BLACKPINK - Square OneNew
Square One General information Artist BLACKPINK Released August 8, 2016 Format Download Recorded 2016 Genre K-pop • hip-hop • EDM Length 7:31 Label YG Entertainment Writer Teddy, Bekuh Boom Release chronology NA Square Two (2016)
Square One is the debut digital single album by BLACKPINK. It was released on August 8, 2016 by YG Entertainment and distributed by KT Music. The single has a double A-side, "Whistle" and "Boombayah". The lyrics were written by Teddy, Bekuh Boom and B.I from iKON and the music was composed by Teddy, Future Bounce and Bekuh Boom. To promote the single, BLACKPINK performed both songs on the South Korea music program, SBS's Inkigayo on August 14, 2016.
The songs were a commercial success. "Whistle" topped the Gaon Digital Chart and "Boombayah" topped the US World Digital Songs, both in the first week of sales.
In order to promote Square One, BLACKPINK held their debut stage performing "Whistle" and "Boombayah" on SBS's Inkigayo on August 14, 2016. A week later on August 21, the group win their first music program trophy for "Whistle" on Inkigayo, becoming the fastest girl group to achieve this feat.
1 "Whistle (휘파람)" - 3:31
2 "Boombayah (붐바야)" - 4:00