On the March 21 airing of web variety show 'Celuv TV', Changmin shared, "I'm currently preparing my solo album. I think you can expect it in April." The singer added that he's in the final process in album preparation and said, "I have to go to the recording studio right after this too."
Changmin also said, "Many people think I've already released a solo album but this is my first. In the past, I've participated in OST and other project solo tracks."
In January, Changmin left Big Hit Entertainment and established a one-man agency.