[OSEN=지민경 기자] YG mega rookie TREASURE covered BIGBANG’s ‘Still Life’ with their own interpretations, once again showing their endless musical spectrum.
YG Entertainment released TREASURE’s cover of BIGBANG’s ‘Still Life’ on the 21st on their official blog. Out of the 12 members JIHOON, PARK JEONG WOO, CHOI HYUN SUK, YOSHI, and HARUTO created their own version of ‘Still Life’. Their voices created perfect harmony, suited for the Z generation.
JIHOON took charge of TAEYANG’s part, stealing the attention from the get go with his soft vocals. His detailed sweet voice and clear way of singing presented a different vibe to TAEYANG’s rich R&B vocals, and PARK JEONG WOO who has similar husky vocals, sang DAESUNG’s part, lifting up the atmosphere of the song.
G-DRAGON’s part was done together by YOSHI and CHOI HYUN SUK. YOSHI pulled off the slow yet rhythmical melody rap, adding sentimental elements to the song, and CHOI HYUN SUK took over the lyrical yet intense punch line, adding even more charms to ‘Still Life’.
Global fans’ emotions exploded with HARUTO’s husky yet strong rap. His tone resembled T.O.P’s voice before debut, and his next-level visuals put viewers in shock. He perfectly pulled off the song as if it was his own song, along with showing his own way of interpretation.
TREASURE members said “It’s such an honor to have the chance to cover their song. We had mixed emotions just by listening to it, but it felt even different singing it. We felt very emotional the whole time we sang it. We sang it in a genuine way because we could really relate to the lyrics”.
Fans showed enthusiastic responses to their genuine cover. Reviews by fans from all around the world poured in, such as “The growth of these boys are making me emotional”, “It’s just not a cover, it’s the birth of TREASURE’s own ‘Still Life’”, “Same lyrics, different sensations”, “Collaboration that surpasses generation! We want a relay”, in their own language.
Meanwhile, BIGBANG’s ‘Still Life’ is a song that portrays the past worries and concerns of their past, and how they’re living their today, along with how they ir tomorrows. The beautiful melody and metaphorical lyrics, and their genuine story telling looked everyone look back on their past, and swept all music charts home and abroad after release.
2022. 5. 21.