2NE1: All or Nothing Live in Manila

Here’s to updating my blog more frequently. For my big blogging comeback is no less than the K-pop supergroup, 2NE1.

2NE1 All Or Nothing Live in Manila concert Mall of Asia Arena

My 2NE1 photoset

I made a promise to myself that I shouldn’t miss 2NE1’s next concert here in the Philippines, which was timely because I only became a fan with “I AM THE BEST.” Nothing like checking the tour setlist to motivate me, because all the songs I like from To Anyone and CRUSH were included in it!

The girls didn’t waste any time. A couple of minutes past eight in the evening, the girls made their way toward the stage with an explosive opening number (“CRUSH”/”FIRE”).

2NE1 All Or Nothing Live in Manila concert Mall of Asia Arena

“CRUSH”

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Underrated Style

True to my “click-happy” nature which usually occurs past midnight (what a discovery, that hip hop jewelry wholesale site), I came across a music video by Rania (which happened to be quite old, but it sounds new to me because I wasn’t able to follow the group’s discography after “POP POP POP”):

“STYLE” could have been a hit with its infectious beat and lyrics. The track reminds me so much of 2NE1 that I can even assign them their parts. CL can do Saem’s “Classy, sexy, crazy, beautiful style”/”You’re not, you’re not my my my style” lines and the rapping, while Minzy can take the other parts of Saem, and perhaps she and Dara can split between T-ae and Xia’s verses. Bom gets the chorus and the high parts, of course. If those YouTube comments say the truth about this track being co-produced by YG then I guess that explains the “sounds like 2NE1″ element.

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