Category: K-pop

Butter

“Butter” by BTS

Simply put the title of this BTS song (“Butter”), as you have likely already deduced on your own, is a metaphor. And what it points to is the ‘smoothness’ of the vocalist(s) at hand. And...

About K-Pop Music

K-Pop Music

K-pop, as you likely already know, is an abbreviation for Korean pop(ular) music.  For all intents and purposes we can presume that pop music, as we recognize it today, originated in Anglo-America. So in some other...

Hot Sauce

“Hot Sauce” by NCT Dream

Of course the title of this song (“Hot Sauce”) – unless maybe if it were being dropped by Weird Al Yankovic – is a metaphor. Or rather, let’s say that it establishes the motif upon...

"Drunk-Dazed"

“Drunk-Dazed” by ENHYPEN

Just when we thought we finally got our hands on a K-pop song where the artists are portraying bad boys, the lyrics of “Drunk-Dazed” are less than naughty. Or if they are intended to actually point to...

"Kura Kura"

“Kura Kura” by Twice

The title of this track (“Kura Kura”), translated from Japanese, actually reads something like “dizzy dizzy”. And Twice are making this statement in a romantic context. Or let’s say what actually has the vocalist “dizzy” is...