A few weeks ago I signed up for an online essay class where we learned and wrote in different styles. Our first one was list, and one of the prompts was to write about someone we knew really well. I decided to write about Jonghyun, and to think about that dynamic celebrity creates: we feel like we know these people, but really we don’t.
I’ve seen too many lists of “top recommended songs for new K-Pop fans,” and each one that’s written by a major, non-music related outlet gets very predictable. However, it’s never a complete list without SHINee. Continue reading