Meet the New Girl Group Daydream!
Every year, the Korean pop industry is filled with new bright young talents hoping to fulfill their dream to become the top superstar. In the girl group area specifically, K-Pop is known for giving birth to new authentic girl groups. In 2020 alone, we have found some interesting new girl groups to follow, and one of them is Daydream. Originally debuting with 6 members, Daydream are now continuing their path as a three-member group under Great Company. Even though they just debuted on February 23rd, 2020, we have managed to spot some potential in their future journey.
Are you curious about the details of this new girl group? Stay tuned on this article to find out!
Originally a 6-member girl group, Daydream (데이드림) made their official debut on February 23rd, 2020, with “Numnum” as their first digital single.
After members Alim, Sorin, and Chaeha left the group due to conflicts with their agency, (Great Company), Daydream are continuing their path as a three-member group consisting of Sarang, Ara, and Maeum.
- Name: Daydream (데이드림)
- Origin: South Korea
- Debut date: February 23rd, 2020
- Years active: 2019-present
- Label: Great Company
- Current members: Sarang, Ara, Maeum
- Former members: Alim, Sorin, Chaeha
- Daydream Official Accounts: YouTube (데이드림 TV), Instagram (daydream._.official), Twitter (@Daydream_S2_)
Stage Name: Sarang (사랑)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Date of Birth: January 24th, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 157 cm (5’1″)
Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
- She used to be a member of SWITCH BERRY and Happiness
- In Korean, her stage name means love
- Taking pictures and drawing are her hobbies
- Sleeping, listening to music, and lyrics are her specialties
Stage Name: Ara (아라)
- Dance is her passion
- She joined the group in April 2020
- Her specialty is doing dance covers
Stage Name: Maeum (마음)
Birth Name: Hye-jin (혜진)
Date of Birth: September 11th, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 160 cm (5’2″)
- She joined the group in April 2020
- Choi Yoo-jung and Park Bo-young are her favorite artists
- Maltesers is her favorite food brand
- “To act lovingly even if you aren’t pretty,” is her motto in Daydream
Stage Name: Alim (아림)
Birth Name: Lee Hye-rim (이혜림)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
Date of Birth: November 2nd, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 160 cm (5’2″)
— She has a dog and a cat
— Her hobbies are listening to music and eating delicious food
— Her specialties are playing alone, choreography
— On April 1st, 2020, Alim left Daydream due to conflicts with the company
Stage Name: Sorin (소린)
Birth Name: Kim So-rin (김소린)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Date of Birth: August 7th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 163 cm (5’3″)
- Her favorite movies are the Harry Potter saga, Inception, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- She’s been a fan of SHINee since debut and her bias was Jong-hyun
- Her favorite girl groups are f(x), Red Velvet, OH MY GIRL, BLACKPINK, and IZ*ONE
- She has a tattoo on her left arm
- She has a dog
- Her hobby is watching movies
- Her specialties are taking pictures, personal development, and lyrics
- She wants to learn French
- She loves Ritter Sport chocolate
- Her favorite Korean foods are kimchi, fried rice, and pork belly
- Her favorite foreign food is dumplings
- Her favorite animals are dinosaurs, owls, penguins, and pandas
- Her favorite colors are deep green and black
- On April 1st, 2020, Sorin left Daydream due to conflicts with the company
Stage Name: Chaeha (채하)
Birth Name: Lee Chae-won (이채원)
Position: Main Vocalist
Date of Birth: August 23rd, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 165 cm (5’4″)
YouTube: @체크메이트 [Check Mate] (she runs it with her friend)
YouTube: @채하로운날[CHAE HA] (personal)
- On May 21st, 2019, she was introduced as a member of DPOP Friends through a medley dance cover of Mnet’s Produce 48 songs before the group disbanded and she left the company
- After leaving Daydream, she is currently a member of the project group Chic & Idle under the stage name Xindy
- Her hobbies are recording and listening to music
- Her specialties are swimming, lyrics, and composition
- She was a former pre-debut member of MIDNIGHT as Chaewon
- She joined MIDNIGHT on June 10th, 2019, and took part in their third pre-debut single, Algorithm, in August 2019 but left shortly after
- She and her friend, Jeonghyun, formed a dance cover duo called Check Mate, but as of 2020, their YouTube channel is inactive
- In 2019, she released a solo digital single “Blah Blah”
- On April 1st, 2020, Chaeha left Daydream due to conflicts with the company
- She said that she still wants to continue as a singer in the business
Original source: Kprofiles.com
Music Video & Concept
Daydream released their first digital single along with the MV on February 23rd, 2020. “Num Num” is a catchy pop dance song that sounds sweet like candy. The music video is using the classic school girl concept, with all the members introduced with the candy characters.
As of now, the MV has been watched for more than 27.000 times. There are also many supportive comments coming from YouTube users:
“This song is so catchy and the choreography is so cute! The stylists did an amazing job too. Everyone looks amazing!” one user wrote.
“I’m getting Orange Caramel and Momoland vibes from this,” another one wrote.
“The first thing I’m doing today is watching this ultra-cute MV (no joke I woke up 5 mins ago). These girls are truly talented!! Their company is not big, we can see that, but I’m sure it’ll get better later! Girls have nothing to worry about, their own performances are incredible! Sending lots of love❤ 멋있어요! 힘내세요! 🎉” one user commented.
Daydream made their first stage performance on MBC’s Show Champion, Episode 344, which was aired on March 4th, 2020. They performed their catchy single “Num Num” with the schoolgirl concept that matched their MV with the energetic cute dance that accompanies it.
Many fans showed them support on their debut stage through comments and even keep an eye for their next performances:
“Great performance! They’re the perfect hybrid of sexy and cute. Keep an eye out for the MV it’s coming.”
“They look so happy to be on stage and that’s why I love them so much.”
“I was on the fence for a bit but that rap verse was all I needed to convince me to stan. I can’t wait to see more from Daydream!”
Not only in Show Champion, but they also consistently do the same concept in almost all the “Num Num” performances.
Daydream Content On YouTube
Daydream established their YouTube channel ahead of their debut on February 8th, 2020, with the first video content of Daydream TV, a daily vlog introducing the members’ personalities and activities to attract new fans.
The vlog has garnered attention as it has been watched for more than 3.5K views.
After that, the channel consistently updates its content with their MV as their latest video update. They also uploaded a dance performance version of their song, to invite fans to learn their choreography.
The dance practice video has been watched for 6.3K times.
On May 18th, 2020, Daydream updated their Instagram account with a group selfie showcasing the current members Sara, Arang, and Maeum smiling with cheerful and cute poses in front of the camera. The three of them were the surprise guest stars on the live broadcast event that was aired on Star TV hosted by MC Yoon-hyuk.
The caption wrote, “On the live broadcast of the senior Yoon-hyuk, the dreamers are going to be a surprise guest!!!😝 7 o’clock!! Soon their dream brings out the ⭐’star TV’ app at 7:00 Live! They’re going to have fun talking, dancing, and singing.”
So, those are all the things you need to know regarding the new girl group Daydream. What do you think about them? Which one is your favorite member? Do you think they will get bigger in the future? Let’s chat in the comment section below!