IU has revealed a preview audio video for track “New World” from her upcoming Japanese mini-album “Can You Hear Me?”. The mini-album comes on two editions and is getting ready for release on March 20th 2013 – read on for more details and PV.
Collaborating on mini-album’s tracks “Beautiful Dancer” and “Truth” are legendary producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis who helped pushed Janet Jackson to stardom. IU will personally compose song “Voice-mail” in collaboration with YADAKO providing the lyrics.
The mini-album’s Limited edition includes bonus track “The Age Of The Cathedrals” is a cover by IU of song featured in world-wide hit theater musical “Notre Dame de Paris”. The musical is having performances in Japan February 27th – March 17th.
IU will hold her first fan meeting with a live performance in Japan in part to celebrate the release of the new mini-album. Her Japan debut concert held at Tokyo International Forum Hall A last September sold out in 5 minutes. Anticipating strong demand again lottery tickets (discounted) are available via IU’s fan club starting February 5th thru 18th. Mobile site members can apply for tickets from February 20th thru 25th,
March 27th 2013 “IU ~THE FIRST FAN MEETING IN JAPAN~” 6:00pm Tokyo International Forum Hall A
New mini-album “Can You Hear Me?” is available on two editions,
– Limited with DVD that includes a documentary film “IU in Japan History 2012 ~ 2013” plus a bonus CD track . First Press version adds a bonus photo and entry card.
– Regular CD-only. First Press version adds a bonus sticker, entry card, and photo.
The entry card for award lottery no specific details yet on number of awards,
– Main prize is a meeting with IU presenting a message card in Nagoya, Tokyo, and Osaka.
– Second prizes are either a music video DVD or photo booklet (select on entry card).
PV for “New World” (Ali Thomson / Christoffer Wikberg / Alina Devecerski: Composition, YADAKO: Lyrics) follows below the release details…