Playback (Hangul: 플레이백) is a South Korea Korean girl group formed by Clear Company in 2015. They debuted on June 25, 2015, with the digital single “Playback”. The group consist of five members: Yunji, Hayoung, Yujin, Woolim and Eunjin.
Prior to joining Playback, Woolim spent three years as a trainee under JYP Entertainment. She later rose to fame after a video of her appearance on Mnet’s mystery singing show I Can See Your Voice, where she performed Ariana Grande’s “Problem,” went viral.
Playback released their self-titled debut single album Playback and its title track of the same name on June 25, 2015. Just three months later, the group announced they planned to release a new single album on September 2. The album’s title track, “I Wonder”, featured well-known singer and host Eric Nam. The song garnered attention from media due to the involvement of popular Norwegian production team ELEMENT, whose resume includes CeeLo Green, Musiq Soulchild, and Madcon.
Soon after they debut, their label who manages them was merged with Coridel Entertainment in late-2015 and they later official manages by Coridel Entertainment.
Eunjin was added back to the group on April 13, 2017, after being cut from the group before their official debut.
On October 13, 2017 KST, Playback’s agency Coridel Entertainment, released a statement through the group’s official fan cafe to confirm that the members will be joining YG’s survival show, Mix Nine. They said, “After a long period of inactivity and preparing for a comeback, the group was given an offer to appear on the show ‘Mix Nine’. We decided to go on the show because we believe that it will be a good chance for each member to show their talents and abilities. The members of the group are preparing and working hard to show their best and are aiming to release an album mid-October so please stay tuned and continue to support the girls.”