(G)I-DLE’s New Song Draws Comparisons To KATSEYE’s “Debut”

Do you hear any similarity?

(G)I-DLE recently made their comeback with I SWAY (The 7th Mini Album), along with the title track “클락션 (Klaxon).”

(G)I-DLE’s comment section on YouTube is filled with Neverland praising the group’s latest comeback and music video. “Klaxon” is going to be the song of the summer for many fans.

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Yet, the rest of the internet was not as complimentary.



♬ Klaxon – (G)I-DLE

A clip from (G)I-DLE’s performance video of “Klaxon” went viral with 438.9K views on TikTok at the time of writing. Many expressed their disappointment about the song, with some saying Soyeon needs a break.






Yet, some netizens even compared the new release to another girl group’s song.

Many heard similarities to “Debut” by six-member global girl group KATSEYE, formed by HYBE and Geffen Records‘ survival show The Debut: Dream Academy. Some even thought the choreography was alike.




Similarly, “Debut” has been met with mixed reactions. Read more below.

HYBE’s New Girl Group Debut Elicits Contrasting Reactions

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