Before I Die
by 박혜진 Park Hye Jin

— Released 10th September 2021

박혜진 Park Hye Jin announces her highly-anticipated debut album ‘Before I Die’, on Ninja Tune. The album—entirely written, produced and performed by the South Korean-born and now LA-based the producer, rapper, singer, and DJ—follows the release of her hugely successful ‘How can I’ EP and comes on the heels of a string of collaborations, working with the likes of Clams Casino & Take A Daytrip (“Y DON’T U”), Blood Orange (“CALL ME (Freestyle)”) and Nosaj Thing (“...

박혜진 Park Hye Jin announces her highly-anticipated debut album ‘Before I Die’, on Ninja Tune. The album—entirely written, produced and performed by the South Korean-born and now LA-based the producer, rapper, singer, and DJ—follows the release of her hugely successful ‘How can I’ EP and comes on the heels of a string of collaborations, working with the likes of Clams Casino & Take A Daytrip (“Y DON’T U”), Blood Orange (“CALL ME (Freestyle)”) and Nosaj Thing (“CLOUDS”), plus a remix from Galcher Lustwerk (“Can you”). 

Available now is lead single and opening track ‘Let’s Sing Let’s Dance’, a wistful dance track that places Hye Jin’s mantra-like vocals over piano keys and rumbling bass. Elsewhere on the record she continues to expand her sonic palette, drawing on a range of influences that take in electronic, rap/hip-hop and downtempo sensibilities to present the most complete vision yet of her sound.

‘Before I Die’ is set for release on 10th September on Ninja Tune, with Hye Jin also heading out on a run of North American tour dates later this year which includes a co-headline show at Elsewhere with Shlohmo, 1015 Folsom in San Francisco, III Points Festival in Miami and more. 

Her debut album follows an incredible few years for the young artist, with a string of releases that have seen her garner strong support from the likes of Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Jezebel, FADER, DAZED, i-D, E!, Resident Advisor, Exclaim!, Hypebeast and many more. She was additionally featured in numerous ‘Best Of 2020’ lists from Billboard, The Guardian, NYLON and others, included in the NME 100 list of ‘Essential emerging artists for 2021’ & V Mag's 'Generation V’ series, and highlighted by British GQ and Stereogum as ‘One to Watch’. The EP’s lead single, ’Like this’—hailed by Mixmag as one of the “best tracks of 2020” and featured on the FIFA 2021 soundtrack—was supported across BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music (where it was playlisted for multiple weeks) with plays from Annie Mac, Clara Amfo, Lauren Laverne, Phil Taggart and many more. In the US the track was #1 of ‘Top Electronic’ in the NACC Charts (North American College and Community Radio), and in the ‘Top 200’ overall, with further support from KEXP, KCRW, SiriusXMU and more.

Before I Die
by 박혜진 Park Hye Jin

— Released 10th September 2021

Physical

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Limited Edition - Signed by 박혜진 Park Hye Jin - 1LP 140g black vinyl in plain white sleeve. One per customer.

 
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Digital

LP (ZEN277WL)

White Label

Limited Edition - Signed by 박혜진 Park Hye Jin - 1LP 140g black vinyl in plain white sleeve. One per customer.

SAVE TO SPOTIFY

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LP (ZEN277X)

Deluxe LP + 7" Package

1LP 140g hot pink colour vinyl and black 7” vinyl in 12” gatefold sleeve with 7” pocket. 7" vinyl in disco bag. Includes download code.

£21.00
MP3 (ZENDNL277)
£5.00
LP (ZEN277)

1LP 140g baby blue colour vinyl in matte varnished 12” sleeve with spine and paper inners. Includes download code.

£17.00
16-bit WAV (ZENDNL277W)
£7.00
LP (ZEN277D)

Indie Edition

1LP 140g marble pink colour vinyl in matte varnished 12” sleeve with spine and paper inners. Includes download code.

£17.00
Cassette (ZENCAS277)

O-card slip case with purple tape.

£8.00
CD (ZENCD277)

CD in slipcase with 3mm spine and black paper inner sleeve.

£8.00

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Tracklist

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  • LP
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  • 16-bit WAV
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)
  1. 1
    Let’s Sing Let’s Dance
  2. 2
    I Need You
  3. 3
    Before I Die
  4. 4
    Good Morning Good Night
  5. 5
    Me Trust Me
  6. 6
    Where Did I Go
  7. 7
    Never Give Up
  8. 8
    Can I Get Your Number
  9. 9
    Whatchu Doin Later
  10. 10
    Sex With Me (DEFG)
  11. 11
    Where Are You Think
  12. 12
    Never Die
  13. 13
    Hey, Hey, Hey
  14. 14
    Sunday ASAP
  15. 15
    i jus wanna be happy
  16.  
    Play All (15)

박혜진 Park Hye Jin announces her highly-anticipated debut album ‘Before I Die’, on Ninja Tune. The album—entirely written, produced and performed by the South Korean-born and now LA-based the producer, rapper, singer, and DJ—follows the release of her hugely successful ‘How can I’ EP and comes on the heels of a string of collaborations, working with the likes of Clams Casino & Take A Daytrip (“Y DON’T U”), Blood Orange (“CALL ME (Freestyle)”) and Nosaj Thing (“...

박혜진 Park Hye Jin announces her highly-anticipated debut album ‘Before I Die’, on Ninja Tune. The album—entirely written, produced and performed by the South Korean-born and now LA-based the producer, rapper, singer, and DJ—follows the release of her hugely successful ‘How can I’ EP and comes on the heels of a string of collaborations, working with the likes of Clams Casino & Take A Daytrip (“Y DON’T U”), Blood Orange (“CALL ME (Freestyle)”) and Nosaj Thing (“CLOUDS”), plus a remix from Galcher Lustwerk (“Can you”). 

Available now is lead single and opening track ‘Let’s Sing Let’s Dance’, a wistful dance track that places Hye Jin’s mantra-like vocals over piano keys and rumbling bass. Elsewhere on the record she continues to expand her sonic palette, drawing on a range of influences that take in electronic, rap/hip-hop and downtempo sensibilities to present the most complete vision yet of her sound.

‘Before I Die’ is set for release on 10th September on Ninja Tune, with Hye Jin also heading out on a run of North American tour dates later this year which includes a co-headline show at Elsewhere with Shlohmo, 1015 Folsom in San Francisco, III Points Festival in Miami and more. 

Her debut album follows an incredible few years for the young artist, with a string of releases that have seen her garner strong support from the likes of Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Jezebel, FADER, DAZED, i-D, E!, Resident Advisor, Exclaim!, Hypebeast and many more. She was additionally featured in numerous ‘Best Of 2020’ lists from Billboard, The Guardian, NYLON and others, included in the NME 100 list of ‘Essential emerging artists for 2021’ & V Mag's 'Generation V’ series, and highlighted by British GQ and Stereogum as ‘One to Watch’. The EP’s lead single, ’Like this’—hailed by Mixmag as one of the “best tracks of 2020” and featured on the FIFA 2021 soundtrack—was supported across BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music (where it was playlisted for multiple weeks) with plays from Annie Mac, Clara Amfo, Lauren Laverne, Phil Taggart and many more. In the US the track was #1 of ‘Top Electronic’ in the NACC Charts (North American College and Community Radio), and in the ‘Top 200’ overall, with further support from KEXP, KCRW, SiriusXMU and more.