Big Bang and 2NE1 will release their albums at the same time in Japan on March 28. YG Entertainment’s Japanese agency YGEX stated, “We are releasing the albums at the same time because the fans overlap. We believe that we will be able to provide more happiness for fans.”
Big Bang’s new mini album “ALIVE” will have 9 songs. After the album is released Big Bang will hold a Japanese tour that will go through five different cities starting from May 17.
G-Dragon had showed his will to pursue Japanese activities at the YG Family Concert, “I will try harder so that fans don’t have to worry.”
For 2NE1 this will be the first release of an official album. Although the name of the album has not been revealed yet, it appears that the songs will be the ones that were loved by fans. The album will contain Japanese versions of “Fire” and “I Don’t Care.”