Earlier immediately (March 16), South Korean information outlet StarNews reported that the lady group could be releasing new music this Could. The information outlet additionally famous that aespa have been initially scheduled to launch an album in February, however it was delayed as a consequence of administration disputes inside SM Leisure.
Since that report, SM Leisure has confirmed that aespa’s comeback date of Could. In an announcement to MyDaily, the Ok-pop company mentioned: “aespa are making ready to make a comeback aimed for Could. Please sit up for it.”
aespa’s upcoming launch might be their first comeback in practically a 12 months, following their July 2022 mini-album ‘Ladies’. It additionally follows their first-ever ‘SYNK: Hyper Line’ live shows in February, the place they carried out a number of brand-new tracks.
In the identical month, SM Leisure had launched a preview of its upcoming launch plans for the primary half of 2023, the place it mentioned each aespa and Ladies’ Technology chief Taeyeon have been each set to drop new music in April.
Whereas it’s now confirmed that aespa’s comeback might be delayed by a month, there’s been no phrase on plans for brand new music from Taeyeon to this point.
In the meantime, SM Leisure was lately at the centre of an acquisition battle between BTS label HYBE and South Korean web big Kakao. HYBE has since dropped it bid to buy shares of the Ok-pop company after coming to an settlement with its competitor.