The STAYC girls are back with possibly one of the best summer songs of the year: ‘BEAUTIFUL MONSTER.’ It really seems once again as if everything they touch is absolute gold. WE NEED LOVE is the perfect addition to their discography and all we needed in our lives.
‘BEAUTIFUL MONSTER’ definitely sets itself apart from every other STAYC title track. It is a type of pop that STAYC hadn’t really tried out yet, and they did it beautifully. And don’t get us wrong, it still has that STAYC vibe we love. ‘BEAUTIFUL MONSTER’ suits the member’s voices perfectly and really lets them shine. The song revolves mostly around an acoustic guitar and it gives off this perfect summer vibe. Yet, the melody and lyrics have this bittersweet feeling to it that makes it all the more addicting and incredible. The lowkey sad and nostalgic undertones definitely don’t make ‘BEAUTIFUL MONSTER’ your typical summer song, but that’s exactly what makes it one of the best summer songs released this year so far.
You really don’t want to miss out on the music video as well. STAYC always have killer aesthetics and this is no exception – it’s quite different from their other music videos but still has that quirky fun twist that we love from STAYC. And well, their styling is always unique, original and top notch.
‘BEAUTIFUL MONSTER’ feels like a switch for STAYC but at the same time it keeps the elements we love so much from them, and it might be one of their best songs so far.
WE NEED LOVE
In WE NEED LOVE, STAYC give us two summer songs quite different from one another that are perfect additions to their discography. First, ‘I LIKE IT’ is the perfect feel-good summer song. It’s all about relaxing and letting go of worries, and its chill melody translates the feeling perfectly. The song is all the more special with the surprising switch in the second verse when the song becomes more upbeat – and it makes it truly unique.
‘LOVE,’ on the other hand, explores more the feeling of heartbreak and feeling like they could never move past their previous relationship. However, as sad as the lyrics are, the melody and drop are drastically different. Even with the emotional pop melodies, ‘LOVE’ does not seem like a sad song at all at first sight, and it keeps a perfect summer vibe. STAYC really have a way of making things unique and special.
The girls also released a remix of their iconic first comeback of the year, ‘RUN2U,’ which closes off this perfect single album that gives us nothing but beautiful songs that will be on loop even after summer. It truly is time to stan STAYC if you haven’t yet.
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