Aespa makes English-language track debut with ‘Life’s Too Short’

  • K-pop girl quartet Aespa dropped their first English language song today called “Life’s Too Short.”

  • Originally performed at their Coachella debut, “Life’s Too Short” is one of two pre-releases alongside “Illusion” featured in their upcoming second mini album “Girls” out on July 8.

  • The sophomore mini album includes the namesake title track, “Illusion,” the English and Korean version of “Life’s Too Short” and previously released songs “Black Mamba,” “Forever” and “Dreams Come True.”

  • Aespa has an upcoming two-day showcase at the YouTube Theatre in Los Angeles on June 26-27 called “Showcase SYNK.”

After performing the song for the first time at Coachella’s main stage earlier this year, Aespa officially dropped their first English-language track, “Life’s Too Short.”

Part of the pre-release for their upcoming sophomore mini-album “Girls,” the music video for “Life’s Too Short” sees Aespa members Winter, Karina, Ningning and Giselle in a glossy early 2000s style, crooning about living their best lives while ignoring naysayers and the toxicity of people and social media. An earlier pre-release called “Illusion” surprised fans at the beginning of this month.

Aespa’s album “Girls,” their first project of 2022, is out on July 8. The album will include title track “Girls,” “Life’s Too Short” in both English and Korean, “Illusion,” and previous digitally released hits “Dreams Come True,” “Forever” and “Black Mamba.”

The SM Entertainment talents hope to follow up the success of their first mini-album “Savage” from last October. 

While it is the group’s first English-language track, the girls are no strangers to international audiences. The group made their in-person U.S. debut at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade last year, performed virtually on U.S. television shows like “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” performed live for “The Nick Cannon Show” and made an appearance in a comedic bit on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.”

Aespa has an upcoming in-person concert called “Showcase SYNK” on June 26 and June 27 at the YouTube Theatre in Los Angeles.


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