When you first listen to this group two things are made abundently clear:
- This group has really raw/powerful vocals.
- The beats are just as good!
So as one can imagine, having these two things going for them has produced amazing results. They are amongst one of the most lit groups you will find in Kpop as they go really hard…all the time. 🙂 And when it comes to the Romancin’ part they don’t cut any slack either. I kidd you not when I say these dudes produce some of the most intense and in your face love songs. lol
Now sure they have some of those more standard love ballads in their discography too but that is not what I am gonna focus on right now at all. I instead wanna showcase what makes them standout. Which is their ability to vocalize raw emotion without having to “wrap it up in a nice little bow.” With them you can see that other side, you know when your heart is full on pumping and your thoughts are racing at a million miles per minute. It’s a side I don’t think we get often enough off so I’m glad Monsta X breaks that mold. 😀
One song in particular that is a good example of all this is called Be Quiet. I remember being taken back by it the first time I heard it because I wasn’t braced for it at all. Quickly it blew my mind and became my fave song of theirs up until Beautiful. A song that came out more recently. What I loved was that it was unlike any kind of love song I had heard before. I mean as soon as you hit play that beat is quick to smack you across the face. lol It only gets even dirtier as it goes along and hits that inevitable beat drop.
Best of all was the lyrics though. Not to say that they were the most creative but I could really relate to them and the emotion they evoked. To me they adequately expressed liking/being enthralled/captivated by someone in a way that felt genuine to what that moment has felt like for me in the past. Because whenever I have been in a situation like that I would describe it as overwhelming and that is how this song felt. In the best way possible of course. 😀
Whether it be directly about love or themes that approach that, you can guarantee that this group will go out. It sucks that this song never got an official MV but I am at least happy that it exists. Specially since its a sentiment that can be expressed about many of their non-title songs. The group releases quality content with little filler, because of this I have developed a special place in my heart for them. Going as far as trying to spread that love, hoping others can give this group a chance. In a perfect world for me MONSTA X would be at the top with EXO and BTS. Hopefully one day that will happen. For now I leave you with the song itself, Be Quiet.
So did you like it? ^_^