SHINee has released the first image teaser for their long awaited comeback, featuring a radical transformation of the member Minho. Beyond Asia, SHINee has been reveling in popularity in places like Europe and America, growing into one of the world K-Pop idols. SHINee will be making their comeback at the end of the month after a year and 6 months hiatus.

Their 4th mini-album, titled “Sherlock,” will be released on March 21st, and it has been reported that the tracks for the album has taken a long time to choose, in order to present excellent quality music. The members of SHINee takes on the concept of a French/dreamy boy for their new mini-album.

The transformation was revealed through SHINee’s website, and fans are anticipating SHINee’s upcoming music releases.

SHINee’s agency, SM Entertainment, stated that this album will present a sophisticated sound along with the highest quality music and performance, an upgrade to SHINee’s already unique colors. Their mini-album will include various genre of music as well, while still maintaining their style.

Currently, SHINee is shooting their music video to their title track.

Source: Koreaboo, Newsen and Sports Chosun