KARA has reunited after six years to commemorate the group’s fifteenth anniversary, and the reunion is proving to be a particular and emotional second for each the group and Kamilias.
Not solely did the group announce they might be coming again collectively, however additionally they introduced they might be dropping a particular anniversary album, Move Again.
The legendary group made their comeback in probably the most iconic means, performing for the primary time in six years on one among K-Pop’s most-watched phases on the year-end 2022 MAMA Awards.
The group has additionally been making appearances on K-Pop selection and music exhibits, making their “ending fairy” debuts and giving followers an opportunity to reconnect with the second-generation icons.
KARA additionally made a particular look with fellow second-generation artist IU, who debuted a 12 months after KARA.
The group’s promotions typically overlapped with IU, and the soloist grew to become shut with many members, together with Nicole and the late Goo Hara, who each co-hosted SBS‘s Inkigayo with IU.
As a decade-long friend of the group, KARA felt comfortable opening up to IU and joined her on the 16th episode of the soloist’s present, IU’s Palette.
The emotional reunion virtually didn’t occur due to IU’s busy schedule. Still, when she was approached about the potential of having KARA on her present, she instantly knew she needed to make it occur.
After assembly once more after a very long time aside, all of them naturally started reminiscing about a few of KARA’s most legendary hits, together with the music that was a turning level for the group.
While discussing their in depth discography, IU requested the group if any of their ideas impressed them probably the most. Each member had their very own music in thoughts and spilled their true emotions in regards to the idea on the time.
Nicole shared that “Lupin” was most spectacular to her as a result of it was the primary time the group departed from a cutesy picture right into a darker idea. Although they have been excited to attempt one thing new, they have been initially nervous that followers wouldn’t perceive the change. Luckily, the music was instantly a success.
Jiyoung picked “Pretty Girl” as a result of the members wore Barbie pink outfits and due to a touching second they shared with Kamilias throughout a stay music broadcast.
Fans had joined collectively to put on pink gloves and do the purpose choreography to their music, which Jiyoung remembers to today.
Seungyeon picked “Rock U” as a result of, on the time, she was 20 and felt she was too mature to proceed doing cute ideas. Hilariously although, when she reviewed her efficiency for “Rock U,” she pleasantly felt that she regarded actually cute, and it suited her greater than she anticipated.
KARA’s chief picked “Mister,” which was a mega-hit for the group. Gyuri described it as “sensational at the time,” citing their backward choreography and overalls vogue as a part of the rationale why it grew to become such a sizzling matter.
Finally, Youngji named “Step” as a result of she felt it was the right mixture of KARA’s robust and cute ideas, and other people can’t assist however comply with together with the enjoyable choreography.
The observant IU hilariously famous that every member named the idea that greatest suited them as people and acknowledged that they should have discovered the ideas spectacular as a result of their constructive emotions surrounding them.
The members continued to meet up with IU all through the present, and IU spilled some true emotions of her personal. Check out the article beneath for IU’s first impression of KARA’s Gyuri!