Hide & Seek
Hide & Seek -Marcus Bogelund’s Audio Ninja Remix- (CD only)
Hide & Seek -Less Vocal-
Something -Less Vocal-
1. Hide & Seek
At least the group is quickly back on their feet after “Very Merry Xmas” with a dance track in Hide & Seek. Unlike the K-pop heavy songs, this track has a sound on its own and it sounds mysterious and gritty which is so much looove and a lot better than “SCREAM” was. This was the kind of song I was hoping the duo would release since “TONE”, actually it’s on par with “Disvelocity” for best dance track of the era Not bad at all!
I kind of thought the other A-side was going to be slow, but nope Something is well…something else. It’s got this big band kind of groove. I will have to say that Changmin sounded fierce and so did Yunho…hmm. Though I love how unique this song is for the duo since they’ve been regulated to dance songs and ballads, so this is really exciting! Then again learning that this is just a Japanese cover of their song from their Korean album, “TENSE” makes it a little disappointing, but still a great song nonetheless!
3. Hide & Seek -Markus Bogelund’s Audio Ninja Remix-
Seems like we get another remix from Bogelund with Hide & Seek being the victim. I’m happy it’s for a track that could work for a remix and this time it worked! The song isn’t as energetic like the original, but it sounds unique and I felt that it was actually cleaner and better as well. I love the chords of the song and the tune really gives me that edge that I was wanting!
After the disappointing “Very Merry Xmas” single, the duo closes the “TREE” era (yeah, that’s the album title >.>), Hide & Seek/Something really left the album wide open for surprises! I actually would say it’s the best single they’ve released for the era as all three tracks are very well done! Hide & Seek was gritty and edgy and its remix cleaned the grit and made it straightforward as a dance track while Something was classy and catchy as all hell, despite being a JPN clone of its Korean original. I wonder how the album will be like…hm…