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A recent song with a controversial message has just come out and fans of the Korean singer, Sunmi, are admiring her for talking about topics that are often left unsaid. In her new song called “Noir”, she expresses her thoughts on how most people do things that are uncalled for and sometimes dangerous; Things that are not usually supposed to be shared. She calls out people that post fake images just for likes and follows and in the music video we see a contrast between the types of things that people do for attention online. The video certainly leaves a strong impression as it shows how people will do anything for validation from others, even if it puts their lives in danger. Fans of her will already know that she likes keeping it real with us.
We see this as Sunmi uses cinematic effects to create dangerous situations for herself; some of them alike with ones that are often shared online. What catches the eye is that these situations get slowly more dangerous as the video progresses, yet instead of removing herself or fixing the problems, Sunmi takes out her phone and captures it to share online. There is a great example at the end when we see her walking out of the music video set only to find that her car is on fire. She stares at it and then makes eye contact with the camera before taking a selfie with it, her facial expressions changing in a split second from devastated to a fake smile. The meaning of “Noir” is so loud, Sunmi isn’t afraid to call people out on their behaviour and she makes everyone aware that social media can make you crazy and infatuated with how many likes you get.
In one scene she is wearing a top that says the word “Unfollow” on it; she is also covered in brightly coloured plasters. This represents that in the 21st Century, someone unfollowing you is equivalent to a physical injury.This is a popular trend on social media, people like and comment on videos or photos of others do...