BLACKPINK proves they were born to make music with “Shut Down”

By | September 18, 2022

It has been a very long time coming however BLACKPINK is lastly again and higher than ever with their second album: NE ROSEand certainly one of their greatest tracks so far with “Shut Down”.

With the discharge of “Pink Venom,” all of us realized not solely how a lot we missed BLACKPINK, but in addition how a lot we wanted their music in our lives – and the time has lastly come. The wait might have been lengthy but it surely was properly price it as the ladies does not Allow us to down. NE ROSE and ‘Shut Down’ are every part we needed and extra.

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This new BLACKPINK tune is not like something they’ve performed earlier than, and it is completely slapping. “Shut Down” could appear easy at first, but it surely’s truly an ideal tune. The usage of Paganini’s ‘La Campanella’ pattern is simply sensible. The way in which they create a hip-hop tune round a traditional snippet we have all heard earlier than is simply loopy and so satisfying to listen to. They fully reinvent the pattern, but it surely additionally appears like they’re reinventing themselves by cheering on the enemies. This may be certainly one of their greatest titles so far, and that is saying lots as a result of it is BLACKPINK we’re speaking about right here. “Shut Down” is just wonderful and the definition of an addictive tune – with its catchy melodies and wonderful raps. We won’t get sufficient.

And the clip is so particular for BLACKPINK and Blinks. Not solely are the aesthetics and visuals to die for, but it surely’s so heartwarming and enjoyable to observe the varied references to their earlier releases. One can discover a number of photographs which can be precisely the identical as certainly one of their outdated clips, and even the recreation of a number of of their iconic units. An awesome instance of that is when Jennie raps on a tank, similar to the one she does on “DU-DDU-DU-DDU”. And even Lisa standing on the identical bridge as in “Enjoying With Hearth”. The tune as a complete additionally references a lot of their songs as a bunch in addition to their solo songs. It appears like a closure but in addition a gap for even higher issues to come back.

BLACKPINK are one of many greatest woman teams on this planet proper now and everyone knows the affect they’ve had on the trade and on us. We love seeing them take possession of the success they’ve had over their profession as a band with “Shut Down.”


And if we glance past “Shut Down”, with this second album, BLACKPINK’s discography stays flawless. We had already heard the highly effective pre-release single “Pink Venom”, in addition to “Prepared For Love”, a summer season tune launched in collaboration with PUBG MOBILE. We beloved these songs and it made us much more excited for this full launch, and NE ROSE did not allow us to down.

Should you beloved the overflowing confidence and sassiness of “Fairly Savage” and “Wager You Wanna,” “Typa Lady” is unquestionably for you. It is the right combine between a hip-hop tune and a pop tune. It is this kind of sound that we completely love at BLACKPINK. In the identical spirit, we’ve ‘Tally’ which mixes not solely hip-hop and pop, but in addition a pop-rock affect. It is all about empowerment and self-acceptance. He feels quietly liberating simply listening to this one.

‘Yeah Yeah Yeah’ is extra of a enjoyable tune with its shiny synth and joyful melody. And what makes this tune much more particular is that Rosé and Jisoo have been concerned in writing the tune. ‘Arduous To Love’ is the right sequel to ‘Yeah Yeah Yeah’ with its retro-pop sound and groovy drop. It is an trustworthy tune that displays insecurities and uncooked feelings, but it surely’s combined with a brighter sound and power. It is addictive to take heed to. And to everybody’s shock, this monitor is definitely a Rosé solo and we like it.

We love when BLACKPINK do ballads and “The Happiest Lady” is a sort of ballad they’ve by no means tried earlier than – and it’d simply be their greatest but. It is emotional and uncooked and highlights their voice and the truth of their feelings. All the women sound completely wonderful and this may be their most heartbreaking tune so far.

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With NE ROSE and “Shut Down,” BLACKPINK sticks the sound we love and likewise experiments with new components. He created what might be their greatest launch so far. We did not assume they might high their final comeback, however right here we’re. It was greater than well worth the wait and we will not wait to see the ladies carry out these songs stay on their subsequent tour.

Are you as obsessive about ‘Shut Down’ as we’re? What’s your favourite tune in NE ROSE? Make sure to tell us by tweeting us at @thehoneypop or go to us on Fb and Instagram.

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