4Minute are “Crazy”

So I said I’d be posting during 4Minute’s comeback, and I lied. While the constant teasers were relatively exciting, I decided to wait until everything was out so I could listen to the full song before judging, as K-Pop teasers are the most deceiving things on the planet. As we’ve already heard Cold Rain, I won’t talk about it too much, but the full Crazy EP is now out, so I can write a relatively decent review based on the full tracks.

As much as I love 4Minute, I don’t LOVE the title, which is kind of shocking, since I had such high hopes for it. I’m not going to blindly praise it, but I also don’t hate it enough to bash it. Plus it’s nice for Jiyoon to finally be the standout player on a 4Minute record. But the bucket hats need to go.

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4Minute’s “Cold Rain” is Actually Wonderful

As promised in my last post about 4Minute’s upcoming comeback, I was going to be following it closely and update as needed. On January 26th, CUBE released 4Minute’s pre-release song, “Cold Rain”, marking the first time 4Minute has ever had a ballad as a title track.

This comes likely off the success BEAST has had following their pre-release ballads that have even won on music shows against songs that were actively being promoted on said music shows. All in all, it’s really a good strategy since Korea seems to love ballads.

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4Minute to Comeback with Revamped Double Title Tracks

So even though I’ve decided 4Minute is probably my 3rd favorite girl group, meaning I need to do my rankings all over again, I’m super pumped for their comeback.

EDIT: The first of 4Minute’s title tracks, “Cold Rain”, has been released as of January 26!

On January 20, CUBE uploaded a CGI-infested teaser to 4Minute’s Official Youtube Channel. From what we see, we could guess the concept is ‘Waterworld’ however, I’m aware how wrong I would be if that was my official guess.

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Top 45 K-Pop Songs of 2014 (Part 2)

After a week, here we are with the remainder of the Top 45 K-Pop Songs of 2014 countdown! In case you missed it, here’s Part 1.

Why 45? Because I feel like it. Because 50 is overdone. Because there were more than 20 good songs this year. Because I’m including non-titles unlike a certain music chart.

Songs 25-1 will be revealed here. Have you figured out what Number 1 is yet?

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Moon Hyuna Releases Ode to Her Cats

I’ve been saying for months that the thing I most need in life is a collaboration between Kyuhyun of Super Junior and Moon Hyuna of 9Muses. They both have a unique tone to their voice that would blend in quite well together, and are two of the best vocalists in their respective groups.

Well, I got a Kyuhyun solo this month, and despite it not being a duet, Moon Hyuna released a solo today called “집으로 들어가는 길이 좋아”….featuring her cats.

Yes, Goddess Moon Hyuna is a certified Crazy Cat Lady, and I’m loving every minute of it.

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