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    EXO's Chen Spoke About His New Album At A Press Conference In Seoul And Made Me Cry

    More like Dear My Dae, am I right?

    If you're into K-Pop, then you know EXO's Chen.

    And if you know Chen, then you know he just released a new album, Dear My Dear, on October 1st.

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    The album is basically your best autumnal, heartwarming, falling-in-love-in-a-coffee-shop fantasy come true in musical form.

    To celebrate the release of his second album, Chen held a press conference in Seoul and BuzzFeed was there to grab all of the best tidbits just for you.

    1. Chen's goal for the album was to focus on "gratitude" and "love" toward his fans, and he had a hand in the design, title, concept, and writing of the album.

    "Working on this album made me realize how difficult love is. I just wish everyone happiness," Chen explained. "I hope you like it and I would be more than happy if any of my songs on this album would comfort your heart."

    2. The album's single "Shall We?" made Chen feel "smitten and happy" at first listen and took many takes to get right.

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    According to Chen, the title track "Shall We?" is a "retro-pop song with a romantic melody and emotional lyrics" about wanting to spend the night with a ~special someone~. "Personally, when I heard the song — although I’m still pretty young and not too experienced — I was able to relive the memories I had from the past," he said. "I wish this song would make everyone’s hearts race."

    3. The decision to make "Shall We?" the album's single was made in part by talking to his EXO groupmates.

    4. Chen wrote the song "My Dear" with Kim JeHui, which he considers to be the sequel to his last single "Beautiful Goodbye".

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    Described as a "Britpop song with an exciting flow," Chen said he was thinking of what a "beautiful breakup" would look like when penning the song's lyrics. "My answer is suggested in this song," he added. This is the second time the two have collaborated after writing "Flower" together on his last album.

    5. His song "Good Night" is Chen-certified to help you fall asleep.

    6. The music video for "Shall We?" was filmed during a typhoon.

    7. Fellow EXO member Sehun was the MC for the event and absolutely, 100% not mad that he wasn't cast as the lead in Chen's music video.

    8. And finally, with the new record, Chen aimed to show a more "down-to-earth" side of himself outside of his EXO persona.

    If you need us, we'll be living our best autumnal lifestyle with Dear My Dear as the perfect soundtrack.