At last the details for iKON’s repackaged album have been released by YG Entertainment!
The repackage album comes with a new release title track called “I’m Ok” which is as the fandom expected since the boys have been obliging enough to spoil it for us weeks ago!
The “I’m Ok” announcement was accompanied by a moody and grainy black and white poster featuring the boys in suits posed around a black vintage car and giving off an extremely classy feel. The gorgeousness of the boys have iKONICs asking themselves if they are, in fact, indeed ok.
Interestingly, seeing that the image is located in a tunnel answered one of this year’s fandom mysteries concerning a missing MV with scenes from a tunnel based off posts made by Donghyuk in March. Actually the boys must have been pretty anxious to share this track and MV as they have been providing us with spoilers for months!
Details for the album:
Online Album Release : 2019.01.07
Offline Album Release : 2019.01.08
It looks like iKONICs will be starting 2019 well.
On the heels of the track list release for the New Kids: the Final mini album, iKON released the first lyric narration video for Goodbye Road featuring Jinhwan and Donghyuk looking pensive and gorgeous. We can look forward to videos of other members revealing more about the song.
You can enjoy the video with English subtitles on iKON YouTube Chanel.
Jinhwan: “If you’re going to leave anyway, live the best possible life with no regrets. Leave me and live happily.”
Donghyuk: “Everyone goes through a break up so let’s not be too sad. I’ll try to find someone that is alike but not quite similar to you.”
Looking at lyrics it seems that non-toxic breakup songs are becoming iKON’s signature. Love comes to an end but there is no blaming of the person that left, accepting the end of love as part of life and growing up. A healthy message for sure.
This is the third comeback for iKON in 2018 but it is already a standout by the quality and timeliness of its teasers. iKON is present in the media and on variety shows prior to the release itself and not 10 days to two weeks after its release (if at all) , which was the usual practice before. One has to be blind not to notice the difference in the approach to iKON promotions and the quality of the same. We do not know what happened to bring about this change but we sure welcome it.
A wistful poster for the title song for iKON’s upcoming mini album New Kids: the Final was released today. Title Goodbye Road was written by Hanbin and Bobby and composed by Hanbin, Future Bounce and Bekuh Boom and arranged by Future Bounce.
It is said to be the song that competed with Love Scenario for the title last winter and is a favorite song of YGE founder Yang Hyun Suk.
iKONICS are eagerly anticipating to see what other songs will be released on this mini album.
While waiting for another teaser to drop don’t forget to up-vote and comment on Naver article for Goodbye Road.
The Teaser that YGE Founder, Yang Hyun Suk touted as “too powerful” has finally arrived and – it appears he didn’t lie.
Hanbin’s unique tone, loaded with world weariness takes us through a heavy but addictive refrain as we see each of iKON’s members in various framed shots, all aesthetic, all equally moody. Just exactly right for a song called “Killing Me.”
It’s the perfect type of Teaser too. Not giving away too much, just enough to leave you thirsty for more, a complete turn around from Love Scenario’s interesting promo style and iKONICs LOVE it.
iKON is set to come back at 6pm on August the 2nd with Title track “Killing Me” and subtitle track “Freedom.” Until then I think we all know what to do with this Teaser!
With a week left to comeback, iKON has announced the name of their upcoming title track.
The credits denote Kim Hanbin as the sole lyricist and main composer, along with Joe Rhee and R.Tee, who also arranged the song and are part of the independent label The Black Label, under YG Entertainment.
New information about the title track has also been released.
Continue reading iKON reveals ‘Killing Me’ as title track
Get ready iKONICS we have our first goal for iKON’s come back.
The lovely people at @KONVIEW have set the goal for LOVE SCENARIO MV at 4 million views on YouTube within first 24 hours.
It might seem like a lot but for the first time we have only one MV to focus on and since before now we’ve done more numbers combined for two MVs we can definitely do it!
Just make sure to follow the instructions provided by KONVIEW.
Remember YouTube views count in Music show ranking.
iKON will come back to us with their 2nd full album “Return” on January 25th, also known as iKONIC’s new Christmas (just kidding). Please anticipate it!
Earlier on today, YG Entertainment released the long-awaited tracklist for iKON’s upcoming second album, ‘Return’. The tracklist contains eight songs and four ‘SPECIAL BONUS TRACKS’, which equals a total of twelve tracks.
Some of the songs featured are the title track, which we already know as ‘사랑을 했다 (Love Scenario)’, as well as B.I’s second official solo, ‘돗대 (One and Only)’.
Songs that are already highly appreciated and loved are included in the album, such as ‘Just Go’ and ‘Love Me’ (Now ‘나를 사랑하지 않아요? (Love Me)’). These tracks have already been performed throughout iKON’s tours in Japan. Fans will also be able to hear new versions of their pre-adored songs ‘시노시작’ and ‘Long Time No See’ from Mix and Match.
All tracks involve lyrics, production or arrangement from members Bobby and B.I, with some familiar names arising in the credits. Fellow YG member PSY joins the boys to write lyrics, compose and arrange ‘Everything’. Tablo of Epik High joins iKON to compose and arrange ‘안아보자 (Hug Me)’.
Also seen on the tracklist are members of Future Bounce, who have been credited for their work in iKON’s previous tracks ‘Airplane’ and ‘Dumb & Dumber’, returning to produce ‘Best Friend’. As well as producer Choice37, who has worked closely with iKON in the past for ‘My Type (취향저격)’ and making a remix version of ‘Anthem‘.
Also appearing is YG’s own Teddy, who we have seen involved in the production of songs for 2NE1 and BlackPink.
The album will be released on the 25th of January at 6PM KST.
Today, YGE at last revealed a title track for iKON’s 2nd Full Album Return to the joy and excitement of iKONICs all over the world.
Love Scenario is said to be a medium tempo emotional song with precise choreography that members practiced deep into the night to perfect.
Lyrics are by B.I, Bobby and Motmal (a Korean poet) and composed by B.I, Millenium and 승 (a mysterious contributor).
Anticipation was already plenty but it is now dizzyingly high thanks to the information revealed – and why?
1. Ballad/MidTempo: if you are a fan of iKON you know how since Welcome Back the boys have continued to deliver on the slow tracks in multiple languages be it original tracks or Remixes!
You and the Rain
2. Choreography: iKON has never and probably will never fail on choreography wether it’s fast or slow, complex or simple, precise or adhoc! Plus have you seen them dance to slow songs??
3. New Blood: With Millenium joining DoubleB at the composing helm we are truly getting a taste of YG’s young blood composers and a fresh sound from the company! Also there are contributions from a Poet in the lyrics and the mysterious 승
4. iKON: Seriously, it’s iKON!
iKON is scheduled to come back on January 25 and we are eagerly waiting for the full track list as well as schedule announcements for the comeback activities.