Ok-pop lady group aespa have teased their upcoming single ‘Higher Issues’, which is allegedly an unreleased demo observe by English singer-songwriter RAYE.
Final week, aespa started sharing teasers for a mysterious new launch, which the group later revealed could be a single titled ‘Higher Issues’, due out on August 18 at midnight native time.
As we speak (July 31), the quartet unveiled a teaser for the tune which included an 8-bit-inspired snippet of the observe taking part in over a visible of a retro handheld water ring toss sport.
aespa 에스파 ‘Higher Issues’
➫ 2023.08.18 0AM (KST) / 0AM (PDT) / 0AM (EST)
*Releasing at your native time midnight
— aespa (@aespa_official) July 30, 2023
Whereas the preview didn’t embody any vocals or lyrics, followers deduced from its title and melody that the lady group’s new tune is perhaps an unreleased RAYE demo observe titled ‘Higher Issues To Do With My Time’, was initially meant for her 2020 mini-album ‘Euphoric Unhappy Songs’.
“That I, I received higher issues to do with my time / Higher issues to do with my time, do with my time than you / Oh, I received higher issues to do with my time,” sings RAYE within the refrain of the unique demo. In accordance with Genius, the tune was written by the singer and Leroy Clampitt, who additionally produced it.
‘Higher Issues’ shall be aespa’s second launch of 2023, following their Could mini-album ‘MY WORLD’ and its title observe ‘Spicy’. The document additionally included the pre-release single ‘Welcome to MY World’, and the songs ‘Salty & Candy’, ‘Thirsty’, ‘Until We Meet Once more’ and ‘I’m Sad’.
At a press convention for the discharge, the lady group revealed that their first full-length album is within the works. Chief Karina additionally shared that they “do need to embody” the solo tracks aespa carried out throughout their ‘SYNK: Hyper Line’ live performance in February within the document.