2NE1 has officially announced their 3rd Japanese single “I LOVE YOU” which is their Korean hit song released early in July with Japanese lyrics. We previously reported on the Japanese single before it was officially titled and the release date originally was listed as August 29th but has now been pushed back to September 12th. The girls have also exposed a preview music video for “I LOVE YOU” with the Japanese lyrics. More release details and preview video follow.

The new single has a tie-in with Volume Express Magnum Cat-Eyes Mascara for its product campaign and theme song. Judging by the eye make-up the girls have on in the music video and other performances for “I LOVE YOU” they are giving this mascara product a work-out!

2NE1 also recently announced their “NEW EVOLUTION” global tour with dates for Japan,

– September 1st 5pm & 2nd 3pm Osaka Castle Hall
– September 7th 6pm & 8th 3pm NHK Insulators Hall
– September 11th & 12th both at 6pm Yokohama Arena

2NE1 also announced the global tour dates for the USA,

– August 17th Prudential Center Newark New Jersey
– August 24th Nokia Theater Los Angeles

More details on the tour and ticket is available at their Korean website (linked at end of report)

Their new Japanese “I LOVE YOU” comes in two editions each with a First Press version:

– Limited with bonus DVD that contains music video and making-of footage. First Press version add special packaging, YGEX points, and booklet
– Regular CD-only. First Press version add special packaging, YGEX points, and booklet.

Preview music video for “I LOVE YOU” with Japanese lyrics and bonus video of 2NE1’s live performance of the song (Korean version) on music TV show SBS Inkigayo both follow after the release details.

More information on the single will be announced – track list and cover jackets – so check back to Comtrya Sugoi for updates.

2NE1 – “I LOVE YOU” – release date September 12th 2012

Limited [CD+DVD] (¥2100)

Regular [CD+DVD] (¥1050)

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1. I LOVE YOU (music video)
2. I LOVE YOU (making-of footage)
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2NE1 – I LOVE YOU – 3rd Japanese single release date September 12th 2012
2NE1 – I LOVE YOU – Korean version live on SBS Inkigayo July 29th 2012

2NE1 Official website (Korean)

2NE1 Official website (Japanese)