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A New Day And Album For T-ara

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T-aras star has been rising steadily since Roly Poly was released, further aided by the back-to-back successes of Cry Cry and Roly Poly, and now, after releasing their first Japanese album, Jewelry Box, T-ara returns to Korea to ideally continue that rise with a new mini-album and a new member. Much has already been speculated about the additions to T-ara, but with Day by Day, we are afforded the opportunity to hear Ahreum and pass judgement on something more substantial than rumours and old photographs. At least, Im hoping we get to hear herT-aras discography is notorious for uneven line distribution. But I have my hopes for this album, and that Ahreums inclusion doesnt become a waste.

Like Gangkizs Mama, Day By Day borrows heavily from the soundtracks of Spaghetti Westerns, but where Mama is more apparent in its drama, Day By Day instead has a stillness which matches the sadness of the lyrics. The treatment of the flute makes it sound as though its being played off a vinyl record and gives off a sense of nostalgia, a yearning for the past, that works well with both the lyrics and the mood of its MV; the clipping of the notes also allows for a modern touch which also suits the futuristic setting of the short film. It could have easily become a slow parade of repetition, but the quietly soaring bridge and rap break up the song at the right time. Day By Day comes across as tranquil, and I am curious to see how this would translate to T-aras live performancesthere is a risk that without some kind of sensory punch it will become boring to watch very quickly, which may not bode well for T-ara and their long promotional cycles.

In regards to comparisons to Britney Spears Criminal, while the flute sounds the same, the notes played are not. The sounds diverge more from that point; Criminal gives a fuller sound by adding more instruments, while Day By Day keeps it clean and simple. Considering that there are many songs which sample other artists that are much loved, and that there is no actual sampling of Criminal occurring in Day By Day, I think plagiarism claims might be unfounded.

Holiday doesnt abruptly change the pace, though the percussion has a more pronounced presence. The piano in the background adds body to the verses, while Soyeons post-processing voice boldly carries the chorus. The harmonising between Soyeon and Hyomin at the end of the chorus is also welcome. Holiday is a nice enough song but it never really goes anywhereI guess it just stayed home on its day off. Also, T-ara is definitely singing Lonely lonely day, though a Lolliday would be infinitely more fun. That said though, the Engrish here is much more tolerable than that in (Ill must be stay here) Day by Day, if only because we wont have to hear it performed every week on music shows.

Dont Leave is the other song featured in the Day By Day MV, a sad tune with sorrowful brass, stringsactually, Dont Leave is very orchestral and dramatic, which would have been hard to predict given the synth-heavy start to the song. It soars and dips in the expected places, with the raps maintaining the high before the drop in intensity brought on by the soft vocals at the beginning of each verse. Hearing different voices in the rap towards the end of the song also added some unexpectedbut not unwelcomevariety, though there are some slight issues with flow.

The last two songs on Day By Day are both Korean remakes of songs from Jewelry Box; ironically, they are the only two original Japanese songs on the album, the rest consisting of remakes of their previous Korean releases; as such, the two songs have more of a J-pop feel.

The Korean version of T-ara Magic Music, Hue, is generous with the club beats and gives off a sinister vibe. Unfortunately, Hue puts a stop to all the wonderful real instrumentation I had been enjoying, and makes it very clear that it is not material created specifically for this album. The Woah oh refrain embeds itself in your head and remains there for a long time after youve stopped the song, but the same cant be said for the rest of the song.

Love Pay  is the remake of Keep Out, a measured-yet-perky ditty with a light country twang. Sound-wise (not based on lyrics), this is the most up-beat song of the EP, but it still feels heavy, which at least matches the melancholy that runs throughout Day by Day. T-ara always does well with the oohs and aahs, and some of the instruments creep back into the music in the form of percussion, but the members voices are still, disappointingly, processed.

However, I am exasperated with the inclusion of the latter two songs in the EP. Many artists have released Korean versions of their Japanese music, but they have always been restricted to a small portion of a release; two songs may not seem like muchand it really isntbut Day by Day only has five songs on it, and the songs that were remade were chosen by default: they were the only two Japanese songs that did not have a Korean counterpart. CCM seems to be operating T-aras two careers like the Tamil and Telugu film industries, where a hit movie in one language is almost instantly remade in the other, and while it may have been an easy and cheap decision to make, it comes at the expense of tarnishing the otherwise good work that has been put into the other original songs of the album, and thus, the album overall.

I said at the beginning of this review that I was looking forward to hearing Ahreums voiceor at least praying that I wouldand CCM didnt disappoint, giving the 8th T-ara member the climax of the bridge in Day by Day. Ahreum is definitely a belter, with a voice arguably warmer and more powerful than Eunjungs. Mostly, though, she was restricted to a couple of lines per song the same fate as Boram and Qri, leaving Eunjung, Jiyeon, Hyomin and Soyeon to carry most of the album. Hwayoung, meanwhile, receives a good enough number of raps to make her presence felt. It is especially pleasing to see that Hwayoung finally gets lines of actual substance for Day by Day; Hwayoungs raps have been slowly evolving from glib phrases like I like this, like that, yeah! to having actual phrases and allowing her to show her great flow. Now, if only CCM could do the same with the other forgotten members

Day by Day starts off strong, but suffers from a lack of cohesion brought on with the inclusion of Hue and Love Pay. They could have gotten away with it on a full length album, but the inclusion of both songs here just smacks of laziness. That said, though, they are not unworthy of a listen, though Day by Day is certainly the jewel in the crown here, with Dont Leave close behind. Im giving Day by Day a 2.9/5what score did you give it? And which was your favourite song?

(cherryshiou, Core Contents Media, Kpop Girls Color Coded Lyrics, Romanized Songs)

Kim Jisoo And Jennie Kim Reportedly Showed For New YG Lady Group

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Kim Jisoo And Jennie Kim Reportedly Showed For New YG Lady Group

Kim Jisoo And Jennie Kim Reportedly Showed For New YG LadyStaff hajima Might 29, 2016 0 Kim Jisoo (age: 21) and Jennie Kim (age: 20) have reportedly been confirmed as participants of YG Entertainments new girl group.

After saying that it'll debut, in July, its first girl group in seven years since 2NE1, YG has officially denied likely candidates Jang Hana and Moon Sua of SBSs K-Pop Celebrity 3 and Mnets Unpretty Rapstar 2 fame, respectively, as members of the group.

Kim Jisoo and Jennie Kim werediscussed equallyrobustapplicants for the crowd since 2012 but, with the extend in their debut, it turned into questionable whether even those two would sign up for the group.

Lim Kim Portions Techniques With Mystic Entertainment

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Lim Kim Portions  Techniques With Mystic Entertainment

Lim Kim PortionsTactics amongst Mystic Entertainmentnotclaira Would possibly 29, 2016 0 Singer Lim Kim (also referred to as Kim Yerim) has parted ways with her long-time agency, Mystic Entertainment.

On May just 30, the firm made an legitobservation saying, “Our contract with Kim Yerim has come to an end. We determined to amicably phase ways after many talks together.”

“We spent a long timein combination so it was oncenow nota very simpleresolution to make. We sincerely reinforce her long termoccupation every bit a singer.”

Jun Ji Hyun And Lee Min Ho’s Doable Drama Promoting Rights to China At Record-Breaking Price

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Jun Ji Hyun And Lee Min Ho’s Doable Drama Promoting Rights to China At Record-Breaking Price

Jun Ji Hyun And Lee Min Ho’s Doable Drama Promoting Rights to China At Record-Breaking Value notclaira Would possibly 29, 2016 0 It used to be reported previous this year that Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho were making an allowance for roles in Park Ji Eun’s new drama.

Park Ji Eun wrote the drama “My Love From The Star,” which stars Jun Ji Hyun and is highly popular in China. Her new task is tentatively titled “Legend of the Blue Sea” and reportedly stars Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho.

A representative of the production corporateacknowledged on Could 30, “After operating out some ultimate details, the legit announcement could besomeday this week.” The representative claimed that the 2 actors had met with Park Ji Eun and come to an agreement.

YG Entertainment releases main points referring to upcoming woman group

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YG Entertainment releases main points  referring to upcoming woman group

Yang Hyun Suk acknowledged theyve practiced for a long time, so their talents are guaranteed. I trained them like they were my elite troops. They wont truly feel like the second 2NE1 because they've a various aura. I'm a little anxious because theyre the first ladycommunity in 7 years, yet Im also confident.

“2 Days & 1 Night” Solid Shall we Not anything Prevent Them In Their Quest For Food

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“2 Days & 1 Night” Solid  Shall we  Not anything  Prevent Them In Their Quest For Food

“2 Days 1 Night” ForgedWe couldNot anythingPrevent Them In Their Quest For Foodnotclaira Might 29, 2016 0 The May additionally 29 episode of KBS2’s “2 Days 1 Night” featured the 2nd onea phase of the Mokpo Island cruise trip.

In the episode, the individuals enjoyed a destroy at some seawater pools, with some uncooked pineapples, coconuts, and bananas equippedby way of the production staff.

Jung Joon Young looked for a hammer to wreck open the coconuts, yet Kim Jong Min just threw them opposed to the ground. Seeing the coconut crack, the alternative members copied him.

Watch: Popular Kid Actor Unveiled On “King Of Mask Singer”

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Watch: Popular Kid Actor Unveiled On “King Of Mask Singer”

Watch: Popular Kid Actor Unveiled On “King Of Mask Singer”notclaira Would possibly 29, 2016 0 In the Could 29 episode of MBC’s “King of Mask Singer,” the “Masked Assassin” faced off opposed to the “King’s Man” in Circular 1.

SpoilersThe Masked Assassin’s voice shook a little all through her functionality and the panelists guessed that she used to beno longera qualified singer. Kim Gu Ra advised that the singer could be very young.

Seo Shin Ae is a 17-year-old actress who made her debut in 2004 and has seemed in productions corresponding to “Meet Mr. Daddy,” “Grudge: The Rebellion of Gumiho,” and “

Kang Ye-won, Kim Seong-oh and Kim Hyeon-sook's first "Baek-hee is Back" script reading

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"Baek-hee is Back" is a 4-episode drama about Yang Baek-hee, sometimes called Scarlet O'Hara from Seom Wol-do who comes back to her homeland for the primary time in 18 years after converting her identity. The script reading was oncestuffed with laughter thank you to the accents and hidden laughter points.

Kang Ye-won portrayed the easiest Yang Baek-hee with her elegance and air of secrecywhilst Ji Jin-hee in the role of Sin Ok-hee, Baek-hee's daughter, turned intoa degree more intense than her mother. Kim Seong-oh plays the hornyunmarriedguy in Seom Wol-do named Beom-ryeong.

Choi Dae-cheol, who is used to the sly act, did his phase in being Cha Jong-myeong, a infamouspersona in Seom Wol-do. Choi Philip who plays Baek-hee's husband Sin Ki-joon, stayed bright and smiley all the manner throughthe overall time regardless of his refined character.

Fans worried about Suzy’s fitness after contemporary footage of weight loss

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And whilstlovers did revel in the miss A participantsfresh photo update, however, many netizens have expressed worry for her fitness after noticing her recent weight loss. As one of the head celebrities in Korea, and a drama recently filming, netizens are being worried that the JYP Entertainment singer is also pushing herself too much. Many netizens have left words of encouragement, wishing Suzy excellentsuccess on filming her drama.

Koreaboo has accumulated reactions from Netizens who commented at thecustomary article from our Korean source. The underneath comments are the maximumsmartly liked comments at the time of this article being published.

"Doctors" Kim Rae-won and Park Shin-hye at teaser filming

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The teaser for the SBS drama "Doctors" used to be filmed at the 28th. Kim Rae-won gave the impression in a gentle brown suit with a maroon tie and white shoes. Park Shin-hye seemed in jeans, a blouse and a doctor's gown. They play Ji-hong and Hye-jeong.

Park Shin-hye played a section in making Kim Rae-won smile during the shoot and she said, "It's been some time since I have been on set, yetyou should exist amongst old folks once again".

"Doctors" is set Park Shin-hye who is going from being a antisocial to a physician and Kim Rae-won who fights for justice assembly as doctors and falling in love with every other.

Spoiler "Beautiful Gong Shim" Namgoong Min displays love for Minah

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Gong-sim pushed him away saying, "I do not get it". Ahn Dante explained, "My arm is damagedsince you went to peera film with a close guy friend of yours and you were angry at me for now notdining dumplings that he purchased for you, then I fell".