PSY teams up with Hwa Sa for a new cover of Jermaine Jackson and Pia Zadora’s 1984 single “When the Rain Begins to Fall”.
The “Gangnam Style” singer announced the collaboration on social media on Tuesday (April 19th), saying, “In 1987, a group called Seoul Family made a remake of the song…As Hwa Sa was born in 1995, he unlikely to get used to it. There was no better fit than Hwa Sa for this. All along, knew it all along. I promise I’m not exaggerating when I say that if I couldn’t get Hwa Sa on this track, I wasn’t going to release it.
For her part, the MAMAMOO member admitted in the video that she “thought it was a brand new song” that PSY was releasing, adding that she was “shocked” when she heard the track for the premiere. times, thinking he would lean more towards hip-hop. than 80s nostalgia.
“Can I really succeed? “I was pretty worried,” she confessed while listening to the song, though her opinion has since reversed, as she now states, “That song was meant for me.
“When the Rain Begins to Fall” was originally released as the third and final single from Jackson’s self-titled 1984 album – which also contained the top 20 hits “Dynamite” and “Do What I Do” and has reached number 19 on the Billboard charts. 200 a month after its release. The duo was also featured prominently on the musical film’s soundtrack Voyage of the Rock Aliens with Zadora and Craig Sheffer, with the future A tree hill the actor syncs Jackson’s lyrics.
The two K-pop stars’ version of the track will be released on April 29 at 6 p.m. KT/5 a.m. ET ahead of PSY’s ninth full studio set. Watch the full announcement from PSY and Hwa Sa and check out the single’s cover art below.
Full Album [PSY 9th]
List of tracks:
#7. 이제는 ft. 화사
Now ft. Hwa Sa
—PSY (@psy_oppa) April 20, 2022