dearly beloved we are gathered here today to induct you into the mysteries and the sacred trust of Big Bang fangirldom
But first, a little sales pitch. Every pop genre has its own transcendent outliers, artists who may keep most of the rules and fit most of the description, but yet they are somehow…more.
The discussion of our own particular pet artists and how they transcend could take months, and no doubt it would be fun to have that conversation, but for the sake of this post and its topic let’s just say, for example, Taylor Swift.
What Taylor Swift is to country, BIGBANG is to K-Pop boy bands.
…okay, hello new dash buttons just in time to confuse me, but I am joining the herd in saying
ALIVE IS OUT
AND BAD BOY IS UP ON YOUTUBE
if you’re poor but proud like me.
my opinion: I think I’ll like this song pretty well as part of a BIGBANG mix though it doesn’t grab me the same way my favorites do (I think Blues is actually going to become one of those, to my surprise).
I do love the look of the video, though, you can tell it’s shot in real NYC boroughs with real NYC extras and actresses (like that one was Asian-American! I’m pretty sure) and I like the spotlight TOP got.
I’m also floored by how Daesung’s the one who gets much much hotter as he gets older. I’m not surprised, exactly? Just floored by it.
I can’t say it’s the best gift I got, because all presents are boss, but it would be really, really surely on top if I could pick one.
Lookit how smirkalicious that cheeky boy is!
I can’t wait to have it at my house to start staring at my wall.
Her present involves ne0Victorian steampunk AU fanfic crossover-stravaganza continuing from another novel-sized one I was working on for her since last year and finished this spring-ish. TOP is Siwon the Pretty But Evil Pirate Lord’s son.
I may start posting that original story online, actually.