On May 17, aespa held a press convention to have fun the discharge of their new single “Next Level”!
Following their debut in November with “Black Mamba,” aespa made an enormous splash, sweeping the charts and changing into the primary K-pop artist to be a brand ambassador for Givenchy. The group additionally snatched the title of Rookie of the Year within the digital class on the 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards.
Karina shared, “I used to be bewildered and comfortable to set such an enormous report by means of our debut tune. I assumed that we should always work more durable for the followers.” Ningning mentioned, “Since we acquired lots of love by means of ‘Black Mamba,’ I wished to point out a lot of nice music and levels. I’m glad we will present a extra highly effective efficiency by means of ‘Next Level.’” Giselle shared, “After listening to ‘Next Level,’ I assumed the tune was actually good and wished to everybody the efficiency quickly,” and Winter commented, “I’m grateful we acquired our first rookie award since our debut.”
“Next Level” is a remake of the OST from the movie “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.” The lyrics are in regards to the journey to a spot known as Kwangya to seek out the Black Mamba that interfered with the connection between aespa and æ aespa (aespa’s avatars) and triggered the world to fall into chaos.
Karina commented, “I labored arduous to set free a strong voice. Please anticipate the intense efficiency that mixes our highly effective voices and quick choreography.” Winter confidently mentioned, “We additionally ready outfits to match the futuristic idea. We tried to painting a strong and new look that’s completely different from ‘Black Mamba.’”
Ningning revealed, “We tried to point out the story that comes after ‘Black Mamba’ with ‘Next Level,’” and Giselle elaborated that they have been getting ready fascinating and enjoyable actions with æ aespa. Karina additional shared, “We labored arduous to point out a efficiency that’s cooler and extra relaxed than ‘Black Mamba.’” Winter added, “The choreography is made in a method that’s enjoyable and simple for everybody to observe alongside. It’d be nice if many individuals adopted alongside.”
Karina revealed, “In the music video, you’ll be able to see us dynamically driving a spaceship, leaping throughout time and house, and adventuring on a jet ski.” Giselle acknowledged, “We portrayed our highly effective selves, so it’d be nice in case you might deal with that.”
aespa has a novel idea through which the group technically has eight members, 4 of that are avatars. Regarding their idea, Karina shared, “We have been really educated on it for a very long time as a result of we’ve got to advertise whereas understanding our world, so we fully perceive it now. æ aespa generally open the pressure and are available out to actuality. We spend time collectively at these occasions, and since æ aespa are made out of our knowledge, we work properly collectively even when we don’t follow.” Winter added, “A world like this through which we meet our different selves and go on an journey has but to be seen wherever else earlier than. I’m wanting ahead to it as a result of I feel it’s a method that’s uniquely our personal.”
Karina additionally talked about that aespa acquired lots of assist from Lee Soo Man whereas recreating “Next Level” in their personal model. Winter defined, “He directed us with shut consideration to element in our gestures, outfits, choreography, and formations on stage.”
Asked about when aespa will launch a full album, Ningning revealed, “You will be capable to see it quickly. We are working arduous to greet our followers with a wealthy listing of songs, so please wait just a little extra.”
Lastly, Giselle shared, “We unexpectedly acquired lots of love by means of ‘Black Mamba.’ Since we’re nonetheless rookies, our purpose is to point out steady progress somewhat than being caught up in setting data and achievements.”
“Next Level” might be launched on May 17 at 6 p.m. KST. Check out the teasers here!
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