Sound Crush #16 | Zion.T

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Happy Monday fam !
You know my love for music and when good artists happen to come across my life, I just feel blessed.
One of those artists is Zion T. He is a genius. And saying that would even be an understatement. He literally seems to breath through music because he has such a gift for that. His music is like a delicate poetry that would have been put into some sexy melodies. He has been on my top playlist for years now and the truth is I was a bit worried when he recently changed his music label for a big Kpop music label, YG Entertainment (BigBang, 2NE1, Akdong Musician, Tablo, etc…). YG can do wonder with his artists and also f*ck them up sometimes (look at the whole 2NE1 mess: Blackjacks fan will understand me on that).
Anyway, I was not really optimistic about Zion.T going to YG. But I was wrong and I am SO glad I was. Zion.T’s new album “OO”, which is also his first under YG Entertainment label management, is a pure gem. Sleek, delicate, playful and refined are the qualifications I would use for this new opus: I freaking love every songs and Zion.T as usual like to play around the edges and always surprises on the next beat. My favorite songs of this new album are definitely “Cinema” that feels like a soft caress on a sunny afternoon (perfect for a chill summer playlist), but also “Sorry” a duet with one of my faves, Beenzino (amazing Korean rapper). “Sorry” is the sweetest jam that could be written to ask for forgiveness from a lover. How can you not forgive someone who writes you this kind of song to say he is sorry? Following, “The Song” a delicious and playful ode to love and sweet beginnings and its music video has a sweet and slightly crazy aesthetics. I will let you see by yourself below the post. “Complex”, the duo with G-Dragon is a good song with an interesting musical arrangement and a heavy trap beat (quite different from the usual style of Zion.T so it can be quite surprising at first). However, I was less convinced by this song than by the duo with Beenzino. Then, we pursue this pleasant cruise with some “Bad Guys” on the way before ending on some soulful “Wishes”.  
Stay inspired.



Hello le blog !
Ça fait un moment que je n’ai pas fait de Sound Crush mais ce n’est pas faute d’inspiration mais simplement de temps. Néanmoins, mon BAE  Zion.T  a décidé de « snatch my edges » et de sortir un nouvel album en ce début de mois et je suis beaucoup trop emballée pour ne pas faire un post en urgence sur ce petit bijou musical.
Mon coup de cœur pour la musique de Zion.T ne date pas d’aujourd’hui.  Depuis le jour où j’ai écouté « Two melodies » pour la première fois, j’ai su que j’allais être une grande fan de cet artiste.  Le récent changement de label qu’il a effectué pour rejoindre YG Entertainment me laissait un peu anxieuse sur la tournure qu’allait prendre sa musique. Je voyais très mal Zion.T rentrée dans la logique « machine à tubes commerciales un peu vides » que YG semble vouloir appliquer à la majorité de ces groupes. Mais non, j’avais tort, il semble que Zion.T aitgardé pleine liberté sur la production musicale de ses chansons.
Ce nouvel album met du baume au cœur : léger mais mature, avec une production ambitieuse et des mélodies addictives. Du Zion.T en pleine forme quoi. Coup de cœur pour les chansons « Sorry » et son tempo entrainant (duo avec Beenzino, un autre de mes rappeurs coréens préférés), « Cinema » et sa belle mélodie, « The Song » pour sa folle et innocente ode à l’amour et enfin « Wishes » et son ton délicat qui met du baume au cœur et clôt ce bel album nommé « OO ».




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