From AKB48 to SHINee, Asian pop stars are guilty of singing about, erm, we don't know.
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29 Mar 2016 - 6:00 PM  UPDATED 30 Mar 2016 - 12:03 PM

Are there songs that you just don't get from the videos, the lyrics?

We all get a bit confused from time to time, but here are our top 5 Asian pop songs that had us scratching our heads.

1. AKB48's "Labrador Retriever"

It's about girls who are cloned with a dash of Labrador Retriever DNA, so when they come back to earth and meet their doppelgangers, it's kinda awkward XD 

 

2. SHINee's "Ring Ding Dong"

So the whole song and the chorus happened because in  verse 1, the boys sing, "when I first met you, a bell rang in my head."  

3. Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's Tsukematsukeru" 

In case everything else in this MV is distracting you, we'll give you a hint: it's about beautification.  

It’s bright, colourful and KPP has a throne.  There are deep lyrics like How I see the star depends on the angle of my mind.  But it’s apparently not about Kyary’s dancing lion kingdom at all.  It’s a song about false eye lashes. 

Putting, putting, putting on my falsies

The false eyelashes that make me blink
Putting, putting, putting on my falsies
My cute false eyelashes

Is it a coincidence that she has a line of false eyelashes?

4. Sekai No Owari's "Dragon Night"

It's about wars, notions of justice, freedom, free will and somehow just all getting along. The playful melody can sometimes detract from the heavy themes touched upon!

 

"Everybody has their own version of what’s just Maybe war is something that is natural for us

But even the people that fill me with hate Have their reasons to live their life that way Dragon night:

Tonight all of us will sing together like we’re best of friends Moonlight, starry skies, fire birds, Tonight let’s dance, everybody, until the sunrise"

5. TeenTop's "No More Perfume On You." 

Not really about scents but more about telling your "other" girl to make sure to not get her scent on you, "because my girlfriend might catch on"  XD

 

 

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