#3 Crayon Pop “Bar Bar Bar”
I’m 7 years late, but I just learned that this is the original music video. The one in the theme park, the big viral video that I’m most familiar with, was the choreography version and came out a week and a half after this one. This is so low budget omg! Apparently the choreo MV only cost about $350 USD to make, so how much do you think this one cost? Like $75 tops for the snacks? Anyways, it’s nice to get the helmet origin story lol.
#2 2NE1 “Do You Love Me”
The group put out a trio of singles this year, with “Do You Love Me” being the second released. I remember the MV more the live stages, but this is cute. They’re so cute! The song is a fun summer song too. It was the follow up to “Falling In Love” that was released a month before. They looked like they had fun with both songs this summer.
#1 EXO “Growl”
“Growl” was the single off of the group’s repackaged album of the same name. It was a huge hit for the group…it was their first song to reach the top three on the charts, and is still their biggest selling single ever. The song was nominated for and won a bunch of awards at the year-end shows. Here is the group’s performance at SBS Gayo. My anxiety can’t stop me from watching that big hole in the middle of the stage wtf.
#9 Brown Eyed Girls “Kill Bill”
I really liked this era. I mean, I would let them fuck me up. That’s true most of the time tbh, but this one just hits me different. The song is so good and they look so amazing too. This was one of the singles off their 5th full album, “Black Box”. Here’s their comeback stage on Show Champion. Almost makes me want to pack up some cowboy boots and head into the dessert for the weekend. Almost. It’s really hot out.
#10 Ladies Code “Hate You”
This song was a digital single, and served as a pre-release to the group’s second EP that came out later in the fall. It was also their follow up to their debut song. I remember really loving this MV. I think they all look so gorgeous in every part of the video. The song is great too, it’s one of the songs I always think of when I think about the group. This song would give them their first #1 on the charts.
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