Song Review: Lucy – Play
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Song Review: Lucy – Play

In 2020, Lucy emerged as one of K-pop’s most exciting and endearing bands. Last summer’s Gatcha! mini album felt like a crystallization of that potential – an all killer, no filler collection of songs that pushed their sound forward without losing the quirks unique to their musical perspective. Ever since then, I’ve become a bit … Continue reading

Song Review: Lucy – Rolling Rolling
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Song Review: Lucy – Rolling Rolling

I’m still reeling over how fantastic Lucy’s June album Gatcha was. Those four songs felt like a crystallization of the group’s potential – diverse and sprawling with great melodies and inventive arrangements. Since then, the guys have received well-deserved attention thanks to a shout-out from Korea’s national archery team. New single Rolling Rolling (떼굴떼굴) could … Continue reading

Buried Treasure: Lucy – Buddy
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Buried Treasure: Lucy – Buddy

A K-pop group’s title track isn’t always the best song on their album, even if it’s the one most people will hear. Sometimes, b-sides deserve recognition too. In the singles-oriented world of K-pop, I want to spotlight some of these buried treasures and give them the props they deserve. Two buried treasures in one day? … Continue reading

Song Review: Lucy – I Got U
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Song Review: Lucy – I Got U

Lucy were my biggest personal K-pop discovery last year. I usually prefer K-pop’s more dance-oriented material since it seems most different to the pop music I grew up with, but Lucy are the perfect idol band package. They’ve got incredible vocals, excellent songwriting, an unusual instrument (in this case, a violin), and an endearing ‘never-take-ourselves-too-seriously’ … Continue reading