Dara says she wants to release a solo album by the Summer!
During a cafe interview for her upcoming film ‘One Step‘, former 2NE1 member Dara opened up about the possibility of her solo album this year!
Dara said, “I feel like [the solo album] should be within this year, but I haven’t talked about it with my label CEO yet.”
She continued, “When an article about a solo album comes up, I think my label CEO will call me and go, ‘What’s this?’ I’d like for it to be released this summer. There hasn’t been any talk of it so far.”
Dara also talked about starting anew by herself, outside of 2NE1. “I was able to live comfortably as a member of 2NE1. From now on, I have to march out to the battlefield on my own. I will live headstrong in the harsh world. It’s time to live the 3rd chapter of my life,” she shared.
Meanwhile, ‘One Step’ premieres in theaters this April 6.
Dara says 2NE1 will reunite one day
During an interview with Ilgan Sports, she was asked about returning to life as a solo artist. Dara said, “It’s a really big change. Usually for these interviews it’d be all four of us, and it can get burdensome to come by myself. I felt that I was alone because of the little things. Even just a few months ago, I was lonely. I always hid behind CL, and I was scared to do things by myself without a leader.“
However, she was optimistic and said, “I think it’s a step toward change. To be honest, you can’t be together as a team when you’re old women. I did think that one day, things would turn out like this. Also, I think we’re just temporarily working separately and that this isn’t the end. Nowadays, you see sunbaenims coming back together. I’m looking forward to that and waiting for it.”