"K-12" (pronounced K through twelve) will be the sophomore album and second major-label record by Melanie Martinez. Melanie began working on the album in 2015 and finished it in early 2017.
Martinez began recording the album in 2015 and finished in 2017. it was originally set to be released in the fall of 2017 and January of 2018, however, it was then pushed back to early 2019. It is currently expected to be released in late summer 2019. The standard version of the album is set to have a total of 13 songs.
On May 15th, 2019, a teaser trailer for the film was released, revealing that the official title of the film was "K-12". She revealed the new layout of her website on the same day, and a low quality version of the album cover leaked through the site's source code. The next day, she officially unveiled the album cover on all social media platforms, revealing that the album is also titled "K-12".
On May 22nd, 2019, a second teaser trailer for the film was released.