Posts Tagged ‘birthday’

When I Look at You: Happy Birthday, Seohyun!
Posted by moonrise31 on June 28th, 2020

Being the youngest of a group is always a little bit of a special thing. The expectations are different: you can make more mistakes, shoulder fewer responsibilities, trip and act silly only to be scolded with a fond shake of the head. But at the same time, you’re monitored in a different way, too. How […]

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‘I Never Want to Let You Go’: Happy Birthday, Yoona!
Posted by moonrise31 on May 30th, 2020

Yoona has always been the center of attention, whether she’d asked for it or not. Even over a decade ago, as the face of the soon-to-be nation’s girl group, Yoona was never not in the spotlight. Her company placed her there, her members insisted that she belonged there, and the public eye made sure she […]

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‘Just One More Time’: Happy Birthday, Sunny!
Posted by moonrise31 on May 15th, 2020

Something that all fans of K-Pop have to come to terms with is that K-Pop is, in fact, an industry; there are those who compare it to a factory, manufacturing idol after idol to expressly cater to the public. Because at the very core, it’s just business — and that makes it very hard to […]

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‘FLY’: Happy Birthday, Jessica!
Posted by moonrise31 on April 18th, 2020

(A song — and an acronym — that describes what Jung Jessica is to SONE.) F.L.Y. Forward. Choosing a direction is never the easiest, and reminding yourself to never stop is even harder. But pushing ahead regardless of the obstacles is what makes Jessica a force to be reckoned with. At first, “drive” may not […]

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With You, I Can Be Strong: For Taeyeon on Her 32nd Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on March 9th, 2020

Lyrics taken from “DIVINE“. One of the first things mentioned when it comes to Taeyeon will always be “leader”. It’s a concept she can’t escape, whether it’s in nostalgic reference to her group position upon debut, a nod to Girls’ Generation’s position as one of the biggest groups to ever hit the K-Pop industry, or […]

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Don’t Say Goodbye: For Sooyoung on Her 31st Birthday
Posted by moonrise31 on February 10th, 2020

Lyrics taken from “DIVINE“. Ask what comes to mind when Choi Sooyoung is mentioned, and the answer might be anything within a range of characteristics: she’s outgoing and charismatic, has a surprisingly sweet singing voice that is often overlooked, and is now recognized as a talented actress rising steadily through the ranks of those appearing […]

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