Mama

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Mama
EP by
ReleasedMarch 9, 2012 (2012-03-09)
Recorded2011
GenreK-pop, dance
Length21:41
LanguageKorean, Chinese
LabelS.M. Entertainment
ProducerLee Soo-man
Exo chronology
Mama 'XOXO
(2013)
Singles from Mama
  1. "What Is Love"
    Released: January 30, 2012
  2. "History"
    Released: March 9, 2012
  3. "Mama"
    Released: April 8, 2012

Mama (stylized as MAMA) is the first mini-album of South Korean band EXO, produced and released by S.M. Entertainment on April 9, 2012.[1] It has two editions: by EXO-K Korean version and the Chinese version by EXO-M.[2] The album made its debut at position number one on Gaon Chart.[3]

The album was produced by Lee Soo-man, who is also the main producer of the group. The title of the album is a term that is commonly used in Korea in one person in the family, similar to "your Highness" or "your Majesty". The main single was composed by Yoo Young-jin, who is also the co-author of other singles of the mini album, "What Is Love" and "History"

Track listing[change | change source]

CD (EXO-K)
No. Title Composer Length
1. "MAMA" (kor. 마마) Yoo Young-jin 4:31
2. "What Is Love" Yoo Young-jin 4:22
3. "History" Yoo Young-jin 3:32
4. "Neoui Sesang-euro (Angel)" (kor. 너의 세상으로 (Angel)) Jo Yoon-gyeong 3:01
5. "Du Gaeui Dari Ddeuneun Bam (Two Moons)" (kor. 두 개의 달이 뜨는 밤 (Two Moons)) Misfit 3:03
6. "Machine" Misfit 3:26
CD (EXO-M)
No Title Composer Length
1. "MAMA" (kor. 마마) Wang Yajun 4:31
2. "What Is Love" Han Kilin 4:22
3. "History" Liu Yuan 3:32
4. "Nǐ De Shìjiè (Angel)" (chiń. 你的世界 (Angel)) Michie, Liu Yuan 3:01
5. "Shuāng Yuè Zhī Yè (Two Moons)" (chiń. 双月之夜 (Two Moons)) T-Crash 3:03
6. "Machine" Zhou Weijie 3:26

Charts[change | change source]

EXO-K version[change | change source]

Chart Peak
position
Gaon Weekly Album Chart 1[3]
Gaon Monthly Album Chart 1[4]
Gaon Yearly Album Chart 7[5]
Sino Chart 17
Japan Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 33
Billboard World Albums Chart 8

EXO-M version[change | change source]

Chart Peak
position
Gaon Weekly Album Chart 6[3]
Gaon Monthly Album Chart 6[4]
Gaon Yearly Album Chart 16[5]
Gaon International Yearly Album Chart 1[6]
Sino Chart 7
Japan Oricon Weekly Albums Chart 63
Billboard World Albums Chart 12

Sales[change | change source]

Ranking Sales
Japan (Oricon) 10485 (Chinese ver.)
35771 (Korean ver.)
South Korea (Hanteo) 85800 (Chinese ver.)
150300 (Korean ver.)
South Korea (Gaon) 157940 (Chinese ver.)
245871 (Korean ver.)

References[change | change source]

  1. "No.1 "Mama"". Miner8. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. "EXO to Release Title Song "MAMA" on April 8". April 6, 2012. Retrieved December 29, 2015. |first1= missing |last1= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gaon Album Charts (2012년 4월 3주차)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gaon Album Charts (2012년 4월)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gaon Album Charts (2012년)
  6. Gaon International Yearly Album Chart (2012년)

Other websites[change | change source]