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2NE1 Wants to Know: Do You Love Me?

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2NE1 Wants to Know: Do You Love Me? 2NE1 Wants to Know: Do You Love Me? 2NE1 Wants to Know: Do You Love Me? The answer to this question is obvious: of course we love 2NE1. They usually have pretty good grooves, pretty awesome dance moves, and they represent a strong independent female image that many of us identify with. But if this song is asking whether I love it, the answer is no. If the music video is asking whether I love it, the answer is meh. I wanted to. I really, really did. So much so that I felt guilty the entire time I was writing this review. My number one girl group bias is 2NE1. I’m practically obligated to love their latest track.

But it seems that it was not meant to be. The track starts out promising enough. The opening features an 80s-like synth sound that sets the stage for an epic, promising prequel to last summer’s “I Love You.” But something goes wrong almost immediately: CL starts spelling out not just one word but the entire title of the song. For anyone fluent in English, this is potentially jarring. I wanted to respond, “Yeah, I know how to spell the name of the song!” after the second round of spelling started at the end of the first verse. While CL’s voice sounds excellent, it’s just completely wasted on this phrase.

The lyrical failure doesn’t stop there. Indeed, the lyrics are characterized by an obsessive and immature point of view on making a genuine emotional connection to a potential romantic partner. There’s nothing transcendent or beautiful. To some, the lyrics will be read as syrupy and sweet. Alternatively, they might be read as perfect, creepy stalker material:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, I only think of you

Morning, lunch time, evening, dawn, all day you burn me up

In the end, L O V E is what I say

I think I have fallen into the ocean called you

While this might appeal to younger audiences, 2NE1 (and their song writer/producer Teddy) can and have done better, and we wonder if they should have taken their own advice from “I Love You”: don’t become obsessed.

Maybe the lyrics wouldn’t matter so much if the delivery mechanism didn’t fall so flat. While the sound got off to a strong start, instead of building into something bigger and bigger that carries the listener away, the song builds up a little and then just stays there for three and a half minutes. It’s almost like an aborted lift off. Each contributor individually sounds pretty good, especially Minzy and Park Bom, but they gave me a snack when I was hungry for a feast. In fact, that is essentially this song’s whole problem. Coming from anyone else, it probably would seem like a decent song. But coming from a Teddy-2NE1 collaboration, we just expect more.

Sometimes an excellent music video can make up for a mediocre song. Also, sometimes things go wrong, and the original music video concept has to be scrapped. This is what happened with the video for “Do You Love Me?” To keep their release schedule on track, YG Entertainment decided to film a music video using cell phones and handheld cameras at the Jejudo villa of YG’s Yang Hyun-suk.

There are two ways of looking at the end result. The first is that there is nothing inherently wrong with it. It might have absolutely nothing to do with the music or anything else really, but it’s fun. 2NE1 gives their fans a look at what it could be like to party with them, and it sure seems fun. There are pillow fights, nights out clubbing, dancing, looking wasted and half done up in the bathroom. There are cameos from the YG Entertainment family and a fun animated mouth on a smartphone. All ingredients for a good girl’s night out, at least by some people’s standards. In fact, it wouldve been a great video for “Fallin’ in Love.”

And thats the second way of looking at it: the song and the video just dont match. The video seems completely random. It lacks the emotion that the lyrics express. In the end, this makes the video kind of a disappointment. Would it have been so bad to just let the release schedule get pushed back? They did just announce that G-Dragon’s newest album is postponed without even announcing a new release date. The whole thing starts to seem a little lazy on YG’s part. They had a setback, so they decided to not really try anymore. I’m not impressed.

Unfortunately, the same is true of the choreography for this song. They debuted the dance moves on M Countdown, and while they are an improvement over the pathetic effort for “Fallin’ In Love,” they still fall short of what we might have expected after “I’m the Best.” The moves are fun, but they lack power. Minzy’s tremendous dance skills go unused, while Park Bom seems to be losing her touch. Sandara and CL perform inoffensively, but it’s still boring. The did put on some pretty fabulous clothing though, so not all was lost.

Indubitably, many if not most Blackjacks will be pretty excited about this release, the sound, the video and the new dance moves. But overall, 2NE1’s relatively weak releases this summer have made more than one wonder whether Teddy is asleep at the wheel, bored or just out of ideas. Whatever the cause, this potential trend is worrisome. He set the bar so high that now it’s disappointing when he’s not able to clear it. While “Do You Love Me?” is an acceptable contribution to a K-pop daytime music mix, it’s not dance floor material that we’ll be excited about in a couple of months, much less a year later. That’s a shamewhatever they were dancing to in the music video looked like it might have been the right stuff.

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Spoiler 'Lucky Romance' Ryu Jun-yeol and Hwang Jeong-eum encounter every other

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Je Soo-ho went to the casino to play some games and Bonnie Sim was onceoperating there as a cleansing lady. Bonnie Sim changed intotrying to find her old boss who ran away without paying for her salary, whilst she was operating equally a server and a cleaning woman there. She was muttering, "As soon as I am getting you, I amin a position to get the entirecash back from you addingthe completepassion and expenses".

When Bonnie Sim spotted the formidable man, her past boss, she began sprinting and bumped into Je Soo-ho. When she fell down, Je Soo-ho stretched out his hand. Bonnie Sim concept he was looking toassist her and lifted her and to clutch his. However, Je Soo-ho just grabbed his sun shades and left the spot.

Girls’ Generation Taeyeon Presentations Off Her Informal And Original Style In New Airport Photos

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Girls’ Generation Taeyeon Presentations Off Her Informal And Original  Style In New Airport Photos

And whilst the contributors of bestlady group Girls Generation have been known for their robust sense of fashion, leader Taeyeons fresh airport outfit undoubtedlybecame some heads in confusion. Dressed in an effortless white sweatshirt, the SM Entertainment singer carried out off her at ease outfit with what seems to be a small black hoodie, yet only had the hood section on her head. Despite the truth that the ensemble actually didnt appear to bethe commonsuperstar airport fashion, Taeyeon was oncedefinitelysnug for her trip.

Photos Up to date solid and added new stills for the Korean film "Canola"

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Updated solid and added new stills for the Korean film "Canola" (2015)Directed via Director ChangWith Yoon Yeo-jeong, Kim Go-eun-I, Kim Hee-won, Sin Eun-jeong, Yang Ik-joon, Minho,... MoreAlso referred to as "Canola"SynopsisA lady who went lacking after an twist of fate returns 10 years later and reunites with her grandmother.Release date in Korea : 2016/05/19

“Oh Hae Young Again” Gets Prolonged By way of tvN

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“Oh Hae Young Again” Gets Prolonged  By way of tvN

A member of the “Oh Hae Young Again” production team says, “After starting tomoviecreator Park Hae Young’s sparsely planned scripts, there were such so much offeelings and experienceswe would have likedto turn to the viewers. With the mix of Song Hyun Wook’s meticulous directing, the actors’ passionate performances, and the staff’s detailed work, the volume of pictures naturally increased.”

“Although we attemptedto chop out one of the footage because we had planned for sixteen episodes, we’ve made up our minds to upload two more episodes to permit us to teach it all at the show,” they add. “As we aren’t looking to stretch out the story, the display will continue to waft at the similarfast speed.”

“Oh Hae Young Again” stars Eric Mun, SEO Hyun Jin, and Jeon Hye Bin, and airs each and every Monday and Tuesday on tvN. You'll be in a position to watch the primary episode below!

Fans Realize Lovelyz’s Level Outfits Are Coordinated With The Stages Of The Moon?

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Fans Realize Lovelyz’s Level Outfits Are Coordinated With The Stages Of The Moon?

And whilst many were blown away through their horny dark idea at first, they later discovered that the Woollim Entertainment groups level outfits represented more than just their maturation. In fact, fans spotted that the colour of the ladies costumes matched the face of the moon.

The ladies wore black outfits all the style throughthe recent moon, a gray ones at some stage in the gibbous phase, and white outfits to comparethe total moon. Take a glance at the tune video for Lovelyzs Fate below:

UP10TION Sings National Anthem And Throws First Pitch At Baseball Game

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UP10TION Sings National Anthem And Throws First Pitch At Baseball Game

Beef up the artist by capability ofpurchasing UP10TION - Spotlight from YesAsia Related Tags SunyoolUP10TIONWooshinXiaoPost NavigationOldTaleWatch: Lee Hi Presentations Off Her Swag While Dancing To BIGBANG Tracks On “Weekly Idol”

Photos Added new Jo Jin-woong stills for the impending Korean film "The Hunt"

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Added new Jo Jin-woong stills for the approaching Korean film "The Hunt" (2015)Directed through Lee Woo-cheolWith Ahn Seong-gi, Jo Jin-woong, Han Ye-ri, Kwon Yul, Son Hyeon-joo, Sim I-yeong,...Synopsis"The Hunt" depicts a combat between a hunter and village other people over a newly found out gold mine.Release date in Korea : 2016/06

Watch: Lee Hi Presentations Off Her Swag Whilst Dancing To BIGBANG Tracks On “Weekly Idol”

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Watch: Lee Hi Presentations Off Her Swag Whilst Dancing To BIGBANG Tracks On “Weekly Idol”

Watch: Lee Hi Presentations Off Her Swag Whilst Dancing To BIGBANG Tracks On “Weekly Idol”ilmare42 Might 25, 2016 0 Lee Hi finds her hidden swag while gambling the vintage “random play dance” game on “Weekly Idol”!

Lee Hi visitors on Could 25’s episode of “Weekly Idol,” and is tasked with dancing to clips of her own tracks as the shows crew quickly switches them up to have a look at to catch her creating a choreography mistake. As her choreography is quite simple, Lee Hi finally ends upappearing off more of her vocal abilities than dancing as she sings along. The hosts laugh at the crews sadness that shes doing so well, because she turns outcertain to win the game.

To kick things up a notch and take a glance at to catch her in a mistake, the staff starts playing BIGBANG’s “Fantastic Baby,” but Lee Hi quickly jumps correct into dancing along to her label mate’s hit track.

Park Bo Gum Unearths How Smartly Cha Tae Hyun Treats Him

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Park Bo Gum Unearths How Smartly Cha Tae Hyun Treats Him

Park Bo Gum Finds How Smartly Cha Tae Hyun Treats Himan0ya Would possibly 25, 2016 0 Actors Cha Tae Hyun and Park Bo Gum have once backmentioned their warm friendship.

Cha Tae Hyun seemsat theMay just 25 broadcast of KBS2TVs Welcome Display to participate in the buying groceries channel-themed assignment led by singer and diversity personality Kim Jong Kook.

During the show, Cha Tae Hyun supplies a wondertelephone call to Park Bo Gum, who is probably the most actors below his firm Blossom Entertainment. Park Bo Gum choices up and says, Here is Cha Tae Hyuns youngest brother Park Bo Gum.

Watch: Boyfriend Gifts Fanatics With “To My Easiest Friend” MV On 5th Debut Anniversary

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Watch: Boyfriend Gifts Fanatics With “To My Easiest Friend” MV On 5th Debut Anniversary

Watch: Boyfriend Gifts Enthusiasts amongst “To My Easiest Friend” MV On 5th Debut Anniversaryilmare42 Would possibly 25, 2016 0 Boyfriend is celebrating their 5th debut anniversary by skill offreeing a fan song!

On Could 26 at the hours of darkness KST, Boyfriend dropped the tune video for their fan song entitled “To My Most effective Friend.” Member Jeongmin took section in generating the track, and the music video features the guys appearing off their close friendship as they pass on adventures in the beautiful scenery of Jeju Island.

Boyfriend’s firm Starship Entertainment says their new song “To My Handiest Friend” was once created as some way for Boyfriend to specific their thank you to fans for their support over the beyond five years.