Hotpot: May 16th 2013

So many k-pop songs have come and gone since the last ‘hotpot’, and most have faded away into the abyss without even a second glance.  What songs were good enough to break through and make the list this month?

 

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Comeback: 2PM’s “A.D.T.O.Y”

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After almost 2 long long long years, 2PM has finally come back with another Korean promotion *cue party paraphernalia*!  With an album entitled “Grown”, it’s obvious that 2PM is trying to portray a manlier image this time around.

In my opinion, “A.D.T.O.Y” does a deliciously good job of this.

2PM ADTOY Junsu

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Year in Review: Top 11 Most Underrated Songs of 2012

2012 has been a great year for k-pop.  There were some strong comebacks from old favorites (i.e. ‘Sexy Free and Single‘ and ‘Fantastic Baby‘), and an even stronger amount of hit singles from fresh-faced rookie groups (most notably ‘Warrior‘ and ‘MAMA‘) that are sure to become k-pop classics.  But like always, because of either timing, marketing, or just plain bad luck, some songs will inevitably get lost in the shuffle and won’t receive the recognition they truly deserve.

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