We got hints, even promises, but iKONICs are used to empty words. Today we got proven wrong in the best of ways.
YG’s IG Update.
“#iKON#NEWSINGLE_RELEASE _2018_03_05 #PromisedSurpriseGift#TheNextTitleSong_ThatIHid#OpeningTheJewelryBox#RedHare_iKON#ItsNotAFollowUpSong_ItsAnExtensionOfActivitiesWithANewSong#YG” pic.twitter.com/viXExDLOqC
— YGInstagram (@YGInstagram) February 28, 2018
The song is a hidden title track and will be an extension of the current promotions of iKON’s second full album, ‘Return’- whose title track, ‘Love Scenario’, has topped charts, broken records and charmed the general public for over a month.
fan: can you spoil the new song for us?
bobby: HWAL HWAL (hwal means bow/arrow in korean, but also an onomatopoeia for something burning)
dong: PAENG PAENG
bobby: they’ll never figure this out
dong: we really gave them a lot
— SHOWTIME! (s/h) (@ikonOT7) February 17, 2018
Even Yang Hyun Suk himself had promised iKONICs a special surprise on his Instagram.
180223 fromyg IG https://t.co/shqRXfsfuj
— Piece of Jinan (@hwanpiece) February 23, 2018
However, iKONICs are used to waiting -without mentioning being busy keeping up with iKON’s current success and still playing their part as fans in the latest comeback for over a month now.
This announcement came as a shock and was completely unexpected, but iKONICS also have experience with seizing opportunities when they appear and this time won’t be any different.
As always, check out this Naver article and do the usual- react, upvote comments, recommend and comment something yourself, you can use this document to find common korean phrases to use.
As iKONICs, we’ll need to get our full gear ready again for the upcoming release: you can check our tutorials here to find out how you can help.
Let’s do our best for iKON and enjoy the music and more of our best boys above anything else!