After 15 years as a trainee (which he insists was his choice) with JYP Entertainment, G.Soul has moved on to H1GHR Music, Jay Park’s new label.  It seems that the singer/songwriter wanted to take the time to hone his behind the scene skills before seriously jumping in front of the mic for his own release.  Now, with a debut album officially on the way, we have to say that time was worth it because this single is the summer bop of 2017.

Over a sexy and bombastic dancehall beat, the G.Soul lets the woman he’s eyeing in the club know that he’s only interested in a one night stand.  He sound so different than he did on Fire Water, there is a lot more bravado and confidence in his tone and the lower register really suits him in terms of both tone and volume.  Despite being light on the adlibs, he keeps the song interesting and rides the beat expertly; standing out from it while still letting us get that island sound that really makes this track.

Hoody slides in with her sweetheart vocals and, contrary to how these songs usually go in Kpop, she lets him know she doesn’t have a problem with a one-and-done.  While we would have loved a little more interplay between the two singers (beyond Hoody on the background vocals), we get that this actually runs counter to the theme of the song as the two are making that solitary mood be felt in their separation and not in the overall cohesion of the song.

The lyrics are pretty simple, but the fact that this doesn’t come off as jerky is a testament to G.Soul’s writing ability.  He gets to the point without being an ass and Hoody comes off just as well, another hard sell for some Korean singers (especially with such high voices).

We can’t be noncommittal with pop!gasa

Lyrics:
The sun will come up in a few minutes
But I’m still in the club
Everyone’s trying to leave with someone
A little more
A few more drinks
Cuz it seems easier if you’re drunk
Tequila shots on me
Don’t be nervous baby
I don’t need your number
I’m just tryna have fun

The night is young
I think I need someone
Honestly, I know you feel the same
Just keep me company sometime
I know you don’t want things to be complicated
Let me just take u home tonight
That’s all baby
Not that lonely to love u
Not that lonely to love u

Not that lonely to love u
Love u
Love u x2

I’m not looking for anything
I’m telling you in case you misunderstand
Tequila shots for me
After this drink maybe
You don’t even need to know my name
I’m just tryna have fun

The night is young
I think I need someone
Honestly, I know you feel the same
Just keep me company sometime
I know you don’t want things to be complicated
Let me just take u home tonight
That’s all baby
Not that lonely to love u
Not that lonely to love u

Not that lonely to love u
Love u
Love u x2

As if we’re something special
(Oh nah nah nah nah )
As if we’ll see each other after
(Oh nah nah nah nah)
I told you, let’s just have a good time
Don’t look for anything more here
Don’t think, just dance tonight
Dance tonight

The night is young
I think I need someone
Honestly, I know you feel the same
Just keep me company sometime
I know you don’t want things to be complicated
Let me just take u home tonight
That’s all baby
Not that lonely to love u
Not that lonely to love u

Not that lonely to love u
Love u
Love u x2

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