Hello friends! Guess what day it is today! Okay it’s a Saturday, but it’s a special Saturday because it’s ATEEZ’s 2nd anniversary! *cue the confetti*
Let’s ignore the fact that this is a day late because my internet decided to act up so I wasn’t able to put all the links in time to post yesterday. 🤦🏻♀️
This wouldn’t be like my usual posts and I don’t talk about books in this at all, but I just wanted to do a blog post appreciating one of my favorite Kpop groups ever in their debut anniversary!
So a few weeks back, my sister introduced me to this site where you can make tier lists for basically anything and I found the concept of this interesting so I decided to try it for myself. And of course, the first thing I typed in the search box was ATEEZ! And that’s how I ended up here, having numerous internal arguments with myself, trying to rank which their whole discography. So, if you’d like to see me be a raving mess about ATEEZ and their music, then you can go ahead and read on!
Please know that I intend no negativity with this. I’m also not an expert in the field of music. I just absolutely love the artists I feature and I simply do this for fun, to promote the artists I enjoy and also as a way for readers to hopefully know me better (through my music taste)!
Before I get into anything, I’m putting another disclaimer here: I am a big fan of ATEEZ so you should expect A LOT of swooning from me in this post. Basically, just love and praises for this amazing K-pop boy group. So if you don’t want to see any of that (idk why you wouldn’t but…) I guess this post isn’t for you. *pouts* Also, this turned out to be less of “ranking” their songs and more like categorizing them, not gonna lie. But I hope you still enjoy!
About ATEEZ: Some Background Information*
ATEEZ is a South Korean boy group under KQ Entertainment, composed of 8 members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung and Jongho. They debuted on October 24, 2018, exactly two years ago today, with Treasure EP. 1: All to Zero. In the span of 2 years, this 4th generation boy group has already attracted a lot of attention from fans both locally and abroad, with a variety of achievements and milestones to show for their name.
🏆 Click here to reveal a few of ATEEZ’s notable achievements as rookies! 🏆
Currently, they have 6 mini-albums (including their Japanese mini-album) and 1 full album. Hongjoong (ATEEZ’s leader, rapper and composer) participates in writing, composing and arranging for their music, while Ming (ATEEZ’s main dancer and rapper) also participates in writing lyrics.
The following are their releases in order, clicking on the title of the album takes you to their respective Spotify playlist:
You have no idea how hard it was for me not to put everything in “god tier” and just call it a day. I kept on changing my mind and rearranging everything like at least a dozen times so I’m posting this now before I mess with it again.
Again, this turned out to be more of categorizing the songs as to how much I listen to each one because there’s literally not single one I disliked. Am I biased? Probably. But I wouldn’t be this in love with Ateez if I didn’t think that their music is phenomenal.
Anyway, I’ll be going on more about some selected songs from each tier and I’ll also be linking their respective music videos/performances on YouTube!
Those with sparkles (✨) are those that I elaborate on. I won’t talk much about every single song or else this post would go on forever lmao.
GOD TIER !!
TreasureHALA HALA (Hearts Awakened, Live Alive) ✨FEVER ✨Say My NameINCEPTIONWIN ✨AnswerDazzling LightPreciousMISTLight ✨THANXXAurora ✨TO THE BEAT ✨
Good Lil BoyIllusionDesireWITH UDancing Like Butterfly Wings ✨If Without You
A WHOLE BOP
Pirate King ✨WONDERLAND ✨HorizonMy Way
I SHOULD LISTEN TO THESE MORE
MAKES ME FEEL THINGS
So these last 6 songs are really special and are mostly the songs I turn to when life gets a bit too overwhelming. As much as ATEEZ owns the stage with their explosive performances, they also release the best comfort songs dedicated to fans around the world. I mean, they have different songs for their fans in three languages: Korean, Japanese and English.
One Day At A Time ✨Star 1117 ✨SunriseTHANK U ✨StayBetter
Aaaaand that’s everything! I had my doubts if I’d be able to pull this off, not gonna lie. There’s only so many synonyms for amazing and great and powerful, but I’m glad I didn’t run out of words to describe their songs.
Hmm, you could probably tell by now how much I enjoy r&b and hip hop genres, no? I think almost all the songs on my “god tier” list were of that feel!
I hope I did justice describing ATEEZ’s songs and how they show different colors of themselves through their music. Personally, with the range of their discography, I feel like they have a song that aligns with people’s varying tastes! 😄
As though I haven’t raved about them enough, I just want to reiterate how much I’ve fallen in love with ATEEZ, both with their music and their own personalities. Today being their 2nd year anniversary signifying the end of their rookie days, I can’t wait for the whole world to realize they’ve been sleeping on talent. 😂
If you’ve made it this far into the post, I love you. If you watched some (or all!) of the videos I’ve linked above, I love you. If you were impressed and you decided to stan, I LOVE YOU SHOOT ME A DM ON TWT! 😂
So that’s it for now, friends! I hope you enjoyed reading this post as much as I had fun writing it. I know this isn’t like my usual posts but I’ve been wanting to write one about ATEEZ for so long and I thought with their anniversary, it’s the perfect time to do one!
Which songs did you listen to and what do you think of them? Are you an ATINY too? Let’s chat! 🥺🧡