SM The Ballad’s mini-album Breath marks Zhang Liyin return to music in five years. Although the song is a duet, are fans responding well to her new song? Korean news outlet enews24 reported on its fan reception.

Even before the release of the song, the interest towards them has received attention.

EXO’s Chen and Zhang Liyin collaborated in the Chinese version of SM The Ballad’s ‘Breath’ and is having a popular response

The Chinese version of Breath released on the 10th was presented exclusively through the largest portal site Baidu. The song Breath on the 14th reached the top of New Releases at #8.

Through Chinese fans comments: “Chen’s vocals are really luscious”,”It would be nice if they gave some strength”, “I am going to give my support”, “I hope they hit the jackpot”, “It’s a really good ballad song” etc. is receiving attention.

SM The Ballad’s planned project will have three different language versions. The Korean, Japanese, and Chinese were produced respectively. Girl’s Generation’s Taeyeon and SHINee’s Jonghyun were given the Korean version, TVXQ’s Changmin and f(x)’s Krystal did the Japanese version, and EXO’s Chen and Zhang Liyin did the Chinese version.

The Chinese version specifically will feature EXO’s Chen and Chinese singer Zhang Liyin. Even before the release of the song, the interest towards them has received attention.

Zhang Liyin on the 10th through her personal Weibo, “The collaboration with EXO’s Chen on Breath will be revealed today. It’s been a while since I have greeted fans. I hope that it will receive a lot of support.” Her post has since received over 3,000 replies.

The two who will be filming on the Chinese program Hunan TV’s Lantern Festival on the 14th, and will perform “Breath”.


Ji has been a fan of Zhang Liyin since 2006 when she debuted with "Timeless". Through this, she was introduced to Chocolyn and fellow Chocolates! Outside of this, Ji is a fan of TV shows, in particular, Marvel and DC. She loves to travel, especially meeting Chocolates all over the world!

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