Another day, another k-pop track. Seriously, don't be surprised when my top 50 singles of the year ends up being 90% k-pop. Try as I might, I really just can't get into most western (especially American) music these days. In my mind, the Korean stuff is just so much more fun and interesting. Take Sour Grapes as a prime example. This is pure goofy joy, and I'm surprised how much I like it because I've never really been into past tracks by either of these artists. San E I know from appearing in multiple variety shows. It took me awhile to warm to his goofball personality, but it perfectly compliments the tone of this track. Mad Clown, on the other hand, is a rapper I've never really liked. It all comes down to the tone of his voice, which grates on me. Seems like a perfectly nice guy... it's just a personal taste thing. Even so, his parts are fine here. But the highlight by far is the hooky, retro chorus.
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...Transmissions come in from outposts all over the universe... Unfamiliar melodies stream into our radios... Fronted by colorful aliens with big voices... The music begins to catch on ... It's in our heads and it refuses to leave... And we like it...
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