Sweet Revenge (스윗리벤지)

Sweet Revenge was in the SuperKpop studio for Kpop Rising with DJ 1kyne. Sweet Revenge (스윗리벤지) is an indie rock band that debuted in 2009, and is currently under Mirrorball Music.

The members::
So Young (김소영) – Vocal, guitar
Mi Jung (김미정) – Guitar
Hwa Yeon (이화연) – Bass
Hyuna (장현아) – Drum

About the music::
They recently released their 3rd EP, Bitter Sweet, which contains 8 tracks. “메로 (Melo)” is about the awkward feelings of love and loneliness in everyday life. It is not based on real life experiences. It is different from their pervious releases, because it shows their softer side.

Tidbits::
– Originally it was just So Young and Mi Jung, but it was hard to make a band with just two people. So, they added members.
– They put on a powerful stage but off stage they want the same things every girl wants: love, time with friends, and family.
– Out of all Sweet Revenge songs so far So Young’s favorite is “Sugar Candy,” because the song really connects with her
– Hyuna changed her appearance because she wants to get married eventually
– So Young’s music style is inspired by the Beatles because they have great melodies
– If they were a male rock band they say the name would just be Revenge
– In their free time they like to go to local cafes, read, & write lyrics (So Young), play pc games (Hwa Yeon), play with cats (Mi Jung), watch animation (Hyuna)
– Their groups nickname Hong Dae Si Dae (Hong Dae’s girl’s generation)

Q & A::
Q: Why did you chose to be a rock band?
A: They feel that with rock music they can be more honest, and real.

Q: How was the name Sweet Revenge chosen?
A: Mi Jung was listening to a song and somewhere in the lyrics “sweet revenge” was mentioned. That’s when she decided that was going to be the group name. To Mi Jung the name fits because when they join voices together it’s sweet revenge.

Q: Ideal type?
A: So Young – Johnny Depp
Mi Jung – Hugh Grant, because of his puppy eyes
Hwa Yeon – Key from Shinee
Hyuna – someone manly, but at the same time she likes Kim So Hyun

Q: What is your dream as Sweet Revenge?
A: Do make more sweet music, and to continue working hard.

Live Performance::
메로
(Melo) & Can’t take my eyes off of you (Cover -lauren hill)

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