Seo In Guk decided to close out 2016 with a surprising single release that may have solidified his musical fanbase in a way that nothing before ever has.

Anyone who is familiar with the singer/actor will know that this is by no means the first thing he’s ever released.  He’s worked with VIXX (his labelmates) on several Christmas tracks and has put out a plethora of Japanese and Korean albums and singles.  The thing is that his music tended to stick to ballads and pop-dance tracks that played to the lighter side of his style.  The closest he’s ever gotten to R&B are songs like 사랑해 U and Prime Time, but those still didn’t delve as deeply into the genre as this track does.

Bebe has the singer showing out vocally in a way that I can never recall him doing before.  The runs are expertly done, well placed and short enough to make their frequency a nice additive to the song instead of an annoyance.  The tenor of his voice seems to have gotten deeper with age as he comes out of nowhere with confidence that floors you from the moment he opens his mouth.

The producer also deserves a mention for doing an excellent job on the beat.  Starting off with a seductive saxophone flourish, the sound starts off slow and build from verse to bridge to chorus, culminating in highly energetic but still sexy mid-tempo bop that barely repeats itself from section to section.  It also has an excellent underlying melody that does a lot to shape the overall thrust of the song in subtle way cuts back on the reliance on more modern beats to make it distinctive.

The lyrics are simple and kind of sweet, but the innuendo is clear.  There is no doubt what Seo is talking about and, after hearing this song, there are going to be a lot of ladies out there willing to agree.

Translated lyrics by KpopScene.

Lyrics:
There’s nobody here.
Only you and me
Strange to be in front of me

Wanna see you at the end
That look is dangerous.
Close your eyes
Down low low low

Do not think about it
Baby do not
Do not think about it
Baby bebe
Do not think about it
Baby do not

Do not worry babe
To be with me now is love
It’s a little crazy.
Already filled in your mind
Enough time to look at me
I do not have any worries.
Not enough time
Do not worry babe
Look if you want a little bit more.
I’m behind you.

Do not worry babe
Do not worry babe

Yes, I can see you believe me.
You can go see a new one.
It’s a little bored here. We have to get out of here.
We two up in the sky
I’ll walk

I wanna see you at the end
That look is dangerous.
Close your eyes
Down low low low

Do not think about it
Baby do not
Do not think about it
Baby bebe
Do not think about it
Baby do not

Do not worry babe
To be with me now is love
It’s a little crazy.
Already filled in your mind
Enough time to look at me
I do not have any worries.
Not enough time
Do not worry babe
Look if you want a little bit more.
I’m behind you.
You are my everything now
You can have My Babe

Do not worry babe
To be with me now is love
It’s a little crazy.
Already filled in your mind
Enough time to look at me
I do not have any worries.
Not enough time
Do not worry babe
Look if you want a little more.
I’m behind you.

Sorry babe A little tough.
So Amazing at the end
Do not worry babe

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