I wasn't into kpop as much as previously for a few reasons:
- Kpop was filled with idols that I don't know, that are now a lot younger than me.
- I went back to old school English music. When I went to the UK, I listened to Britpop (late 90s to early 2000s ie. S club, Spice Girls, Craid David)
- Since Demi Lavato's concert, I've been listening to her stuff and her opener's stuff (Christina Perri).
- When I was "doing research" for my Usher Concert - I listened to a bunch of his music. Usher is currently still on my ipod nano.
But I still managed to listen to a few tunes this year.My Most Replayed Kpop Tunes of 2014 Taemin's Danger
I think I watched every one of his performances. It was powerful.
I love the chorus. But it was the performances that made me like this song. The style, the dance moves...reminds me of MJ. but that's not a bad thing.Toheart's - Delicious.
This was a group comprised of Key from Shinee and Woohyun of Infinite. Woohyun is my favourite member of Infinite...I noticed his vocals ever since "The Chaser
" so I was happy he was part of a subgroup. This was just a fun song. Key's vocals are pretty steady.Super Junior M- 無所謂(My Love For You) trans: It Doesn't Matter
I already gushed about it here
. I'm still counting it as kpop.Super Junior - Midnight Blues
This was a jazzy song. I loved it. My favourite from that latest album. I had it as my ringtone until very recently.Zhang Li Yin's - Set Me Free
I'm just going to call this kpop since it was a korean song. She just sounds so awesome in it. I like it more than the Korean Version.
I could hear Zhang Li Yin rein back her powerful voice...Chen and Zhang Li Yin - Breath
I like this version the most...Fly to the Sky - You You You
They sound amazing...I was anticipating this comeback.Winner - Different
I love the beat...I wish they promoted this song instead.Honourable Mentions
(Only because I heard these songs just this past week, so I haven't played them much so far this year)Erase by Hyolyn X Jooyoung
I love love this song. It was only relased very recently but they sound so smooth. Their voices fit so well together. Jooyoung huh...he has that voice that I love. Hyolyn sounds so distinct and sultry. I also really like listening to her voice.Some - SoYouXJungGigo
Yeah where was I hiding all year? This was the hottest song of this year. It's cute. The only reason I gave this a chance was after watching Jooyoung and Hyolyn
cover it on Sketchbook
. To be honest, I prefer Jooyoung's vocals more. They have some fun stages with..Infinite's Sungkyu and BTOB's Sungjae
(I kinda pitied Sungjae in that one) and with labelmates Hyolyn and Joonyoung
.Groups I'm looking forward to:Big Byung
these guys are hilarious, comprised of BTOB's Sungjae, GOT7's Jackson, VIXX's N and Hyuk. I watched it because of some comment at a post at a blog last week that pointed to this MV.
I recognized Jackson but I had to recheck if that was BTOB's Sungjae since I thought he was a vocalist, not a rapper. Turns out only Jackson out of these 4 is a rapper, but he's from Hong Kong (I didn't know that) so he's still at a disadvantage. haha. Then I watched the entire first season of "Hitmaker" (which only has 4 episodes which was about creating this group). I never watched "Roommates" but Jackson steals the limelight in "Hitmaker" so I'm tempted now to watch "
. Now I'm on ep. 3 of Season 2. Now I'm noticing "N" from Vixx. Some of it must be scripted (like how can they pull 4 guys from a real idol band without the labels' permission) but it's still funny.
Jackson - seems so lost but sincere
Sungjae - funny. seems to really like this group. A lot of his suggestions make into the group/MV.
Hyuk - he's kinda quiet..and is long winded
N - egoistic. haha. He can't seem to pull off that tough image and becomes cute
So because of this I'm checking out some VIXX
I'm impressed by this:
Then I checked out their latest song Error:
It seems to be like 2 people carry the song (Leo and Ken). I prefer Ken's vocals. Leo seems kinda cold too (watching some variety). But ..based on personality (haha ok. and looks) it's N for me.
I've also checked out the BTOB
wow...just vocally wow. They impress me. I thought Sungjae was my favourite. Then I hear everyone else sing. Then keep thinking "ooo that guy sounds good." It's like 2AM all over again. Lookswise it's the guy in the far left. I thought his voice was going to be weaker than everyone else, but then he pulled though.
So he was holding back. Nice...
I found more songs:
this one was alright. hehe I like Sungjae simling here.
This song is ok:
So am I getting creeped out because the guys are getting younger and younger? yah. HAHA
Anyways to end this post I think I found the idols that are my favs of the group kinda look similar that it's creepy. I seem to have a type. Or preferred hair style?
UGH it's getting too creepy. A cradle robber...whatever. it's not like I'm going to actually meet them. haha