We probably should have known that, when they dropped the video for Stuck, that the second part of Monsta X’s The Clan would be on its way soon.  And while the video’s intro had us a little worried that the group was about to revert back to their try-hard origins, the track that we ultimately got was pretty good.

The production on this one has a nice blend of pop and rock styles for something a little different than what the group has been delivering so far.  While some of the imagery in the video gave us B.A.P feels, the group’s sound is their own with the vocals being the a great balance in energy and motivation for the bombastic track.  Lyrically, we can only get the barest gist of the song, but we do get the feeling that this continues the trend of the group of better lyricism (sans the rap because it went by too fast for us to get anything out of).

The one BIG downside?  Despite how good the elements of the track are, it all ends up being pretty forgettable.  It could be the fact that songs like this, in either Korea or America, are kind of a dime a dozen.  The “I’m a fighter and a conqueror” theme is pretty common in music and even the rock theme isn’t new.  While it’s a good forward step for them in an overall sense (it shows they are capable of more than originally thought), it could leave listeners wanting more.

pop!gasa never has to fight for our attention…

Lyrics:
If it’s for you
I could easily endure anything
I am ready so
(just believe)
I wanna be stronger
Than the me of yesterday
Watch over me
I can make it
(I can make it)

I laid everything down
I have nothing to lose
(I’m ready, from now on, fight for love
This heat is getting hotter and hotter)

Out of all the people who are cheering
I only need you
(Ring the bell)
(I’m gonna fight for love)

I’ve never been this earnest before in my life
Even if I fall, I can never give up
(Even if I fall again)
The shape of your mouth makes me get up
My goddess
Bring me victory
Cuz I’m a champion champion

Cuz I’m a fighter fighter
Hands up higher higher
This place is on fire, fire
Champion, champion
Cuz I’m a fighter fighter
Hands up higher higher
This place is on fire, fire
Champion champion

This game just got more fun
No, it’s perfect
(Don’t worry about me, I’m still good)
(Now next next next)

Feels like the world is under my feet
(Put your hopes on me)
(I’ll be standing right in front of you)

Out of all the people who are cheering
I only need you
(Ring the bell)
(I’m gonna fight for love)

I’ve never been this earnest before in my life
Even if I fall, I can never give up
(Even if I fall again)
The shape of your mouth makes me get up
My goddess
Bring me victory
Cuz I’m a champion champion

Yes imma champion
Because I can knock down whoever it is
Call me a fighter
The atmosphere is hot, the tension is higher
The temperature of my flowing sweat is hot
If this heat reaches you
I’m a fighter fighter
Even if I get kicked down
I’ll get up, this place is heating up
I won’t rest but I’ll just run
My eyes are on fire
Who can stop me?
I don’t even need an opponent
Now I’ll swing a punch

I’ve never been this earnest before in my life
Even if I fall, I can never give up
(Even if I fall again)
The shape of your mouth makes me get up
My goddess
Bring me victory
Cuz I’m a champion champion

I’m your fighter fighter (fighter)
Higher higher higher (higher)
Inside you is a fire, fire
Champion champion

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