Forever (약속) is the second digital single by aespa. It was released on February 5, 2021.

Forever is the remake of the same name song by Yoo Young Jin as a part of S.M. Entertainment’s holiday album “Winter Vacation in” in 2000.

The song is a mid-tempo ballad with an acoustic guitar sound and warm lyrics about promising forever to a loved one. It showcased showcase a different side of aespa, from their powerful debut song Black Mamba. Yoo Young Jin is said to have personally rearranged the song for the group.[1]

Release[edit | edit source]

On January 21, 2021, Cheon-hoon of Sonic Korea Mastering Studio teased aespa's comeback single, titled "Forever". The teaser was taken down a few hours after being posted.[2]

On January 29, 2021, aespa's official Twitter account promoted the hashtag #늘_네_옆에_난_서있을게 (#I_will_always_stand_by_your_side). It was later revealed that the group would release the single "Forever" on February 5.[3][4]

Concept photos were released on February 1 to February 4.

On February 4, 2021, SM made a statement stating that aespa will be releasing three performance videos that show a variety of concepts on the 6th, 8th, and 10th.[5] A couple hours later, the M/V teaser for “Forever” was released on SMTOWN’s YouTube channel.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Forever is rumored to be a song that was originally supposed to be released as part of SM STATION's 2019 Winter Project but was later scrapped.

Audio[edit | edit source]

Spotify[edit | edit source]

Lyrics[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

The gallery for Forever is located here.

References[edit | edit source]

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