Sneak Peek to BLACKPINK’s ‘The Album’ Tracks, What to Expect

BLACKPINK dropped the anticipated tracklist of their first full-length album 3 days before its global release.

YG Entertainment posted the tracklist poster for BLACKPINK’s 1st full album ‘THE ALBUM’ on its various SNS platforms at 9AM KST on the 29th. It contains credit details for a total of eight songs, including the title song ‘Lovesick Girls’ and previously released songs in 2020, ‘How you Like That’ and ‘Ice Cream’.

Pretty Savage

Lyrics by Teddy, Løren, Vince, Danny Chung
Composed by Teddy, R.Tee, 24, Bekuh Boom
Arranged by Teddy, 24, R.Tee

“Pretty Savage” is impressive with simple but addictive rap parts and explosive drop parts on top of minimal and sensuous trap beat. It is a song where BLACKPINK’s unique girl crush explodes, who is pretty as the title but not just pretty.

Bet You Wanna (feat. Cardi B)

Lyrics by Tommy Brown, Steven Franks, Ryan Tedder, Melanie Joy Fontana, Belcalis Almanzar, Torae Carr, Jonathan Descartes
Composed by Tommy Brown, Mr. Franks
Arranged by Tommy Brown, Mr. Franks, Teddy

“Bet You Wanna” is an up-tempo song that features pleasant and bubbly energy with famous American female rapper Cardi B. Tommy Brown and Mr. Franks participated in, and the lyrics are all in English, which is expected to draw enthusiastic responses from global fans.

Lovesick Girls *title track*

Lyrics by Teddy, Løren, Jisoo, Jennie, Danny Chung
Composed by Teddy, 24, Jennie, Brian Lee, Leah Haywood, R.Tee, David Guetta
Arranged by 24, R.Tee

For the first time in BLACKPINK’s songs, Jisoo and Jennie participated in writing and composing “Lovesick Girls”, further doubling fans’ expectations. On top of the country-style guitar and retro sound, it leads the song with sophisticated melodies. Also powerful vocals are added to heighten the song. It’s a song that asks why humans are hurt by love, but seeks for another love.

Crazy Over You

Lyrics by Teddy, Bekuh Boom, Danny Chung
Composed by Teddy, Bekuh Boom, 24, R.Tee, Future Bounce
Arranged by 24, R.Tee, Future Bounce

“Crazy Over You” is a song that highlights BLACKPINK’s unexpected charm by adding oriental sound elements on top of retro hip-hop beats.

Love To Hate Me

Lyrics by Tushar Apte, Rob Grimaldi, Chloe George, Steph Jones, Danny Chung
Composed by Tushar Apte, Rob Grimaldi, 24
Arranged by Tushar Apte, Rob Grimaldi, 24, Vince Teddy

“Love To Hate Me” is a dance pop genre song. It talks about the relationship and emotions of ‘Love Hate,’ and its addictive hook part stands out.

You Never Know

Lyrics by Løren, Bekuh Boom
Composed by 24, Bekuh Boom
Arranged by 24

“You Never Know” is a song that stands out with BLACKPINK’s singing ability, and its emotional lyrics and melodies harmonize with minimal arrangements to convey the message of the song even deeper.

‘The Album’ will be available digitally worldwide this Friday, October 2nd 1PM KST / 12AM EST!

Translated by @i60808

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