when your best friend is talking to your crush
"hey i think you’d really like my friend"
"he’s gay too"
yuna kim vs. n.e.r.d.
Wally’s Top Ten K-pop Songs of 2013 (in ten words each!)
10. Fiestar - I Don’t Know
Don’t all nursery rhyme chants allude to sexual naivety anyway?
9. Spica - Tonight
Tapping into the Tumblr aesthetic: soft punk, irreverence, thigh gap.
8. Son Dam Bi - Red Candle
You didn’t think k-pop could werq bossa nova, did you?
6, Lee Hyori - Miss Korea
K-pop vet takes refreshingly #nofilter approach to being impossibly beautiful.
5, Shinee - Dream Girl
Come for plaid clad cuties, stay for glee club harmonies.
3. After School - First Love
Slaying the porno jazz beat and those pole skills doe.
2. T-ara N4 - Jeon Won Diary (Countryside Life)
A charming counterpoint to Gangnam Style. God bless those accordions.
1. Girls’ Generation - I Got a Boy
Electro-hop odyssey in five (!) acts that completely changed the game.
Bonus J-Pop Crossover Song of the Year: After School - Shh
Also check out my Top Ten K-pop Songs of 2012!