South Korean singer-songwriter and Ladies Era’s chief TAEYEON makes a robust comeback along with her newest launch “INVU.” The one, which leads the vocalist’s third album of the identical title, follows an identical theme of unrequited love explored in her pre-release single, “Can’t Management Myself.”
Produced by PhD (who beforehand labored on fellow labelmate and SHINee member Taemin’s third EP Recommendation), “INVU” is a dreamy house-based pop dance observe elevated by Taeyeon’s breathy vocal efficiency. In comparison with the pop-punk “Can’t Management Myself,” “INVU” shows TAEYEON’s versatility, the place she blends into numerous soundscapes like a dream, embodying every fashion and idea to its entirety.
Between “Can’t Management Myself” and “INVU,” TAEYEON examines what unrequited love can manifest into. Within the pre-release single, we noticed the vocalist show a shrewd understanding of affection, which successfully conveyed the complexities of discovering your self in a doomed relationship and received a glimpse of how being caught in a cycle of emotional trauma and manipulation can push you away from actuality. In INVU, nonetheless, the vocalist describes the mindset of 1 astonished on the imbalance that exists within the relationship: “Pour every thing out and flop/ All of the sudden at one level/ I see myself exhausted/ Regardless that I’m making an attempt my greatest.”
The refrain sees the protagonist envious. Regardless of depleting and exhausting her emotional well-being to the purpose the place they lose sight of themselves, the connection stays one-sided with their accomplice benefitting from the ceaseless provide of affection: “Even I abandon myself/ And lose myself extra/ The irony is that you just shine extra/ So I-N-V-U.”
The music video takes a celestial route, portraying TAEYEON as a fascinating warrior on a quest to annihilate the love that destroyed her. Charming, visually enchanting and loaded with serene landscapes, “INVU” submerges your senses in all respects, sending you right into a sonically and visually immersive musical expertise.
That includes “Can’t Management Myself,” TAEYEON’s INVU follows the vocalist’s 2020 repackaged album Objective. In different information, the vocalist can be a part of SM Leisure’s all-women supergroup GOT: The Beat which debuted with their punchy, genre-blending single “Step Again” earlier this 12 months.