BLACKPINK Unveil Japanese Versions of All Their Songs
BLACKPINK can't stop, won't stop smashing records and notching No. 1 wins on music shows in South Korea — but they're refusing to limit their success to just one country.
The four-piece K-pop troupe is making their official Japanese debut with a mini-album due out on August 30. The collection features Japanese-language versions of all five songs they've released thus far since their 2016 debut with "Boombayah" and "Whistle" — including some incredible new verses in English, largely helmed by Jennie and Lisa.
Lisa's "Whistle" rap, for instance, is heaven: "I be feeling myself when you looking my way / Watch your queen, checkmate for the win / Pull up on deck / BLACKPINK write the check, boy / Let me hear you whistle again."
And Jennie steals the show in "Boombayah": "Lit with a bottle full of Henny / Watch your mouth when you speak my name...Jennie." Q-u-e-e-n!
Ahead of the release, the girls will make their Japanese debut with a showcase at Nippon Budokan on July 20.
Watch all of the new versions of their songs (and music videos), including their latest YouTube record-shattering release "As If It's Your Last" below, and check out the track listing for the Japanese release further down.
03 PLAYING WITH FIRE
05 AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST
06 WHISTLE (Acoustic Ver.)
07 BOOMBAYAH -KR Ver.-
08 WHISTLE -KR Ver.-
09 PLAYING WITH FIRE -KR Ver.-
10 STAY -KR Ver.-
11 AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST -KR Ver.-
12 WHISTLE (Acoustic Ver.) -KR Ver.-
01 BOOMBAYAH -Music Video-
02 WHISTLE -Music Video-
03 PLAYING WITH FIRE -Music Video-
04 STAY -Music Video-
05 AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST -Music Video-
06 MAKING MOVIE
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