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IU to release surprise single in Oct.

Oct 02,2018

Singer-actress IU will release a new single this month in celebration of the 10th anniversary of her debut, her management agency said Monday.

The single, “BBI BBI,” set for an Oct. 10 release, will be IU’s first music since her remake album “A Flower Bookmark #2” was released last September, according to Kakao M.

IU wasn’t scheduled for a new music release this year as she explored her career in acting and other entertainment sectors. But she decided to release a song as a surprise gift for her fans in celebration of the anniversary.

“BBI BBI,” or “Beeper” in English, reportedly has a fresh concept that IU has not tried before.

Early Monday morning, IU posted teaser images of the new song on her social media accounts.

In celebration of the anniversary, IU will go on a world tour in December, which will take her to three South Korean cities and four other cities across Asia - Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok and Taipei.

Yonhap