State of the Art
Below is the music video of Once in a Lifetime from their State of the Art album.
It’s funny, watching the mv reminds me of all the ‘Boy Bands’ (Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees, Five etc etc) back in high school. But one of the reasons why I prefer kpop is because their music videos are more entertaining… Shinhwa had some pretty impressive dance moves in their younger days…
If only we could combine Shinhwa’s dancing from their early years and their singing in the later years?
Once In a Lifetime no doubt is worth listening to multiple times as it comes in the form of an explosive dance track that has been chosen as official SBS World Cup song. Another recommendable track is Highway Star – a rap song that is accompanied by the seductive vocals of newcomer IVY. Also coming with a special 44-page photo booklet, Shinhwa’s addictive new State of the Art release has already crossed sales of 100,000 copies and continues to stay solidly posted in the pop charts.
Shinhwa – State Of The Art Track List
- Your Man
- 약한 남자 (Weak Man)
- Once in a Lifetime
- Highway Star
- Midnight Girl
- Throw My Fist
- 기회 (Chance/Opportunity)
- 왜 내가 (Why Me)
- You’re My Everything
The album has a pretty good mix of styles, starting off with their signature rap-like beats, to groovy ballads and slow ballads.
Fast: Thanks! Your Man, Doobob, Paradise, Highway Star (Groove), Throw My Fist
Mid: Weak Man, Midnight Girl
Slow: Once In A Lifetime, Chance, Why Me, You’re my Everything,
Below is the full version of Shinhwa’s RUN music video (with dialog), from the 10th Anniversary Concert.
To commemorate their achievement, Shinhwa presents a special limited edition of their ninth album. The album features a bevy of some of the best talents in the industry such as esteemed composer Kwon Tae Eun and his team of “ThePlayDoG”, Lee Sang In who previously wrote Shinhwa’s Your Man and Lee Min Woo’s Beeya, and Vink of Monotonic. Composed by Kim Jae Suk of Wanted and penned by Choi Gaap Won, Dashi han beonman (“Just One More Time”) is a lush string-infused R&B ballad with a moving chorus featuring all of Shinhwa’s six members.
Shinhwa – Volume 9 Track List
- Last Train Home
- 다시 한번만
- Free Style #1
- 2 Ma Luv…
- We Can Get In On
- So In Love
- 아직 못 다한 이야기
Go to the official website for Shinhwa’s 10th Anniversary and check out their video clips. (warning: almost everything is in Korean)
To be honest I don’t think I’ll go out of my way to listen to Shinhwa’s Volume 9… Maybe just track2 (Voyage) and track 10, and possibly track 3 when I’m in a sad mood. If I had to choose between State Of The Art or Volume 9, I would definitely go with State Of The Art!