BoA Kiss My Lips music video song

BoA ‘Kiss My Lips’ Music Video & Song Review

Hear ye, hear ye, the queen is back and looking more radiant than ever! BoA wrote, composed, and produced all 12 tracks on her eight Korean studio album and title track Kiss My Lips. Let’s see what this veteran idol has in store for us in commemoration of her 15th year anniversary.

Song

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Rather than coming back with an upbeat and fast paced song, which most of her fans are used to, Kiss My Lips starts off slow, a bit too slow for my personal liking. The song doesn’t have that strong and dynamic ump that we’re used to hearing from BoA. There’s this constant anticipation where the listeners are waiting to see when she’ll hit those high notes and start belting it out, but unfortunately, that moment never comes.

Come and kiss my lips
Come and kiss my lips
Come and kiss my lips
Come and kiss my lips
If you let me get close to you.

However, with enough listens, the song will definitely grow on you, especially the chorus. The lyrics roll off her tongue and you could tell that there’s no awkwardness of her singing about love, relationships, and PDA (public display of affection). Whereas if you gave this song to a rookie or younger artist, there’s a possible chance there’d be slight hesitation and uneasiness in the deliverance of the song.

Videography

You’re probably used to SM Entertainment and their flashy box sets by now, given that about 90 percent of their artists music videos are like that. And although Kiss My Lips also starts off with the usual glitzy lights and fancy camera work, the video gives off a completely different vibe than your typical SM music video. BoA’s been with the company for so long that she has the artistic freedom to do what she wants when it comes to putting out music, and how it’s done, especially since she composed, produced, and wrote all the songs on this album. Not many other idols can say that they’re granted that same freedom and opportunity from their company.

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As showy as the different sets may get, it’s not enough to distract the viewers from keeping their focus on BoA. She sasses that camera with every move and hair flip. She reels you in, and keeps you mesmerized.

Choreography

If you’re talking about BoA, singing is only secondary. What got her noticed and a major reason as to why she’s come as far as she has in this industry has a lot to do with her amazing dance skills and techniques. She’s been dubbed the dance queen of K-pop, and there’s no doubt that she has some stellar moves. The energy when she dances and the aura that oozes out of her, always outplays her tiny frame. BoA doesn’t need to do a bunch of sexy body waves or touch her body provocatively in order to get the viewers attention; her moves alone are powerful enough to swoop you in.


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No decorative footwork needed here either; although simple, her hip shaking, leg twerking, and arm waves were enough to get me excited for the rest of the choreography. She had just the right number of backup dancers, enough to fill an empty set, but just enough to give her her space to do her thing. Because her dancers tower over her, it made her stand out even more and allowed her to show off her dominant presence.

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Lately, due to the overwhelming amount of group performances, it’s refreshing to see a solo performer. Even though she has multiple backup dancers, BoA owns the spotlight, every single second of it.

Styling

BoA’s come along way from her crop top and bagging jeans days. In this music video, she’s full on glam from beginning to end. All her outfits were on point, starting from her sparklingly, sheer blue dress to her once piece black bodysuit, to her snazzy silver dress. Her hair was down and in loose waves for a majority of the video, which added simplicity to the already showy video. The bright lipstick colors that she wore throughout the music video worked well with her pale skin and were just enough that it didn’t take away from her already flashy outfits.


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Shoes are usually one of the best accessory to pull an outfit together. In BoA’s case, it was the knee high metallic and silver boots that gave her outfits the extra pizazz. Occasionally, boots that go above mid calf tend to make short people, anyone who is below five feet two inches look even shorter, but she pulled it off well. She wanted to let you know that she owned those shoes, not the other way around!

Overall Thoughts

Sometimes people forget that BoA has 15 years of experience under her belt, and yet, she’s only in her late twenties and still working it. It’s as if we’ve grown up with her, since she’s been in the public eye for such a long time. Not only has she shed her tomboy image with this recent album and comeback, but she’s also showing us how much she’s blossomed and grown. She’s ready to show us her matured side, musically, artistically, and physically. As a longtime fan, I’m ready to receive it with open arms. Are you?

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Do you prefer the energetic or the mellow BoA? What do you think of her new path, musically? Share your thoughts in the comment section below and be sure to subscribe to the site and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr to keep up with all of our posts.

  • Ricardo

    I think it’s sophisticated and gives ethereal vibes. There are pretty shots like the first gif and she shows the control of her voice. The song grew in me in the second listen and now it’s my jam. For other side, the album is good as well and has diamonds like Shattered,