In the music video for “Dumb Dumb”, K-pop star Somi sings about how she can win over the object of her affections – a varsity American footballer – in several classic teenage film settings. In the music video for “Dumb Dumb”, K-pop star Somi sings about how she can win over the object of her affections – a varsity American footballer – in several classic teenage film settings.
In the music video for “Dumb Dumb”, K-pop star Somi sings about how she can win over the object of her affections – a varsity American footballer – in several classic teenage film settings.

Awash in Americana – K-pop music videos by BTS, Sunmi and Somi evoke teen film classics and tropes, and there’s more to come from Twice

  • In Sunmi’s music video for You Can’t Sit With Us she uses a pink Razr phone in a video store. Somi’s Dumb Dumb video has her in plaid in a school cafeteria
  • BTS wear western gear in the music video for their latest English-language single, Permission to Dance, with scenes set in diners and a high school

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
In the music video for “Dumb Dumb”, K-pop star Somi sings about how she can win over the object of her affections – a varsity American footballer – in several classic teenage film settings. In the music video for “Dumb Dumb”, K-pop star Somi sings about how she can win over the object of her affections – a varsity American footballer – in several classic teenage film settings.
In the music video for “Dumb Dumb”, K-pop star Somi sings about how she can win over the object of her affections – a varsity American footballer – in several classic teenage film settings.
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