The Korean pop music scene has been constantly changing since its cocneption. Nowadays, produced tracks can contain influences from rock, jazz, gospel, R&B, dance, country, folk amongst many others. It's a music scene full of experiments. However, with experimenting comes a series of ups and downs. Today, I'm going to be exploring K-Pop with the last decade in mind. Why? Well, it's certainly been an adventure.
SHINee have just reached their tenth anniversary this week and, although I somewhat refuse to believe that they've been around ten years, I thought I'd celebrate it by giving you my top ten SHINee songs!
The following will be an emotional mess but I'm not going to apologise and, as a devoted fan of SHINee for over five years now, I shouldn't have to. I'm not expecting many people to read this, but even if you didn't know who he was, I'd appreciate it if you could read just a little bit.
As I mention in my review, it's an emotional rollercoaster. It's often heartbreaking to watch and I shouted at my laptop screen quite a few times whilst watching it. Orange definitely has it's flaws, I'm not going to deny that. What I do take into account in my rating, however, is its boldness and bravery with its inclusion of controversial topics.
It's time to see what music I've been enjoying these past few weeks! I introduce you guys to some music from some of the best Rookies and also a little bit of J-Pop and Korean Hip-Hop.
This post is serving as an introduction to my latest addition to the blog - Korean culture. How did 'Vampire Knight' get me to be a fan of Korean pop group SHINee? Well, it's quite simple, really...