The Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2022 (Day Two: 40-31)
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The Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2022 (Day Two: 40-31)

The end of the year countdowns are finally here! As always, we’ll kick off with the big one: The Bias List’s top 50 songs of the year! Each day this week, I’ll be counting down ten of the year’s best, until number one is revealed on Friday.  To be eligible for this top 50 list, … Continue reading

Battle of the B-Sides: Everglow, KARD, Han Seungwoo, SHINee, Pentagon
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Battle of the B-Sides: Everglow, KARD, Han Seungwoo, SHINee, Pentagon

K-pop’s title tracks might gain most of listeners’ attention, but many album tracks are worth equal spotlight. I call these “buried treasures.” Beyond this, K-pop’s albums deliver thousands of additional tracks that settle for a more limited audience. It’s these songs that will become a part of my “battle of the b-sides” feature. In this … Continue reading

Song Review: Everglow – First
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Song Review: Everglow – First

Last September, Everglow reinvented themselves as retro synth warriors, releasing one of the year’s best songs in the process. La Di Da was immensely satisfying, finding a megawatt melody to match the girls’ always-impressive presence. Their charisma continues to flourish in the newly released First, but the song struggles to find a hook worth raving … Continue reading