I think it was pretty surprising, only because early speculation cited Peridot as a potential fusion option. Though she was staunchly against it before, she’s also admitted to harboring a lingering curiosity (just before backing out when Garnet offered). Seeing another gem fuse would have been a little more…
No guilt necessary! It’s a great song!
Letting the verde sauce was a tremendous mistake.
The sound is reminiscent of Shinee and, at parts, Monster-era EXO, for sure. But what I think makes that especially impressive for NCT 127 is that not too many would expect them navigate that sound as well as they did, given their discography up to this point. It’s an auditory pivot for the group, at it’s nice to see…
It helps to remember that in K-pop, there is a visual component that plays just as important of a role as their sound. With more members, a group is able to create more of the illusions and dramatic imagery that has become such a draw. And depending on the band/company, a group can consist of not just main vocalists,…
It’s still incredibly heartbreaking.
That’s a pretty stellar lineup!
Our warnings are fair and (sometimes) succinct. :-D