Raise your hand if you have a sibling.
Now raise your hand if that sibling is a little brother.
I absolutely love when a company puts together a new group with a similar feel or concept as an existing group within the company and they call it the sister group or the brother group. Think Seventeen and Pristin. I don’t know why that tickles me, but I think it has something to do with the idea that the idols in these groups all have a solid, teasing relationship where they pick on each other but would also cut a man for putting them down. Like a built-in support system.
In 2016 RBW debuted the male group Vromance and billed them as the brother group to MAMAMOO. Now I love MAMAOO, that’s no secret, so I was very much looking forward to what Vromance would do. All four members were formally vocal trainers for Kpop trainees and idol and were often utilized to record guide songs for those hits that we’d eventually hear by our favorite groups. They were literally the voices behind the voices.
This song, She, was the title track off of their debut mini-album Action. It’s kind of a swing and funk inspired little number that highlights their voices beautifully. I remember loving it when I heard it and was very excited to find another group to glom on to. But I didn’t. I didn’t glom and I don’t know why. I have literally enjoyed almost every single song they’ve put out there. When they pop up on a playlist I check who it is and nod my head with a mixture of appreciation for them and disdain as to why I didn’t already know. Come on now, we’ve been together for two years, why don’t I know them yet?
To be fair, they only have a handful of singles and two mini albums out along with some OST tracks, but they are fantastically talented. I should KNOW them. I think I might put in the effort over the next couple of days, in between all of the other stuff, to familiarize myself and allow them the space to claim their stake on my heart.
Because for real, this is amazing.
Plus Hwasa is in the video and she’s everything.