Hello and welcome to this weeks Modern Seoul KPOP Song of the Week, our Fifth and Final for August 2015. Although there were a number of interesting new releases recently, we’ve chosen the new release from KPOP Superstar Group Girls Generation (소녀시대). The song is titled “Lion Heart” and it was released back on Monday July 17th. In that time it has been viewed over 10million times on the SMTOWN YouTube Channel. Here are our reasons for choosing “Lion Heart” as our KPOP song of the week:

  • Firstly the song is catchy, features strong vocals and lyrics from start to finish (as you’d expect from Girls Generation). It’s also different from their previous release Party.
  • Secondly the video is fun, contains an interesting if slightly strange storyline with a lionhead love interest. Plus some great dance routines.
  • Finally Girls Generation are KPOP royalty they only release a few songs a year but when they do they’re all popular and quality.
  • On the negative side; Just like a few of their previous videos product placements and slightly over long intro is a slight negative on the video.

Girls Generation Lion Heart Banner 2More Pictures from “Lion Heart” and Links for Girls Generation

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* Website: girlsgeneration.smtown.com
* Girls Generation Facebook Page: facebook.com/girlsgeneration
* Girls Generation YouTube Channel: youtube.com/girlsgeneration

Other versions

This is a LIVE performance of “Lion Heart” by Girls Generation:

Here is a Hangul (Korean), English & Romanized Subtitled Version of “Lion Heart” by Girls Generation:

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 Beautiful Lair” by VIXX LR please click the link.
For all previous KPOP Song of the Weeks CLICK HERE

See you next Sunday and have a great week.

Sujeong
Modern Seoul
sujeong@modernseoul.org
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