VIXX Give Us A Look At Their Softer Sides With 'G.R.8.U'
By Staff Writer | July 31, 2013 01:45 AM EDT
In May, VIXX showed us their dark and troubled sides with "Hyde" - and now they are back with a sweet, lovable image and the song "G.R.8.U."
Like Us on Facebook
As part of their repackaged mini-album, Jekyll, "G.R.8.U" has been described by their label, Jellyfish Entertainment, as a "definitive pop song," and after listening to it and watching the music video, it is easy to see why.
The new single is light and whimsical, with a fair amount of pep. It is a far cry from the serious nature of "Hyde" and begs for us to throw it in the car stereo and roll down the windows.
"We'd like to solely focus on VIXX's nice visuals and show their value as good looking idols without a fantastic concept or powerful performance," explained one official with Jellyfish Entertainment.
At a time when every new K-Pop song release seeks to 'reinvent' idol groups and cause a sensation with provocative concepts or intense choreography, the path chosen by VIXX and their agency is a breath of fresh air.
Without any sensationalism, "G.R.8.U" does exactly what they intended - it shows the six group members as fun-loving nice guys who merely seek to entertain and make enjoyable music.
"G.R.8.U" and Jekyll were released on July 31 and the VIXX members will first showcase the new track on Thursday as part of Mnet's live music show M! Countdown.
Watch the video for "G.R.8.U" below and let us know what you think!
© 2014 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Tagged : VIXX
Latest Photo Gallery
Trends 10.25.14 | 10:38AM EDT
Foreign trainees and the lengthy trainee period are seen as being problematic for big Korean record labels, causing many critics to give the training period a much closer look.
Concert / Event 10.24.14 | 10:05AM EDT
With just about two months left in 2014, preparations have begun for K-Pop's various year-end events, but one group will be noticeably absent from public activities in the next couple months.
Editorial 10.24.14 | 11:17AM EDT
Girl groups AOA and Hello Venus will both be making comebacks this fall in November.
Hot Issues 10.23.14 | 07:41AM EDT
Ladies' Code Members Discharged From Hospital Following Tragic Car Accident That Took The Lives Of EunB & RiSe
Polaris Entertainment confirmed that Ashley, Zuny and Sojung were released over a month after the September 3 car accident that left two of the group members dead.