SM Entertainment has confirmed Red Velvet‘s Joy is preparing for her solo debut with a remake album.

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SM Entertainment announced on May 12, KST that Joy is indeed preparing for her solo debut with a remake album.

Joy is preparing a remake album, and we will release a detailed schedule soon.

— SM Entertainment

A remake album is where an artist receives permission from the original artist to cover their song and release it as their own new version. One of the most famous examples of this is IU‘s 4th mini-album A Flower Bookmark, which covered 7 songs famous from the 1980s and 1990s.

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Earlier, it was reported that Joy would be making her solo debut in late May, with an album full of remakes.