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Wheesung Is Back and So is Taeyang

Although a little earlier than Taeyang, Wheesung is back in the Korean Music scene with his 6th full album Vocolate.  Another album worth every single won of its price.   The album features 주르륵 (Chureureuk – Trickling) as its carrier single.

It  was really good to see Wheesung comes back in his polished and stylish look.  I just love the drama of the orchestra in the later part of the performance.  Not my 1st favorite amongst the 12 songs but this song started to grew on me.

What makes this October even more special is the come back of another Korean artist that I like…Taeyang!  He is performing his digital single Where U At which will also form part of his 2nd album.

Youngbae exudes hotness and great performance as expected. Very polished dancing while singing. Love it!

Credits to urasianpop for the Wheesung video and CodeMonmonSeason3 for the Taeyang performance.


Wheesung is Back… Was a Bit Soon.

Unexpectedly, my favorite Korean artist Wheesung did a comeback with a new single entitled Insomnia, a song orginally performed by Craig David..  This song is keeping my ears glued on my iPOD. 


It was so soon for Wheesung to comeback but it was one of those pleasant surprises.   He just launched his mini album last October and finished when 2008 ended.  A little over a month he is back with a blast.   I love that he is back with his polished style and the hair is just so nice.   I suddenly think that Wheesung is going after that Idol image after seeing his MV.

Wheesung gave this song a new lyrics and a little twist vocally and music wise.  It was totally refreshing to see him this way.  I must say i am now certified addicted to this new song of him.

A Good Thing Landed in My Hands

Finally after so much planning on how to get hold of this album, it has landed in my hand like a surprise.  Not less than Wheesung’s 6th Album – With All My Heart and Soul is added in my Korean CD collections.  Well I only collect his CD 😛

Cover of 6th Album from Wheesung (his first mini)

Cover of 6th Album from Wheesung (his first mini)

I just love the crystal music from the CD. It’s odd that the song when played in my car using the iPOD sounds old when you hear the CD play. Must have been the downloading and file sharing –duh…

TGIF… i can do romanization and translation of the songs.  I want to start with Perfect Man, my favorite amongst the 5 songs in the album.  너무 해복해요!  중원씨, 선물을 아주 고마워요

Post Christmas Marathon

This post wraps up all the thing that i wanted to say from Christmas eve to date.   This is the first Christmas that my kids asked for something from Santa Klaus.  They made some cute letter to Santa posted it along with their socks.



They even used an old socks hihihi.  Wanting these wishes to be granted really motivated them to behave nicely.

December 24, a few hours until early hours of Dec 25, connecting to Friendster is so intermittent.   If you get lucky enough to log in you will experience the longest page loading ever or will get that cute little message Friendster is experiencing problems right now try refresshing your page or re-logging in later.  Talking about social networking on a Christmas eve Facebook  just made my net greetings perfect.

Having to watch fancam videos of the recently concluded Soul Concert made my holiday net surfing fulfilling.   There were clips posted in You tube featuring  Wheesung’s performance in the concert but a lot has been that of Park Hyoshin. 

Hyoshin along with Wheesung and Jeongyeop gave 나만 바라봐 (Naman Parabwa – Look Only at Me) a twist.  It was a bit far from Taeyang’s well choreographed performance but the voices of these 3 great singers made it worth listening too.   For those who heard Hyoshin sing this song , which is not really his genre, it was refreshing.  To me it sounded like bit of a soul ballad rather than R&B.  Wheesung made it sound Soul/R&B, he was also the best dancer of the 3 performer.  It just goes natural the way he mimicked Taeyang’s moves.   Jeongyeop’s part was so right for him.  This was the bridge portion when Taeyangs voice is thin and crsytal clear.  Jeongyeop was perfect for it.  Wanting to see it?  See video below from kkrap22 of You Tube:

나만 바라봐 is a song that marked Taeyang as a successful solo artist.  Of course having these 3 guys sing this song is just too much of an honor for Taeyang who is a lot younger in age and career-wise.  I am just not in agreement that the 3 other guys collaboration is better than the one-man performance of Taeyang.  It was good in a different perspective but people should not undermine how good Taeyang was in singing this song.  Overall, the way he danced and sang the song was just perfect for its original genre –R&B that is.  He sounded like Chris Brown to me, a good singer who has distinct voice that characterize him from the rest.  That is how i view Taeyang.

Christmas passed just like that… despite the financial difficulties, Filipinos in the tradition of gift giving during this season continued with such cheer.  At the end of the day its not really how small or big the gift is but its how you managed to remember the person.   One observation that I had is that, there are lesser kids who went house to house to ask for Christmas presents.   I just hope this tradition won’t die the natural death.

Big Bang Makes Your Day Glow

I am not sure if i would be happy of Big Bang’s return.   I have mixed emotions.  Why?  Because this will give Wheesung less chance of hitting number 1 on charts.  I love them both.  I love Wheesung truly but I also love Big Bang.  They cannot be compared because they have different music but God knows how infectious Big Bang is.  I saw the Sunset Glow MV few days ago and I was totally enjoying it.  These bunch of young adults always give their fans a pleasant surprise with their style and performances.

I love it how they dance and perform their very own music (and even other’s music too).  Just like the above Music Core number– I couldn’t help but smile on their cuteness and hotness (can you imagine combining these two factors?).  I bet this will sky rocket to the top on charts in a few days time.  Top and Taeyang for me spells hotness in this performance while GD, Seungri and Daesung are ultimate cuties. 

They performed Remember in suit and whoa~ they are really young adults exuding hotness then suddenly turning into bubbly boys next door in Sunset.  No wonder VIPs are getting nuts (and I am a VIP) about them switching gears that way.

Let’s see how this song will match the recently launched ‘Wrong Number’ from DBSK.  Seriously, DBSK is talented but I just don’t know why they don’t appeal to my senses.  I can stand listening to their song but never been addicted to it just as how addicted I am to Big Bang’s.  I would even exchange watching Taeyang alone for the 5 of DBSK performing.  Nothing against DBSK really…  I am not cross-eyed but they oh do not register in my brain’s RAM. 

I am anticipating yet another ‘big’ Big Bang success.  You guys are not a bit merciful to 휘성 형! Coming back like that 😀 i just have to enjoy your new music.  빅뱅 축하해요!

Note: credit goes to BabyBongaholic for the You Tube video post. 고마워요!

Wheesung is Back!!!

My Korean R&B God is back since October 28 and my iPOD has never been the same.  I was too excited for this album but was likewise a bit disappointed not because of anything else but just because its a mini album, so there is less for me to listen to.

Cover of 6th Album from Wheesung (his first mini)

Cover of 6th Album from Wheesung (his first mini)

I am loving this mini album.  Wheesung is back in his R&B roots but this time its more sexier than ever.  No wonder its entitles With All My Heart and Soul.  The album has 6 tracks of which 5 are songs:

  • Real Slow Gotta Go (Intro)
  • 완벽한 남자 (Wanbyeokhan Namja, trans. Perfect Man)
  • 별이 지다 (Byeoli Chida, trans. Fading Star)
  • Interlude with Hyori
  • Choco Luv
  • Prayer for the Soul (feat. Lovelyn)
  • 나락 (Narak, trans. Hell)

I was able to type the list of songs without looking at the album cover… this is how few the songs are =(  I love this album despite  having few songs.

Wheesung Bashing

I am way too excited of Wheesung’s comeback end of this month.  After a year, he is releasing his 6th album from Orange Shock.  I am looking forward to this album, well I am actually looking forward all his forthcoming album. 

Recently, his official website has only this picture:

Initial photo teaser posted on his official website

Initial photo teaser posted on his official website

He earned too many mean comments because of this pic.  One entertainment website even compared him to Tina Turner and the rest have one common coment,  he looks gay in this picture.  I could forgive the stylist for putting that hat on but the photographer should have not taken a shot in that angle making that top (used for layering) looking like a haltered blouse.  Good thing the skin is so flawless… Why can’t people respect his looks? The style may not be the best or even good for some but it wasn’t that bad either. Then this picture replaced the first one:

2nd Picture Teaser

2nd Picture Teaser

And the netizen continued to be so cursing with their comments about Wheesung like comparing him to JYP (damn i wouldn’t post his face here) and even with Rain and Jim Jong Gook.  All these comments are so disgusting.  Everything about his voice and music has been completely forgotten.  All that matters to these people are the image, looks and style.  To hell with such comments. I would always be more happy to wait for his comeback than to stare and listen to JYP, Rain or Kim Jong Gook.  Blah!

Mobile Skin

I think I will have another addiction.  I have discovered this website on creating mobile skins.  I have long been wanting to create one for Wheesung, my favorite Korean artist. Thanks to
Sexy Wheesung on Standby mode

Sexy Wheesung on Standby mode Wheesung-full icon on your phone


Wheesung-full icon on your phone

Wheesung-full icon on your phone

You can download via this site:′

Love Hero –Still on Wheesung

I am so fond of Wheesung lately; listening to 4 of his 5 albums is quite a pleasure. Unfortunately I don’t have the first album (Like a Movie).  I have though songs from: 

  • 2 It’s Real
  • 3 For the Moment
  • 4 Love…Love?…Love!
  • 5 Eternal Essence of Music 

Currently Love Hero is one of my favorite songs from his 5th album. I have long been looking for a Korean R&B artist to join Se7en in my list.  I think I found a perfect artist to listen to…Wheesung that is.   I love the way he sings…so full of emotions.  I think his voice is also versatile, he can sing songs of different beat and flavor but I love his R&B.  Honestly I don’t fully understand the lyrics of the song (except the English portions and some Korean words) but it’s actually the rhythm and the way Wheesung sung the song that catches my attention. I just love the way the music has been arranged.  I have been saying to my friends that a true test whether you like a song or not is being able to listen to it even if you don’t know what the lyrics is all about. To me, it’s full music appreciation.  

Here are portion of the song’s lyrics:

LOVE HERO by Wheesung (Feat. J)  

Because of you…my life will never be the sameThis heart of mine will never love the same. You see you made your mark on me…eternally. I’m lost…

그대가 마음에 다녀 날부터
그대만 웃음의 전부이길 바라죠
행복해서 Smile Smile 떠날까봐 Cry Cry
이젠 니가 나인 그댄 나의 Hero
주말엔 차를 타고 준비해 반지로
사랑한단 말이 어색하게 들리지 않게
아무리 생각해도 Love Love 사랑할게요 더욱
내게는 태양이고 숨이란 알아줘요
로미오와 줄리엣 사랑처럼 죽음이 가를 때까지
안에서 그대 영원하기를
For you
사랑한단 보다 좋은 말을 찾아서
하루 종일 찾아도 사랑한다는 보다 나은 말이 없네요
I Promise U baby
평생토록 그대 곁에 내가 있을 거라고
I Love sweet without you
without you baby
사랑은 운명처럼 처음 순간부터

마음에 비처럼 소리 없이 다가와
내게 앉은 Love Love 눈물 따윈 Bye Bye
오늘부터 너를 위해 부르는 Love song

가끔은 싸울 마다 맘에 없는 말들로
아주 못된 말로 아프게 할까 겁이나
불안해서 hold on 잘못된 my mind
너무도 사랑하고 사랑해서 그런 거죠
my lady only you
삶이 때까지 안에서 사랑 영원하기를

For Love
사랑한단 보다 좋은 말을 찾아서

하루 종일 찾아도 사랑한다는 보다 나은 말이 없네요
I Promise U baby
평생토록 그대 곁에 내가 있을 거라고

I Love sweet without you
without you baby
니가 있어 고맙다고 살아 가는 이유라고

그대만한 사람 이젠 이상은 없다고
세상에서 가장 예쁜 여자로 만들어
니가 있어 고맙다고 다시 웃게 줘서
사랑이 다해져 언젠간 헤어져
다신 없어도 후회 없을 같아
I Love sweet without you love
without you baby yeah 
lyrics credits to leejinsung @ z-degrees
Here is the translation:

From the day you came into my heart
I wished you were the one to make me smile
So happy so Smile Smile, The thought of you leaving makes me Cry Cry
Now you and I are one, You are my Hero

With the prepared ring we’ll take a drive
and I’ll say I love you
No matter how hard I think about it, it is Love love, I’ll love you even more
Know that you are my sunshine and my breathe

Like Romeo and Juliet’s love
until death do us apart
I want you to be in my heart forever
Looking for words better than I love you

But no matter how hard I search there seems to be none
I Promise U baby
that i’ll be forever by yourside

I Love sweet without you
without you baby
Love is like fate, From the first time I saw you
You came to me like rain to my heart

You were Love love, Tears are now Bye Bye
This is a love song I sing for you
Sometimes when we fight, I may say something I don’t mean
I’m scared I’ll hurt you with hurtful words

I’m scared so I hold on, My mind is wrong
It’s because I love you so much
I need you to be
my lady only you
Be my love until I die

For Love
Looking for words better than I love you
But no matter how hard I search there seems to be none

I Promise you baby
that i’ll be forever by yourside
I Love sweet without you
without you baby
Thank you for being there, You’re the reason I live
No one can replace you anymore

You made me the most beautiful woman in this world
Thank you for being there, for making me smile again
If our love runs out and we break up
and I can never see you again, I don’t think i’d have any regrets
I Love sweet without you love
without you baby yeah

Part 2 Addiction – Wheesung (휘성)+Manhwa (만화)

I know how volumes 3 to 5 of Wheesung’s album. I am getting addicted to his songs.  There are so many songs to like in his album.  ‘Like this Poem’ and 사랑 한 장 (Sarang Han Jang) are two of my favorites. The beat music is something that I prefer listening while driving. 

He also sound so R&B not to mention sexy and soulful.  Especially if you listen to Love Hero, 일연이면, With Me and 7 Days, his rapping is also good.  He can also throw some really smooth falsetto.  커다란 너무 커다란 (Kodaran Neomoo Kodaran) and Can’t We Be sound melancholic but smootly sung by Wheesung.

I don’t know how long the CD that I burned will last.  I have been playing it constantly while driving back and forth the office.  I love Wheesung!

Yesterday I made a major decision (on a very personal note) to do something that I sense will make me spend more moving forward. I bought my very first Manhwa (만화).  It Korean version for manga. The book is titled Cynical Orange written by Yun JiUn.  I bought volume 1 and 2.  I just read a brief background of the story and it seems a nice pick. I’ll post my review about it…

I am so full of extra curricular activities… I’ll never be bored in this life hahaha.

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