TVXQ Tuesday: Paradise


Turn the lights down low, grab your boo, snuggle in close, and let’s sink into this slow, seductive groove, shall we?

This song and how these five sexy men perform it is so sweet and sultry, I even had to stop it a few times to catch my breath. Maybe it had something to do with those 10 biceps so gently lit by the incredible stage lighting in this performance. I mean..wait until you get to about the 4:35 mark when the spotlight showers Junsu in a soft glow and he goes all soulful. *THUNK*

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The way that man pours his soul into a song is incredible beyond comprehension. Every part of the song from lyrics to melody to phrasing and otherwise splice with Jun’s DNA and the results are simply astounding. There goes that bias taking over again!! I cannot help it. Listen to him. Feel him. Feel this song.

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All five of these voices are so rich and heady here. *fans self repeatedly* They are all singing this amazing R&B groove from somewhere deep and warm. It embraces you, draws you in close, and doesn’t let go.

What I love so much about this song, other than the fact that it is so smooth and delicious, is that they keep this song on such a slow jam even keel. That is, Junsu and the maknae, Changmin, keep those big voices tamed and controlled yet seething with emotion and strength. Yoochun and Yunho are like two simmering engines, deep and powerful. They frame this song so gorgeously with the deep soothing tones of their voices. And Jae….I have said it over and over, Jae’s voice to me is like velvet wrapped in silk and here, covered in honey.

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As always, individually they shine in their respective parts and their harmonies are simply electric. This is yet another example of their inherent talent. They are spectacular at vocal phrasing and all have such wonderful musicality. They are just so good. Period.

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  1. Janey says:

    Wonderful post as usual! 🙂 Don’t worry about your bias taking over your commentary. Junsu is really an amazing singer so it’s understandable!

    This is another song of them that I haven’t listened to that much, so thank you for re-introducing it to me. ^^

    • Michele says:

      Awwww, thank you Janey!! This song really struck a chord with me – I just think they sung it so beautifully live here. Then again, when are they NOT amazing live, right? And Junsu…….well, he is simply indescribable. These guys…they just hit me right dead center in my heart sometimes with their ballads and harmonies. Just gorgeous.<3

  2. evez says:

    <3 eeeee!!! five delish gorgeous boys!…as usual!…the BEST for me…i am thinking that we will run out of the good adjectives to describe this group…..y'know listening to them is always like listening for the first time?…i am always excited and overwhelmed with their collective voices!..yeah!..this group is really soooooo gooooood!!!…i will never get tired listening to their songs over and over..Junsu, Jaejoong Yoochun, Yunho and Changmin are tattooed in my mind!… <3<3<3

    • Michele says:

      Hehehehe Evez…yes they are your 5 gorgeous boys!! I will have to pull out my thesaurus and come up with new adjectives for my next post!! ^^ I know I must sound redundant at this point but I really have nothing bad to say ever about them. They are generally pitch perfect and always entertaining. Not to mention hot. O.o

      A music tattoo…I LOVE IT! You always come up with great analogies!! Do I have permission to add to my Evez-isms for future use?? <3<3

      • evez says:

        hahaha!,,you’re so sweet Michele thinking of adding me in your list of analogies… 🙂 i’d be happy for you to come up with new words and make a thesaurus only for this group and other k-hot we love that would be pretty awesome!…y’know in k-pop, fans are always create a word to associate with their favorite biases so if you can come up some that is super cooL!… <3<3<3

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