Light-sticks, t-shirts, posters, buttons, stickers, et al. They may not have signed up to risk their lives, but that doesn’t mean their lives aren’t at risk. I found it interesting and strange but not compellingly so. It is, but when speaking about k-pop, the way that it is used/sold/showcased, at least by the bigger labels that has this kind of creation process, it actually becomes a more of product than a statement (that’s how I see it). Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The subject of fans is a VERY rickety bridge to try to traverse because emotions run deep. SULLI 설리 versuri "고블린 (Goblin) in english", Put the cube pieces in my head. It’s just the two of us Aboard Galactic Express 999. this one is my favorite one off of her mini album and is a super calming song to me. Just.. ..yeah. B. I like this contrast, though I think the arrangement is almost too jaunty for its own good. It’s not like this is an instructional cooking video and we’re ignoring her cooking skills and criticizing her for not singing and dancing while she’s mixing the ingredients. ** Note: My entire life, I have never bought into designer labels. When other people criticize an idol I like, I want to shake them frantically and yell in their face, “Wake up! If they want control, then don’t become an idol. Answer: Branding – Part Deux (The Sequel). Answer: We don’t; because it is. During this time, the government may have considered me an expendable asset in the pursuit of a militaristic goal. In every case, "Goblin" is a nice song still, even if … I’m enjoying the comments but wanted to say it’s refreshing to find a thread where posters disagree but still keep it civil. Mentioned above, the video plays the creepy concept card. I reject the idea that just because you wrote the song you’re singing, it’s now art. I reject the idea that K-pop is not art. That’s pretty much all I can say. Not only are you working unpaid, but you’re paying them for the tools you’re using to advertise for them {**}. I think anyone that wears clothes with labels such as Chanel, Gucci, Moschino, Nike, Adidas, Starter, Eddie Bauer, GAP, Members Only, etc. Should civilians have looked upon me as a valueless peg on a scoreboard? SULLI Goblin. Sulli's "Goblin" is set to drop on June 29 KST. When I was younger, I joined the military. Think before you speak. Goblin’s most alluring aspect is Sulli herself. Sulli lyrics - 3 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Goblin (고블린)", "On The Moon (온더문)", "Dorothy (도로시)". How indie can she be when she is still, factually speaking, with the company that practically created ‘Kpop’ ? The Bias List // K-Pop Reviews & Discussion, Sulli (설리) – Goblin (고블린): Special MV Review – TweetNewscaster, Song Review: Yurina Hirate – Reason For Dance (Dance no Riyuu), Song Review: Uhm Jung Hwa – Hop In (ft. 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He and Gaeko comprise the hip hop duo Dynamic Duo, which rose to fame upon the release of their debut album Taxi Driver in 2004. Just as idols are micromanaged, so is the music. Now imagine wading through all that while a company takes away all of your control, starves you, dresses you and styles your hair, sculpts your body through rigorous exercise and hygiene regimes (and possible surgery), removes your ability to freely communicate with the rest of the world, and you are never off the clock. Cập nhật thông tin hiện trường tự tử, hình ảnh nữ nghệ sĩ SM tại đây But i also don’t mean that being a product is a bad thing. This song matches up with my opinion of Sulli. When i read your (and the other’s) first comment about Goblin i admit i got pissed off when reading it, because i saw these reviews being more on the entertainment side, without crediting her apparent involvment on the music. She can’t be a powerhouse performer, her moves are too lazy to be called one. Just because one party dehumanizes an individual because of.. ..goals, doesn’t mean the entire human race must now devalue that individual as well. You may be a sandwich board for a company, but you’re hoping to connect with others that share your love for that artist(s); so there’s a personal reward. Translation of '고블린 (Goblin)' by Sulli (설리) from English, Korean to English People leave groups. 70. I’m more of an Amber Liu fan, personally, but I give Sulli credit too. Who knows? ( Log Out /  I don’t think the girls have artistic control over their work, but that doesn’t mean it is bad, or inferior to the works of indie artists. No one ever credit the fans (as obsessive as they may be) for having to do so much work (time and money) for their fave groups, so that none of the groups have to face the slight threat of disbandment. I found this closing statement to really amp up the creepy factor. i heard about how this beautiful girl who was once the same age as you and me , she went to school , she played with her friends , she wrote little stories as a kid and read books. Sulli's best friend, actress Kim Sun Ah, confirmed that she is now the adopted master of the Goblin the cat. One of K-pop’s most coveted holy grails is the long-rumored f(x) comeback. I just don’t understand this and reject this point of view. I would post online with hashtags like “Amazing Ji-eun’s freshly cooked rice”. While the music video does have some creepy vibes going on, it didn’t feel that creepy up until the end, when she ends her commentary. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I reject the idea that music producers are not artists. are sheeple. I’m not trying to insult you. Her … Opening with haunting chimes and atmospheric harmonies, the song feels ripped straight from some twisted fairytale. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I reject Goblin by Sulli; not because it’s k-pop, or indie, or heaven sent on gossamer wings, because this song does little for me and the video is a bit sloppy and awkward. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Your second comment confuses me more. There is a strange and persistent kpop commentary theme that because someone has left or has been removed from a kpop group, they are no longer this that or the other thing, and every mention of them brings the keyboard warriors out to rant on this that or the other thing all over again. I still believe SULLI had her brains fried when she chose to leave f(x), but I do my best to avoid judging. People start new groups. sulli was an amazing girl.... i heard about what she stood up for and believed in and how she called for help and asked for help but nobody stepped up. Besides, I’m not sure she really wants everyone to treat this release as a debut effort from an unknown artist. This line in your post irritates me a bit: “..so, it wouldn’t be more appropriated to analyze it less like a product (kpop in a nutshell) and more like a actual piece of art?” — I don’t think you realize how pompous and arrogant that statement comes across. Overall Rating – 9/10. Back to artists being able to have creative control. The first is more a quiet and introverted personality. That was the message behind my “..dismiss / as chattel..” comment. I don’t want to give too much away regarding the concept of this release before I get to the music video. Tridha Choudhury Husband Photos, Just wanna tell you hi. Like many agencies, SM Entertainment seems to have a hard time managing more than one girl group at once, so rather than continue f(x)’s powerful legacy, the group has been relegated to infrequent solo releases over the past four years. I don’t think she’s ugly, but I have zero attraction to her. In the case of entertainment companies such as SM, YG, JYP, they may want to appear caring but: idols are product, employees are tools, and customers are targets; and that’s it. Kpop is designed to ‘sell’, idols are products made by their companies, selling their charms and their personal lives to the public. Strength in numbers. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Should that same general public consider me pointless as well? I do prefer the first meaning, as it puts some lines into context, such as ‘don’t be afraid of the cat without fur‘. Song – 9/10 Is the painting of the Mona Lisa not art because she didn’t create the painting, she just sat there, took direction and posed as Leonardo painted. Part of my service to my country was protecting the general public. Its opening verse sets an ethereal mood, which takes an unexpectedly upbeat turn as we head into the chorus. This occurred yesterday (Saturday), which is an uncommon day for the release of a new song. On June 29, 2019, Sulli made her debut as a solo artist with the single album "Goblin", on which she co-wrote and co-produced all of the tracks, and held a special stage Peaches Go!blin on the same day at SM Town Theater. ( Log Out /  I just didn’t care for this particular release. Oct 14, 2019. If it was an agency track, we could at least defend Sulli by saying, “Well, it isn’t her fault.” Your contention paints a bulls-eye on her forehead. What set me off is that you were trying to tell other people how to form their opinions. Sulli was born on March 29th 1994 in the City of Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, Republic of Korea, but spent her childhood in Busan. This song is alright’ish. There was a new TXT that came out a week or two ago “Nap of the Star”. So if you like such style: I’m glad you enjoyed Goblin, and, as much as i did like it as well, i think On the Moon and Dorothy completely overshadowed the title track. Many of my friends thought I was crazy giving up my freedom for years, but it was what I wanted so the sacrifice was tolerable. Okay Xeno, i understand what you were trying to say. Sulli returned to music to release a solo album, “Goblin,” in June. I mentioned that I had entered military service in my youth. … Read More » [Review] Sulli’s whimsical “Goblin” is an effective foil to K-pop’s polish The entire album is like, casual “Dark Side of the Moon”, and I love it. Instead, her performance is relatively unaffected, and is at its best when she plays it straight and sings in her natural tone. If you do become an idol, then don’t blame the company for your choice. Would not it be better for everyone to disappear?‘. Her real name is Choi Jin Ri, Jinri meaning the truth in Korean. [+803, -30] She half assed everything when she was in f(x) because she wanted to get into acting and she got her way by leaving which disbanded the group ㅎㅎㅎㅎㅎ now she realizes that acting is a lot harder than she thought so she's back to releasing music? It’s obviously more than that abridged assessment, but that’s the gist of it. ..I don’t get it. If you’re suggesting that her switching genres (pop > indie) means she deserves a tabula rasa, then I disagree. ( Log Out /  Teamwork. Article: Kim Heechul, "Sulli's pet cat 'Goblin' is now my family, recently underwent carbuncle surgery" Source: Segye Ilbo via Nate 1. We are social animals. No service member should ever feel that. The value of a idol to a fan is “personal”. K-pop is a highly controlled industry. A lot of people tend to focus on the reality of idols, but what about the fans ? So we’re incapable of separating the two genres because one genre is superior to the other. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. – What’s the real use of a fandom light-stick? Early idols (1st gen, 2nd gen) may have been blind-sided by the harshness of idol life, but this latest batch have no excuse. I reject that reasoning. She also released a new single “Goblin” in June, with mixed reactions from her fans, who thought she had retired from the industry. I will be honest, I don’t keep up with her (other than through news outlets, where it was reported she had a few social media posts that didn’t get rave reviews). {Shall we discuss T-ara?} Maybe it’ll grow on me more. Looks like, this time, Sulli participated on the artistic direction of Goblin (at least on the songs lyrics and the overall visual identity of the album/video), so, it wouldn’t be more appropriated to analyze it less like a product (kpop in a nutshell) and more like a actual piece of art? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. sulli goblin lyrics english meaning. Why am I here? Maybe I’ll like her next one. Each week, I’ll be taking a listen to the newest kpop releases and giving my thoughts. Sulli has acted in a few popular Korean drama series, with the latest being Hotel del Luna, alongside Lee Ji-eun and Yeo Jin-goo. I want them to succeed and I hate seeing others giving them a hard time. Sulli was born on March 23, 1994, in Yangsan, Gyeongsamnam-do, South Korea. Goblin’s most alluring aspect is Sulli herself. – Why do we have to deny that K-pop is perhaps, the most immaculate vehicle for global capitalism? For the life of me I can't figure out what group sang this, I just know it's a female group. Firstly, the ambiguous nature of the lyrics is an interesting topic. Change ). Why do we have to deny that Kpop is perhaps, the most immaculate vehicle for global capitalism ? ( Log Out /  As far as Sulli, I “do” give her credit. a small, imaginary, usually ugly creature who plays tricks on people (Definition of goblin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press) But.. ..why are we here? I respect idols who make that kind of sacrifice for their dreams. But this is definitely a direction that I did not expect, given that they were going for a creepy concept with this release. which I found also interesting and strange, but in a Wes Anderson sort of way. We see three girls entering the house and despite being there, Sulli doesn’t interact with them. We start off with a commentary by Sulli (or her character, I cannot tell) at the start, which introduces us to the idea of a dissociative disorder, where she mentioned she had 3 different personalities (not including the one we saw in the commentary). The documentary-style MV follows Sulli as she explores different sides of herself through a multiple personality concept. I've tried (rather poorly) to sing some part of the song in hopes that someone will recognize it so I can listen to the rest of it since the part I do know is already catchy enough. It is not wrong, i also have this reviewing stance when i hear mainstream music that doesn’t have the involvement of the main artist. This is one of those situations where I almost wonder, “Is it me?”. Again, i’m sorry if i sounded rude on the first comment, i’m just trying to express my vision about this. However, this sentence is interesting to me: “So when someone comes along and dismisses idols as pointless corporate chattel […]”. If one of the criteria we’re suppose to take into account when analyzing this release is that Sulli was the creative force behind it, then that doesn’t bode well for Sulli. That lead me to post that infamous comment that i already regret that i posted, because i was rude on it and certainly offended you guys, that wasn’t my intention, so, i’m really sorry. Heavy analytics, precision market targeting, and a tactful assembly of personnel to form a scaffold around their artists that includes managers, choreographers, stylists, wardrobe, trainers/teachers, travel logistics, etc., etc., etc.. K-pop is an enormous house of cards that all rests on the fragility of each idols shoulders. [+1,571, -27] That's really cool of him 2. When reality won’t wrap its arms around us to provide a sense of belonging, fantasy will do its best to fashion a surrogate. I think that this the main PoV that you and a lot of other people that frequent this site (and Nick, as well) have about kpop or at least, when you review these songs. Fame and fortune are what they crave (or taught to crave by their respective management) from Day 1. As long as the artist remains in the most ostentatious Kpop entertainment label where the visual concepts and music compositions are meticulously designed to satisfy all types of listeners in Seoul, I am too skeptical to ‘buy’ her ‘artistic license’. Sorry, but again.. ..huh? But finally, after 4 years, Sulli has finally dropped her solo debut single titled Goblin. Seriously, “Dorothy” reminds me of “The Great Gig in the Sky”, i enjoyed this so much.. the album is so hauntingly beautiful oh wow, Sulli never affected me the way I’ve seen others react to her. There isn’t enough time or money to allow idols steer the ship themselves into uncharted waters. You are entitled to your own opinion. For all our desires to be unicorns and snowflakes, we all.. ..just want a hug. 모든 조각 전부 파고 들어와, Sulli was recognised as a prominent figure in Korean popular culture for her outspoken … This is where the “customers are targets” aspect enters. At the very least, all five original members now have their own music. The fact that a Madison Avenue marketing team has found a way to brainwash large swaths of the population into believing that being an unpaid billboard for a designer “makes you cool” is hilarious to me. There are many idols I’m very sensitive about. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  The sing song parts reminded me of the use of nursery rhymes in song. Are all of the critically acclaimed films that been released throughout the history of cinema not art because the actors didn’t write the script or direct the film? Sorry for the stress i caused, and i hope we’re on good terms now…. Vince Clarke was in 4 different groups in 4 years from 1981 to 1985, 3 of them are iconic examples of 80’s pop. The second is a more extroverted and flamboyant, where she is dressed in huge colourful dresses and interacts with the people around her. They are more authentic and appear to be way more genuine, as well as being gutsy as hell. I would post this on my social media. The value of a fan to an idol is “priceless”. Mine involved emotional instability, anti-authority rebelliousness, and a sanpan-load of sexual tension. Other people are putting into the context of mental health. By that logic.. A. They are the ultimate off-the-book employees. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. In the minds of the studio, idols have a limited shelf life. Fans are money. She says ‘I think they all disappeared. Each release is an enormous effort from a lot of people with a very big price tag attached to it. All SULLI lyrics sorted by popularity, with video and meanings.