Pre-order sales for Big Bang‘s combeback album have surpassed the 250,000 mark. On February 21, sources close to YG Entertainment announced the news that the mini album, set to be released on February 29, had taken in over 250,000 pre-order sales. It has been 10 months since Big Bang has put out a new album. Their previous “special album” was released in April of last year. Excluding the album intro, all six songs on this new album are being promoted as title songs.
In an unprecedented move, 13 TV advertisements have been running on Korean TV since February 17, rasing the hopes and expectations of fans. The source added that they are taking care to make sure that supply doesn’t run out for the album in the early stages. Big Bang will release “Blue” at midnight on February 22 (Korean time). From March 2 to 4, Big Bang plans to hold a commemorative concert at the Seoul Olympic Park. Afterwards, they will host the “BIG BANG ALIVE TOUR 2012” in 16 countries and 25 cities.
Soompi has gotten an exclusive sneak listen to “Blue” which will be relased tonight, February 22 (Korean local time). It looks like the month of February belongs to Big Bang. There was a lot of excitement surrounding the release of their teaser pictures, and more information is coming out everyday. What type of song are you guys hoping that “Blue” is? Keep checking back to Soompi for more updates!