Seaside 휴게소 (Boom Boom) (with TVXQ and SHINee)

Total Score: 5.14

 

seaside

why does this remind me of a delia’s catalog?

MV: 3
Sound Quality: 4
Singing Quality: 6
Contextual Fit: 5

MV | Lyrics Only

Release Date: 08/14/2009

Now that Super Show 2 is a wrap, let’s move on down (… TO THE BASEMENT) to the next song in the SJ repertoire, which is the song they did with EVERYBODY MALE IN THE SM CATALOG AT THAT TIME OTHER THAN KANGTA APPARENTLY. Good lord. This is from 2009 Summer SMTown – We Are Shining, which is one of the last SMTown seasonal compilations that SM did. Also, to be honest, the cover art isn’t that bad given some other SMtown compilation art we’ve seen. Interesting that a summer compilation came out so late in the summer. Literally everyone in TVXQ, SHINee, and Super Junior gets at least one solo line on this song (aside from Heechul for obvious reasons), which is nuts given that the song is only 3:10. Continue reading

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이별 넌 쉽니 (Heartquake) ft. Micky & U-Know

Total Score: 3.20

heartquake

poor Ryeowook doesn’t count I guess!

MV: n/a
Sound Quality: 4
Singing Quality: 3
Contextual Fit: 1

Lyrics Only | Live

Release Date: 03/12/2009

Heyyyyy! As you may have been able to guess from the last couple of posts, I got super-burned out both on writing this blog and on the Sorry, Sorry album as a whole – it’s kind of boringly competent and there are only so many ways you can write “it’s fine.” But I took several months off, and now I’m back, and hopefully can get back into the swing of things with the second KRY song on this album, this one featuring members of TVXQ. When they perform it live, Eunhyuk substitutes for both of them (or Donghae does too sometimes I guess). It’s… kind of a snore.

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