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Why is Gangnam Style so Viral?

Overview: “Gangnam Style (강남 스타일) ” is a 2012 Korean pop single by the South Korean rapper PSY. It is widely praised for its humor, catchy rhythm as well as Psy’s unusual dance moves. The song was released on July 15, 2012, where it debuted at number one on the Gaon Chart. As of October 8, 2012, the music video has been viewed over 400 million times on Youtube <script type="text/javascript"><!-- google_ad_client = "ca-pub-4701368710896371"; /* kingz */ google_ad_slot = "0394916601"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; //--> </script> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js"> </script> , making it the most watched K-pop video on YouTube.



 

The Horse Dance 

The mass attractiveness of the music video has been attributed to its signature dance move called “the horse-riding dance,” which mixes the rhetorical parts of shuffle dancing and hand movements resembling the posture of a rider. throughout its onset, speculations arose within the Korean net communities that the dance might are pioneered a year earlier by a Korean pop group Girls



you can watch video of  Gangnam Style on youtube




Download  Gangnam Style Mp3

Artist: PSY
Track Title: Gangnam Style
Album: PSY 6 Rules Part. 1
Genre: Kpop, dance
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Hosted: Mediafire




gangnam style lyrics

According to numerous sources close to the artist, PSY’s “Gangnam Style” was written as a satire about South Koreans’ materialist obsession with Seoul’s Gangnam district, which has become a symbol of opulence and socioeconomic status, and everything else it stands for. On August 23rd, The Atlantic published an article titled “Gangnam Style, Dissected: The Subversive Message Within South Korea’s Music Video Sensation, which shed a light on the meaning of the song’s lyrics in the context of modern Korean pop culture.

Romanized:

Oppan gang-namseutayil (Kang-namseutayil)
Oppan gang-namseutayil (Kang-namseutayil)
Oppan gang-namseutayil

Eh- sexy lady, Oppan gang-namseutayil
Eh- sexy lady, O-oo-o

Jeongsu-khae boijiman nol ttaen noneun yeoja
Ittaeda shipeumyeon mukkeot-deon meori puneun
Karyeot-jiman wen-manhan nochulboda yahan
Keureon gamkakjeo-gin yeoja

Naneun sana-i
Jeomjanha boijiman nol ttaen noneun sana-i
Ttae-ga dwehmyeon wahnjeon michyeobeorineun
Keunyukboda sasangi ul-tungbul-tung-han
Keureon sana-i

Areumdawo sarangseureowo
Keurae neo hey keurae baro neo hey
Areumdawo sarangseureowo
Keurae neo hey keurae baro neo hey

Chigeumbu-teo kal dekkaji kabol-kka

Oppan gang-namseutayil
Kang-namseutayil
Oppan gang-namseutayil
Kang-namseutayil
Oppan gang-namseutayil

Eh- sexy lady Oppan gang-namseutayil
Eh- sexy lady O-oo-o

Ttwiineun nom keu wiie naneun nom
Baby baby
Naneun mwol jom aneun nom (x2)

You know what i’m saying
Oppan gang-namseutayil

Eh- sexy lady, Oppan gang-namseutayil
Eh- sexy lady,Oppan gang-namseutayil
 



 English Translation:

Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Gangnam style
Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

A girl who looks quiet but plays when she plays
A girl who puts her hair down when the right time comes
A girl who covers herself but is more sexy than a girl who bares it all
A sensable girl like that

I’m a guy
A guy who seems calm but plays when he plays
A guy who goes completely crazy when the right time comes
A guy who has bulging ideas rather than muscles
That kind of guy

Beautiful, loveable
Yes you, hey, yes you, hey
Beautiful, loveable
Yes you, hey, yes you, hey
Now let’s go until the end

Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Gangnam style
Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

On top of the running man is the flying man, baby baby
I’m a man who knows a thing or two
On top of the running man is the flying man, baby baby
I’m a man who knows a thing or two

You know what I’m saying
Oppa is Gangnam style

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Gangnam style
  • Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

Spread

The video earned  the title of “viral video” inside days once its unleash and received intensive coverage from numerous English-language music blogs and K-POP news sites like AllKPop  , KPopStars and KoreaBoo, moreover as alternative regional Asian news sites together with Yahoo! Philippines News and New island music sites Mai FM and patron saint FM. within the following weeks, the music video picked up notable mentions from web humor and popular music genre sites, from Gawker, BuzzFeed  and FunnyJunk to Metafilter and PopDust among others.



GIF Images

The video additionally caught on with Tumblr’s K-pop fanbase, spawning varied reaction GIFs and image macros representational process PSY’s horse dance or different unforgettable scenes from the music video beneath the tag “Gangnam vogue





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