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CNBLUE – First Step

So, First Step,  CNBLUE‘s first full-length album, released about a month ago and normally I wouldn’t care… but then I got sucked into watching Yonghwa & Seohyun episodes on We Got Married and, well, I started to pay a little more attention to CNB.

귀여운 노래!^^

I’ve never watched 우리 결혼했어요, but I remember I found out about the 용서 couple’s “반말송” (“Banmal Song”) through allkpop.  So when CN Blue’s Jung Yonghwa released a digital version of the song retitled “처음 사랑하는 연인들을 위해” (“For First-time Lovers”) earlier this year, I was curious to hear it because 반말송 was so popular.  It’s really one of the most adorable songs I have ever heard. (Source:  GirlsGenerationSM) What I love about this song is that it is so distinctly Korean.  It’s about something that you can’t really understand unless you know a little about Korean culture and it’s about something I love watching in a Korean drama – progression of a relationship in parallel with changes in speech levels.  How do you gauge when to start speaking “comfortably” to a person you’ve met?  When can you switch from 존댓말 to 반말?  What’s even more interesting (what this song is about) is how to speak to a person who’s just become your lover – how do you get over the awkwardness and the shyness, not only in …