Can you see "Red Flavor" being a Western pop hit?
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9 Aug 2017 - 4:03 PM  UPDATED 9 Aug 2017 - 4:11 PM

A lot of K-pop songs are created by writers and producers outside of Asia, so it's no surprise that a lot of these songs are made with Western artists in mind before they find their way to our favourite K-pop idols.

This is true for Red Velvet's latest hit "Red Flavor," which was actually made for chart-topping British girl group Little Mix.

The Swedish production duo behind "Red Flavor," Caesar & Loui, opened up about the origins of the song in a new interview with Tone Glow this week.

"It was actually aimed for the UK band Little Mix since we had a meeting with one of their A&Rs at the time," they explained. "But we felt like it could work for the K-pop market as well!"

They continued: "We’re really happy with how the song turned out. Red Velvet and SM did a really good job with the song!"

They also revealed that the original title of "Red Flavor" was "Dance With Nobody" until the Korean songwriters came in and changed it to suit Red Velvet.


 

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