Once again it was a tough decision but for this weeks Modern Seoul KPOP Song of the Week we’ve chosen “Coffee Shop” by B.A.P. (비에이피) It was released on June 27th and has been viewed around 1,300,000 times so far on YouTube. Here are our reasons for choosing “Coffee Shop” for our KPOP song of the week:

  • Firstly the song is a change from the B.A.P norm and is more of a ballad, but it sounds great.
  • Secondly the video is well made and not over produced.
  • Finally B.A.P have shown some true talent with this release.
  • On the negative side; the video seemed to be more of the tour of different major US cities and landmarks. Why not use Korea?

B.A.P Coffee Shop - Golden Gate Bridge

More Information on B.A.P

B.A.P Coffee Shop - Group

B.A.P (비에이피) stands for Best Absolute Perfect. The group is made up of 6 members Bang Yong Guk, Kim Himchan, Daehyun, Youngjae, Jong Up, and Zelo. They released their first song a little over a year ago and during the past year they have developed a large following both in Korea and around the world. The group ranges in age from the oldest Yongguk who is 23 to the youngest Zelo who is just 17.

Links:
There official Facebook Page is: http://www.facebook.com/OFFICIALB.A.P
B.A.P official Fancafe : http://cafe.daum.net/TS-ASIAN

B.A.P Coffee Shop - Street Sign

B.A.P Coffee Shop - banner

Other versions:

English, Hangul and Romanized Version Here:

LIVE version Coming Soon:

COMING SOON

Finally

We hope you’ve enjoyed and agree with our choice for KPOP Song of the week. If you have any suggestions for next weekend, please let us know.

For last weeks KPOP Song of the Week “Darling of All Hearts” by Sunny Hill please click the link. Also another B.A.P KPOP Song of the Week was “One Shot” Info Here.

Have a fun Sunday.

Sujeong
Modern Seoul
sujeong@modernseoul.org
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