Apart From The Royal Concept Shown In The Concept Teaser And Some Scenes In The Music Video, ‘SNEAKERS’ Is A Song That Is Very Suitable To Listen To In Summer.
ITZY will enliven the competition in the summer with their comeback through the latest mini album titled “CHECKMATE” which contains the title track titled “SNEAKERS”. The girl group has just released the music video for their title track .
The contrasting concept was immediately seen from the beginning of the video in which the ITZY members danced wearing sneakers while wearing beautiful dresses. But apart from the royal concept shown in the concept teaser and some scenes in the MV, “SNEAKERS” is a song that is very suitable to listen to in summer.
The lyrics of “SNEAKERS” carry a message about following your heart rather than paying attention to what other people say. The song was composed by Didrik Thott, Sebastian Thott, Jessica Pierpoint, and lyrics were written by friday. and OGI GALACTIKA* with Didrik Thott and Jessica Pierpoint.
In addition to the title track “SNEAKERS”, the mini-album “CHECKMATE” also contains 5 other tracks. The B-side songs in ITZY’s fifth mini-album include “RAC3R”, “What I Want”, “Free Fall”, “365”, and “Domino”, and the English version of “SNEAKERS”.
The mini album “CHECKMATE” recorded a pre-order figure of 720,665 copies. This makes the album ITZY’s album with the most pre-orders and makes ITZY the fourth girl group in history to surpass the pre-order of 700,000 copies after aespa with “Girls”, BLACKPINK ( Black Pink ) with “THE ALBUM”, and TWICE with “Formula of Love: O+T=<3.”
Meanwhile, ITZY started the world concert tour on October 26 in Los Angeles and then met their fans in Phoenix, Sugar Land, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, and New York. On June 29, it was reported that reservations for all US stops of ITZY’s first world tour, “CHECKMATE” in North America began, and tickets to eight cities were quickly sold out just hours after ticket sales officially started.