Okay-pop boy band iKON returned at the moment with their new solitary single “I’m OK.”
“I’m OK” fronts the act’s New Kids Repackage: The New Kids, a compilation album -- or repackage, because it’s recognized within the Okay-pop world -- that options songs featured on three prior EPs launched in 2017 and 2018 as a part of iKON’s New Kids collection.
The track expressively depicts the forlorn emotions that accompany loneliness because the members sing and rap over a minor scale-set, mellow pop-rock melody affected by whizzing synths. According to the blog of the act’s firm YG Entertainment, B.I. described the track’s message as being primarily based on, “An individual’s mindset of desirous to cry extra when informed, ‘Don’t cry’ and feeling extra uneasy when requested, ‘Are you okay?’”
“I’m OK” options lyrics that overflow with a way of rawness and desperation, equivalent to "I really feel like everybody has turned their again on me/ I really feel unhealthy for myself, I really feel so small" and "I'm OK/ Don't consolation me/ You don't need to pity me/ You don't have to stick with me, I'm high-quality."
The track was composed by B.I with Future Bounce, whereas B.I, Bobby, and Kim Jong Won co-wrote the lyrics.
"I'm OK" was first carried out on Sunday (Jan. 6) through the iKON Continue Tour Encore live performance the act held in Seoul, and was launched by a music video that options the seven-members in diverse states of misery and loneliness as they ruminate on the track's theme. "Even although I'm higher off on my own, loneliness hits me infrequently," raps Bobby whereas surrounded by tv units. "My reply will all the time be an enormous smile if anybody asks how I'm doing," he says a number of strains later.
The video ends with the boys coming collectively because the track fades out with its lo-fi ultimate request of, "I wish to be alone so please depart me alone."
“I’m OK” is iKON’s first single of 2019, and follows the group’s immense success in 2018, most notably with their hit track “Love Scenario.” Since their begin in 2015, iKON's seen 5 albums rank inside the Top 5 of the World Albums chart. They most just lately ranked with final yr's New Kids: The Final, which peaked at No. 5 on the chart dated Oct. 13.