Girls’ Generation Tops Music Charts Across the Globe With First Comeback in 5 Years
15 years since their debut, Girls’ Generation proves they are FOREVER 1!
On August 5th Taeyeon, Sunny, Hyoyeon, Tiffany Young, Yoona, Sooyoung, Yuri, and Seohyun officially made their grand return as one with the release of their 7th album FOREVER 1, led by the title track “FOREVER 1.”
Released digitally ahead of its physical album release on August 8th, FOREVER 1 ten tracks, some of which were written by Tiffany and Sooyoung. The album boasts the high-energy pop vibe that Girls’ Generation has become known for mixed with some modern K-Pop elements. The title track, “FOREVER 1” and the accompanying music video give off a fun upbeat atmosphere that feels similar to the excitement of a concert or festival.
Within twenty-four hours of their comeback, FOREVER 1, already hit the iTunes Top Album charts in over 30 countries worldwide, including Japan and the UAE. In addition, the album reached number one on China’s largest music platform QQ Music.
Girls’ Generation debuted on August 5, 2007, under SM Entertainment with the single “Into the New World.” FOREVER 1 not only marks the group’s fifteenth anniversary but also their ability to defy industry odds and beat the ‘seven-year curse.’ It also points to the member’s talent as individuals, love for their fans, and desire to continue to pursue their passion in an industry that is so easy to age out of.
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