It has been announced that IU will be releasing a brand new self-composed song on the 18th of September, during her mini concert on Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook. The mini concert commemorates her 12th anniversary in the industry.

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Kim Hae Ryong PD reportedly informed Star Today, a media outlet, that both the show and IU had grown and developed together since her debut. The relationship between that of IU and host Yoo Hee Yeol has been similar to that as well, as he watched her grow up in the industry. It is also reported that IU is close with the production team and tunes in every week to the music show.

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The mini concert had been suggested as a way to celebrate IU’s 12th anniversary with fans, despite the current pandemic. The PD also expressed his gratitude towards the star for being passionate about the show. It was previously reported that she had sung a total of 60 songs during a 14 hour recording for the concert.

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The humble queen had even expressed that she preferred the simple set up of the show’s stage when the production team apologised for being unable to give her a luxurious and fancy stage set up, to which the team was thankful for.
It was also revealed that she will be releasing a new song on the show that she had written herself. It will be the song’s premiere. The show airs today, the 18th of September, at 11.20pm KST on KBS.