When it comes to K-Pop comebacks, few groups manage to stir up as much excitement and intrigue as (G)I-DLE. Known for their bold concepts and self-produced music, the group has once again captured the attention of fans and netizens alike with the lead-up to their latest album, 2.
With each teaser and concept photo, (G)I-DLE has showcased a variety of stunning looks, ranging from bright blue and white bob-cut wigs with matching sweats to metallic military styles and even flowy goddess-like gowns.
But it’s not just the fashion and visuals that are causing a stir. As the group gears up for their album release, they appeared on the popular variety show Knowing Bros, where leader Soyeon dropped a bombshell about the production of their upcoming release.
She revealed that the budget for the group’s comeback was a staggering ₩1.10 billion KRW (about $823,000 USD). This huge investment is a testament to their commitment to pushing the boundaries as a self-producing idol group. Soyeon, who has been at the helm of the group’s creative direction, continues to show her prowess in music production, a rare feat in the K-Pop industry.
— (G)I-DLE Charts (@idlecharts) January 27, 2024
But the real shocker came during a recent radio show appearance. Soyeon unveiled the astonishing number of people involved in the making of their music video for the title track “Super Lady.”
Hold onto your seats because the number is jaw-dropping: 600 people were on set for the filming of the “Super Lady” music video. This staggering figure includes 100 dancers and an additional 500 people working on it with the girls.
— (G)I-DLE Charts (@idlecharts) January 30, 2024
This revelation has left fans and netizens absolutely astounded, highlighting the scale and ambition of (G)I-DLE’s latest project.
The sheer number of participants in the music video is a clear indicator of the grandeur and scale (G)I-DLE is aiming for with their comeback. It’s not just about the music — it’s about creating a visual spectacle that immerses fans completely in their world.
The involvement of such a large number of performers and extras suggests intricate choreography and a storyline that requires a cast comparable to that of a small movie. It’s a bold move that is sure to pay off, given the group’s track record of producing hit after hit.
With a hefty budget, a massive crew, and their relentless creativity, the group is poised to deliver an unforgettable comeback.