(G)I-DLE to drop 'I burn': Release date, concept, how to live stream and all you need to know about new album
With a red and black-hued cover image, the album is set to have a fierce concept where the girls will embody their boldest selves and heat up the stage
South Korean multi-national girl group (G)I-DLE have a brand new album on the making for the new year. The group is coming back with their mini fourth Extended play ‘I Burn’ on January 11. From release timing to all the fan hype, here’s all you need to know about the Kpop sensation’s comeback.
(G)I-DLE fans are hyped as the super popular girl group will be releasing new music after 5 months. Continuing with the ‘I’ series, ‘I Burn’ will potentially have a darker theme as the teaser images released by Cube Entertainment portrays. According to Korean media reports, the album will have a fierce concept ready to ‘heat up’ the stages.
Cube Entertainment’s (G)I-DLE debuted in 2018 with six members, Miyeon, Minnie, Soojin, Soyeon, Yuqi, and Shuhua, and basked into quick popularity with their ability to show various concepts and participating in making OSTs, dramas and making music in a number of languages. The group debuted in Korea with their first extended play titled ‘I Am’ and its lead single ‘Latata’. The group also debuted in Japan a year later under U-Cube with the same title track ‘Latata’.
The group dubbed as the ‘Monster Rookie’ has already released five extended plays and eight singles including ‘Latata’, ‘Hann (Alone)’, ‘Senorita’, ‘Uh-Oh’, ‘Lion’, ‘Oh My God’ and ‘Dumdi Dumdi’. The group has also signed up a deal with American record label Republic Records to ensure their global expansion and make a solidified place in the U.S. marketplace. Their last project ‘Dumdi Dumdi’ broke the single album sales record, making it the second best-selling girl group single album of all time. They are also the first K-pop group to be interviewed by Forbes China.
With another mini-album incoming, fans are super hyped as this is supposedly the boldest album of the group so far.
Release date and time
‘I Burn’ will be released on January 11, at 6 PM KST.
From the red and black-hued cover image, the album is predicted to have a fierce concept where the girls will embody their boldest selves and heat up the stages. The six-track album including the title track ‘Hwa’ has been composed by the members.
Fierce comeback chaos on Jan 11th.#GIDLE has been active in various fields, including dramas, shows, OSTs, and special stages. @G_I_DLE, who have proved their unique musicality and wide concept ability, will heat up the start of 2021 with 'I burn'.https://t.co/cBURDIWpij pic.twitter.com/yFrPB8WMtV— Neverland International (@neverlandintl) January 5, 2021
Check this space for an updated tracklist.
How to live stream
The album will be released through all major music platforms including Amazon, YouTube, Itunes and more. Pre-save the album in Spotify.
What are fans saying?
Excited fans have been pouring on social media hyping the album release. A fan wrote, “They all look so beautiful, can't wait for the comeback.” Another similar tweets read, ‘SELF MADE QUEENS’ and ‘QUEENS COMING BACK’.
QUEENS COMING BACK— cmy // #HWA🥀 (@yuqicut) January 5, 2021
Check out the teaser images below