In an interview with Newsen, GOT7‘s Jay B opened up about the group’s future plans.

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After having left JYP Entertainment earlier this year, the members of GOT7 have been focusing on solo projects but have vowed to keep the group together and continue making music. Holding true to that promise, the group released a song, “Encore,” just a month after leaving the company. Now, leader Jay B has opened up on his and the group’s long-term plans.

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He hinted at working on a solo album which he described as containing soft emotions of sadness and desperation that everyone experiences through life. He expressed wanting to be able to portray a variety of different moods, emotions and genres.

I’m a perfectionist so whatever I do, I want to do it properly. At times when I pondered about how to do better, I received lots of inspiration for my music and my life from listening to stories from people like my parents or older brothers who experienced things first before I did. GOT7 didn’t go the way I imagined but thankfully we became a team that can embody various songs such as ‘Look’ and ‘Breath’ and we could leave a big impression on fans. Likewise, I wish my image wouldn’t be be fixated on one thing.

–Jay B

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He then reflected on the time he spent with his group and reminisced on the good times.

When I look back on our 7 years of promotions, the most memorable moment is around 2-3 years ago in Thailand when we performed our solo tracks for 7 days and then all performed ‘OUT’ together as a group. We were all so excited to perform, I think of the times we were together as 7 a lot.

–Jay B

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Of course, before the interview ended, Jay B made sure to emphasize that, although they may have left JYP Entertainment, GOT7’s story is far from over. He expressed his gratitude for their fans and wants to be able to thank them for their support through music and performances.

We want to try to release at least one album a year. It would be great if we could be on stage too. So I talk a lot with the members about how we feel in moments within our lives and discuss what topics and themes we want to include in our albums. I think that’s the least courtesy to the fans.

–Jay B

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