On 21st April, IU dropped the music video for her new single Palette. The song is one of the tracks from the singer’s fourth album with the same name. A few days ago, she revealed the cover art for her album on Instagram.
Palette can be seen as a sequel to IU’s 2015 single “Twenty Three”. Contemplating herself and her life as a singer, IU talks about how she likes it that she is now “twenty five”. In the song, she mentions how, over a period of time, she has learned a bit more about herself. There are things that she now prefers over others. She says,
Rather than long hair
I like a clean cut bob
It was pretty when you called me on a nice day
Oh why is that
I like things that are a little tacky
Rather than pictures, I like full pages of
Palettes, diaries, and the times I was asleep
I like it. I’m twenty five
In other words, Palette is a coming of age song that is relatable to any individual growing up. It talks about the change a person encounters in her/his personality as they enter a new phase of life.
For this single, IU collaborated with BIGBANG’s rapper G-Dragon. To her, someone who portrays a confused and curious person growing up into adulthood, G-Dragon offers some wise advice,
When you’re neither a child nor an adult
When you’re just ‘you’
That’s when you shine the most
Don’t be afraid when darkness casts a shadow
You’re so beautiful your petals will in full bloom
You’re a kid who’s always loved. YOU
The song has a lively tone. If you want to explore some good music, this song should definitely be on your list.
Check out the video below:
Along with the song, the singer has also released the album “Palette”, which is out now. The reaction of fans though is yet to be seen.
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