IT'z ME is the second extended play by the South Korean girl group ITZY, with WANNABE serving as the album's title track. It was released on March 9, 2020 at 6pm KST with the music video for the title track.
The physical release is available in three versions: IT'z, ME and WANNABE.
Background and release
On January 28, it was reported that Itzy had finished filming their music video for a new song and are in the final stages of comeback preparations. It was also revealed that Itzy will return with new music in spring. On February 13, News1 reported that ITZY are in the final stages of preparation to make a comeback on March 9. In the response to the article, JYP Entertainment commented: “It is true that they are preparing to make a comeback with March 9 in mind. The date will be announced once it is confirmed.
On March 4, 2020 a pre-release of WANNABE teaser was realized on Naver.
Music and composition
The title track of the album, "WANNABE", is a song that "incorporates similar dance, house and hip-hop elements to create a confident beat for the girls to get down to". It was written and produced by Galactika, who also helmed their debut track "DALLA DALLA".
On February 18, the first group teaser was released. The next day the second group teaser was revealed. Itzy then unveiled the third group teaser photo on February 20. On February 23, Yeji's teaser posters were revealed. On the following day, individual teaser photos of Lia were dropped. Ryujin's teaser posters were revealed on February 25. Chaeryeong’'s teaser posters were revealed the next day. Yuna's teaser posters were finally revealed on February 27. On the first day of March, the official tracklist of the album was revealed. The music video teasers were released on March 4 and March 5.
- WANNABE (title)
- Ting Ting Ting (with Oliver Heldens)
- That's a No No
- Nobody Like You
- You Make Me
- I Don't Wanna Dance
- SELFIE CAM
- M/V BEHIND
- SHORT INST. FILM
- TING TING TING (with Oliver Heldens)
- THAT'S A NO NO
- NOBODY LIKE YOU
- YOU MAKE ME
- I DON'T WANNA DANCE
- DANCE PRACTICE
- "WANNABE" Dance Practice
- "WANNABE" Dance Practice Teaser
- "WANNABE" Dance Practice (Moving Ver.)
- "WANNABE" Dance Practice (Random Speed Ver.)
- "WANNABE" Dance Practice (HERO Ver.)
- "WANNABE" Dance Practice (HERO Ver Behind Cut.)
Music program wins
|WANNABE||M Countdown||March 19, 2020|
|March 26, 2020|
|April 2, 2020|
|Inkigayo (SBS)||March 22, 2020|
|March 25, 2020|
|Show Champion (MBC Music)||March 25, 2020|
|April 1, 2020|
|Yeji • Lia • Ryujin • Chaeryeong • Yuna|
|Korean||(Single) • (EP) • (EP) • (EP)|
|Tour||ITZY Premiere Showcase Tour 'ITZY? ITZY!' (2019)|
|Related topics||Sixteen (Chaeryeong) • Mix Nine (Ryujin) • The Fan (Yeji)|