[#34] 15& - "사랑은 미친짓"

From: "Love Is Madness"
Previous Best of Entries: 2013: [#28] "Somebody" / 2014: [#2] "Shy Ma Boy"
Other notable song(s) from 2015: n/a

15& are two of the most talented voices in K-Pop today, and one of the best vocal combinations ever executed. Jimin's clear, dynamic vocals paired with Yerin's cool, smooth, yet powerful vocals have made for some amazing stuff. JYP can take these girls places with their material, because they will go there themselves.

So honestly, "사랑은 미친짓" was a bit of a disappointment this year, which is why 15& dropped from #2 on last year's countdown to #34 now. "사랑은 미친짓" is your run of the mill K-Pop R&B mid-tempo, with a pretty melody, yes, but nothing as ground-breaking or musically striking as "Shy Ma Boy" or any of the songs from that album.

Nevertheless, strong vocals can bring even the most generically pretty song places. "사랑은 미친짓" gets a dose of 15&'s almost show-stopping vocal chemistry—clear and powerful laced with smooth and rich vocal delivery from two singers who know exactly what they're doing is a pleasure to listen to. So while the song itself could have been more interesting, there's no denying that "사랑은 미친짓" is an impeccably-executed track.



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