[NEW RELEASES] KARA
Original members Park Gyu-ri, Han Seung-yeon and Koo Ha-ra penned the album’s closing track, “Story.” The ballad is about the pain of being left behind, but whether it is a message to former members Nicole and Kang Ji-young, who left to pursue solo careers, is up to fans to decide.
The leading track “Mamma Mia,” on the other hand, is an upbeat disco-pop tune with addictive hooks and repetitive lyrics reminiscent of the group’s past hits such as “Lupin” and “Step.”
Kara is a group with multiple hit songs, and its new lead track will likely be added to this list.
But unlike many other K-Pop idols, none of the members of the group are recognized as strong vocalists. Kara needs to improve its singing abilities in order to survive in the long-run amid fierce competition from other K-pop girl groups.
By Song Da-in, contributing writer