K-pop veteran Seo Taiji has shocked the music industry by announcing he will be making a comeback in October, some five years since his last major release, the album “8th Atmos.”
The star’s representatives also revealed that the comeback will see Seo Taiji team up with female singing sensation IU for a musical collaboration.
Sources at Seo Taiji Company, the talent agency that represents the veteran performer, has confirmed that Seo Taeji will be releasing his ninth studio album on October 20.
A representative also explained, “Seo Taiji has made a new song with IU, and this collaboration is slated for release.”
Rumors had begun to circulate that singer was might be making a comeback when it was revealed earlier this month that he was set to perform at an event called “Christmalowin” on October 18. The concert will be held at Seoul’s Jamsil Olympic Park.
Seo Taiji is nicknamed the “President of Culture” and is credited with pioneering a range of musical genres into the K-pop mainstream, including heavy metal and electronica.