Posts Tagged ‘dong bang shin ki’

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Vote for Tohoshinki! (and NEWS!)

April 1, 2009

It’s the Battle of the Pop: Asia vs Asia!

Prepare yourselves for the ultimate musical showdown. In this second edition of Battle of the Pop we’re putting the very best of Asia up against each other for the Channel [V] Pop Star Throne. We know just how much you love the fresh Asian pop sound and so we’re giving you the chance to decide who the ultimate Asian sensation is! Big Bang vs Tohoshinki, Lollipop vs Farenheit, News vs Super Junior, S.H.E. vs Wonder Girls – Can you choose sides between the best of the best?

As Asia’s top music acts square off, viewers can vote for who rocks their world by logging on to http://www.channelv.com/. Join the battle by selecting your favorite artists from each country and telling us why they are the best in the pop world. We’ll tally up the votes and show you who reigns superior in the Battle of the Pop Asian Edition with special back-to-back music videos only on Channel [V].

Okay so it’s Big Bang VS Tohoshinki and here is where you can vote!

You need to register here which doesn’t take very long at all. You don’t even need to confirm your email!

If you don’t buy their CDS, at least vote for them – it’s free! ^_^

Also while you’re there vote for NEWS too – they’re losing against Super Junior! 😥

You have until the 6th April! 🙂

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Engrish

February 5, 2009

Whenever i hear the start to DBSK’s song “O Jun Ban Hap” i always end up laughing at myself. This is because every single time i hear the start of it where Yoochun says “Yo Yunho let’s try some noisy beat..” seriously, every single time i hear it, instead of what Yoochun is really saying, i get Masuda Takahisa’s voice coming into my head, replacing the lyrics with: “Yo Yunho, what’s fo’ dinner tonight?”
Yes i am being serious.
I believe it is because they use the exact same tone of voice….and well…..haha i don’t think i can really justify this!

Just listen to it!
In case you’re wondering, this is Masuda Takahisa’s (NEWS) performance of “Pumpkin” during the “Never Ending Wonderful Story” concert.

Hear it? “Yo what’s fo’ dinner tonight?” Ah Massu…….
Anyway, here’s DBSK’s “O”

Please say i’m not crazy!!!! If you’re struggling to imagine it..here i even made a (quick) recording of what i hear:

Ahhhhhhh forget Yoosu, it’s all about Massyoo! ^______^

Heyyy they even look a bit alike too? 😉

Haha, i also sometimes listen to songs over and over and then it suddenly clicks that they are singing english words! This happened to me yesterday, when i was listening to the song by NEWS “Mafuyu no Nagareboshi” where the last paragraph in the song is sung in English. I wasn’t really paying much attention to this song as i was busy doing something else, but for some reason i suddenly thought, “hey that’s English!”
Listening back to it makes me feel really stupid as it’s so obvious, but sometimes i just can’t be bothered to try translate what they’re saying in my head, so it all just merges together! I think it’s the “I can be your heart, I wish to see…..” part. Here’s a clip of a shortened version of the song being performed at their Pacific tour.

Ah I really do wonder why these pesky Asians always insist on adding random English to their songs. Is it really that cool to do so? Will more people buy your records if you add the odd English phrase?
To be honest, i really don’t think so. But who knows? I’m not Japanese! I asked my Japanese penpal (yes i have one..don’t laugh!) and he didn’t seem to think there was any relevance in it. Obviously that doesn’t speak for all Japanese people. But isn’t it random? Doesn’t it annoy them that they’ve got some random lyrics in their head which they don’t understand? (Then again..that always happens to me….)

Ah the English language is such a strange thing. I’m always thinking, ehhh why do we do that? For example, we miss out so many words in our sentences, just because we can and they still make sense!
To be honest, i’m so glad that that doesn’t happen in German (as far as i’m aware) as it’d just leave me so much more confused!
I often find myself wondering whether i should be happy that English is my first language and i don’t have to learn it which gives me the option of learning any language i want to, instead of just – ‘okay learn English, then learn the language you want to’
Is that ignorant to think like that? My German friend who’s over here for three months told us she was under the impression that English people believed they didn’t need to learn any languages because everybody learns theirs.
Obviously me being a language geek is an exception to that, but it’s awfully true! In my German class there’s only three of us. Out of a college of hundreds, only seven people (when including the first year) want to carry on learning German from school. Why is that? Are they intimidated by the amount of hard work? Is it just laziness or is it arrogance?

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Okay…happy chinese new year! :-D

January 26, 2009

I’ve just made the banner which is at the top of this page. I am a bit dissapointed with it actually.
Basically when i was younger, like when i was 13/14 kind of age, i used to do that kind of thing all the time. I used to love it! I always used Paint Shop Pro 8, so when i changed over to my laptop, i couldn’t be bothered to put it on here..lol. It was also because the mouse was hard to use for doing precise work, so i just left it!
Now i finally just re-installed PSP on this laptop so that i could make the banner! Haha what dedication!
Anyway, i was surprised at how much i remembered. I had to spend ages finding brushes for it…but yeah. Anyway.
Oh yeah, a big happy birthday for Jaejoongie! Even though his birthday’s already gone…ah he’s old! Booooooooo.
Sorry, haha..i think anything past 20 is old!
I just think i never ever want to grow up. I guess it’s because in life i seem to get away with things by giving a sweet smile, and joking around the subject. I don’t expect that to work for me when i get older, so i’m panicking for when that happens!
Oh yeah, here’s the link to my Jaejoong fanfic, please read it!!! I will get round to finishing it soon…..(it’s on my to-do list…)
www.quizilla.com/user/chibirawrr

Hmm, today i didn’t go to college…me and my friends were supposed to go to the Chinese to celebrate the new year..but..erm…we didn’t, as they were booked so we were going to have Indian..but i don’t know where that idea went lol.
I really want to watch romance of the heart. It’s my favourite Korean film & i have such big cravings to watch it! Hmmm..i may go do that now!!
& also, here’s what i hope to write about in the next few days:
a) Morning Musume ~ my current view on them.
b) My favourite dramas ~ because i can now innit?
c) My newfound love for Big Bang ~
d) Hopefully will have finished translating that MM clip..

Ah…you may have already caught on that i am a bit obsessed with writing lists..ah..OCD!

I think i’ll just leave you with a lovely picture of Jaejoong on his birthday. I love his smile here, it’s so genuine! ❤

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