EXO: The Unofficial Biography

EXO: The Unofficial Biography

by Adrian Besley


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Extensively researched, this book weaves in the backstories of each of the nine individual members with the story of the band as a whole, as well as detailing the support from their incredible fanbase, EXO-L. As any EXO-L knows, EXO come from an alien planet and possess superpowers—not hard to believe when you see how talented they are! They record their songs in Korean, Mandarin and Japanese, they have millions of fans all over the world, their music videos clock up hundreds of millions of views, and a captivated global audience watched this Korean-Chinese band close the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Featuring biographies of each of the nine current members—Suho, Xiumin, Lay, Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O., Kai and Sehun—as well as previous members Luhan, Kris and Tao, this accessible and upbeat book is a must for any fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781789291148
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
Publication date: 06/01/2019
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Adrian Besley is the author of BTS: Icons of K-Pop, The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Boys, and YouTube World Records

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Plan 10

2 Debut 17

3 Kisses and Hugs 24

4 Suho 33

5 Showtime 40

6 Xiumin 49

7 Success and Shock 56

8 Lay 65

9 The Lost Planet 72

10 Baekhyun 81

11 We Are One 88

12 Kris, Luhan and Tao 97

13 The EXO Wave 108

14 Chen 117

15 EXO Go USA 124

16 Chanyeol 133

17 Dancing Kings 141

18 D.O. 149

19 Reservoir Idols 156

20 Kai 165

21 In Full Bloom 173

22 Sehun 183

23 Power Play 190

24 The Nation's Pick 198

25 Upping the Tempo 206

Glossary 215

Acknowledgements 217

Picture Credits 218

Index 219

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