NewsMusic NewsB.I details plans for the release of his debut solo album, ‘Waterfall’
The singer also gave fans a sneak peek of his work in the studio
South-Korean artist Kim Han-bin, better known as B.I, has announced the release date of his first-ever studio album ‘Waterfall’.
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The former iKON member forthcoming debut album is set to be released on June 1 at 6pm KST. The record will be preceded by several teasers, concept posters and more, according to the full-length’s newly released “plan poster”. ‘Waterfall’ is also set to include the previously released single ‘Got It Like That’, featuring Destiny Rogers and Tyla Yaweh.
B.I 1ST FULL ALBUM ‘WATERFALL’ PLAN POSTER
B.I 1ST FULL ALBUM [WATERFALL]
2021. 06. 01 6PM (KST)#BI #비아이 #1ST_FULL_ALBUM #WATERFALL#IOKmusic #131LABEL pic.twitter.com/aqMiQbXotD
— official131label (@131_label_) May 16, 2021
Back on May 7, B.I also gave fans a glimpse of some behind-the-scenes footage from the studio on his Instagram account. In the clip, the singer is seen focusing on recording music and having discussions with his team.
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The upcoming album will be the former-iKON member’s second release as a soloist, following the release of his three-song project ‘Midnight Blue (Love Streaming)’ in March. The EP, which was his first since leaving the K-pop boyband, included the self-composed tracks ‘Midnight Blue’, ‘Remember Me’ and ‘Blossom’.
In glowing four-star review, NME’s Ruby C noted that the songs on the three-song release “are completely different in sound and feel”, but also said that they are “distinctively B.I”. She added the the EP “could well and truly bring comfort to those who have missed hearing from him, and keep them looking forward to more”.
Proceeds from the three-track project were also donated to non-profit organisation World Vision. “He is preparing these projects with a desire to contribute to the world through music that he is continuing from ‘Midnight Blue.’ He will make a warm contribution in a new way,” said a representative from his agency, as translated by Soompi.