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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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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 139

The first of G.O’s duets I encountered where he sang with a female partner (outside of his work with Baek Su Kyung) was 니가 따끔 거려서 [Because You Sting] with Brown Eyed Girls leader, Jea. Even before I heard and purchased the studio version of the song, I watched the two of them duet on the January 23, 2011 episode of SBS KJE’s Chocolate. I revisit this performance often and all of the feels from the first time I saw it return, and I fall in love all over again.

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