170619 Naver Today’s Music - Summer Songs Recommended By BTS
Jungkook’s recommendation: Steve Aoki, Louis Tomlinson - Just Hold On
“Exciting songs are a must when it comes to summer right? The more you listen to this song, the better your mood will be, it’s great for summer.”
Jungkook’s recommendation: One Ok Rock - We Are
“When you sweat and are tired because of the hot weather, you can find your inner peace by listening to this song. If you turn it on so loud as if your earphones are going to burst, it’ll give you strength no matter how hot and frustrated you feel.”
Jimin’s recommendation: YUI - Good-Bye Days
“It’s a song I have been listening to a lot since I was young. I don’t know since when but I have come to listen to this song whenever I feel good, tired or sad, regardless of the season. I think it’s a good song to enjoy when summer comes too.
Jimin’s recommendation: Sara Bareilles - Love Song
“This song makes your mood better just from listening to it. I want to listen to this song in the summer too.”
V’s recommendation: Chet Baker - Blue Room
“This is a song by my favorite trumpeter Chet Baker. It suits summer nights too. I want to make a song with this kind of mood.”
V’s recommendation: Sigur Ros - All Alright
“I like songs that can be listened to at dawn the most. It’s a good song to listen to when walking on the bridge at dawn in the summer. This is also one of the songs with styles that I want to try composing among my favorite songs.”
J-hope’s recommendation: Jazzyfact - Waste Of Time
“A song that expresses well the feeling of wasting time staying at home in the beautiful summer. Whenever I listen to this song, I want to go out and play.”
J-hope’s recommendation: Justin Bieber - Beauty And A Beat
“The first song that comes to my mind when talking about summer. Every piece of melody makes me think of the sea. It gives the summer vibe even when listening in other seasons.”
Rap Monster’s recommendation: Frank Ocean - Super Rich Kids
“The first song that comes to my mind when talking about summer. It has just the right amount of excitement and relaxation. I want to listening to this song and lie down on the tube, floating on the water. It makes me feel like a ‘super rich kids’ like the title.”
Rap Monster’s recommendation: Peppertones - Ready, Get Set, Go!
“If Frank Ocean’s song is the sea or swimming pool, this song makes me think of the mountain or park. When it’s hot, speeding down on a bike while turning on bluetooth speaker loudly and let the wind embrace my face is just perfect. Such a simple thing like that makes me more excited and enjoy the summer more.”
Suga’s recommendation: DJ DOC - Summer Story
“When I was young, I used to go to the manga store to escape the heat and this song was always turned on there. I think the store owner really liked this song. I always think of this song whenever summer comes.”
Suga’s recommendation: Clon - Kung Dari Shabara
“I once went to Cheongsong Valley with my cousin in the hot summer when I was young. We sang ‘Kung Dari Shabara’ together there. I still remember that time clearly whenever talking about summer now.”
Jin’s recommendation: Julia Michaels - Issues
“I listened to this song for the first time when I went to Billboard Music Awards not long ago. Seeing her welled up with emotions and cried after the performance ended made me feel ‘So that’s emotions’. Her voice’s really beautiful, I hope many people will listen to this when summer comes.”
Jin’s recommendation: Luis Fonsi, Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee - Despacito
“This song makes you feel like you’re at a festival in South America. A perfect song to dance to alone when you wake up in the morning and take a shower. I get excited for no reason from listening to this song.”
“Unsuspecting Western tourists in Bali are being fed dog meat!”
Okay, but they knew they were eating an animal right lol so what’s the big deal. I mean, animals are food, right? Isn’t that like ordering french fries and getting sweet potato fries instead? Yes, you shouldn’t be lied to about what you’re eating, but if you were morally accepting of one, why the outrage of the other?
Oh, is it because your culture taught you certain animals have value over other animals, and when you see another culture eating those animals you get really mad? Well that doesn’t sound hypocritical at all.
"Those dogs were caught on the street and brutally beaten or poisoned!”
Yeah hate to tell you this sweetie but baby piglets on farms are routinely slammed against the floor until they die if they’re not growing fast enough. (They even have a term for it as it’s a standard practice, called “thumping.”)
Baby make chicks are ground up in macerators because they’re useless to the egg industry.
Cows are branded and have their horns cut off without anesthesia.
Male pigs are castrated without anesthesia to make the meat taste better.
Humane Slaughter Act in the US
does not apply to chickens, turkeys, fish, and rabbits, which make up the large majority of animals who are killed for meat.
(168 million chickens and around 9 billion broiler chickens are slaughtered in the US alone, each year, and none of them are required by law to be unconscious before their throats are slit by a mechanical blade as they hang upside down by their ankles.)
“But cows and chickens are bred for food and dogs are our pets!”
As an example, dog meat farms in South Korea has been around for centuries and the most common dog breed they raise for food is called the
Nureongi. In the 1970′s, dogs reached full legal livestock status, and dog meat is subject to the Food Sanitation Act/Food Hygiene Act of 1962.
“Are you saying people should kill and eat dogs then?!”
Of course not, but that compassion should be extended to all animals, not just the ones you happen to relate to. We don’t need to eat them to survive, and they have every right to exist on this planet just as much as we do. And this outrage over Bali (and by extension, the Yulin Dog Meat festival) stinks of speciesism (putting value of some species of animals over others) and racism (if you don’t believe me, take a look at comments on these articles to see how many white folks use the terms “filthy barbarians”).
tl;dr If you have problem with Asian cultures killing animals and are completely fine with your own country doing the exact same thing, you need to take a real long, hard look at yourself.