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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 667

Oh my dear Mexican A+, I trust you realize that you were given the most sublime vocal blessing from our charming main vocal back in August 2013.  I was not aware until just today (yes, after all this time, I am still finding treasures I did not know existed), that you had the privilege and pleasure of experiencing Canción Para Tus Lágrimas, better known as Song For Your Tears. I am just being cheeky here with the Spanish title because G.O sang this amazing Javier Colon song for you in Mexico. I am also beating myself up for not discovering this sooner. But, since it is a Fan-Camming Friday day, it turned out to be THE perfect find.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 548

There are days when G.O is almost too much man for my fragile female heart to endure. Really, at this point after four years of diligently admiring him you would think that I would have built up some resistance. What I am learning however, is that there is no armor or weaponry strong enough to help ward off G.O’s magnetism. It is simply impossible. That point is further driven home with incredible force when I come across cams that capture his extremely potent charisma (which is pretty much every capture). It is Fan-Camming Friday and for today, I thought we could head back to November 2013 and a clip of the aggressive and powerful 다시 [Again] from MBLAQ’s Sensation Tour, Taiwan edition.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 274

It takes a lot of courage for me to listen to G.O’s cover of Javier Colón’s Song For Your Tears but it has been staring at me from the shelf in The Retro Room for some time now. I knew that sooner or later I was going to want pull it down, dust it off, listen to it, and subsequently feel my heart shatter into a million pieces. G.O being away and missing him compounds the aching but this song is just too good and his performance of it during the Zepp and Sensation tours of 2013, a master vocal class with every note.

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[series] 116 Reasons to Love Byung Hee: #10 ~ Undercover Cover Lover

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When you wake one morning and realize all you want to do is sing, you hear music in everything. I have a feeling this is exactly what G.O felt when that realization hit. From that point on, he most likely became an ardent student of music. And although it was no doubt he was hearing his own compositions in his head and perhaps keeping a journal of poetry that would transform into lyrics, the first songs he sang were probably the songs of other artists. For G.O, I suspect the songs he sang in those early days were his guide and his lessons, and the artists themselves, his mentors and his teachers. It is no wonder then he would ultimately pay homage to them by covering those songs that guided him to become the incredible vocalist he is today. The beauty of his education, however, is that he did not limit himself to the songs of Korean artists. His deep respect for music (all music) and his choice to cover many songs that were sung in a language foreign to him (English) are valid and honorable reasons to continue to love this amazing man.

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[series] 116 Reasons to Love Byung Hee: #9 – Under the Scorpion Sun

Reason 9 – Under the Scorpio Sun

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“We are born at a given moment, in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the season in which we are born.” ~ Carl Jung

I have always been fascinated by Scorpios. The interest bordered on both curiosity and fear. If you have known any, you will agree their energy is palatable and intense. See, Scorpio sits directly opposite from my own sun sign, Taurus. Like dead across. As such, I have always felt the draw of this opposite force. It is no surprise then that when I discovered G.O was born under the sign of Scorpio, it both fascinated and excited me. For that, I list this as one of my many reasons to love Byung Hee.

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