@randy — I know it’s been a few months since you suggested that I translate this song, sorry for the delay! I have a funny story to share — when the song started, I thought “Oh dear, the song is in Cantonese, how will I be able to translate it?”, but then I realized Cantonese and Mandarin still share the same writing system DUH.
IMO the song is very standard ballad fare, but hey, this genre makes for good songs to sing at karaoke or to listen to on repeat while studying.
I’ve stopped watching the full Idol Producer episodes (episode 3 was a whopping 2 hours and 40 minutes) but I’m still fast forwarding through the episodes, watching highlights clips, and their performances on Youtube. Initially, my favorite trainees were Chen Linong and Cai Xukun. Now, my lineup has slightly changed (and expanded). Continue reading →
I wasn’t expecting much from Idol Producer, but wow, this show has exceeded my expectations. Visuals-wise and skills-wise there’s a definite downgrade felt from Produce 101, but this doesn’t mean there’s no visuals at all, or no talent at all. Actually, many trainees on this show seem to have talent. What I mean by talent is that many of the Chinese trainees seem to possess stable singing abilities and self-composing skills. Obviously, talent doesn’t really matter as much as visuals when it comes to these type of survival shows (if Produce 101 was any indication at all), but it’s still appreciated when there’s a lack of visuals. Continue reading →
I was so invested in Produce 101 S2, so I’m actually really excited about Idol Producer. I love MC Jin, Li Rong Hao, and Cheng Xiao, and I also like the other judges Kyulkyung, Jackson, and Lay, so even if the trainees turn out to be uninteresting I’ll probably keep following the show for the judges. Here are some of my thoughts on the trainees’ introduction videos so far. Continue reading →
Right now the music video has 217K upvotes and 12K upvotes. This means that for every 18 people who like the video, only 1 person dislikes the video! This is a pretty good like to dislike ratio for Twice, considering that the Signal MV ratio is more like 3:1. Continue reading →
The criteria is simple. If a song was so good that I played it on repeat until I got sick of it, then it goes on the list. Below are my top ten 2017 Kpop releases (though they are not ordered). Continue reading →