MAMAMOO launched their first official sub-unit, MAMAMOO+, consisting of members Photo voltaic and Moonbyul, final August with a bouncy, fashionable R&B monitor “With You.” Seven months later, the duo unleashed their first EP with the discharge of Act 1, Scene 1 that includes thrilling twists on what we usually anticipate from the favored Ok-pop lady group.
With a reputation seemingly drawing inspiration from OTT streaming providers like Disney+, Discovery+, and Paramount+, MAMAMOO+ faucet into genres their mom group has labored with however brings thrilling, experimental updates. New single “GGBB” (standing for “Good Girl Bad Boy”) showcases the doo-wop and pop inspirations that the group initially embraced in the beginning of their profession by way of 2014 singles like “Piano Man” and “Mr. Ambiguous” however switches up manufacturing within the bridge for a glitchy, fierce and rhythmic breakdown part. Launched final week forward of the total EP, “Chico Malo” mixes conventional Korean devices just like the gayageum and daegeum with lure beats for an anthem displaying the arrogance that has change into a trademark of MAMAMOO’s newest releases.
Each of MAMAMOO+’s music movies are recent visible treats as effectively. For “GGBB,” Photo voltaic and Moonbyul lead a troupe of dancers via completely different scenes, costumes, and situations in a Broadway-like efficiency. The video ends with the solid taking a bow and the curtain closing, leaving viewers wanting extra earlier than the 2 pop again to wave and say bye to viewers. In the meantime, in “Chico Malo,” Photo voltaic and Moonbyul are seen alongside singer Kim Junsu, a singer well-known for Korea’s musical storytelling type of pansori, for an “Aniri” model of their video to highlight the type of Korean conventional singing. The visible options intricate fan choreography, gayageum and daegeum instrumentalists, plus modernized variations of traditional Korean outfits. As made clear from the movies, not solely is MAMAMOO+ experimenting and increasing with their music however with their visible storytelling too.
Act 1, Scene 1 is the most recent launch from the MAMAMOO members forward of their MY CON U.S. Tour. The group just lately unveiled the large area venues for the 9 dates via Could and June.