“Gunshot” by KARD

“Gunshot” is a surreal take on the repercussions of verbal abuse. The main music video showcases the various KARD members in different emotional states. They can be seen with cuts and other injuries. These shots are juxtaposed with various urban and indoor environments. The perils of mass media are reflected in the grand sets and devices that litter the surroundings.

The KARD members are seen navigating these situations through the lyrical composition. The song has a gritty, sinister feel to it. This is a deliberate choice. KARD definitely wants to make a strong statement. All forms of abuse are harmful. This is even more accentuated in the entertainment industry.

Fans and casual listeners will certainly find “Gunshot” appealing. The universality of the sentiments expressed in the lyrics can be applied to myriad circumstances. They apply to famous as well as ordinary people. These traits make “Gunshot” a song worth listening to.  

Facts about “Gunshot”

“Gunshot” is one of the songs from KARD’s 2020 studio project “Way With Words“.

It was released on August 26, 2020.

FYI: The title ‘KARD’ refers to the different cards in a typical deck.

It stands for:

  • King
  • Ace
  • JokeR
  • HiDden

BM and Somin are the King and the Black Joker respectively. Jiwoo and J.Seph, on the other hand, are the Color Joker and the Ace, respectively.

These monikers give the group their own unique identity. In addition to this, “Gunshot”  showcases their versatility and musical style. This commendable attempt at social commentary certainly deserves attention. 

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