There are 9 CLC albums available at this moment, including 8 extended plays and 1 single album. All of them were manufactured by CJ E&M and Cube Entertainment, and released by the latter. They were distributed by CJ E&M and Loen Entertainment (later as Kakao M). The group debuted with their first EP titled First Love in 2015.
Here's the list of all CLC albums in order.
The debut extended play of CLC titled First Love had its premiere on March 19, 2015 under Cube Entertainment. It was manufactured and distributed by CJ E&M. On the CD you will find 5 songs including Cafe Mocha Please, Pepe, Sharala, First Love and Open The Window.
Pepe serves as the lead single. It was composed by Duble Sidekick team and Yanggang, and arranged by the latter. It is worth noting that Ilhoon - a main rapper of BtoB - wrote the lyrics for 2 songs - Cafe Mocha Please and Open The Window (co-written with Seo Jaewoo and Seo Yongbae). A year later, in 2016, First Love was re-released in Mandarin for a drama The Best Meeting.
To support the debut EP, a special showcase was held at the AX Hall in Seoul, a day before the premiere, on March 18, 2015.
The first of CLC albums debuted at number 11 on the Gaon Weekly Chart. It sold 3,451 copies in March, the first month of the release, and was the 20th best-selling Korean album of the month.
The physical edition of First Love is available in only 1 version. It comes with a paper sleeve cover. Inside the package you will find a CD disk containing the music attached to a tray, a photobook with beautiful pictures, and a folded accordion profile card with the information about each of the members. No photo cards are included with this CLC album.
The second extended play and the second of CLC albums was released on May 28, 2015 by Cube Entertainment. For the second time CJ E&M was responsible for manufacturing and distribution.
Similarly to the previous release Question consists of 5 songs - Hey-Yo, Curious (Like), Lucky, Hide and Seek and What Do I Do. Like was chosen as the title track. It was produced by Big Sancho, Seo Jaewoo and Son Youngjin. Ilhoon came back to provide the lyrics for Hide and Seek.
Question peaked at number 9 on the Gaon chart for a week between May 31 and June 6, 2015. It was the highest charted KPop girl group that week. With a total number of 4,635 units sold in June, it became the 18th best-selling Korean album that month.
The CLC album was released in 1 physical version with a plastic slip case. The back cover has a cut out round window that you can see the CD disk through. It consists of the CD, a photobook full of nice pictures of all 5 members, and 1 random postcard showcasing a single member.
Refresh is the third mini album of CLC. It had its premiere on February 29, 2016 under Cube Entertainment. It was the first of CLC albums to feature 7 members, after Elkie and Eunbin joned the group. Although Eunbin could not participate in the promotion activities due to her involvement in the TV survival show Produce 101.
5 songs are included on Refresh - High Heels, Refresh, Yaya (Say Bye to Solo), Friend Lover Zone and Eighteen, with High Heels serving as the title track. It was produced by Lee Hyun-seung, DOM and Jeinho. No Jun-hwan and Iggy wrote the lyrics. The song was later released in Japanese on their first EP in the land of the rising sun, alongside Pepe, Curious, First Love and I Should Be So Lucky. Ilhoon for the third time came back, to write the lyrics for Friend Lover Zone.
Refresh did pretty well on the Gaon weekly chart reaching number 6 during the premiere week. It eventually sold 2,209 copies during February becoming the 36th most purchased album of the month.
The physical edition of this CLC album includes a semi-transparent dust cover. It is composed of a CD disk containing all 5 songs, a photobook with some interesting pictures, and 1 folded accordion profile card, very familiar to the one from First Love, this time though naturally showcasing 7 members instead of only 5.
The fourth extended play of the girl group was released under Cube on May 30, 2016 digitally and on June 3, 2016 physically. It is the fourth of CLC albums to be manufactured and distributed by CJ E&M. For the first time Eunbin fully participated in the promotions for the album.
Nu.Clear features 6 songs including What Planet Are You From?, No Oh Oh, One, Two, Three, Day By Day, Dear My Friend and It's Too Late. No Oh Oh was chosen as the lead single. It was produced by Shinsadong Tiger, and duo Beom and Nang. Yeeun is credited as the writer of the rap parts of What Planet Are You From?, Day By Day and It's Too Late.
To support the release of Nu.Clear a special showcase was organized, and held on May 30 at the Lottecard Arts Center in Seoul.
The EP peaked at number 16 on the weekly Gaon chart, and sold 4,096 copies in June 2016, which resulted with reaching number 26 on the monthly Gaon chart.
The physical release of this CLC album comes with a CD disk attached to the back side of the front cover and a spiral photobook with beautiful photos, and some folded double pages. For the first time a single photo cards is included. It features a random member of CLC, and is added out of 7 different versions.
The fifth mini album of CLC titled Crystyle came out on January 17, 2017 under Cube. It features 6 songs including Liar, Hobgoblin, Mistake, Meow Meow, I Mean That and Depression. The main track Hobgoblin was composed and arranged by Seo Jaewoo, Big Sancho and Son Yeongjin. It was written by the trio alongside Hyuna and Sorn. Yeeun was once again providing the rap parts for the songs, this time for Mistake and I Mean That.
Crystyle reached number 10 on the Gaon weekly chart, and number 6 on the Billboard's US World chart. It sold 3,975 units in January 2017 and was the 30th best-selling album of the month in South Korea.
The physical edition of the fifth of CLC albums comes in a hardcover photobook form of a size of 160 x 215 mm. It consists of a CD disk, an 80 pages photobook (150 x 120 mm), and 1 photo card selected randomly out of 14 variants (2 sheets per each member of CLC). The photo cards measure 125 x 176 mm.
A single group poster was prepared as a pre-order benefit for those who decided to purchase their copy earlier.
Free'sm is the sixth extended play of the group and the sixth CLC album, released on August 3, 2017 by Cube Entertainment. The CD contains 6 songs including the title track Where are You?, Bae, I Like It, Call My Name, Summer Kiss Hold Your Hand. Three singles were released and promoted by the group - the main track, Summer Kiss (August 27) and I Like It (September 29).
Where are You? was composed by the producer and songwriter Kim Keun Woo (Armadillo), who works as a creator for JYP Entertainment, and delivered the songs for groups such as Stray Kids, Twice, WJSN, GOT7, I.O.I and Park Jin Young. He also arranged the track along with Dani and Gu Seongcheol. Yeeun was once again credited as a co-writer (Bae, I Like It and Hold Your Hand).
This is another of CLC albums that reached top 10 on the Gaon chart. It was the 41st most popular release of August with 4,355 copies sold. It also reached number 5 and 19 on the Billboard's US World and Heatseekers charts respectively.
Free'sm is available - similarly to all previous CLC albums - in 1 version. The package measures 150 x 210 mm and comes with a sturdy cardboard wrapper attached to the cover on the back side. The EP is composed of a CD disk, a photo book with 80 pages full of nice photos (150 x 210 mm), 1 randomly selected postcard showcasing a single member (100 x 140 mm), and 1 photo card added at random out of 7 different options (52 x 86 mm).
A special set of 1 postcard and 1 sheet of stamp stickers was offered for the fans only at the Cube's official cafe 20SPACE, located in Seongdong-gu, Seoul. The set was prepared to commemorate the premiere of Free'sm. Both postcard and stickers measure 210 x 148 mm.
A poster of a size of 750 x 520 mm was prepared for this release.
The next extended play of the group - the seventh so far - was released on February 22, 2018 digitally and on February 23 as a physical edition under Cube Entertainment. It was available for pre-order starting February 14. It is the first CLC album to be manufactured by Cube. Loen Entertainment for the first time provided the distribution.
The CLC album features 5 songs including the title track of the same name as the EP, Like That, Distance, To the Sky and 7th. The lead single was produced by Cho Sung-ho, Ferdy and Kang Dong-Ha. Yeeun joined the trio to provide the lyrics. She also co-wrote all tracks on the EP, while Eunbin co-wrote Like That. To the Sky was previously released as a single on February 1, 2018.
Black Dress peaked at number 12 on the Gaon Weekly chart. It also charted (at 7th position) on the Billboard's US World chart. It sold a total number of 4,671 units in February and became the 35th most popular album in South Korea that month. It sold another 3,345 copies in the following month.
Similarly to the previous releases Black Dress is available in 1 rectangular version of a dimensions of 180 x 250 mm. Inside the package you will find a CD disk, a large 146 pages photobook (180 x 250 mm), 1 random postcard chosen out of 7 variants (80 x 140 mm), and 1 photo card selected randomly from a lot of 14 different sheets (2 per each member of CLC). The size of the photo cards is 86 x 52 mm.
A poster measuring 750 x 520 mm, featuring all members was issued for the CLC album.
A commemorating set composed of a group postcard and a sheet of stickers (both sized 210 x 148 mm) was available for the fans at the 20SPACE cafe. It is similar to the one from Free'sm era.
The eight EP of the group titled No.1, and pronounced "no one", came out under Cube on January 30, 2019 digitally and a day later physically. It was manufactured by Cube and distributed by Kakao M (previously known as Loen Entertainment).
On the CD you will find 5 songs - the lead single No, Show, Breakdown, Like It and I Need U. The title No was entirely produced by (G)I-DLE's Soyeon alongside June, with Yeeun as a co-writer. The rapper also contributed to the lyrics of all other tracks.
To promote this CLC album the girls took part in a press conference a day before No.1 was released. It took place at the Blue Square iMarket Hall in Seoul. A special showcase was held on the same day. It was broadcasted through Mnet and Naver.
No.1 reached number 4 on the Gaon chart during the week between January 27 and February 2, 2019, and was the second most popular release of any KPop girl group that week, behind only GFriend and their second studio album Time For Us. It ended the month of January 2019 at the 40th place on the most purchased albums list with the sales equal 4,999 copies. It improved its position the following month selling 7,303 more copies, and reaching number 30.
The physical edition of No.1 comes with a CD disk featuring a unit photo chosen out of 2 variants, a photobook of a dimensions of 180 x 250 x 10 mm, 1 folded poster showcasing a random member (480 x 340 mm), and 1 photo card selected randomly out of 7 variants (65 x 90 mm).
A group poster sized 750 x 520 was issued for the CLC album.
In conjunction with the premiere of No.1, a special set of photo cards was released by Cube. It consists of 14 sheets (2 per each member of CLC). Elkie personally took all the pictures available in this set. The cards measure 54 x 85 mm.
The first single of CLC titled Helicopter was released by Cube Entertainment on September 2, 2020. It features a title track of the same name along with its English version. The song was composed by duo Hyun Shin and Park Jisoo from a producing team 153/Joombas, Melanie Joy Fontana and Michel "Lindgren" Schulz. Schulz arranged the song. Cho Yoo-kyung, BreadBeat and Yeeun prepared the lyrics.
Helicopter managed to reach number 8 on the Gaon chart and was the second most popular release of any KPop girl group in Korea the debuting week (behind Lovelyz and their seventh mini album Unforgettable). The sales reached 18,987 copies in September 2020, which let CLC's single be the 26th best-selling release of the month.
The physical edition of this CLC album comes in a hardcover package measuring 184 x 254 mm. It consists of a CD disk added out of 2 unit variants (120 x 120 mm), a photobook with 122 pages in it (180 x 250 x 9 mm), a lyric paper (150 x 200 mm), 1 random sticker of a size of 100 x 150 mm with a photo of a single member, 1 randomly chosen bookmark made of a transparent material (7 options, 40 x 150 mm), 1 special Pilot card (7 options, 80 x 100 mm), and 1 random photo card of a dimensions of 50 x 85 mm, either version A or B, both consisting of 7 variants (14 in total). All goods are place in an envelope glued to the back side of the front cover.
You could also get a pre-order bonus - a random poster selected out of 8 variants (1 group and 7 individual member sheets). All posters measure 520 x 750 mm.