K-Pop acts live and die by the singles which they promote. For reasons that are a little unique to the genre, from the never ending musical promotions which allow groups to showcase a single song ad nauseum for weeks on end to the importance of digital downloads in deciding group legitimacy and popularity. Yet, every now and then a group has a throwaway track in their album “filler” that is inexplicably better than the lead single. Here is a post dedicated to some hidden gems that I have actually gone through the trouble of hunting down and downloading instead of their much promoted lead singles.
Wonder Girls – ‘Me, In’
Off of the deceptively excellent Wonder World, ‘Me, In’ brings a hard edge and rocker sensibility to the soon to be disbanded Wonder Girls. ‘Be My Baby’ was good, but it’s cheery synths and standard composition could have been…
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