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Brown Eyed Girls make a “Sixth Sense” comeback on Music Core

Fans have been waiting patiently for the Brown Eyed Girls‘ comeback, and the wait is finally over!  On today’s episode of ‘Music Core‘, the four talented ladies made a comeback with two tracks, “Sixth Sense” and “Hot Shot“.

“Sixth Sense” was co-produced by composer Lee Min Soo and lyricist Kim Eana, a powerful duo who also launched IU and Sunny Hill to the top.  The track is considered Korea’s first every rhapsody inspired soul hybrid.  Inspired by Shostakovich‘s Leningrad symphony, the song features strong cello performances, a classical arrangement, and soulful vocals, all coming to a climax at the end.

“Hot Shot” was composed by east4A and Lee Min Soo and features a club jazz style bass line at a bpm of 190.  The lyrics are also interesting in that it depicts the tension between the narrator and a DJ in a bar, all mixed in with lounge and Latin elements.

Check out their comeback below!

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Block B performs “Tell Them” on Music Core

After selling out their comeback mini-album presales, Block B has taken the stage on MBC’s ‘Music Core‘ with “Tell Them“.

Block B was formed after many years of Cho PD’s preparations. Their debut mini-album was released just one month and a half after their debut single.

Block B had the help of Korea’s best hip-hop seniors prior to their debut. The team’s leader Zico wrote and co-composed “Tell Them” which is an upbeat and exciting track that fits the summer season.

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T-ara makes a “Roly Poly” comeback on Music Core

Having been away since the start of the year, the T-ara girls are back on the stage of MBC Music Core with their latest infectious title track, “Roly-Poly“.

The girls’ newest concept is refined 1970s club-hoppers, and they are targeting music fans both young and old with this retro concept and hope to make it a national song.

Their title track, “Roly Poly“, which was was co-produced by Shinsadong Tiger and Choi Kyu Sang, was purposely kept simple in both melody and choreography to create an addictive effect.

The track’s mellow beat and subtle electronic touch are enough to transport any listener to the times of flashing disco balls and Saturday Night Fever.

Core Contents Media explained, “‘Roly Poly’ features an addictive but easy to follow melody that will catch the attention of listeners of all ages.”

Check out their comeback stage below!

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2NE1 says “I Am The Best” on Music Core comeback

After a near 9 month hiatus from performing regularly on music shows, the 2NE1 girls are back on MBC “Music Core” with a powerful new performance of their latest release, “I Am The Best“.

“I Am The Best” is definitely shaping up to be one of the hottest dance tracks of the summer. Equipped with a heavy bass line and a catchy hook, “I Am The Best” is an infectious party track that will have fans reaching for the replay button over and over for the rest of the week.

Check out their hot comeback below!

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2PM comes back with “Hands Up” on Music Core

It’s been a while, but Hottests can finally rejoice – 2PM is back and stronger than ever for their second album promotions with “Hands Up” on today’s MBC Music Core.

2PM were known for their brooding, sorrowful songs about heartbreaks and lost love, but they’ve decided to put that image aside this time with something more edgy and stylish to better fit the party atmosphere of summer. Fans have nicknamed it the ‘upgraded version’ of their debut track, “10 Points out of 10“.

“Hands Up” is noted for being the first ever ‘club style’ track from the boys, and it features a strong electronic sound with an addictive beat. From start to finish, the song showcases 2PM’s charms to their fullest potential, and Sohee’s narration makes for a fun additional effect.

Besides their title track, they also performed “Like A Movie“, so check them out below!

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CNBLUE says goodbye on Music Core

CNBLUE concluded their promotional activities for their first official album, “First Step“, on today’s episode of MBC’s “Music Core.”

The boys have led a successful and fruitful promotional cycle since their comeback in March. “Intuition” received much love and achievements on music charts, which continued on to their follow-up promotions for “Love Girl.” After two months of busy promotions, the group will finally be concluding their activities on music programs all week long this week.

FNC Music stated, “We have prepared something special for the fans that aren’t willing to let CNBLUE go quite yet. They’ve all practiced hard to promise the best stage possible.”

It’s their goodbye stage yet they are singing “Don’t Say Goodbye“. Enjoy!

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Heo Young Saeng makes his debut on Music Core

After promoting as SS501′s vocalist for seven long years, Heo Young Saeng made his debut as a solo artist on today’s episode of “Music Core” with his title track, “Let It Go“!

Produced by Sweetune, the song describes the different ways men and women approach love, and the misunderstandings that result from it. Joining Young Saeng is 4minute’s HyunA with a rap part expressing the inner feelings of women but it was Park Ju Hyun appearing on stage.

This urban pop song has both a simple but strong beat with a combination of both ballad and dance and an upbeat chorus that brings out the best in Young Saeng’s sweet voice.

Check out his debut stage below!

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B2ST makes a ‘Fiction’ comeback on Music Core

Following the release of their first full album “Fiction and Fact”, the B2ST boys begun their comeback promotions on today’s episode of MBC’s Music Core with their title track, “Fiction“.

“Fiction” is a song that features sorrowful lyrics with an addictive piano riff that tells the story of a man who refuses to accept the loss of his love.

Check out their spectacular comeback stage below which also includes “The Fact“!

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5dolls returns with ‘Like This or That’ on Music Core

Co-Ed’s female sub-unit group, 5dolls, is back for another round of promotions after concluding their debut earlier this year.

The girls teamed up with hit composers Kim Kibum, Kang Jiwon, Shinsadong Tiger, and Choi Kyu Sang for a new club remix album, titled “Time to Play“, which was released on May 11th.

Comprised of a total of eight tracks, five of them are remixed versions from their debut album, “Charming Five Girls“, while also including an intro and two new songs, one of which is their title track, “Like This or That“, which is the work of Kim Kibum and Kang Jiwon (of SECRET’s “Madonna“, “Shy Boy“, “Magic“). It features an addictive bass sound and an electric guitar that gives an overall retro feel to the chorus.

Check out their comeback stage below!

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Jay Park makes his debut on Music Core

After several thunderstorms in the past 2 years, “Giant Baby” Jay Park is finally bringing back the ‘Jay Effect’ on tonight’s MBC Music Core stage for his debut solo album promotions!

Jay recently released a seven-track mini-album, “Take A Deeper Look” which is packed with a diverse range of genres from R&B to hip hop and dance, along with an impressive line-up of guests like Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung, Dok2, and The Quiett.

Six out of the seven tracks were composed by him, and all seven feature his very own lyrics, all of which exemplify his growth as a singer-songwriter.

His title track, “Abandoned“, is an R&B track that goes back and forth from a high tension tempo and a quicker beat. Alongside the modern melody are lyrics of sorrow over lost love.

So hold your breath and watch him seize the stage with his improved charisma below!

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