Album Review: “Let Me Explode” by EvoL

“Let Me Explode” (폭파해줘) is the debut 1st mini album from the new highly anticipated girl group EvoL from Brandnew Stardom Entertainment.

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Tracklist:

  1.  폭파해줘 (Let Me Explode)
  2. I’m sorry
  3. Magnet
  4. 우린 좀 달라 (We Are A Bit Different)
  5. 1.2.3.4.5

POINTS

  • Like Block B, BNS did it again with their debut music video. Teases the audience with fierce music, delivers pop. It makes the listeners go hunt down the rest of the tracks though!
  • Well… None of the four songs on the mini album are technically “hip hop” (the closest being Magnet and Let Me Explode).
  • A general trend in the composition of the album: repetition in the songs.
  • There is A LOT more English in the songs than what you think, haha…
  • The girls have pretty strong voices, particularly Jucy, Yull, and Hayana.
  • How much part the did EvoL’s leader, Say, have in the composition of the music I wonder…
  • The album is pretty catchy, definitely an interesting listen.

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Kpop Review: Only One by BoA

Only One is the title track from BoA’s 7th album “Only One”.

POINTS

  • Refreshing. I like this kind of comeback for the Queen of Kpop.
  • Her voice is still strong after all this time…
  • AMAZING choreography.
  • The music video review is based on the dance version video, as it is the only video released so far besides the teaser.

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Kpop Quick Review: I Love You by 2NE1

Quick Review requested by Megan.

I Love You is from 2NE1’s upcoming Korean album.

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POINTS

  • Whoa, a sweet romantic song from 2NE1? If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought there was a revolution within YG Entertainment.
  • I could imagine the producers forcing CL to reduce her usual fierceness in this song, haha.
  • I love you, OOOOOH, ooooh…
  • The music video is oddly sexy…(?)
  • WARNING: Screencap alert below!

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Kpop Review: Sexy Lady by Wooyoung (2PM)

Sexy Lady is lead single from Jang Woo Young (of 2PM’s) solo album “23, MALE, SINGLE”.

POINTS

  • SEXEH LAAAAAAAYDEH.
  • What is up with all this sexy in Kpop these days?
  • Very catchy, club worthy.
  • I loved the choreography.
  • … The girls he was clubbing with were NO GOOD…

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Kpop Review: Sexy, Free & Single by Super Junior

Sexy, Free & Single is the title track of Super Junior’s 6th album “Sexy, Free, & Single”.

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POINTS

  • I heard that Leeteuk said this album was for the fans, not for winning? Aww.
  • … What a very interesting title haha…
  • Although Heechul has left for the military… This album marks the return of Kangin!
  • Men dancing and posing in strange rooms with eccentric outfits with no particular storyline… Typical Super Junior flavor.
  • From the teaser, I expected another mindless Super Junior catchy pop song… Sexy, Free & Single is a simple R&B track with a catchy chorus.

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