Where do I start? Not going to lie, I was pretty anticipated for this, especially considering how they pre-released "Illusion", which was pretty good, only to learn that was the best song out of the rest.
The eponymous title track is great and it's a pretty good expansion to the "Kwangya" theme and their previous TT "Savage", but the chorus needs more time to grow on me. "Illusion" is for SURE the ... read more
᛫ The lead single, "Chopstick" is seriously catchy. I usually don't hear music like this in the industry, so it's refreshing. The rap and chorus are the highlights of this song.
᛫ Vocals are pretty well-processed. You can tell that each song has seriously energetic vocals!
- The first half is much better and catchier than the second half.
- The B-sides are fine. Although they are enjoyable, ... read more
This is going to be a longer review than usual, as I'm just basically explaining every song on here in-depth.
Working with famous producer Teddy Park, known to produce the majority of Blackpink's discography, along with other smaller, and unknown producers, it was predictable that "XOXO" wouldn't be in the positives. However, "XOXO" is a bunch of layered tracks that could've ... read more
We all know the story of Ed Sheeran. If not, he IS one of the well-known artists of the 2010s. He was breaking tons of records in his lifetime, and also lots of awards too. However, what gets me is that I still don't get how "Shape of You" shaped up to be one of the most-streamed Spotify songs ever! I just couldn't bear its replay value, despite being overplayed. Then, for the singles on here, we have "Bad Habits" with ... read more
"Alpha" comes just after CL's departure of YG Entertainment. After which, time was spent on wrapping up some of her previously scrapped songs and sneaking them into "Alpha", similar to the previous project, "In the Name of Love". The overall result of this album actually delivers, and is exactly what I pretty much imagined. Unfortunately, here isn't necessarily anything ... read more