Song of the Day #4,387: ‘How You Like That’ – Blackpink

I last featured a Blackpink song on April Fool’s Day in 2018, when I teased that I would write about only K-Pop for the rest of that year.

They were a big deal then, though unknown to me. They’re a much bigger deal now. In fact, in 2019 they beat One Direction to hold the record for the most YouTube subscribers. And their latest video set a record as the most-viewed debut ever, reaching more than 86 million views over its first 24 hours. For context, Taylor Swift set the same record three years ago with ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’ with fewer than half as many views.

The song that set that record, ‘How You Like That,’ is a Song of the Summer candidate that has the potential to be the first crossover Korean hit since Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style.’

[Intro: Lisa]
BLACKPINK in your area

[Verse 1: Jennie & Jisoo]
보란 듯이 무너졌어
바닥을 뚫고 저 지하까지
옷 끝자락 잡겠다고
저 높이 두 손을 뻗어봐도

[Pre-Chorus: Rosé]
다시 캄캄한 이곳에 light up the sky
네 두 눈을 보며 I’ll kiss you bye
실컷 비웃어라 꼴좋으니까
이제 너희 하나 둘 셋

[Chorus: Jennie, Lisa, & Jisoo]
Ha, how you like that? (Woo)
You gon’ like that, that-that-that, that, that-that-that, that
How you like that? (Bada bing, bada boom, boom, boom)
How you like that, that-that-that, that, that-that-that, that?

[Post-Chorus: Lisa, Rosé, Jennie]
Now, look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me
How you like that?
Now, look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me
How you like that?

[Verse 2: Lisa]
Your girl need it all and that’s a hundred
백 개 중에 백 내 몫을 원해
Karma come and get some
딱하지만 어쩔 수 없잖아
What’s up? I’m right back
방아쇠를 cock back
Plain Jane get hijacked, don’t like me?
Then tell me how you like that, like that

[Pre-Chorus: Jennie & Jisoo]
더 캄캄한 이곳에 shine like the stars
그 미소를 띠며 I’ll kiss you goodbye
실컷 비웃어라 꼴좋으니까
이제 너희 하나 둘 셋

[Chorus: Rosé, Jennie, Jisoo & Lisa]
Ha, how you like that? (Woo)
You gon’ like that, that-that-that, that, that-that-that, that
How you like that? (Bada bing, bada boom, boom, boom)
How you like that, that-that-that, that, that-that-that, that?

[Post-Chorus: Lisa, Rosé, Jennie]
Now, look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me
How you like that?
Now, look at you now, look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me (Uh)
Look at you, now look at me
How you like that?

[Bridge: Rosé, Jisoo, Lisa & All]
날개 잃은 채로 추락했던 날
어두운 나날 속에 갇혀 있던 날
그때쯤에 넌 날 끝내야 했어
Look up in the sky
It’s a bird, it’s a plane
Yeah-eah-eah-eah
Bring out your boss bitch
Yeah-eah-eah-eah
BLACKPINK!

[Outro: All, Rosé & Jennie]
Ddu, ddu, ddu, ddu-ddu-ddu
Ddu, ddu, ddu, ddu-ddu-ddu
How you like that?
Ddu, ddu, ddu, ddu-ddu-ddu
Ddu, ddu, ddu, du-du-du-ddu
You gon’ like that
Ddu, ddu, ddu, ddu-ddu-ddu
Ddu, ddu, ddu, ddu-ddu-ddu
How you like that?
Ddu, ddu, ddu, ddu-ddu-ddu
Ddu, ddu, ddu, du-du-du-ddu

One thought on “Song of the Day #4,387: ‘How You Like That’ – Blackpink

  1. Dana Gallup says:

    I’m curious how many of those 86 million views are from the US, as my guess is they have more international appeal, but, then again, what do I really know?😊

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