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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 610

I think there are probably many words in the English language beginning with the letter “P” that can accurately describe G.O, but none are probably more on point than the word passionate. I can say that with complete confidence when describing him in terms of his art, specifically his music. I believe he shows that openly with every note intonated and sung. Still, I have to believe that passion envelopes G.O’s life on many levels and in many ways. But for the sake of this ABC’s of G.O moment, I look to his music and say P is for passionate.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 307

What I love most about G.O’s performance of Play That Song on the 22 November 2013 broadcast of Yoo Heeyeol’s Sketchbook is that he is backed by a live band and back up singers which I feel gives a soulful weight to the earthiness of this incredible R&B ballad. The dynamic of a live band backing G.O is how I envision him performing…..always.

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The Soulful Countdown to G.O’s Discharge ~ Day 92

I think I can forget you
I try to comfort myself like this
But after trying to get rid of these feelings again and again
My yearning for you is endless . . .

I have to wonder when G.O agreed to appear on the January 28, 2011 episode of You Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook, if he sat down with Hee Yeol and said, “I want to sing Kim Gun Mo’s 미련 [Lingering Affection],” or if it was decided by You Hee Yeol that he would, or perhaps the production team? My first inclination is to say G.O chose it because it is exactly the type of ballad our man with the golden voice has become a master at interpreting.

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