He's a man of many talents!
27 Nov 2018 - 11:23 AM  UPDATED 27 Nov 2019 - 2:15 PM

EXO's Chanyeol is a talented singer, songwriter, rapper, instrumentalist, actor... wow the list could go on forever! He's actually been involved in the writing of a fair few songs, both for EXO and other artists.

If you're not familiar, here's the time to truly appreciate his lyrical contributions to these songs.

1. Run

Chanyeol worked on this EXO song from Overdose with Seo Ji Eum.

2. Rewind

Taken from Super Junior-M member Zhou Mi's debut EP, the Korean version of this song features Chanyeol who wrote his rap verse.

3. Promise

EXO members Chen, Lay and Chanyeol composed the music and wrote the lyrics for this song from Exodus.

4. Young Street

Yes that's right, Chanyeol produced the jingle for Lee Gook Joo's radio show. 

5. Last Hunter

Chanyeol participated in reality show Law of the Jungle - Brunei and even worked on a little snippet for the show's soundtrack.

6. Don't Make Money

Written for music survival show Unpretty Rapstar 2, Chanyeol collaborated with Heize and producer Sleepywell for the track.

7. Lightsaber

This special EXO collaboration with Star Wars featured lyrics written by Chanyeol alongside songwriters MQ and Jung Ju Hee.

8. Heaven

Another EXO song, this time Chanyeol worked on lyrics with Min Yeon Jae.

9. Do It Together

This song was part of EXO's live performances during the EXO'rDIUM tour and Chanyeol wrote his verse for it.

10. Freal Luv

Chanyeol wrote his rap on this track he features on by Far East Movement and Marshmello, that also includes vocals from Tinashe.

11. Ko Ko Bop

Ah "Ko Ko Bop", the hit of 2017. This was a group effort: Chanyeol worked on lyrics with fellow members Chen and Baekhyun, as well as songwriter JQ and Hyun Ji Won.

12. Chill

Another song from The War, Chanyeol worked with Seo Ji Eum for the lyrics on this one.

13. Sweet Lies

Chanyeol worked with Korean hip-hop artist G.Soul for the lyrics to this smooth tune.

14. Gravity

Chanyeol has continued to be involved in composing lyrics on EXO songs, including this track he worked on with Kim Min Jung for Don't Mess Up My Tempo.

15. With You

Chanyeol wrote these lyrics with Kim Min Ji.

16. What A Life

Chanyeol was actually involved in the songwriting for all the tracks off of EXO-SC's What a Life, the sub-unit he debuted in this year with Sehun, who was also credited as a songwriter on all tracks. The talent!

What's your fave Chanyeol-penned song?


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