AOTY 2019

BLACKPINK IN YOUR AREA

BLACKPINK - BLACKPINK IN YOUR AREA
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Based on 38 ratings
2018 Ratings: #841
November 23, 2018 / Release Date
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Dance Pop, J-Pop / Genres
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Inglume
43
(When you come out your shit is gone) [x4]
I'm in your area, I'm in your area [x2]
I know the first three numbers, I'm in [x2]
I'm in your area, I'm in your area [x2]
I know the first three numbers, I'm in [x2]
When you come out your shit is gone [x2]
I'm in
When you come out your shit is gone [x2]
dumbmoonlight
65
REMINDER: It is a J-Pop version of their songs. DON'T RATE THIS LIKE IT IS THE K-POP VERSION!!!!!

Also, why does Jisoo and Rosé always struggles with foreign languages? If I'm not wrong, most idols pretty much have to know at least 3 languages (korean/japanese/chinese) to promote around Asia, and Lisa knows 4 languages, as far as I know.
This just makes the tracks sound weaker.
wainotwhy
10
TL;DR: I CANNOT FATHOM HOW ANYONE WILLINGLY LISTENS TO THIS AFTER THE FIRST LISTEN IN 2019. THIS IS A POORLY MIXED ALBUM AND QUITE OBVIOUSLY RUSHED WITH ZERO EFFORT ACTUALLY PUT INTO MAKING IT SOUND GOOD, PROBABLY BECAUSE YG KNOW BLINKS ARE GONNA EAT IT UP LIKE SOUP ANYWAY

WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT "ZULULU" ADLIB AT THE END OF "BOOMBAYAH"????
I REALLY WISH THEY'D START SINGING MORE RATHER THAN RAPPING BECAUSE THEIR MELODIES REALLY AREN'T THAT BAD, BUT IT'S RUINED BY MEDIOCRE ... read more
Gudetrauma
45
first batch of songs are bearable. the second half is... something else

there are some decent songs on here; "whistle" has a pretty catchy hook, and "as if it's your last" isn't a bad dance tune. lyrics and vocals tend to be pretty one-dimensional, but that isn't really a problem, at least for a few tracks. the last four tracks on this thing completely fall flat, though. this album's biggest achilles heal is that it's... well, formulaic. and overproduced. "ddu-du ... read more
rebeligado
79
BOOMBAYAH 8/10
WHISTLE 8.5/10
PLAYING WITH FIRE 8.5/10
STAY 7/10
AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST 8.5/10
DDU-DU DDU-DU 8.5/10
FOREVER YOUNG 7/10
REALLY 8/10
SEE U LATER 7.5/10
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Track List

  1. BOOMBAYAH -JP Ver.-
  2. WHISTLE -JP Ver.-
  3. PLAYING WITH FIRE -JP Ver.-
  4. STAY -JP Ver.-
  5. AS IF IT'S YOUR LAST -JP Ver.-
  6. DDU-DU DDU-DU -JP Ver.-
  7. FOREVER YOUNG -JP Ver.-
  8. REALLY -JP Ver.-
  9. SEE U LATER -JP Ver.-
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Added on: November 24, 2018