Thursday, June 12, 2014

Hallyu Corner: Overdose


Another segment of this blog I want to write regularly is anything related to the Korean Wave e.g. Korean dramas, Kpop, Korean food, language, etc. 

I know, for EXO fans out there, Overdose is not fresh and hot anymore as it has been released over a month ago but I just had to let everyone know my two cents about it. Also, I know some of you may not like to read this kind of article but as you all know I caught the hallyu and this is my blog anyway which means I can write whatever I want, right (yeah, that's just me justifying why I am writing this article)?

I was not a fan of EXO until Growl so yes, I am a newbie to this group. I thought their first few songs when they debuted were okay but not something I will play on repeat. But then came Growl. Wow. I was just smitten. It was on repeat on my iPad for weeks and I just can't seem to like any other song than this. Growl set the bar for me for EXO. I was expecting a major comeback for them this year and I was really expecting something that will succeed Growl. And then they released, Overdose.


I was somewhat disappointed. This is not to say that I hate the song. Actually, I do like it. But...it didn't reach my expectations. I was expecting greater than Growl but unfortunately, this song didn't do it for me. I mean the song is nice to listen to and the video is as usual (box MV's as usual from groups in their management company). If it weren't for Sehun's dance solo in the beginning of the video, I wouldn't like the video at all (yep, he's my bias). The dance looks awkward in some parts, too. I still like EXO though but I think they could have done better. This is not the what I expected of them but well, maybe I was just expecting too much. 


For Hallyu fans like me reading this, I am not going to talk about the incident with one of the members because I don't think it is appropriate to judge when nothing has really been said. So yeah, I will just enjoy their music regardless of whether there are 12 members or 11 members.

I will still insert outfit shots though so for non-hallyu fans out there, I think you will still enjoy my posts (if you are after the pictures).

  Top: Dorothy Perkins | Skirt: Forever 21 | Sandals: Zara
Watch: Swatch | Necklace: Forever 21




 Top: Dorothy Perkins | Skirt: Forever 21 | Sandals: Zara
Watch: Swatch | Necklace: Forever 21


18 comments :

  1. what a beautiful view! the dress looks so adorable on you ^^
    I don't know much about EXO too, but after watching Roommate, I think ChanYeol is cute, so I watched some of their MV :P

    xx,
    felishmichelle.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! Oh definitely! Chanyeol is cute. I just prefer Sehun because he looks like a bad boy as his eyes look like they're glaring all the time.

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  2. Great post dear...lovely pics..:-)
    such a beautiful outfit! and what a lovely location! xx

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    1. Thank you! This is actually right in the middle of the CBD - an unexpected greenery right in the middle of tall buildings.

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  3. Lovely photos, Cute dress!
    effortlesslady.blogspot.ca

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  4. Me too, I got into EXO after Growl. I agree I was expecting something more from Overdose but after listening to it many times, I really like the song, not too sure about the video though.
    Kookii || The Beauty Diary♥

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    1. I agree! Overdose is not a song I initially liked as well but after listening repeatedly, it just grows in you. I actually don't really like the MV's SM produces. They are always just dancing with flashing lights in the background. I wish to see their artists have more realistic MV's in the future.

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  5. Your dress is so beautifully feminine, love it! Have a great start to the weekend hun!

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  6. Sweet dress and your pastel candy watch is adorable!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  7. Beautiful dress and sandales <3
    Your first photo is amazing ! Have a lovely weekend beauty :)

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    1. Thank you! Have a lovely weekend as well.

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  8. That outfit is beautiful. Love lace. I have a swatch watch just like that.

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    1. We're twins! I really love this watch. Thank you!

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  9. super love this look and your accessories dear :)

    http://lavinajampit.blogspot.com/

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