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. Soompi (April 6, 2012). "EXO to Release Title Song "MAMA" on April 8". Retrieved December 29, 2015.
  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]