The wait is over! Today’s the day IU’s newest single “eight” (featuring BTS’ Suga) is going to be released. Many fans have already been at the edge of their seats since the collaboration was first announced, but the teaser posted last night is making them want more.
IU’s style of music is on the R&B side, compared to BTS’ pop music. So when the news of this upcoming collaboration came (with confirmation from her agency that it was going to be different from her usual style), fans were excited to see another side to the “Hotel Del Luna” star. Fans have also been speculating how Suga would be adding his own flare to the song, since he’s also had his fair share of writing for his own group’s music.
Looking at the teaser, the music video looks like it will have some pretty futuristic themes. (IU might be an android in this?) At least, there are clips of IU on what looks like an observation table with metal sticking out of her ear which implies that. The teaser also includes a sound bite which might be from the actual song itself. If it is, it sounds more mellow than BTS’ usual style. However, we can’t really say for sure since we’ve been fooled by teasers before: Twice’s “Feel Special” turned out to be an upbeat song when the teasers made it seem like it would be a ballad.
While all we can do is try and predict how it’s going to turn out, here are some Twitter users that can’t seem to contain their excitement:
JUST A REMINDER IU AND SUGA WILL BE RELEASING A NEW DIGITAL MUSIC TODAY (6PM KST), EVERYONE DON'T MISS OUT THIS BIGGEST COLLABORATION, THIS TWO LEGEND ARTIST WILL DOMINATION THE WHOLE WORLD. WHO'S READY?
— chintot ⟭⟬⁷🌱 (@kmthyngluvv) May 6, 2020
lee ji eun also known as IU is one of the prominent singer & actress. she won over 70 awards since her debut.
min yoongi also known as SUGA is one of the members of widely known group- bts. he composed & arranged alot of their hit songs.
— sammi ⟭⟬⁷ (@bangtanblooms) May 6, 2020
— nessa ⟭⟬ ⁷ nsfr! (@agbkaepjjang) May 6, 2020
The “eight” music video officially drops tonight 5 p.m (Philippine time) on 1theK’s YouTube channel.
Screengrab from the “eight” teaser video
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