Back In Vogue” marks AleXa’s return to Korean music show stages with a live audience for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.

AleXa is co-promoting the title track with a fun bubble-gum pop track, “Endorphin.” She performed the track for the first time live in Jersey City for her first U.S. tour.

She worked with renowned English-Thai composer Jeff Satur for the track “Please Try Again.”

The album has more than one collab: A ballad-esque track, “Star,” features Moonbyul of MAMAMOO.

Check out the music video for AleXa’s “Back In Vogue.”

Published on November 25, 2022

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Lauren W. is a contributor for Mixed Asian Media.

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