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021. T-ARA’S “SEXY LOVE”

Back! Went on an unexpected hiatus. I was distracted with finishing up summer and lost track of time. Please forgive me. A lot has happened in the K-Pop world in the last couple of weeks, with new releases, etc. K-Pop finally made it onto US Radio with PSY’s “Gangnam Style”. I’m super excited! Woo Hoo, K-Pop on US radio! 🙂

Sexy Love MV

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019. T-ara Drama and Mini Album…

Okay, first off HAPPY AUGUST everyone! 🙂 (*** Just a little note*** I actually wrote this entry on August 1st, but got busy and didn’t get to finalize until now)

I can’t believe we already zoomed through 7 months of 2012! Craziness! August is my (Kelli) favorite month because it’s my birth month! Yay! I won’t tell you how old I am, just that I will be turning the age of awesome! Just kidding. 😉

Day By Day Mini Album

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014. T-ARA’s “Day By Day” Dance Version and Britney

I can’t stop listening to this song! How about you?

T-ARA "Day By Day" Dance Version

T-ARA “Day By Day” Dance Version

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010. T-ARA’s New Release “Day By Day”

Can I just say one thing???

I LOVE T-ARA’s newest release, “Day By Day”!  🙂

“Day By Day” music video

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004. T-ARA’s “Jewelry Box” Album

The K-Pop idol group T-ARA just released their debut Japanese album on June 6, 2012. I had caught wind of this release and pre-ordered my limited edition copy on the CD Japan website.

I actually received my copy on my doorstep on the 7th, along with my Arashi, “Your Eyes” copy. I don’t know what I was expecting, but I definitely was not expecting what I received. I ordered the “Diamond” limited edition, as opposed to the “Sapphire” limited edition. I was thinking along the lines… Diamonds > Sapphire, so I will go with the Diamond Edition. I didn’t realize that the Diamond edition would come as an actual Jewelry box. Silly me, if I had only read the full description on the website. Oh well. I am sort of bummed that I didn’t get the Sapphire Edition instead, just because it would take up less space on my shelf and because I will never use the jewelry box.

CD Cover

T-ARA “Jewelry Box” Diamond Limited Edition

The Diamond Edition comes with a DVD that has their Xmas performance in Osaka. One thing I really like about T-ARA is their performances. They are always so fun to watch, so the DVD was a treat. The CD had all their popular releases, but in Japanese instead of Korean. This is kind of where Annie and I differ in opinions. We both love K-Pop, but she would rather them just sing in Korean. I admittedly don’t mind hearing their songs translated into a Japanese version. Sometimes it’s almost helpful because I understand some of the translation. Annie is very good at picking up other languages and is big on pronunciation. Me, not so much… Japanese is not my first language and nor am I fluent enough to hear the difference between “foreign and local” singing accents in a language that is not my own.

Jewelry Box CD Case

Since I opened this, this CD has been playing in my car non-stop. People must look over at me when I’m driving around the Bay Area with strange looks. I’m stuck on “BoPeep BoPeep” and “Lovey Dovey”. 🙂

Here is the track listing for “Jewelry Box”. For all 3 editions (Diamond, Sapphire, and Pearl) the track listing is the same. The only thing that varies is whether or not it comes with a DVD (Pearl Edition does not come with a DVD) and if it does come with a DVD, which extra is included on the DVD.

1. “Bo Peep Bo Peep” (Japanese version)
2. “Yayaya” (Japanese version)
3. “Weironi” (Japanese version) 
4. “Keep Out”
5. “Apple is A” (Japanese version)
6. “T.T.L ~Time to Love~” (Japanese version)
7. “Roly-Poly” (Japanese version)
8. “LOVE ME! ~Anata no Sei de Kurisou~” (Japanese version) 
9. “Kojinmaru~Uso~” (Japanese version) 
10. “Breaking Heart ~Watashi ga Totemo Itakute” (Japanese version) 
11. “Cry Cry” (Japanese version)
12. “Lovey-Dovey” (Japanese version)
13. “T-ARATiC MAGiC MUSiC”

Overall, I pretty satisfied with this purchase. Since I opened this, this CD has been playing in my car non-stop. People must look get me strange looks when they seeing me singing along and doing the hand gestures of “Bo Peep Bo Peep” :P. My current obsession on this CD is, “Bo Peep Bo Peep” and “Lovey Dovey”. 🙂

Diamond Limited Edition Set

Hugs & Kimchi,

Kelli

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