Let’s Dance Along With BLACKPINK’s Songs!
Calling out all the BLINKs out there! Prepare yourself to dance along with BLACKPINK’s songs! Since BLACKPINK’s first appearance in 2016, they have gained a lot of attention due both for their music and appearance. Most of BLACKPINK’s songs are easy to listen to and people fall in love with them. Through this article, Channel Korea will tell you about the top five BLACKPINK songs that will make you wanna dance all night long!
Let’s start with the hit single Boombayah! The song was officially released on August 8, 2016, and was the group’s debut single. With its upbeat, Boombayah quickly became one of fans’ favorite singles from BLACKPINK! Boombayah is a number that’s a mix of K-pop and hip-hop which was totally great!
People are also in love with the rap session from Jennie and Lisa in this song, which made Boombayah a truly ‘wanna dance all night long’ song! The lyrics of Boombayah tell a story about a bunch of ‘bad girls’ with their own style, who are a kind of ‘crime squad,’ as well. According to Seoul Beats, the bad girl concept was that those girls were conducting some sort of robbery.
You can get the idea through Lisa’s rap, with this English translation: “Middle finger up, F U pay me ’90s baby, I pump up the jam, hop in my getaway o look it’s a Lambo, Russian Roulette to Macau I go gamble, each Rose has its thorns but this one’s a bramble.” Besides that, the BLACKPINK members also seen rocking ‘punk’ and ‘sassy’ styles through their outfits and style in the song’s music video!
Why did people love that song? For those of you who love K-pop and hip-hop, Boombayah could be your best choice! It has a nice rhythm, up-beat tone, lots of rap, and makes you want to follow the rhythm with your body!
Playing With Fire
Playing With Fire was officially released on November 1, 2016, along with its own music video! Just like the title and the music video, Playing With Fire showed us that those girls were ‘on fire’!
Playing With Fire was described as a love story that looked like ‘playing with fire.’ The love between a guy and a girl made their hearts burn out because the attraction in their love was strong but also terrifying, as if they were playing ‘with fire’. Such a deep meaning, right? Playing With Fire mixed a healthy dose of tropical house music into this K-pop number!
According to Seoul Beats, Playing With Fire was about romantic attraction and love to fire, as well. For the group’s concept, we could seen that BLACKPINK was still using the dark-edgy concept, with a strong girl-crush image! The girls wore colorful outfits with metallic elements, and were surrounded by fire while they were dancing!
There’s no doubt that people would love the hit single, right? With a piano instrumental for the intro, followed by strong rhythm and loud beats, Playing With Fire was truly a song that kept people wanting to dance!
As If It’s Your Last
Let’s move on to As If It’s Your Last! The song was officially released on June 13, 2017. In this era, BLACKPINK sowed a different style and look, which was a significant change from their previous dark, edgy vibe. Jisoo described it as a different kind of ‘girl crush’ concept.
From the title, we can see that the song represented something that might last forever. As If It’s Your Last also showed the different vibes of BLACKPINK! Previously, they were often seen with a ‘dark’ and ‘edgy’ concept, but with this single we could see a brighter side of the girl group, with a colorful and cheerful concept! The BLACKPINK members looked cute with colorful outfits and a cute-feminine style, as well!
What is the song about? As If It’s Your Last told a story about a girl who fell in love with a guy. She kept thinking of him and couldn’t control her feelings. But this time, it seems like the guy didn’t feel the same way as the girl, so the girl asks him to made her love to be ‘as if it’s your last love.’
But still, As If It’s Your Last is one the top 5 of BLACKPINK songs to make you wanna dance due to its fun rhythm and up-beat tone! Even though the single was kinda different than the usual concept of BLACKPINK, people still love to hear it! The music and its own concept are very in tune with happy, holiday vibes!