I’m rather enjoying BoA’s 8th Korean album (Kiss My Lips, released a couple of days ago). There’s nothing particularly earth-shattering musically, but it’s all kind of comforting. And I hope she doesn’t get into trouble for the 4th track, Shattered, which at 2’52” is very close to the chorus of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky.
On a separate note, a post on Soompi points out something that has never occurred to me before:
“I wanted to show my feminine charms with this album,” she said at a press conference on May 11. “I wanted to wear heels on stage, and a skirt instead of my usual baggy pants.”
“I’ve never worn a skirt on stage in Korea, not even once,” she adds.
Anyway, I’m still enjoying the album, which is now on its third repeat. It’s a good combination of pop numbers, the sort of stuff that might be on in a gym, and more down-tempo ballads.