Featuring eleven songs, Glitch Mode is the group’s second full-length album, following Hot Sauce, released May 10, 2021. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.
Hot Sauce surpassed 3.42 million sales and topped the iTunes Top Albums Chart in 37 regions around the world. Teen Vogue wrote that on the album, NCT DREAM brought “an irresistible blend of earnestness, playfulness, and clear skill,” and AV Club wrote that the new music “captures the familiar spirit fans love while also showcasing their sonic growth.” NME described the title track as “vibrant and exuberant,” and E! agreed, writing, “[‘Hot Sauce’] more than lives up to its title. Flame emojis all around because this thing slaps.”
NCT DREAM is a collaborative team within the umbrella of the NCT brand, which stands for “Neo Culture Technology” and is based on the concept of openness and expandability, allowing the addition of new members without limit. Consisting of members MARK, RENJUN, JENO, HAECHAN, JAEMIN, CHENLE, and JISUNG, NCT DREAM debuted in 2016. The group achieved global success with their previous EPs and singles, topping the iTunes Top Albums Chart and Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart, and appearing on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. Additionally, NCT DREAM were featured on Billboard’s “21 Under 21: Music’s Next Generation” list for three consecutive years from 2018-2020, and were the only Asian group named in TIME’s “25 Most Influential Teens of 2018.”