AOA Comeback Review: “Excuse Me” and “Bing Bing”

2017 barely started before AOA dropped some new music.  And they gave us two title tracks, no less! I like AOA’s songs and my boyfriend is a big fan (what a surprise), so both of us were anticipating this comeback.

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My Favorite Songs of 2016: October – December

Maybe it’s because these songs were released more recently and I haven’t had time to get bored with them, but I feel like a lot of my favorite songs of the year were released in the fall.  That is to say, a lot of songs that I would probably put in my Top 10 of 2016. I thought that there were a lot of comebacks in the summer, but I was wrong.  There were so many comebacks and so much to listen to!  It seems that this has continued into January, and I already have a long list of songs that I really like.

*Note: The month that these songs are listed under refers to the period where I listened to it the most, not the actual release date (since some were released in the final days of the month).

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My Favorite Songs of 2016: July – September

This summer had a lot of fun releases that perfectly suited the season.  It was dominated by girl groups, with the likes of Gfriend, Wonder Girls, I.O.I., and Red Velvet taking a lot of music show wins.  My personal list of favorites for summer is female-dominated, so go girl power!

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My Favorite Songs of 2016: April – June

Around this time, I realized that there was no going back: I was officially a fan of K-pop. So I embraced it.  I watched even more MVs and variety shows. I got back into dancer mode and started to teach myself choreography from various dance practices (girl groups only so far). And I went to KCON France, which was a couple days before my birthday!  This spring had a lot of great new music, as well as comebacks from some of my favorite artists.

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My Favorite Songs of 2016: January – March

Happy 2017! Time to get cracking on this blog. It’s been over half a year since I originally set this up, and I stupidly did it while I was still finishing school (practically guaranteeing that I wouldn’t have time to work on it).  But this is a new year, and my New Year’s resolution is to actually start a blog and keep it going.

I’ve been into K-pop for almost a year now.  When I get into something – especially something media related like music or a tv show – I have the tendency to go all-in. At this point I have gone through the discographies, filmographies, and history of pretty much every major group you could think of.  So as I approach the anniversary of the day I stumbled into all of this, I decided to start my blog by making a list of the songs that I really liked in 2016 – my first year as an official K-pop fan.

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