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The List: Clarence’s Top 50 Songs of 2011 Part II: 21-50

6 Jan

Here to continue with my obsessive listing, I bring you #50 through #21 on my list of favorite songs of the year! We’re going to wrap the lists this week. So without further ado, here they are accompanied by short anecdotes on each track

50. Don’t Spray Perfume – Teen Top:

The lyrics are sexy and forbidding, the music is fun and bright, and the vocals are quite mature.

49. They Are Coming – Wheesung:

His last song before the military carries bittersweet undertones; He is a fantastic singer and lyricist.

48. One Last Cry – N-Train:

The new 4Men? Maybe. This song does well to showcase their very strong vocals. The music is sweet too.

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Kim Hyun Joong…Just…No

13 Oct

So this post was originally the WTF of the Week, but I think Heart2Heart’s MV topped this is in ridiculousiosity.

Recently, former SS501 leader Kim Hyun Joong stated that after his cycle of promotions for his album, he would like to step back into the world of acting. Continue reading

[Review] Kim Hyun Joong – “Lucky” (***1/2)

11 Oct

Kim Hyun Joong keeps the SS501 releases going with his second mini album of the year. I wasn’t quite taken with his first release partly because I just have trouble believing him as a solo artist and partly because looking at him reminds me of how bad he was in Boys over Flowers.

Nonetheless, it’s a fresh new album and I’m in need of a new perspective.

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They’re Coming Back…All Of Them

2 Oct

Fall 2011 has already proven itself to be a busy time of the year in KPop. Already, Brown Eyed Girls, U-KISSDavichi, B1A4, Huh Gak, JYJ, and  KARA have made their explosive comebacks, and that’s barely the tip of the iceberg. Here’s a line up of the artists have/are coming back this fall. Continue reading

What if Korea Had VMA Awards?

30 Aug

Two nights ago, the Video Music Awards were held in Los Angeles with lots of music guests and tons of performances including tributes to Amy Winehouse and Britney Spears. I love award shows and we’ll be covering some of my favorites later in the year (Next up will be the Emmy Awards! Yay TV shows). Anyway, I’d love to imagine a Korean version of the Video Music Awards considering K-pop has better music videos nowadays. Although the year isn’t over, I’d like to make a list of the videos that were released between January and August.

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Thespian Review: Kim Hyun Joong – Boys over Flowers

5 Aug

We’ll be doing this weekly segment, where we discuss and analyze performances from various dramas in the past and present, every Fridays.

Nowadays, there are many idols who moonlight as an actor on dramas or movies. Sometimes, these transitions are more than welcome (hello T.O.P.) and other times, I wished they had stuck to being musicians. One of the most successful transitions (in terms of sheer increase in popularity) is Kim Hyun Joong, whose debut in Boys over Flowers swooned girls all over the world.

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