YG States Big Bang′s Full-length Album Will Be Delayed for Members to Recharge
Big Bang, who has been running nonstop the last four months releasing albums as part of the ′MADE SERIES,′ has decided to postpone the release of its full-length album, originally scheduled for release on September 1, in order to recharge.
YG Entertainment stated on August 18, "We decided that Big Bang, who has been running nonstop the last four months, needs time to recharge, and as it′s a full-length album, the members expressed that they wanted to add a new song for a more high-quality album. The members have decided to use the three weeks in September we freed up for Big Bang′s domestic activities to recharge and work on the new song." YG also asked for fans′ understanding regarding the full-length album′s postponement. In addition to releasing new songs every month, Big Bang has been meeting with more than 1.4 million global audience members on its world tour, selling out tickets within minutes everywhere it goes. Big Bang has ranked number one on the iTunes Chart in 16 countries with its new songs and held onto the number one spot on Korea′s major monthly music charts for three consecutive months.
August release Let′s Not Fall in Love has held onto the number one spot on Korea′s major weekly music charts for two consecutive weeks, and many are interested to see if Big Bang will be able to hold onto the top spot on the monthly charts for a fourth month.
Meanwhile, MBC′s Infinity Challenge Yeongdong Expressway Song Festival, featuring G-Dragon, Taeyang and Kwang Hee (HwangTaeG)′s performance of Oh My Gosh is set to air on August 22, and the single will be released following the broadcast, heightening anticipation among fans.
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