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[Review] Girl’s Day ‘Every Day II’

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[Review] Girls Day Every Day II Despite not having won a music program yet, Girls Day closed out 2011 as one of the years hottest rising rookie groups. They scored three consecutive top twenty hits on the GAON chart, including the top five smash Twinkle Twinkle, and their larger-than-life personalities and sense of humor helped set the girls apart from the likes of SECRET and A Pink, who also sported aegyo-heavy concepts last year.

With their star status on the rise, youd have expected Girls Day to pull a T-ara and flood the market with music to further establish themselves in the crowded K-Pop scene. Instead, they ran off to promote in Japan, and didnt actively promote their music in Korea for a whopping 10 months.

The fivesome finally made their comeback last week with a new single OH! MY GOD and the release of their second mini-album Every Day II. After their long absence, I was expecting big things from Girls Day, but unfortunately, theyve left me cold.

Everyday II opens with the sweet midtempo Two Of Us. Its got cute lyrics about two people who havent experienced love, but then they discover it together and pretty much live happily ever after. Its the kind of nondescript filler song that would show up as a B-side from A Pink, Girls Generation, KARA, or any other girl group sporting a cute image. Personally, Im a sucker for those songs (as unoriginal as they are), but objectively speaking, its nothing you havent heard before and probably wont impress anybody who isnt already a fan of the style.

The girls follow with Oh! My God, which serves as their title track. When I had previously envisioned Girls Days comeback, Id expected them to either continue the bubbly synth sound they started with in Twinkle Twinkle, or to undergo a radical change similar to what Dal★Shabet did with Hit U. With Oh! My God, theyve done neither. Its the kind of cheap auto-tuned dance-pop song that Brave Brothers could produce in about two seconds, and it lacks the charm of Girls Days former hits. Listening to it gives the impression that Dream Tea wanted to mature Girls Days sound a little, while retaining the cute style that made them breakout stars last yearbut as the old saying goes, you cant always have your cake and eat it too.

OH! MY GOD isnt terrible or anything; it just feels like such a huge step backwards. Id expect Girls Day to have put this out in their early days, somewhere between that weird Tilt My Head tune and Nothing Lasts Forever. Its such a rookie type of song that might get a pass if released as the debut single from some new group, but its totally unacceptable for a rising star like Girls Day. The most shocking part is that it was composed by Kang Ji-won and Kim Gi-Bum, who are behind all of SECRETs flawless hits.

Luckily Dont Let Your Eyes Wander (also known as Dont Flirt) is next. This song was amazing when it dropped last year, and its still amazing now. The aegyo-fuelled europop production is brilliant, marking an evolution from Girls Days previous single Hug Me Once, while also keeping in line with what was the groups distinctive sound at the time. I still cant believe that this was just a digital single that wasnt even officially promoted (seriously, who is managing this group?).

Every Day II wraps up with Telepathy, which was apparently written and composed by Girls Days leader and oldest member Sojin. Its a sweet pop number with a boppy beat and splashes of retro arcade effects sprinkled throughout. Its not title track material, but its a perfect slice of album filler that ends Everyday II on a really fun, upbeat note.

Girls Day has a great deal of potential to become one of K-Pops more popular girl groups, so its a shame to see the band squander it with a disappointing title track like OH! MY GOD. Theyve got the concept down (have you seen the OH! MY GOD MV? Its hilarious!) but all thats missing is the right song. Hopefully the girls will get it right next time, because right now, Every Day II just isnt cutting it.

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BTOB’s Changsub Alternatives the lady Crew Member He Needs to move on a Commute With

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BTOB’s Changsub Alternatives  the lady  Crew Member He Needs  to move on a Commute With

BTOBs Changsub Alternativesthe womanStaff Member He Needsto move on a Commute Withck525 February 6, 2016 0 BTOB’s Changsub picked the fortunate girl he wants to go on a day trip with.

On the episode of SBS’s “The Boss Is Watching” aired on February 6, approximately 140 idols from 15 other managing agencies seemto select who the maximum productive idol is. The groups are judged by way of intelligence, athleticism, talent, luck, and teamwork.

Yet, the solution doesn’t appearjust rightadequate for Leeteuk, as he asks him to select one explicit member. This time, even Changsub’s boss is taken aback by the unforeseen question.

Kris to superstar in upcoming Hollywood film 'xXx3'

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Kris to superstar in upcoming Hollywood film 'xXx3'

Director D.J. Caruso of the approaching Hollywood film 'xXx3: The Go back of Xander Cage' tweeted, "New forged members!  #xandercagereturns #xxx3  Welcome to the Xander Zone @HermioneCorfield #KrisWu #HermioneCorfield" along sidean image of Kris and the actress.

The movie also stars Vin Diesel, Nina Dobrev, Samuel L. Jackson, Ruby Rose, Jet Li, and Tony Jaa. It is set for release in 2017.

Park Ki Woong Discharged From Army Today

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Park Ki Woong Discharged From Army Today

Park Ki Woong Discharged From ArmyThese days jun2yng February 6, 2016 0 Actor Park Ki Woong is in the end back, after wrapping up 21 months of military service.

His discharge ritewas once held at the morning of February 7. In keeping with Park Ki Woong’s firm Haewadal Entertainment, the actor made a commentary and held a temporaryquery and resolutionconsultation for enthusiasts and press earlier than he returned to his family.

Following a quick reprieve with his circle of relatives over the Lunar New Year holiday, Park Ki Woong may be returning to paintingsinstantly alongsidethe approaching MBC Monday-Tuesday drama “Monster,” that may exist his first drama in two years and six months.

Taehyun Matures in the gorgeous “I’m Young”

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Taehyun Matures in the gorgeous “I’m Young”

There is a short lived moment where it more or less feelsas though the couple has reconciled, with the young lady crying as they embrace. However, this moment of reconciliation is short equally we be informed that she has a new lover, with whom she is watching fora kid (or, while you're to agree with some theories, it's farif reality exist told Taehyuns kid that the recent lover mistakenly believes is his.) This plot twist is by some distance the maximum striking element of the MV, and makes it incredibly memorable.

Taehyun uses the heavy problem matter so that you couldend up his developing maturity and rebut those that take accused him of childlike behaviour in the past. The MV has succeeds in being if truth be told touching, in step with Taeyangs Wedding Get dressed or K.Wills Please Dont, and Taehyun is able to turn over Im Young a betterhave an effect on with his acting.

The aesthetics of the MV also make it stand out. Taehyuns surprise blonde hair makes him a sturdy presence in the MV, and the feminine lead may be has unique, likeable features. The MVs blueish-grey color scheme adds to the sombre feel, and as a whole, the MV is also shot beautifully.

EXO’s D.O Talks About His Close Friendship With Large Junior’s Ryeowook and Being in the “Ryeo-Line”

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EXO’s D.O Talks About His Close Friendship With Large Junior’s Ryeowook and Being in the “Ryeo-Line”

EXO’s D.O Talks About His Close Friendship With Large Juniors Ryeowook and Being in the Ryeo-Lineilmare42 February 6, 2016 0 Right througha up to date interview, EXO member D.O mentioned his just right friend Ryeowook of Super Junior.

On the January 27 episode of “Radio Star,” Ryeowook published that he has a “Ryeo-Line” of pals and junior singers that incorporates EXO’s D.O and Chen, VIXX’s N and Ken, and INFINITE’s L.

While sitting down for an interview in a cafe in Seoul to discuss his new movie “Pure Love,” D.O confirms that he's indeed a member of the Ryeo-Line. He is goingdirectly to say, “Ryeowook has taken especially sensible care of me, ever since debut. So I’m at all timesthankful to him.”

Oh Min Seok and Kang Ye Won Speak about Option of turning into a true Couple After “We Were given Married”

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Oh Min Seok and Kang Ye Won Speak about  Option  of turning into  a true Couple After “We Were given Married”

Oh Min Seok and Kang Ye Won Talk aboutChoiceof turning intoa true Couple Once weWere given Married”leejojoba February 6, 2016 0 Actors Oh Min Seok and Kang Ye Won displaycreatingemotions for every other on the newest episode of “We Got Married.”

On the February 6 episode of MBC’s “We Got Married,” Oh Min Seok and Kang Ye Won revel in a late evening date. Oh Min Seok brings a considerate gift for Kang Ye Won, which catches her by ability of surprise. When she sees that it’s the burgundy coat she fell in love with whilst they were buying groceries in Hannam-dong, she is particularly touched.

Oh Min Seok tells her, “I kept concerned with the coat.” He unearths that he went back to the store in Hannamdong on my ownto buy the coat for her.

Lee Guk Joo and Search engine optimization Kang Joon Query Each and every Other About Love Lives in “I Are living Alone”

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Lee Guk Joo and Search engine optimization Kang Joon Query  Each and every Other About Love Lives in “I Are living Alone”

Lee Guk Joo and Search engine marketing Kang Joon QueryEvery Other About Love Lives in I ResideBy myself kminjungee February 6, 2016 0 At the February five broadcast of MBC’s “I Live Alone,” Lee Guk Joo meets up with Seo Kang Joon, who was once her fellow housemate in SBS’s “Roommate 2.” Seo Kang Joon compliments Lee Guk Joo on her weight loss, asking, “Why did you lose such a lot weight?” and announcing that she looks as if Kate Winslet. He also says, “Previously, I couldn’t see your chin, yet now I can.”

Seo Kang Joon questions Lee Guk Joo about her love life, and asks, “Do you've a boyfriend? She right away replies that she doesnt, but then asks, “Can I call you my boyfriend?” He straight away shuts her down, explaining, “You cant. My mother told me to watch out of alcohol, women, and gambling, appearing how close they are to every each other.

Then, Lee Guk Joo turns the tables and interrogates Seo Kang Joon about his love life. She asks, “Arent there any actresses who like you and stuff? He responds that there are none, and that theyre just all close.” Lee Guk Joo refuses to let it end, and tries yet one more time, asking, “Do you still stayin touch alongside your former co-star Nam Ji Hyun?” However, Seo Kang Joon just smoothly replies, “I do.”

Video Added Korean drama 'Signal' episode 6

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"Signal" (2015) Directed by potential of Kim Won-seok Written by Kim Eun-hee-I Network : tvN With Lee Je-hoon, Kim Hye-soo, Jo Jin-woong, Jang Hyeon-seong, Jeong Hae-gyoon, Kim Won-hae,... 16 episodes - Fri, Sat 20:30 Synopsis The cooperative operation by the detectives in the existing and beyond times who be in contactviaold school radio with every other on a serial homicide case in Hwaseong. Broadcast beginning date in Korea : 2016/01/22

Watch: Joy Is Overjoyed by way of How Cool Yook Sungjae Looks Whilst Parking on “We Were given Married”

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Watch: Joy Is Overjoyed  by way of How Cool Yook Sungjae Looks Whilst Parking on “We Were given Married”

Watch: Joy Is Extremely joyfulby way of How Cool Yook Sungjae Looks Whilst Parking on We Were given Married”leejojoba February 6, 2016 0 At the February 6 episode of MBC’s “We Got Married,” Red Velvet’s Joy falls head over heels for BTOB’s Yook Sungjae in all placesback while he's parking.

Yook Sungjae starts to opposite park the car. However, he fails to park the automobile in the proper topographic point and is over the line. Joy makes a request, saying, “Can I ask for an additional favor?” and asks him to hang the parking stub in his mouth while parking.

When Yook Sungjae does as Joy asks, she starts to clap and say, “You glance and then cool!” Thank you to her encouragement, Yook Sungjae parks the vehicleappropriately in the spot this time.