The Whole Truth – Seoulbeats

The Dark Side of EPs Shines – seoulbeats

All people, as a condition of living in society, agree to abide by the social contract. The stipulations therein range from the serious (don’t murder people) to the mundane (don’t lick other people’s doorknobs). One of the more innocuous examples of the social contract, though, is the general expectation that people around you are honest.

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Must Love Dogs – Seoulbeats

Must Love Dogs – Seoulbeats

There are many animal metaphors in K-pop, from the metamorphosis of butterflies to the flight of birds to the dangerous ferocity of predators like alligators and wolves. But one of the most ubiquitous creatures used to paint lyrical pictures in K-pop is also one of the most beloved animals around: dogs. K-pop acts love comparing

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Music & Lyrics: Dear Mom – seoulbeats

Music & Lyrics: Dear Mom – seoulbeats

Mother’s Day is celebrated annually, although on differing days for certain countries. For most of the world, it is celebrated on May 12 this year. This month’s Music and Lyrics pays tribute to mothers, looking at the lyrics of songs that dedicate themselves to the maternal figure in the family. First is SNSD’s “Dear Mom,”

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