New K-pop boy band Drippin arrived with the release of debut album Boyager on October 28, led by the single Nostalgia . The first male group unveiled by South Korean company Woollim Entertainment since Golden Child in 2017, Drippin has seven members born between 1999 and 2004. Before their formation as a group, all but youngest member Alex were featured on the South Korean television show Produce X 101 in 2019. Cha Jun-ho was part of the short-lived boy band X1, which was formed during that show. After the release of Boyager , the members of Drippin spoke with the Post and shared their thoughts on their debut, and their love of fellow boy bands The Boyz and Golden Child. What do you hope people take away from listening to Nostalgia? Lee Hyeop : it’s easier to fall into [the] song if you listen to it while reminiscing about good memories. BTS, CL, The Boyz, Winner: this week’s K-pop news round-up Joo Chang-uk : I hope you can recall some good times and listen to the song with them in mind. Hwang Yun-seong : the song lingers in my mind because it makes me feels like I’m going into a dream, so I hope you enjoy our interpretation. And I hope you feel the energy and freshness [of that] memory, instead of just missing it. Alex : don’t simply remember happy memories like the song tells you, but do things as if you're trying to go back to those memories. How do you feel about making your debut? Cha Jun-ho : I’ve been looking forward to it for a long time so I’m very nervous, but also excited about what [we’re] going to do. Kim Dong-yun : I’m so happy that I’m finally able to meet my fans in person, and plan to work hard in the future. Kim Min-seo : It’s like a dream. It hasn’t hit me yet. Apart from the single, what are the songs you feel will resonate with listeners? Dong-yun : Colors . I usually like emotional songs, and this one is my favourite so far. Alex : I like Overdrive . This one is really my style, and the dance is very difficult, but it’s so much fun to perform live. Exclusive interview: The Boyz look back on 3 years in the K-pop spotlight Jun-ho : Colors is my favourite. It’s beautiful and dreamy, and the strange sound is attractive. Min-seo : I like Shine . It would be good to listen to it while eating [Korean street food] bungeoppang in winter. Chang-uk : Colors . It's a bit emotional and the atmosphere is so nice. Hyeop : Personally I like Light . The message of the song touched my heart – it seemed like a gift for all of our members who had been waiting for a long time [to debut]. What are some covers or special stages you'd like to share with fans? Chang-uk : As a team, I want to sing a group ballad like Golden Child’s All Day at a concert with the other members. Alex : I want to make a song about Christmas and perform it during the Christmas season. Min-seo : I want to perform The Boyz’s Tattoo . What are your favourite things about yourself? Jun-ho : [I am able] to focus on the positive side of [myself and] others. Yun-seong : I like my unique voice, passion for dancing, patience, and [sense of] responsibility. Chang-uk : I love my taste in music. The rise of non-Korean K-pop groups worries some fans Alex : I can adapt quickly to any environment, and am able to make a quick mental recovery. Min-seo : [My] clear eyes? Dong-yun : [My] gentle character. Hyeop : I love my thick lips. Do you have any favourite inspirational phrases? Chang-uk : I like comforting and romantic phrases. Alex : “Know thyself” – Socrates. What's your favourite thing to do when you're not working? Dong-yun : I like to go out and walk the streets. Hyeop : I like to cook or spend time at home. Chang-uk : I like to practise singing, watch movies and take a walk. Alex : spend time with family, play games, and exercise. Jun-ho : work on my deficiencies or watch fun videos. Yun-seong : watch movies, go to famous restaurants, watch choreography videos, window shop. Min-seo : walk along the Han River at midnight. What’s a fun fact or hobby you've never shared with fans? Alex : my hobbies are exercising, travelling and playing games such as Overwatch, League of Legends, Grand Theft Auto V , and so on. Jun-ho : I like watching animal videos, like [those from] National Geographic. Yun-seong : when I sleep, I dance without realising it. Hyeop : I think [I’m] brighter and more fun than the fans know. Chang-uk : recently, my hobby has been taking walks while making phone calls. Min-seo : I like to paint. Dong-yun : I thought I looked haughty What’s something you want every listener and fan to know about you? Jun-ho : I will be a singer who continuously develops and tries hard. Hyeop : we're very good at keeping our promises. Chang-uk : we will work really hard and grow from day to day. Alex : we all have different personalities, habits, looks, hometowns, and so on, but we have good chemistry and teamwork. Min-seo : all the members of our group are pure and kind friends. What's your goal for the coming year? Yun-seong : for everyone to stay healthy. I hope we are able to complete our activities [without problems] and sweep all the music awards. Dong-yun : to stay safe and well, and deliver a performance that doesn’t look like it was done by rookies.