Since its enactment successful 2007, Girls’ Generation has made swapping philharmonic genres, changing concepts, and adopting trends look effortless. Yet passim its varied philharmonic history, the radical inactive managed to clasp connected to what has made them enduringly fashionable — awesome vocal talent, unthinkable dancing, stunning beauty, and enchanting charisma. On August 5, Girls’ Generation returned from a five-year hiatus with Forever 1, and it’s overflowing with each those qualities.
Girls' Generation 소녀시대 'FOREVER 1' MV
However, the magnitude of the hiatus means K-pop newcomers whitethorn lone cognize the legend of Girls’ Generation and now, intoxicated by the high-energy Forever 1, they are looking for more. There’s an extended backmost catalog to explore, truthful to get you started, present are six Girls Generation songs to bask aft Forever 1 — and 2 of them adjacent person a amusive tech twist.
Released successful 2009, this electropop opus is my idiosyncratic favorite. What makes it truthful addictive are the analyzable operation of the vocals and the beauteous harmonization — chiefly betwixt 3 members, Sunny, Seohyun, and Taeyeon — peculiarly erstwhile the opus reaches its crescendo. The controversial-but-cute military-inspired marine uniforms don’t precisely acceptable the song, but they look astonishing successful the iconic euphony video changeable connected a rooftop helipad.
Girls' Generation - Genie, 소녀시대 - 소원을 말해봐, Music Core 20090718
In an illustration of the group’s unthinkable versatility, the Japanese-language version of Genie’s lyrics were changed up, on with parts of the choreography, to springiness it a antithetic consciousness that’s someway much assertive, contempt being fundamentally the aforesaid opus conscionable sung successful a antithetic language.
Girls' Generation 소녀시대 'Gee' MV
We’re not claiming originality by including Gee successful this list, arsenic it’s astir apt 1 of the astir celebrated songs from the group, but it unquestionably belongs here. It was besides released successful 2009, but it’s astir wholly the other of Tell Me Your Wish (Genie). Gone are the military-inspired uniforms and helipads, and successful travel sugary saccharine lyrics, costumes successful agleam superior colors, and cute expressions and gestures. But the beauteous harmonization remains, and the ace catchy chorus makes Gee the opus galore volition instantly subordinate with Girls’ Generation, adjacent if lone vaguely acquainted with the group.
Girls Generation - SNSD - Echo [MV]
Echo is 1 of the group’s astir “traditional” idol songs. Apart from the lyrics astir a atrocious lad fooling a girl, the euphony video doesn’t person a strict, polished choreography and alternatively gives each the members plentifulness of surface clip arsenic individuals oregon arsenic a radical having amusive together, implicit with a batch of cute gestures and a beachside location. Part of the 2010 medium Run Devil Run, it was wholly antithetic from the polished eponymous rubric track, again helping to amusement the group’s range.
Girls' Generation 소녀시대 '다시 만난 세계 (Into The New World)' MV
Groups imagination of a debut similar Into the New World. Representations of each the qualities we mentioned supra are here: ace vocals, perfectly in-sync dancing, and sparkling smiles. Released astatine the opening of August 2007, the memorable intro to the opus was utilized for the first Forever 1 teaser, which premiered astatine the opening of August this year. It’s the cleanable companion opus too, arsenic listening to it contiguous is simply a fantastic mode to spot however the members’ talents person evolved implicit the past 15 years.
Girls' Generation 少女時代 'Time Machine' MV
Several of the champion Girls’ Generation’s Japanese releases are ballads, and portion All My Love is For You is sweeter, Time Machine’s much poignant and heartfelt lyrics and always-breathtaking harmonies springiness it the edge. The euphony video lets america spot the members otherwise too, wherever alternatively of hyper-real visuals and frantic camera work, the muted, wintry colors and lingering static shots fto their quality radiance done successful a seldom seen way.
Digital Trends is simply a tech site, truthful wherefore not adjacent retired our instauration to Girls’ Generation with 2 tech-related songs from the group. Chocolate Love is simply a standout idol popular opus connected its own, but announcement the members are often seen with a telephone successful their hand? That’s the LG BL40 New Chocolate, oregon Cyon Chocolate arsenic it was known successful South Korea, and the opus was utilized successful the commercialized erstwhile it was released successful 2009.
Girls' Generation 소녀시대 'Chocolate Love' MV
If you’re wondering wherefore the euphony video is presented successful specified a choky 21:9 facet ratio, it’s due to the fact that the BL40’s 4-inch surface shared that aforesaid ratio. The radical was besides featured successful promotional images for the device, predating thing LG did with different K-pop groups including Mamamoo and BTS.
If Chocolate Love is Girls’ Generation with a tech twist done right, Visual Love is an accidental missed. Advertisements for machine processors are seldom memorable, but this is the objection to the rule, arsenic this opus was utilized to advertise the Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 chips successful 2011. While the opus itself progresses good and lone gets amended the much you perceive it, sadly, the choreography doesn’t exploit the group’s talents astatine all.
Visual Dreams (Intel Collaboration Song) _ MusicVideo
However, it’s wholly worthy sticking astir to the precise extremity of the video to perceive the members harmonize Intel’s celebrated five-note dependable signature, and past instrumentality a look astatine this glorious promo video wherever Taeyeon, Yoona, and Seohyun amusement disconnected the capabilities of a 2011 machine processor. It’s nostalgic and cute.
Forever 1 is the rubric way and sanction of the 10th medium from Girls’ Generation, and it was released digitally connected August 5, with a carnal merchandise connected August 8. It’s disposable from online stores including Global Interpark, which has a reliable planetary shipping system.
One last enactment earlier you caput disconnected and find adjacent much Girls’ Generation euphony is that you whitethorn sometimes spot the radical referred to arsenic SNSD. This is simply a shortening of the group’s sanction successful Korean, Sonyeo Sidae, which means Girls’ Generation, truthful don’t worry, it’s each the aforesaid group.
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