BLACKPINK: Rosé Reveals Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Release ‘The Album’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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There’s no denying BLACKPINK’s debut made a large affect on followers in 2016. BLINKs had been in awe of the group’s potential following early hits like “Boombayah” and “Kill This Love.” Now, 4 years later, members Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rosé are set to launch their first full-length studio album. But why is now the proper time for the band to unveil their debut document? In a current interview, Rosé revealed why BLACKPINK is able to drop The Album.

BLACKPINK launch date and time for ‘The Album’

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BLACKPINK will launch The Album on Friday, Oct. 2, at 12 a.m. ET (1 p.m. KST). The quartet already launched hit songs like “How You Like That” and “Ice Cream” that includes Selena Gomez. Then in September 2020, the official tracklist was revealed. 

The Album will include eight songs, together with “Pretty Savage,” “Crazy Over You,” “Love To Hate Me,” and “Bet You Wanna,” which can function Cardi. B. BLINKs may look ahead to “Lovesick Girls” because the title observe.

BLACKPINK’s Rosé solutions why ‘The Album’ is being launched 4 years after the group’s debut

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While BLACKPINK debuted 4 years earlier than releasing The Album, the group hasn’t misplaced steam since they first appeared on the scene. In reality, it appears the quartet used the time to discover their craft and ideal their sound. 

“We had four years to kind of build our own colors as BLACKPINK,” Rosé informed GRAMMY.com in September 2020. “Throughout the four years, we got to explore different genres and really find out our exact, distinct colors. So, I feel like [in] this album, we were able to put our prepared music style and contribute with new music genres that we’re still exploring recently.”

She continued, “I think now is the best time to come out, because any later would be too late. And any earlier, we might have been in a rush. We definitely feel like, right now, we are fully ready to put out a full completed album.”

The singer additionally shared the band was “stoked” after they came upon their upcoming launch can be a full-length function. “We do know that our fans have been waiting for this moment for a very, very long time,” Rosé stated. “We were very excited but also nervous at the same time because we do know that it is a big deal. It’s the first time we were able to put all of our colors into something.”

What BLACKPINK says about ‘The Album’

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For essentially the most half, it appears BLACKPINK’s The Album will probably be a group of selection. Still talking with GRAMMY.com, Lisa famous the group hopes to “put more colors” into their forthcoming album. 

“I wish each member has a stronger presence on the stage and explores more various genres,” she stated. “I hope people don’t know what to expect from us, except for something better than before. We want to be unpredictable.”

Jennie echoed her bandmate’s remarks, hinting The Album will probably be crammed with “surprises” and issues they haven’t tried earlier than. 

“We just want to bring something new,” she stated. “The album is cool, you know, and we tried to put together all the colors of BLACKPINK that we’ve built before into one.”

Jennie Kim, Rosé, Lisa and Jisoo of 'BLACKPINK' are seen at the YouTube Music Artist Lounge at Coachella 2019 on April 12, 2019 in Indio, California.
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Meanwhile, in an interview with Dazed Korea, Jisoo shared she needed to “show a stronger version of BLACKPINK” by way of The Album

“Along with the sides of us that we’ve presented so far, we’ve prepared a lot more of our various charms,” she stated, in response to Soompi.

Whatever occurs on Oct. 2, BLINKs know BLACKPINK will proceed to ship hits, as they’ve finished since 2016.

“We don’t think we’ve changed significantly since our debut and have maintained the same mindset,” BLACKPINK informed Time Magazine in June 2020. “We are proud that as a group, we continue to release music that we are all satisfied with.”

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