[OSEN=손남원 기자] BIGBANG is coming finally. The official date of comeback is May 1, but their new song will be unveiled at the Seoul concert on April 25, which will start their new world tour.
BIGBANG’s comeback will literally be “big bang”. As soon as the comeback date of BIGBANG was known, the music scene has been full of excitement.
YG Entertainment unveiled a new teaser image of BIGBANG to come back as a complete team soon, at 10am on the 17 on YG’s official blog YG LIFE. The teaser image is arousing high expectations, showing the title of BIGBANG’s new album “MADE”.
Five BIGBANG members on the street are shown in black-and-white, not exposing the faces, are creating a special mood. “MADE” is the title of the team’s new album and BIGBANG world tour.
The 2015 BIGBANG world tour begins from Seoul concert on April 25 and 26 to be held at Olympic Gymnastics Hall, then continue throughout the world. BIGBANG held their first world tour in 2012, and that made BIGBANG become a world star by attracting as many as 800,000 fans in 12 countries, which was the highest-ever number for a Korean singer. YG has said that BIGBANG’s new world tour will have 70 concerts in 15 countries not only in Asia and the United States, but also in China and North Europe. The number of audience is expected to reach 1.5 million at maximum.
What catches the eyes most is that five different dates, the first of every month from May to September, are suggested for BIGBANG’s comeback. People are speculating that BIGBANG will release a new song on those five dates, one by one every month from May to September. They say that this is a special plan that suits the special comeback of BIGBANG, which is made after 2 years and 10 months of absence. As it has been confirmed that a new song will be unveiled at the Seoul concert of the world tour, May 1 is the date of the beginning of BIGBANG’s comeback.
In fact, realistically, it is not easy for an idol group to release a song every month during a five-month period and continue performances for such a long period of time. Furthermore, the period of idol group’s release of a new album and performances for an album has been getting shorter and shorter. That is why such a special plan of BIGBANG is all the more meaningful. This kind of plan is something possible only for BIGBANG, as the team involves in the entire process of production of their album.
Plus, that will also be a special gift for fans who have long been waiting for BIGBANG’s comeback as a complete team. As BIGBANG will not just give a few performances for the title track of their new album then go, but will release a song every month, they will be able to communicate with fans more actively for an extended period of time.
Since G-DRAGON and TAEYANG have achieved substantial success as solo artists so far, music fans have high expectations for BIGBANG’s new songs. BIGBANG is already a team who always sweeps high rankings on music charts with every song they release, which shows that BIGBANG is not just an idol star but a pop star who appeals to a wider range of general public. So, music fans are paying keen attention to what BIGBANG’s new songs to be released once every month will achieve on music charts, going beyond No.1. As BIGBANG has been working on the new album for a long time, the quality of the music is expected to be the best.
BIGBANG to release a new song once every month, which is an unprecedented plan for an idol group. This special plan is drawing a keen attention as to what kind of influence it will have on the entire music scene.
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