Category: K-pop

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...

Atlantis

“Atlantis” by SHInee

Just to note this song is not about Atlantis, a mythical island which, according to legend, was buried by the sea. Rather it is romantic in nature and is actually based on a pretty-clever metaphor(s)...

Spider

“Spider” by Hoshi

Hoshi’s “Spider” is a love song, albeit a relatively-complex one. The singer likens his relationship with the addressee, his romantic interest, to being “tangled up” “like a spider”.  That is the notion upon which the...