In what feels just like the longest tease ever, TAN first launched a brief model of Repair You alongside their debut in March of final yr. On the one-year anniversary of that debut, the blokes have lastly adopted by and unleashed the complete track and music video. The outcome performs just about the way you’d anticipate, full with new-gen second verse breakdown that acts as a small bump within the street of an in any other case robust observe.
Repair You by no means elevates past “Beast cosplay,” however by honoring a few of the finest idols of Okay-pop’s fabled “second technology,” the track arrives with tons of fine will. We simply don’t hear this model of smooth, melodic dance pop a lot anymore – particularly from boy teams. TAN lack the gravitas to make it their very own, however the track’s finest moments have a transportive impact. Sure, this outdated Okay-pop fan (senior citizen, actually!) is about to wax poetic concerning the “good outdated days.” If Repair You had been launched again in 2012 or 2013 I most likely wouldn’t have bat an eye fixed. These items was in every single place. However arriving in 2023, the track appears like an alien creature, weaving across the blustery posturing of its friends to ship a extra nimble pop sound.
In brief, I suppose I like Repair You’s intentions greater than I find it irresistible as a track. It performs as a musical balm, triggering nostalgic dopamine facilities with out constructing upward from there. That’s no small feat, and can absolutely land it on my playlist for the foreseeable future. However reasonably than make me excited for TAN’s future, Repair You evokes one other deep dive into Okay-pop’s storied previous.
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