IU tries to escape from the “Celebrity” life in new MV

The K-pop idol has a new full-length album on the way.

IU has returned with a glamorous video for her new single, “Celebrity.”

In the captivating video, IU plays a famous starlet whose doppelgänger leads a life as a normal person. The K-pop star follows her lookalike through the subway and the two eventually come face to face in a small apartment. The clip ends on a cliffhanger, with IU running away from a group of reporters.

“Don’t forget among the cloudy dark / You’re a star painted with a left hand / Can’t you see how beautiful / A true uniqueness can be / You are my celebrity,” IU croons on the chorus.

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“Celebrity” is the first taste of the singer’s upcoming fifth studio album, due out sometime later this year. It follows her hit 2020 single “Eight,” which featured and was co-produced by Suga from K-pop boyband BTS.

Watch the video for “Celebrity” here:

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