Tara Lee, Music and I

Tara Lee, Music and I

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It’s been while since my last post in here.

Well, I’ve been busy with my book project that I’ve never imagine before that solely being writer is busy enough for me keep in touch with my fan girl’s life before. I still around CNBOICE though, but since my translators also decrease gradually, the fan site is also not as active as before. That sad to admit but well, even admin has life and work to life LOL

There some change for my self too and if you guys notice, in my last few posts in here is about EXO and Wu Yifan, did I switch fandom?

No, I’m not, I’m still Boice.

It just that, CNBLUE’s music recently changes their direction which was nae style aniya if Kris said.

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photo by cnblue japan

photo by cnblue japan

Then is EXO my style? Not either, just new things to distract me.
The frequent questions to me recently are, why I keep on complaining about CNBLUE — be it music, appearance, drama or crazy schedules (well for schedules I complaining for EXO too — especially M) — but shut my mouth about EXO?

The answer is easy.

CNBLUE and EXO are different. That’s all.
From the start CNBLUE being prepared to be band, to be musician while EXO being prepared to be entertainer, performer that is why I have never complain about their appearance or outfit they wear on or off stage (I even love EXO when they’re wearing suit like Growl era ^^ but sorry for CNBLUE Can’t Stop :|)

Then what about Mayday, L~arc~an ciel?

L~arc~an ciel is visual kei band and even if Mayday is not either, but from the start they have that style which is hard to justice. Meanwhile, CNBLUE is not in between. Their Japanese style was cool before but recently is not my style, sorry.

And speaking of CNBLUE, maybe there question why I didn’t say much about Go Your Way and Wave. Yes, as expected, the only two songs I fancy about, Control and Paradise and if you listen to them you will know why I like those songs. I won’t say much ‘cause there nothing new to say.

I’m still waiting for Yonghwa and Jonghyun to back on their track and giving me wonderful excitement just like they did for Come On single. Up until now I still remember how excited I was when the teaser was out and even stay up till morning just to wait for the PV released.

Oh and my promised I made is still on.

If CNBLUE release a full-length album and 75% song go with Come On and Get Away’s style, I’ll buy the entire versions and go to their tour, all tour.

I don’t know if they do that in the future though.

Actually my most problem with CNBLUE is not with their music, but more, I don’t like they being follower, I like them as trendsetter. Just like they did before as new leader of new Korean music, unlike what they did recently.

If you ask me what band that never fails me, my answer is only one. LINKIN PARK!!! From the beginning until now, all they do to create new trend without losing their original sound as LP even though every member have side project.

Can CNBLUE follow or even to better than them?

Enough for CNBLUE and now let’s talk about my baby, yes, he is, Fanfan hahaha

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left to right, Sam Ku, Kris Wu, Kevin Wu photo by Kevshin7

There lot of things to talk about him but I prefer to talk about what happen yesterday when I almost shrieking upon seeing the picture on Instagram.

At that time, there no confirmation it was Fanfan or not but, BUT not me if I can’t recognize him from the back, I know it was him then Kevin confirmed it.

It was like heaven for me. It was simple, but meaningful.

I almost can imagine what kind of music they’re working on right now.

If you ask whether their music is my style, my answer is still no, but why I keep rooting to them? Simple, the same reason with CNBLUE why I like their Japanese song more than Korean. Although I can’t deny their Korean songs were cool, perfect in many ways, but sorry. I’m not.

I’m not racist

But for me, being musician it means you work on your own music with all you heart and might, that is why self composed song is very demanding to me. For me, I better listen to underrated song but self-composed rather than high rated and popular but it was another composer’s work.

Ever since I listen to lullaby, I keep hoping that one day, Fanfan will have their own music and collaborate with Kevin (which is now happening). I don’t know if they will collaborate in a song or just being producer, but either way, they will produce a music that help Fanfan out of his box he’s been inside for 9 years.

High hope for their work!!!

Writen and Posted by Tara Lee bpb decoded

CNBLUE ONE MORE TIME ENGLISH TRANS

CNBLUE ONE MORE TIME ENGLISH TRANS

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そう何処か遠く 迷わせるその眼差し

Sou dokoka tooku  mayowaseru sono manazashi

You get far-off look in your eye

あぁ、いつか …” そう言って 崩れ去った瞬間(とき)は密かに

“Ah, itsuka …” Sou itte  kuzuresatta toki ha hisoka ni

“Ah, someday …” Said so and the time secretly broke away

もういっその事 忘れたいような言葉

Mou isso no koto wasuretai youna kotoba

Or better yet, the word I wanted to forget

You never do, see right through ギリギリな僕を壊して

You never do, see right through girigiri na boku wo kowashite

You never do, see right through, and break me, who is at the end of my rope

 

この声が届くなら 枯れるほど叫ぶ今を

Kono koe ga todokunara  kareruhodo sakebu ima wo

If this voice was able to reach to you, I myself hoarsely screaming now

 

Give me one more time, Give me one more chance

あの日感じたモノ 二度と戻れなくても 嘘じゃないように

Ano hi kanjita mono  nidoto modorenakutemo uso ja naiyouni

Something that I felt on that day, even though I unable to come back, it does not become a lie

Give me one more time, Give me one more chance

君が知るすべての 誰よりももっと

Kimi ga shiru subete no  dareyorimo motto

Than all people whom you know

You must see me; I’m the best in the world

そう心深く 閉じ込めた痛みはほら

Sou kokoro fukaku  tojikometa itami ha hora

In that way, I hid my pain in the deep space of my heart

あぁ 君がこうやって 確かに残した傷跡

Ah kimi ga kouyatte  tashikani nokoshita kizuato

Ah the scar you left on me for sure, like this way

もう失くすのなら 張り裂ける心抱いて

Mou nakusunonara   harisakeru kokoro idaite

Even though I lost it I hold my broken heart

What you gonna do, go ahead through ワガママに僕を壊して

What you gonna do, go ahead through wagamama ni boku wo kowashite

What you gonna do, go ahead through, break me in an egoistic

 

この日々が 終わるなら もう一度魅せる君に

Kono hi ga owarunara  mouichido miseru kimi ni

If it comes in the end of these days, I have no choice but

* Give me one more time, Give me one more chance

向かうしかないのさ 交差する今日も 掴むこの手で

Mukaushika nainosa  kousa suru kyou mo  tukamu kono te de

To face charming you once again I grab the crossing today in my hand

Give me one more time, Give me one more chance

君が知るすべての 誰よりももっと

Kimi ga shiru subete no  dareyorimo motto

Than all people whom you know

You must see me; I’m the best in the world

Give me one more time, Give me one more chance

あの日感じたモノ 二度と戻れなくても 嘘じゃないように

Ano hi kanjita mono  nidoto modorenakutemo uso ja naiyouni

Something that I felt on that day, even though I unable to come back, and it does not become a lie

 

Once more, (Oh, oh) Give me one more time

Once more, (Oh, oh) Give me one more time

I’m not a coward. I’m not a weak man

Give me one more chance. Let me have it

*repeat

Video Credit  warnermusicjapan

Romanization and Trans by Satomi @cnboice

Edited and Posted by Tara Lee @ cnboice/bpb decoded

SITE NOTICE

SITE NOTICE

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Dear my readers, especially my fellow boice out there. There plenty of CNBLUE’s news these days but it seems in this site is pretty quite.  It is, but actually it isn’t. Confuse? Well, for more CNBLUE’s flash news and twitter update please visit my fansite here CNBOICE 

I’m sorry bu I’m too busy to updating two site in the same time and our translator is on the CNBOICE site so, if you want to be more update just visit the site.

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THANK YOU.

Photo credit FNC TWITTER and CNBLUE ORICON BLOG

HIRING TRANSLATORS

Dear my lovely readers,

 

I made this post because I need your help. I am looking for voluntary translator since I often have difficulties when I meet Japanese or Korean article.

So, the qualifications are:

  • Be able to translate Korean or Japanese or Chinese into English or Bahasa.
  • And if you are Boice, you are most welcome and become my first priority.
  • If you are not into the site, that is no matter because mainly I am looking for translator.
  • Another point if you are active on twitter.

Is there any one of you willing to help me?

Show your interest by leaving me a comment(s) or reach me on twitter @lanhudiee.

I am waiting for our team work.

 

Best Regards,

Tara Lee

CNBLUE SCHOOL

My project, The Stars hopefully will ended up here sometime in the near future. Joining my wonderful guys to make the world of the innocent kids better!

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Posted by Tara Lee @blue plum blossoms decoded

Re:BLUE to BLUE MOON

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Finally Re:BLUE promotional activities had ended positive and safely. All the boices cheer for about 43 days leaved great memories as I do too. Since their comeback performances on Music Bank with Na Geude Boda and I’m Sorry I try my best to cover them and if everyone notice my post in this month will be a record for the whole. Yet, I still miss a lot and many left in my draft due to unfriendly connection. That’s bad but I still happy for them despite the bitter case they facing right now (I didn’t post it because it’s already off topic, maybe later if there update from both parties).

Along this week was thrilling yet saddened for me for I can’t believe that I’m Sorry was coming for goodbye stage, which mean I can’t see them again around. I will definitely miss their dorky behave, silly fight or of course excitement stage performance.

Re:BLUE promotion is over and My Daughter Seoyoung in which Jungshin cast in also about to the end, if I’m not mistaken then it would be this weekend. TV appearance concluded!!!  The marathon CNBLUE’s weekend drama has come to the conclusion since it started by Minhyuk last year and continue by Jungshin.

Then what they will do with no project to be announcing in the near time? No project? You must be joking. FNC will not let CNBLUE just breath easily because on April CNBLUE will kick off their first ever WORLD TOUR entitled BLUE MOON!!! According to Jungshin on Taxi TVn interview, around 12 countries on negotiated and four Asian countries already fixed

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Date:  April 6th

Venue: Taipe Arena

*Tickets are already sold out*

[ENDED UP WITH GREAT SUCCESS]

Singapore

Date: April 11th

Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium

*Tickets are already sold out*

[ENDED UP WITH GREAT SUCCESS]

Thailand

Date: May 4th

Venue: Impact Arena

*Not ticketing yet*

Hongkong

Date: May 10th and 11th

Venue: Asia World Arena

*Tickets are already sold out*

Korea

Date: May 25th, 26th
Venue: Jamsil Indoor Stadium

*Not ticketing yet*

*Tickets are sold out*

Melbourne

Date: May 31st

Venue: Festival Hall

*No ticketing yet*

Australia
Date: June 1st
Venue: Big Top Sydney

*Tickets are already sold out*

Philippines
Date: June 15th
Venue: Araneta Coliseum

*Not ticketing yet*

Malaysia

Date : August 24th

Venue: Stadium Negara

*Not ticketing yet*

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There also rumored about Beijing and Philipina who had confirmed, but since CNBLUE official not release yet so I omitted.

Well, who excited? Me? Definitely, I am already marking my calendar so that once my schedule allowed me to, I can fly straight away.

In the mean time, I hope they have enough rest to recharge their batteries before the tour begin. Though, I’m very sure that they still have plenty individual schedules to be finish.

Do you see how they never let boice rest from high anticipation? Also, since their last Japanese single, Robot, had release on December, it is kind of silent anticipation too. As we all know, CNBLUE usually will going back to Japan once their Korean activity ended or, almost every three months they have release a new single. If it that so, the new Japanese single will be on March?

I hope so, but more than anything, I want the quit release anything awhile. Take some time out for themselves. Go on holiday maybe, or just simply spending time with nothing that’s not likely, though.

Well, that’s all for Re:BLUE and the new anticipation for BLUE MOON, doesn’t mean that I will not post anything about them anymore ‘cause I said before, I still have many draft for Re:BLUE.

So, see you all on BLUE MOON’s update (and maybe a new Japanese single that I loved the most.

Concert scedule source CNBLUE official Facebook

Photo credit CNBLUE official Facebook

Caps and Written by tara lee @blue plum blossoms decoded

THE SELF EXPRESSION

Today, I realized that my stats view had already surpassed 11.000 views. I don’t know if this is a big deal or not but seriously, I want to thank you to all of you, the visitors, viewers, silent readers, followers, subcribers, and to whoever who leaved me comments.

THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH

I start this blog because I need some place for me to escape from myself. I have difficulties to expressing my feeling and that’s give me a lot of trouble since my therapist give me an advice, I have to find something to express my true feeling. Fortunately,  I write since I was kid but I never blogging before. By the time, I’m addicted with blogging and gradually I’m able manage myself into what I want and what I supposed to.

I didn’t expect so many from this blog, but again thank you for your time to visit my home.

I know, there many mistake I made in my post, sometimes in spelling or grammatical error since english isn’t my first language, though, I using it for almost 10 years already. I need to remind myself to double-check in every of my post before publish it, especially when I’m too excited about something (thanks for those comments who said irritated with my errors).

To those of you who want to have direct contact with me just reach me at my twitter account or add me on facebook http://www.facebook.com/lee.tara1?ref=tn_tnmn

I’m looking forward for your guys feedback in the future!!!

Again and all over again THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!

 

Posted by tara lee @blue plum blossoms decoded

HAPPY VIRUS IS BACK!!!

Guess who I’m………

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Yonghwa? ?? ah are you sure?

Tadaaaaaa

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It’s Lee Jungshin!!!

Waahhhh, that’s my first reaction whn I saw the photo. Recently I was so desperate to find him in Re:Blue peomotion since he busy with My Daughter Seoyoung. The only way to catch him of course on the stage while CNBLUE doing live for music show (which is I love the most seeing him on stage). But still, whenever I updated CNBLUE’s activities and only Jungshin that missing,I do feel less interest. Well, the result of being fangirl that the bias wasn’t there, lol.

Anyway earlier today, Jungshin also updated their shared twitter account twice!!! Ahhhh I’m so happy today, my mistake, not twice but trice!!! Including from the Show Champion.

His tweet in the drama filming location

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The second tweeted showing he read the script using his cell-phone.

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And this was after they’re received 2nd award for I am Sorry.

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Plus this my caps for the silly bunny who trying to taste the trophy. how does it taste Jungshin? Taste good?

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That’s all!

I’m so happy today and I think I ended my post today since too late already and I got a lot of work tomorrow. Anyway I’m in Malaysia now. 🙂

 

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Posted by tara lee @blue plum blossoms decoded

 

 

 

NOT A REVIEW

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Actually I was decided not to make any review for Re:BLUE but the more I listen to the album the more I have many thought to share so I wrote this.

As we are all know the outstanding Korean rock band CNBLUE had drop their newest mini album entitled Rabble stand for their biggest wish (and many boices too I am sure and me included) to be reborn with the true identity. Wondering why? Korean has not many band exist (as far as I know) especially who brings like CNBLUE’s color, Korean musical mainstream are packed with dance group both boys and girls. Also, I don’t know if it is a rule or most of Korean singer unable to write and compose their own song, Korean seems less singer that put their name in the credit track list. And this happen too toward CNBLUE, although for Japanese releases they are used their self-composed and gained (if I can’t say very) good responses and feedback since it constantly landed at the top chart. But for Korean market? Don’t even dare to wish hearing Yonghwa or Jonghyun’s instead.

During Ear Fun interview, Yonghwa reveal that he trying to stand against the company wish and asked for their self-composed song to be title track, in the end? As expected he fail. The company only let his song, Still In Love, to be promotional single who released not long before Ear Fun officially released. Though it wasn’t completely his since there another name put side by side with his name. What a shame!

Back to the Re:Blue, why I said it is like their true identity? It is because the title track to be Yonghwa’s self-composed song yet again (and all over again) the name of Han Seungho put before his. However, I’m Sorry, doesn’t sound like their past single Hey You or Intuition, different from I’m a Loner and definitely not Love’s style. And one more disappointment is that I realized Jonghyun’s song only one included and his voice also decreases. I am not expecting this, but since Yonghwa had many trouble to put up himself then Jonghyun surely has more! Really, their company should give them more space to breath.

Contain 5 new songs and Where You Are English version who previously attached at their first Japanese Major Album Code Name Blue, Re:BLUE offering brand new sound for Korean listener. Korean listener? Yes, I said that because honestly those 5 songs aren’t new style for those who listened to their Japanese releases. The difference between I’m Sorry, Na Gudael Boda, Coffee Shop, Naran Namja, La La La and Where You Are and their other Japanese releases only in language.

Listening to the Re:Blue it is like, ah… finally they are able to do what kind of music they want in their homeland. Though maybe it will take some more time for them if they want to release fierce songs like Get Away or Come On (those are my favorite).

I’m Sorry has a unique sound, combine electric sound and Jonghyun’s guitar and many pop sound deliver  this song as a bridge to CNBLUE’s style to the Korean listener who might surprise with how the song comes out. A fresh sound I can say.

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Ballad lover? Then I recommend you to listen to the Na Geudael Boda, pop rock ballad with flowing and acoustics sound, this song suit most if you want to serenade to your lover or someone special. Jonghyun’ s sweet voice marry with Yonghwa’ sweet husky voice made this song sound perfect.

Next was Coffee Shop, a funky rock song. Once again Yonghwa shows his side by writing this song.  According to Jungshin, they decided to write this song since they often visit coffee shop, then the idea of the theme was occurred. While Minhyuk has another story that actually he was hoping the title track will be this song instead of I’m Sorry and urge to everyone to listen to this song (and he was right, I’m addicted to this song instead of I’m Sorry, I favorite before). Jonghyun? He proudly saying that he loves the guitar riff and looking forward to the live performance.

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Try to find another No More? Then you got to listen to the Naran Namja. Bringing the dance sound and firm low bass sound Naran Namja has one more CNBLUE’s sound though according to Yonghwa it is the song who tells about parting. Other thing, I personally wish that Yonghwa singing partner in this song will be Jungshin instead of Jonghyun. It wasn’t because I bias to him, I just do feeling if Jungshin’s voice more suit with the rhythm and beats.

The last one, La La La, the only song who has Korean style. Yet Yonghwa gives another touch, CNBLUE touch if I may say, with solo piano intro, he seems addict recently (since he had played Feeling and These Days at Arena Tour I guess) plus duets Yonghwa and Jonghyun’s vocals bring harmony.

Ahh… I don’t understand with the lyric, no worries and don’t bother with the lyric because me too, I don’t  speak Korean didn’t mean that I understand Japanese either but Japanese more familiar to me since I ever live there. Just simply listen to their music, feel the rhythm, enjoy the beats, shook your head (or may be your hip?) and let their music filling up your head!

So if you seeking something new, something fresh and funky, I am highly recommended this album! You won’t regret listening and feeling their passion toward music. For me personally, I will give two thumbs up and may be 75 points from the 100.

Then turn your player on, put the Re:BLUE inside together yelling “Michoso!!! Michoso!!”  ermmmm I will shout “ back back to me I’m so crazy” instead, well sorry, once bias is always bias.

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RE:BLUE SITES VIEW

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I don’t think I need to post review of Re:BLUE since they were already explain everything, though I will write my first impression toward this album.
overall, Re:BLUE has flawless in my eyes the reasons behind are, it is korean album but first time ever using member’s self-composed as the title track. the korean album that has more japanese sound releases which is suit most with their sense of music (from my personal point of view). and Jungshin has more voice in tittle track (well this is bias).
Re:BLUE has beyond in my expectation, since I always expect for nothing for their Korean release. I have many reasons why I displease with their Korean songs, but I am Sorry just proven if their original musical style were away from Korean mainstream. I am Sorry definitely different with CNBLUE’s past songs and that was it. my disappointment for being seen the name of HAN SEUNGHO on the track list credit a bit softened with how the song came out. well it will better if he leave the boys alone but maybe he want more cash having Re:BLUE under his control? but surely Yonghwa and the rest of the members were unstoppable to make their own color.
Speaking about the songs one by one, my ear just catch the one of ballad song (again) and when I realize it was Jonghyun’s. Whoa, my taste seems change recently. but still I am Sorry is impressive one. the other song is La La La that I was surprise by the piano intro who remind me with Avril’s When You’re Gone. so far my favourite is the tittle track I am Sorry.