Putting to rest any fears of a group disbandment, member Yuri has confirmed that the girls will return some time this year with a new album and a more mature image, but unfortunately failed to provide a specific date for the group's big comeback.
“Girls’ Generation is slowly preparing an album," she revealed at a press conference. "We are working hard in order to show an even more mature image within the year. Please look forward to it.”
The girls are also preparing a new Japanese single, although again, there's still no release date for it.
While Girls' Generation have been working hard on new music and various other activities, ex-member Jessica has been keeping busy as a celebrity socialite in China, attending endless red carpet events and promoting her fashion brand wherever possible.
Hopefully both Jessica and SNSD will have a lot of good stuff to bring us this year!