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Girl’s Day’s “Something” is out, and it’s looking to be like Hyuna and the girls, but instead it’s Minah…*sigh* here we go again…

Hello, hello and I am back with my first K-pop review of the year!!! WOW, it has been such a long time; I almost forgot how reviews actually work around here LOLOLOL as if that could happen ><

Beautiful, sexy ladies...geez, as a woman myself I'm a bit thrown back as to how perfect they look >//<

Beautiful, sexy ladies…geez, as a woman myself I’m a bit thrown back as to how perfect they look >//<

Anyway, the first review of the year is Girl’s Day first comeback of the year called “Something”, which came out on the 3rd this month. The song is great, and reminds us of what Girl’s Day is capable of doing. However, the MV itself may speak a different story…is it just me, or is it a bit too Minah-biased?

If ya agree or wanna know what I’m talking about then please keep reading!

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“Something” and “Something” are going to be released early next year…yes, you read that title right

This isn't as cool as it seems, since others would probably enjoy the next picture more...

This isn’t as cool as it seems, since others would probably enjoy the next picture more…

I AM BACK FROM THE DEAD! Did you miss me? Of course you all did hahahahaha! Boy, my fingers have never felt happier than today EVER in my whole life!

For those of you who were wondering where I ran off to…I got my laptop confiscated, and I had it locked away until Christmas ended. Reasons for the confiscation will not be explained much further but what I’ve learnt is that from now on, any computer/laptop/electronic device that exists which allows you to stay up all night without much logic thought is to be banned and destroyed from your life.

Yes, that is what happened and I am…absolutely ashamed that it did.

Anyway, moving on! What I wanted to do was return to the blogging world gradually by posting something light-hearted, such as this post. I’m currently working on something big which hopefully can be released by tomorrow (New Year’s Eve, EEEPPPP!) and if not well…darn. I won’t say much more about it, apart from the fact that it will be a two-part post (if that doesn’t drop any hints yet!) so stay tuned for that!

Okay okay, onto the ambiguous title (was it really though??)

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김재중 (Kim Jaejoong) Just Another Girl Teaser MV: Ummm hi sexy vampire/rockstar/gothic hunk…STOP TEASING!!!

Hello peoples!

SOOOOOO JaeJoong is FINALLY making a comeback with his lead single “Just Another Girl” from his album “WWW”.

JaeJoong fans have been tortured over the last couple of days with the release of the ballad track “A Sunny Day”, and on the 21st October, this teaser below was released! Likewise, just today “Butterfly” has been released, which is known to be the first single within the album.

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5 K-pop idols who were born to be bad

Hey everybody! I did another guest post on DramaFever today! Check out the link to go to the article!

Check out the article to look at my stare even longer *wink wink*

Check out the article to look at my stare even longer *wink wink*

Have you ever seen one of your favourite kpop idols totally rocking a concept that makes them SOOOOO deadly yet sexy? Well, I have complied a list of those idols who can TOTALLY pull off a villainous look 😉

Thank you guys for reading and please, check out the article posted above on DramaFever!

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~


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BESTie(베스티)’s “Love Options(연애의 조건)” MV: a flirty/cutesy/slightly-sexy concept…wait, what’s that?

Hey guys! I’m back with another Kpop MV review, this time is BESTie’s new comeback single “Love Options”!!! But once again, I couldn’t hep but scroll down into the comments section, which is form now on FOREVER FORBIDDEN!!! Seriously netizens, is this what you spend your spare time doing?? Bashing on the fact that 3 out of the 4 members were from EXID is NOT something that needs to be brought up. They are now happy and are promoting IN A DIFFERENT GROUP! Live with it!

They are finally back with a great song, but a weird hybrid concept

They are finally back with a great song, but a weird hybrid concept

*sigh* Let’s start the real thing…

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IU(아이유) releases another (sexy) teaser with “Everybody has secrets(누구나 비밀은 있다)” feat. Gain(가인): OMGOMGOMGOMG

Hello everyone! Once again, IU is back again releasing ANOTHER TEASER!!! This time, it is another song from her album called “Everybody has Secrets (누구나 비밀은 있다)” featuring the sexy Gain unni from Brown Eyed Girls!

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Xia feat. Quincy – Incredible: Definitely my type of jam guys, seriously.

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Hi guys, I’m back with another Kpop MV review for you guys. Sorry that it has been a while. I’m currently catching up with all of these animes that I hadn;t got a chance to watch over the past semester so once I finish those, expect some reviews coming your way!

Anyway, today’s review is on Xia’s Incredible, which came out just today about an hour from this post, and is currently stuck on the “count of doom” (301+ views) on both the official channel and on the Loenent channel.

yeee boey >< this is seriously my type of music guys

yeee boey >< this is seriously my type of music guys

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Girl’s Day Comeback MV: Wow…wow…wow…(what else can I say?!)

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Okay guys, final post for the day, promise!

Hello and welcome back to another Kpop MV review. It’s been a while since I have last done one but life recently has been very rocky for me so I do apologise. SORRY!! I know, there is not much I can say but, sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry…okay really sad joke but you guys know what I mean, right? (Hint hint, Super Junior ><)

Anyway, today I’m here talking about Girl’s Day’s comeback MV called “Female President” which was released today about 2 hours ago from when this post has been published. On their official channel, the video counter has stuck on the “count of doom” (301+ views if you didn’t know that) but I would roughly say that the MV has already got a couple of thousand views >w<

MV. Meh. The song. FREAKIN' AWESOME!

MV – Meh. The song – FREAKIN’ AWESOME!

What I can say overall about the MV is that it is trying to sell the “sexy” concept again which, as many would know, has been so successful for them this year with their earlier release of “Expectation”. However, this MV wasn’t as amazing as the last. AND I MEAN ONLY THE MV. I will talk about the song very soon.

I can roughly assume that their song is inspired by the recent arrival of South Korea’s first female president, and Girl’s Day has attempted to celebrate the success through the release of this song. By emphasising the POWER OF WOMEN! (spoken in a very dramatic voice, rather than shouting ><)

Sexy body rubbing, clothes stripping and butt wiggling cannot make the message more clear. I AM…perfect for being president??? What?! Yes…of course I mean I want to run for president…

So, what can I say about the MV? It was not as amazing as the arrival of “Expectation”. It was just a replay of its sex appeal, maybe even more. Yes, they all look stunning and really pull off the sexy concept very well. However, I would have loved to see a more drama-like MV I guess? Just something different again because to be honest, I didn’t mind the cutesy image as well. I was a fan from the start hehe.

The song however, can I say, is FREAKIN’ AWESOME!! The “da da da dada da da” bits were so catchy, and the escalation towards the chorus was so cool, with the lines “Now it’s the time. You can start first”. The song is very upbeat, and really gets you off your bottom. You really can’t help but clap along with the song (at least I couldn’t…am I even normal?!) Minah’s vocals, can I also say, are SO AMAZING!! Her high notes are flawless, JUST FLAWLESS!

The dance – great as always. However, what keeps bothering me is in fact that since this song is about the power of women (expressed through the body?) I can’t help but see so many connections with Beyonce’s dance in “Run The World”. The salutes, the hands-on-hips stances and the fist pumping don’t seem as unique. But, the dance was still good, don’t get me wrong. The butt wiggling during the “da da da da” bits were awesome, and their outfits really do a lot for the dance overall (that tail…wow). In the end, I will support Girl’s Day regardless 🙂

See what I mean?

See what I mean?

So, my overall thoughts on the MV. Not as awesome as a comeback. Despite the greatness of the song, the MV seemed as if it was trying to sell something other than JUST the song (if you don’t believe me, stop at 1:17 and come back) I even noticed that there was one member that hardly popped out too (I think it was the leader Sojin – the chick who never ties her hair up) but that’s just a small thing. The song, however, needs to be given more credit likewise the lyrics of the song too. The link below is the official MV with English translations. Check it out and comment below what you thought about the MV!

Love you all and thank you so much for tuning in! See you all very soon~~

❤ Yami Hyunnie ^^~

 


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Super Junior!!

Okay, so before I begin, I must be frank with you.

I am an E.L.F.

For those who know what that is, good. For those who don’t, SHAME ON YOU!!!! No just joking!! That was a joke, promise!

Anyways, to begin this blog, I have decided to post on the most easiest thing I can come up with; my favourite K-pop boyband.

This isn’t really a review, but more of an info page. My pure inspiration for this post was basically a sudden reminder that I had done a whole IST assignment on this band, who I have absolutely loved for the past 3 years of my life with NO regrets whatsoever.

Alrighty, let’s begin!

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