BIGBANG‘s Seungri fascinated his fans during his live broadcast, celebrating the release of his first solo album!
During this broadcast, Seungri revealed that his title track “1, 2, 3!” didn’t actually belong to him.
“When I first came across the track, it was already recorded by BLACKPINK’s Rosé. The song belonged to BLACKPINK.”
Upon being suggested to try the song, Seungri was able to create the summer-y song which now has everyone dancing along.
“It was suggested that the track might sound better in a male voice. So I tried singing it and it didn’t sound half bad. That’s how “1, 2, 3!” became my title track.”
Seungri explained, “The track “1, 2, 3!” originally had a more fierce, charismatic vibe to it.”
“I ended up adding my bright, fun vibes to the song and now it’s a song of confidence and energy!”
Seungri’s album was rather unplanned. It was Seungri’s fellow BIGBANG members’ enlistments that inspired Seungri to try flying solo.
“I’m sure most of you know, but I didn’t plan on going solo. But the other BIGBANG members ended up going to the military and they told me they want me to be active in making music. The members wanted me to keep interacting with the fans on behalf of all of them, so that BIGBANG fans can’t feel the void of them being gone. So I was inspired to release this album.”
When the track was released, it immediately received great praise. Now at over a million views, “1, 2, 3!” has been added to the list of perfect summer K-Pop bops! Fans are thrilled to have Seungri back, while wondering how the BLACKPINK version might have sounded after all!
“I’m so proud of Seungri!”
“This is seriously the perfect summer song.”
“Whoa… I’d love to hear Rosé’s version of the song.”
“THIS IS SO GOOD. IDK WHAT I WAS EXPECTING BUT THIS IS WAY MORE. Hands down to the Great Seungri.”
- “I f*cking love this! Its so upbeat and casual, no shade but not everything has to be deep nowadays, there’s already enough pain in the world. This right here is a song one can just enjoy without over thinking it…”
Listen to Seungri’s “1, 2, 3!” here: