Okay-pop superstars (G)I-DLE have launched their long-awaited mini-album I Burn through Republic Data. The six-track undertaking is the fourth in a sequence of EPs, following I’m, I made and I belief launched over the previous three years.
I burn arrives because the six-piece lady group’s most completely conceptual launch but. A totally realized breakup file, the undertaking breaks down the highs and lows of heartbreak by means of the lens of storytelling. Past permitting for the blended feelings of ending a relationship and transferring on, I burn concludes with a hopeful realization that regardless of the emotional scarring, there’s nonetheless room for progress and blooming.
(G)I-DLE was closely concerned within the writing of I burn with Soyeon contributing three songs, Minnie penning two, and one other from Yuqi.
Notably, Soyeon wrote the undertaking’s lead single “HWAA,” an exploration of “the ache of affection by utilizing blazing hearth and a phenomenal flower as metaphors.” Within the tune’s official music video, the group is seen in putting environments contrasted by heat and coolness.
I burn options influences from R&B, disco, and pure pop. “LOST” consists of punchy synth loops and guitar whereas “The place is Love” is a retro dream. “MOON” prioritizes rhythm by means of its bass and synth-heavy manufacturing. The cinematic opener “HANN (Alone in winter)” is paired with the graceful conclusion of “DAHLIA.”
The group additionally hosted a web-based showcase to commemorate the discharge of their new mini-album, with Soyeon sharing an introduction to the album.
“We’re singers, and we’re additionally artists who write songs. Quite than conveying an idea, we put extra thought into the best way to greatest convey the feelings. As a multinational group, we needed to convey feelings, since emotions about breakups are common. I hope that these feelings really feel like a novel.”
I burn is a becoming begin to a brand new yr for (G)I-DLE given their success in 2020. Their single “DUMDi DUMDi” racked up over 18 million Spotify streams and almost 75 million YouTube views. In addition they snagged a Greatest Okay-Pop nomination on the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards.
The success to I burn, 2020’s I belief, marked the lady group’s official U.S. debut mini-album. It topped the iTunes General Albums Charts in dozens of markets and was the recipient of acclaim from MTV, Billboard, and extra.
I burn is out now. Scroll down for the complete tracklisting, and purchase it here.
I burn Tracklisting:
1. HANN (Alone within the winter)
4. The place is love