IU Posts Personal Apology Regarding New Album Delay

IU promises not to keep fans waiting too long!

IU, who was initially set to release a new album on October 14, postponed the release date to November 1. But on October 20, IU posted an apology on the official fan page explaining that the November 1 release of Love Poem would be pushed back even further.


Below is the official statement from her fan page.

Hello UAENA! The weather gotten cold, hasn’t it? How are you all? I hope that you don’t catch a cold and that you are doing well. I know I promised to post often on here, but here I am finally posting today. I usually like to write ordinary and somewhat dull posts on here, but today I am here to bring some unfortunate news for UAENA.

My new album Love Poem, which was initially supposed to release on November 1, will be postponed once again. There have been problems with the setlist and overall concept of the performance. But to be honest, I need some personal time.

Instead, I will be releasing my album’s last track, “Love Poem,” on November 1 for my fans. This song was supposed to release on October 28. This song is essential as it reveals the concept of this album and is what made this album and concert.

I sincerely apologize to all my fans that have been waiting patiently for new music. As a singer who produces their music and performances, I take full responsibility for the decision to postpone the release. I promise not to keep you waiting too long and create a concert that won’t disappoint! I am genuinely sorry and thank everyone for the support.


IU previously released a statement regarding the postponement of her new album due to the sudden passing of her close friend Sulli.

Sulli was found by her manager at her Seongnam house on October 14. Police later confirmed that Sulli had passed. Results from the autopsy revealed that there were no signs of homicide.

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Source: sportsseoul

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