I still can’t get over how ON TIME these Bigbang releases are coming out. It seems way too good to be true!
So let’s get on with my Bigbang We Like To Party Review
When I heard the title ‘We Like To Party’ I was expecting this tune to be Fantastic Baby No.2. Something glossy, hyper beats, crazy fashion and outrageous hair.
However as you can see from the mv, it’s the complete opposite! This is a stripped down, back to basics tune. I adore these kinds of poppy summery tunes. They’re cute, cheery and put you in a good mood. I just wasn’t expecting this from Bigbang at all. It seems so far removed from that excessive image that I’ve become accustomed to and that’s the beauty of the song and the mv. It’s pure simple fun!
I can totally imagine this being a crowd pleaser during the encore of the MADE TOUR.
Ugh why am I torturing myself? I’m still hoping they announce a European date. I want to be there so badly!
Bigbang Bang Bang Bang Review
For all intents and purposes, I was not going to review Bang Bang Bang.
When it got to G-Dragon’s part my heart just SANK with disappointment. The song lost all its momentum in an instant and felt like a GD solo. There isn’t anything inherently negative about GD’s solos by the way but that section just grated with me. It felt so out of place.
BUT SOMETHING HAPPENED….the more I listened to the song, the more I started to enjoy it. WHY? I don’t actually understand myself. There is no getting over it. This is a disjointed song; but there are really parts of brilliance.
I love all the build up with Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri laying out the journey of the song at the start and Top’s dependable solid rapping to carry it forward. Small things like ‘Ready or not..we don’t give a…BWAAAA.’ (or whatever they’re saying). It’s kind of football anthemy too. I can imagine the crowd going hyper and joining in at the chants!
My negative point is GD’s heavy influence on the sound. I know he’s a skilled writer but I think hopefully he can remember this band is not ‘GD and the boys.’ It’s ‘Bigbang.’
I think there’s still hope for Bang Bang Bang. I used to dislike Fantastic Baby but suddenly one day it became THE SONG that I had to see performed live at least once in my life. Not to mention there are songs that actually work a lot better live and I think Bang Bang Bang may be one of them. I know there were a couple of Bigbang songs that I did not appreciate until I saw them live such as ‘Stupid Lair’.
So just in case, I’m going to leave this here. I think a few more listens of BANG BANG BANG and it may just completely own me.
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