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K-Pop A-Z Review: f(x) – Goodbye Summer (ft. D.O.)

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Goodbye Summer (ft. D.O.) (from Pink Tape – 2013)

Certain summer songs succeed on a sense of wistfulness, and Goodbye Summer nails that sentiment. The track is little more than strumming guitar and airy harmonies, but its simplicity works. This is a unit track with Amber, Luna and Krystal — and they’re paired with EXO’s D.O. Unsurprisingly, Goodbye Summer sounds more like an EXO b-side than f(x), jettisoning their experimental nature for something more vocal-oriented. The track builds to a satisfying series of high notes during its climax, as the instrumental swells with added symphonic elements. It’s a welcome break from the aural madness that permeates much of the Pink Tape album.

 Hooks 8
 Production 8
 Longevity 8
 Bias 8
 RATING 8

~ Rest in peace, Sulli. We will forever be grateful for the incredible music and spirit you left behind ~

One thought on “K-Pop A-Z Review: f(x) – Goodbye Summer (ft. D.O.)

  1. Good song.Pretty average on it , there is nothing too interesting about it……….But hey! I love the vocals on this track.

    RATING: 8

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