Wonder Girls - Reboot
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Based on 138 ratings
2015 Ratings: #27
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August 3, 2015 / Release Date
LP / Format
JYP / Label
K-Pop / Genres
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"Reboot" is an album I truly find special, in many ways. JYP Entertainment has a history of bad management with its artists. There's a reason Park Ji Yoon unwillingly has two Spotify pages - money grab at its finest, and why every artist in the company does its best to exhale the feeling of loving being part of it, but after leaving, does its best to keep people outside of it. More than 10 years since Wonder Girls' debut, and Yubin didn't get a single EP to brag about. This LP is a ... read more
I’ve always seen people on Twitter posting a music video of a k-pop group jamming to a 80’s inspired synth. This sound, by I Feel You, is irresistible and became my introduction to Wonder Girls.

Diving into REBOOT is visible how cohesive the record is, remaining as a obvious, but awesome 80’s revival. This album was release by a time mainstream pop music (western, especially) was also borrowing some 80’s synths (Taylor’s 1989 and Carly’s Emotion, for ... read more

Baby Don't Play - 9
Candle - 7.5
I Feel You - 10
Rewind - 9.5
Loved - 8
John Doe - 8
One Black Night - 7.8
Back - 7
OPPA - 7
Fadded Love - 6
Remember - 4
Seeing as the retro throwback sound is in atm, and God knows I'm a sucker for 80s music and 80s-sounding music, why don't I go a few years back and review a completely retro album?

Reboot, the Wonder Girls' 3rd album, was released on this very date 5 years ago. Since its release, it is viewed as one of the best and most consistent K-pop albums. This may be because of its heavy 80s concept, which it gladly wears on its wrist. With new jack swing jams like opener 'Baby Don't Play' and 'Rewind' ... read more
It was a cultural reset!
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Track List

  1. Baby Don't Play
  2. Candle (feat. Paloalto)
  3. I Feel You
  4. Rewind
  5. Loved
  6. John Doe
  7. One Black Night
  8. Back
  9. 오빠 OPPA
  10. 사랑이 떠나려 할 때 Faded Love
  11. 없어 GONE
  12. 이 순간 Remember
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