On Saturday evening, administration firm and report label 88rising as soon as once more introduced Ok-pop to the Coachella principal stage, with an look by the woman group Aespa. The quartet — Karina, Winter, Giselle, and Ningning — debuted in November, 2020, within the thick of the pandemic, which hasn’t precisely afforded them many alternatives to carry out reside. That meant that Aespa’s Weekend Two look at Coachella — a part of 88rising’s Head within the Clouds Forever showcase — was a extremely anticipated occasion.
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Aespa’s set was introduced simply after Weekend One got here to an in depth, as social media posts teasing an L.A. journey created rampant hypothesis amongst followers. Though the group appeared ultimately yr’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, tonight’s efficiency was a lot bigger in scale, with throngs of followers exhibiting up in Aespa gear to present the women a heat welcome.
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Aespa kicked off their set with “aenergy,” the opener to their first mini album Savage, then carried out debut observe “Black Mamba,” accompanied by pyrotechnics and lasers and a video display flashing a neon jungle idea. Aespa blasted by way of their newest hit, “Savage,” however the true deal with for Coachella attendees was the disclosing of “Life’s Too Short.” The quartet carried out an English model of the unreleased observe, mentioned to be on their upcoming album.
“Life is too short for hate!” they screamed earlier than transitioning into the observe, a cute pop track that showcases a special aspect of Aespa, with a refrain that goes, “I’m doing me regardless/And I don’t care what you say about it/And it don’t matter if you like it or not/I’m having all this fun so/Why would I ever stop.” During the set nearer “Next Level,” the women nodded to the second, altering the “What’s the name? Black Mamba!” half to “Where we at? Coachella!” as the group screamed its approval.
Fans can catch Aespa’s set when the Head within the Clouds Forever showcase is streamed on the Coachella Curated YouTube channel beginning at 10 p.m. PT / 1 a.m. ET