Picture this… you’re out in a club (or in your bedroom with your friends in pyjamas) and THAT song comes on… you and ALL your friends break into dance without even saying a word –
That’s what this list is all about. Those signature Asian pop dance moves you find impossible NOT to mimic, even if you don’t do it that well. :$ Did someone order a really sub-par flash-mob?
Here are 20 of those songs that are sure to get you on the floor with their signatures moves.
Wonder Girls – Nobody
Every girl loves a finger wave! Especially in the face of a guy... when you want them. Ugh girlpower?
Rain - Love Song
Hard to believe he can manage those body rolls with so many muscles tensed. That’s some tight work yo.
Hyuna – Change
Everything Hyuna does usually becomes a signature something. She could wear hot pants on her head and it would take off! Same goes for the hip thrusts in her “Change” MV…
SHINee – Ring Ding Dong (the beginning)
After Minho can tear his own smouldering eyes away from... ahh... his own reflection... SHINee get into some side-ways hip thrusting that is begging to be repeated (by you).
SHINee - Sherlock (the chorus)
Not that you can ever do it as good as the SHINee boys: but you can’t help but bust their moves to the chorus! I often like to start the song with a jazz-click too… just for good measure.
T-Ara – Bo Peep Bo Peep
You know you’ve got a signature dance when SHINee’s Key does a parody of it.
T-ara – Sexy Love
This is like the coolest version of the hokey pokey EVER!
Kara – Mister
You can’t go wrong with butt-sways in suspenders. Ask anyone!
F(X) – Nu Abo
Tell me you don’t do that "hand-mirror" move… or that you haven’t incorporated it into “around the house” dance routines.
Bigbang – Fantastic Baby
It’s the "single jazz hand"! You will have had to have seen Bigbang live to know this one (or watched this video)
2PM – Heartbeat
Resident Asian pop guru Shay Shay swears she does the "heartbeat" every time this song comes on (it’s beating for you!)
2PM – A.D.T.O.Y
I like to call this move “the lonely hug” ONLY complete with a poppin butt.
Super Junior – Sorry Sorry
This whole chorus is so danceable; it works even better when you rotate positions with your friends [I may or may not have tried that at home].
Brown Eyed Girls – Abracadabra
Hip-sways seem to be a common theme amongst girl groups. But who does them best? These are more sublte... some would say sexier.
Beast – Shock
Sometimes it’s just one move, not a series that gets you in mimic mode… and I have definitely thrown my fair share of “air-bombs” on the d-floor.
Perfume – Magic of Love
My favourite move is the “standing-run”.
Teen Top – Rocking
Never have spirit fingers looked so manly before. Also note the 2 variations of the “running-man”! And you can never have enough “running-man”.
SNSD / Girls’ Generation – Run Devil Run
I know what you're going to say - what about Genie (with that infamous leg flick) or Gee? But c'mon who doesn’t love to do the [stylised] “running-man”? I repeat – you can never have enough “running-man”!
EXO – Wolf
You can pretty much get away with doing any kind of “claw” move throughout this song. If you’re out in a club I don’t recommend doing the one that involves crawling – you might get kicked out.
PSY – Gangnam Style
OK so I tried not to include this PSY, but you gotta give it to the kid (/grown man) he did take the playschool-style pony ride to a whole new level.
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