In the first group live session in almost two years, K-pop group WINNER revealed that they have music planned for 2022.
WINNER are back with news that’s making us go: ‘“Really really?” Apologies for the bad joke, but the possibility of a WINNER comeback has us excited.
For those out of the loop, WINNER have been on hiatus for close to two years while members Jin-woo and Seung-hoon were serving in the military, in accordance with Korea’s mandatory military enlistment laws. The two were discharged recently, making fans think that a WINNER comeback might soon be on the horizon.
It seems like it is.
On January 17th, the quartet gathered for a live session with all four members for the first time in two years. While that was a momentous occasion in itself, the group sent excitement soaring by hinting at new music.
“We have been thinking that we wanted to promote as a full group as soon as possible. There’s so much more good energy.” they said.
“We have been making preparations for our comeback for a very long time. We also have a lot of schedules planned. We have missed our fans so much. You can rest assured that we are preparing a lot, and 2022 will be a year full of activities.”
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Their 2022 release will be the group’s first in two years, after 2020’s Remember, which was released shortly before Jin-woo enlisted in the military. The group also celebrated seven years together in August 2021.
You can read more about this topic over at the Asia Pop Observer.