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These are songs that I've had stuck in my head a lot and just haven't gotten a chance to listen to yet but if I could then I'd be listening to them 24/7 and songs that I actually have been listening to a lot lately.
BTOB - The Winter's Tale
I like BTOB's song a lot and I love Minhyuk and Ilhoon's part the most! It's really cute when BTOB wear the Disney outfits! They have aegyo to the max! Anyways, it's a cute song and it's about winter so yeah. I like it a lot and recommend it too.
BTS (Bangtan Boys) -Danger (Mo-Blue-Mix)
I'm sure everyone's heard their song Danger, right? If not I will put a button for you to check it out along with one for the Mo-Blue-Mix. The Mo-Blue-Mix is a remix version of Danger where they got the guy who helped with the song -Thanh Bui -to sing it with them. Thanh Bui was accused of stuff like stealing credit and whatnot but I don't believe it, anyways, he helped make the song and then sang this version with BTS. It's in Korean up until Thanh's part when he sings in English since he is not Korean -he's Vietnamese. I love this song and am obsessed with it. The English and Korean sounds good and it's slow instead of fast and upbeat like the original so it makes a difference in the song like a big difference. So yeah, it's good.
Tablo X Taeyang - Eyes, Nose, Lips
I have no doubt in my mind that there is a single Kpop fan that hasn't heard Taeyang's Eyes, Nose, Lips. Everyone in Kpop has, fan or not, they have so they've probably heard Lydia's version, or Eric Nam's, or Akdong's, or Tablo's. Tablo's version is my second favorite but my first favorite cover. My favorite version is Taeyang's. I love the lyrics to Tablo's version and the difference between it and the original. I always forget it's a cover of another song until I hear "eyes, nose, lips" in the lyrics. This one is really good and it's easy to sing to for us English-speakers, even though it's pretty easy to sing in Korean too when you love Korean music. It's such a good song though and I can't ever take Tablo seriously in it since he's so derpy and weird but he is a great artist and this song is a good reminder of that.
Taeyang - Wedding Dress
I used to dislike this song a lot but I recently listened to it because I downloaded it on my laptop in fall without listening to it and in early Winter I listened to it and then BAM! I was in love. I love all songs that I've heard by Taeyang and Wedding Dress was the first one I didn't like too much but now I really enjoy it and I do forget the tune a lot but I just know that I love it. There is something about the song that tugs at my heart, you know? There are just songs like that and this is one of them. I just hate one thing...I hate the way he wears his hats...
BTS (Bangtan Boys) - Born Singer
I really like this song and without knowledge I enjoyed it but reading the lyrics made me notice how depressing it is. Sara always told me what it was about but I never noticed how sad it truly is. It's about how they debuted but weren't ready and how hard it is for them and I just kept thinking that I wanna shoot myself in the foot because this song and the lyrics brought me on the verge of tears. The part that made me want to cry most was J-Hope's part and it's at the end of the song but I wanted to cry from it. Not just because he's my bias either.
"The days we've run through,
the days we've experienced together.
How we became one mind
in three years time.
I'm drenched with
the blood and sweat I've spilled.
After the performance
tears leak through
Every moment I make sure
not to lose my integrity.
To always be myself, so I don't
embarrass me from the beginning.
So we go, we go, we go
higher, higher, higher"
The part I put in bold was the part that made me want to cry most. To me what I get out of it is that even if they aren't happy and even if they debuted early and unprepared, they put on a face but only for the stage and that makes me sad. BTS have a lot of songs with truth about themselves, what they experienced or the truth about their life as idols. I like them for that and this song is good and nice to listen to but it can be depressing when you think of the lyrics. All-in-all, it's great.
John Park - Childlike
This song has been one of my favorites by him since I heard it and I'm obsessed with it and until just now I didn't know it was the OST for a movie called "A Werewolf Boy" which I had seen a while back but sobbed over because it was so amazing so it's weird how these are related. I mean, that might explain why I like it so much. Anyways, the song in general you can tell has a sad story to it and it's really good so you'll get addicted to it from the tune and lyrics and emotion.
*WARNING* DO NOT WATCH MV UNLESS YOU DON'T MIND SPOILERS OR YOU HAVE SEEN THE MOVIE, I SUGGEST SEEING THE MOVIE FIRST THOUGH.
Mad Clown - Fire (Feat. Junil)
I'm not too keen on finding out what the MV means or what the song is about but it is about relationship stuff. Like a love-hate relationship and stuff. I do enjoy this song a lot because Mad Clown is one of my favorite rappers and because he always picks good voices to go with his like Hyolin from Sistar or Cruicial Star or Soyou and in this case, Junil. I really enjoy her and Mad Clown's voices together. This is a song that even if you don't like rap, you'll like anyways.
T-Ara - Sugar Free
Sugar Free...Or as I and all BTS fans say, Suga Free! Anyways, I will admit it now, I am not a big T-Ara fan. I never have liked T-Ara much at all not ofr any hate or particular reason but because I just never listened to them at all and never bothered with it since I'm not big on girl groups. Anyways, this song is good and I never thought it was bad, I just never listened to it until I started watching Bangtan Bomb and J-Hope would ALWAYS do the dance to it and the song stuck so I've listened to it a lot recently. I really enjoy doing the dance to it since it's so simple. So yes, BTS brought me to it but I do like this song I mean who doesn't like pretending they're saying "suga free", am I right?
CL X Diplo - Revolution
I am obsessed with this song. It has only been heard at Sia 2014 -from what I know -and it's great. Diplo and CL perform MTBD then Revolution and then a remix of Dirty Vibe. This song is all in English and I suppose that was because she had just announced her American debut -I'm still dying about it! It will be stuck in your head and it probably will never leave....Ever.
BTS (Bangtan Boys) - War of HORMONES
Yes, another BTS song. I like BTS this Winter, okay? Is that a problem? I'm kidding but I do like BTS more than I used to now. As many times as I hear this song, I am not sick of it yet. I love it more actually. The dance to this song is fun and can get hard but it's fun and the song is enjoyable. I like listening to it every time. There isn't much else to say beside that because it's a good and fun song.
I want to put more but as soon as I start thinking about what songs I am into lately they all poof out of my head and it bothers me. But oh well...This should be enough, right? To be honest, I've been working on this for about a week or so since I started -and finished- Pinocchio and I started more dramas which are still airing....Darn Kdramas man. Anyways -I say that a lot- I'll post more later!
Today Sara here will help you become a kpop idol! You may ask how? Why? When? OMG she knows how?! Well I'm gonna give you all the tips and tricks! OK?! OK!
STEP 1: Type
What type of idol are you? Go ahead and pick!
-Male Singer: The leader usually and the main vocal, you love being in charge of your group and taking care of everyone. Plus you always give off the best smile and your friendly to everyone!
-Male Rapper: You just love hip hop and your style is always cool, you can either talk a lot or not talk at all. No matter what you do you always just chill.
-Female Singer: More quiet and timid but still cute, you like to hang out with your friends all day and drink coffee with them at a café. Your singing is always on point and you love to do duets,
-Female Rapper: Louder then most girls but that's ok because your sexiness makes up for that! You love going out once in a while to get some fresh air but your favorite thing to do is stay in the studio with your fellow rappers making new rhymes!
Step 2: style
What's your style? ;D Now that you know what idol you are what's your style like? To become an idol you MUST look the part!
-Male Singer: Singers tend to lean on the safe easy side of clothing choice so you must ware what's in!
-Male Rapper: Ok, so rappers I think have a great style that can be so different and cool! Ill try to give you lots for this one!
-Female singer: Ok so you have a cute face and an angelic voice but what about clothes? Simple.
-Female Rapper: Ok so a bold look, similar too mens hip hop. Ill give you all I can for this look because these are the clothes I tend to buy :)
Step 3: dance
-Whats your dance?: Now if your singer or a rapper you may not have to dance at all but for most people you gotta know how! Heres a list of small easy dance moves for everyone!
-Whats your role in the group?: Every group has a role such as the fool or the smart one, so what would your role be?
The Fool- The fool of the group is the idiot, always funny and never gets sad. We all know at least 3 of these people in kpop. Remember though this person may be a idiot but in his/her thoughts they can be sad at times and they always want what's best for others deep down.
The Father/mother- This may also be known as the leader of the group. Everyone looks up to them and loves them for what they do and how they handle a situation and when some one in the group misbehaves the "father" or "mother" has to the punishing. But everyone knows this person does what's best for everyone and that's why he/she is the leader and why they respect them a lot.
The Brat- We also know this one the name as maknae. Yup I'm talking about all the maknae's who are so evil and clever. This may be you, but everyone still loves a demon child so that's why a maknae is needed in the group. Do you feel like this role is you?
The Angel- Oh yes there is an "Angel" its also called the quiet member. I would say they are probably evil at heart (lol jk) but they don't cause harm, all they do is stare. They can also have really good luck or really bad luck.
The Sexy- We all know that there's always gonna be a sexy member who loves them self way too much and has abs and works out a lot. We do get lots of laughs from this person and maybe some pink cheeks, but would you say you can think of some right now who is like this? I can.
Well that should about do it, now go to Korea and go audition! Best luck too you my little rice cake! Keep fighting!!!! <3 <3
Okay so I am doing a thing where I name five artists or groups that I reallyy like along with five songs by them that I really like. I will also list why I like the artist/group and why I like those songs by them. I will also -if I can -try to link those songs with a YouTube link.
BTS: Bangtan Boys
We have been really obsessed with BTS lately like we have been watching BTS: American Hustle and Bangtan Bomb almost every night until 5 in the morning so yeah. I like J-Hope and Sara likes Rap Monster but she has really been into V's singing. I personally have always really liked BTS but didn't start watching much of their stuff until recently and I just like them more now! I like how funny and random they are and CAN WE PLEASE GIVE THIS GROUP SOME CREDIT FOR THEIR AMAZING DANCE SKILLS LIKE WHOA MAN! I will post a video that shows their skills at the end of their post so you can check it out. It's called their Intro Performance.
So here are the five songs I like by them a lot recently.
I like Hip Hop Lover a lot! The lyrics are super catchy and one minute it's a hard-core rap song but the next it's like singy(?) and stuff! It's so cool! I recommend this one a lot.
This one is just by Suga, Rap Monster, and J-Hope like Satoori Rap is but it rocks. I love this style in music and I also really like J-Hope so yeah. J-Hope, Rap Monster, and Suga do sound great together though.
Born Singer has a good tune to it and it's super fun to listen to. Not like an upbeat way but like an entertaining way. The song is also just one of those songs you listen to that are emotional sounding so you're just like "Ah, so nice" when you hear it.
Usually with rap songs you can't learn the rap easily but in this song you can. I like a lot of songs like this by BTS and again this one is just Suga, Rap Monster and J-Hope.
Hip Hop Lover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8PVEy-iXjo
Cypher Pt3: Killer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eno4fcIaSVc
Born Singer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XsP4I9ds4c
Satoori Rap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDwBTWY1WME
Intro Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoTBL39i60M
I haven't watched any B1A4 lately because I've seen almost everything they're in. B1A4 are a group that even though you may not like them the most or may not pay attention to them 24/7, you still are loyal and love them a lot. They are a great group and you can tell if they are acting on-camera or not and most the time, they aren't.
So the five songs with them are some old and new ones but still great.
I got this stuck in my head randomly and I just remembered how great it is. Now this is one of those fun songs that are the upbeat, awesome kind. I also really like the choreography for the song. I always try to do it but I'm too slow. Anyways, it's just a song that is timeless.
This one gets stuck in my head often when I think about B1A4. It's funny how it's supposed to be "A Cup of Alcohol" but they had to change it since they have a lot of younger fans. That was way of track so yeah. I haven't heard this song as much as I would like, I don't know why since it's so catchy and always stuck in my head. It is one of the first songs I think of when I think of B1A4.
Such sad times for B1A4 but it got them a lot of new fans. They had a lot of problems after this song was released and they didn't do much for a while but it's still a good song. Very, very catchy too.
Why did I pick the ones that get stuck in my head most? Maybe because they are good songs. This is and older one but it's still great. I don't have much to say because it is one of those songs that you just kind of like because you like it.
If you guys know the show Sesame Player then cool, B1A4 were on it and they were really funny and stuff. One mission was to make a song for the show and they had like a day to do it so they made the song Sesame Player. It's fun and reminds me of how B1A4 were back in the day and stuff. It's so great so check out the song and even the show.
What's Happening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqxHy4G9FMI\
A Cup of Water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRq8gcOJozg
Super Sonic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csm5KEch1IQ
Sesame Player: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn7UFt_HAKI
Taeyang (Big Bang)
Teayang. Vocal and dancer in Big Bang and newly found rapper in 2013. I love Taeyang a lot! He's a super great singer, dancer, and rapper and he's wonderful. His voice is like an angel from Heaven, it's awesome. I mean, who doesn't love him.
A very famous song and a very great one. It's had the Best Karaoke since it's come out. Anyone can sing to it and even any version of it! My favorite version is Taeyang's and then it would be Tablo's featuring Taeyang. I'm sure you've all heard it already. It's still good though.
I like to call this Naman Barabwa by it's romanized name, I don't know why so sometimes when I talk about it people get confused. It's another song that is fun to sing to and I like to make fun of how high-pitched his voice was back then.
This song though!!! Taeyang has such singable songs, guys! I love them. But this is a good song for when you're in the car and especially in the car at night. When we went to see Block B in D.C we listened to this song a lot.
This is from Rise just like Eyes, Nose, Lips and Body are. This song sounds really emotional when you listen to it and it's super great. I listened to it non-stop when I first heard it. Wonderful song!
This song is emotional too. It's super good and I've only seen the video like once. The more you listen to it, the better it gets. I love to listen to this song just all the time and really any time unless you are really hyper and wanna jump around a bunch.
Eyes, Nose, Lips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwuAPyOImoI
Only Look At Me: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bRrGsNymUI
Love You to Death: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mbf9OGKYzZk
Wedding Dress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIt6KCwlFPw
Zico (Block B)
Nice photo, right? I like it. Off track already and I haven't even began. Well, not much to say since I tend to always talk about Zico, probably more than I should but oh well.
ONTO THE FIVE SONGS! These five were hard to get but yeah, I like them.
I am overly obsessed with this song. It's his more underground work and I think it's weird that Tough Cookie was his solo debut when he's had tons of other songs before by himself, even if they were underground songs. But yeah, this is the song that made me love Zico and his rapping skills and it also made me love Mino even before Winner had been announced.
I really like Zico's debut song and I like it better than his new song, Well Dong (Feat. Ja Mezz), even though that was good too. Tough Cookie was really Zico's style and I enjoyed it a lot.
You know, putting this one on the list is like "Do I really want to get into that?" But yes. Yes I do! I am obsessed with this song. The emotion in it sounds so real like he had experience with it before and I love it! Not many people might have heard of it but it's an amazing song and I think it is one of my favorite songs in general, even though I have tons.
When I first heard this song it gave me a headache because you just hear "Sam, sam, sam, sam, sam, sam ,sam" over and over and it was annoying but the more it got stuck in my head, the more I listened to it and the more I liked it so now it's a great song to me. Some people may dislike it but any hip hop/ rap fan or a Block B fan or a Zico fan, you will like it. No doubt.
This song is great and really underground. Sometimes it is hard to find but search up like a whole thing of Zico's mixtapes on YouTube and you'll get it, I'll link it too so you can listen to it.
4 My Town: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JXQc8drLjs
Tough Cookie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2RLb-RryEs
I'll Treat You Better Next Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcTlqWnLzWI
At first I liked U by John Park and then I ended up liking all of his songs. His voice is just so amazing that it's like dying when you hear it. But yeah, he's super good and I love his music a lot.
These are the main five songs I listen to on my computer by him so I just did these five.
This song is so good and the amount of times I've heard it, you'd think I would've seen the MV by now. Nope. I haven't. I downloaded the song as the MV version so it sounds exactly like the MV with the crash noise and stuff in it and so I get freaked out when it makes the loud noises suddenly, anyways, the MV sounds and the song is just so sad even if I can understand certain words only. I love it.
I didn't like this song at first. I thought that it was too slow because I only like select slow songs since I like faster, upbeat songs. I get too impatient with slow songs and I thought "Oh well John Park did U which was a good faster song and now he's back to his old style" and I didn't like it but I love this song now. I just had to listen to it more is all and actually pay attention to it. It's like watching a movie you used to hate and then you like it.
I recommend this song 100% because it's so amazing. There is something about it that just makes me love it more than I probably should. This song is so great and just like "wah, daebak!" when you hear it! I can't say much more since it's so great.
This was the first song by him that I heard and I instantly fell in love with it like ever since I saw the teaser. It does sound a lot like Counting Stars by One Republic but it's so much better -in my opinion -since I don't listen to much English speaking music. But I love this song and the MV is jjang!
It's more of a cute song and I like that too because once you start listening to him, you just listen to more of his stuff and like it no matter what it is. It's a good song and I like the MV too. The concept was cool as well.
Well, I'm glad that I got to work on this and I'm glad I could just do something for our blog. I hope you enjoyed it and I'm going to steal Sara's thing by calling you rice cakes!