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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 169

There are moments when I watch G.O perform where I am convinced music is a drug. A heady intoxicant that invades the system of not only the audience, but him as well. I have often wrote about the power a song has over him and how he is held captive by it until the final note. I have called music his muse, his mistress, and his constant. But I think this is the first time I am calling it his drug. I guess there was something extra special about his dreamy eyes during the 11 September 2011 special stage performance on Inkigayo where he and Sistar’s Hyorin joined forces to sing Vibe’s 그남자 그여자 [That Man That Woman] that made me feel the intoxication.

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[series] 116 Reasons to Love Byung Hee: #11 ~ It Takes Deux


Duet. A performance by two people, especially singers. Two voices locked in perfect harmony, emotion and delivery. But, it is more than that. In a July 2012 interview with ABC News about sharing the stage with another vocalist in a duet, R&B singer Robin Thicke summed it up nicely when he said:

“It’s not about singing with perfect pitch or timing, it’s about feeling. All art is supposed to create feeling and if you sing with passion and you sing from your soul then people will feel it.”

People will feel it. I think he was talking about G.O, right? There is perhaps no truer way to describe the type of vocalist G.O set out to become and thus accomplished: A vocalist who sings with passion from the soul. Indeed. It may seem that all of the passion, emotion and feeling he brings to a song could not possibly be tempered (or matched) when partnered in a duet. I assure you, however, there is something special about the way G.O settles into a duet and lends his passion, emotion and feeling to the dynamic. For me, this is yet another reason to love this very talented man and his incredible artistry as a vocalist.

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