KBS Continues to Hate Artists

December 4, 2010 at 2:39 am 4 comments

They also hate real broccoli.

In an act that only surprises people who’ve been living under the ground as dinosaur fossils for the past four million years, KBS decided to ban another song for stupid reasons, because why not?

Broccolli, You Too  recently released their second album “Graduation”. While all the other broadcasting companies reviewed all the tracks, including the bonus ones, and deemed them fit to broadcast, KBS decided to be a great big wanker and rejected them because, well, why the hell not?

Unlike HAM being too hot to handle, Brocolli, You Too was accused of using “sex-appealing lyrics” promoting prostitution and human trafficking. The following lyrics were pointed out,

when it becomes tomorrow, the children that are still half asleep in their dreams, will be absorbed into copulation… looking at each other, selling (ourselves), we say our lonesome farewells.”

The committee understandably being populated by old geezers, explained the word “copulation” (Korean: 짝짓기) means the pairing of animals and is associated with people having sex. The use of  the word “selling” (Korean: 팔려가는) implies prostitution and human trafficking, which is not advisable for the young’uns to listen to. Or something.

Broccoli, You Too asked them to re-examine the song, disagreeing the song holds sexual content. The expression of “copulation”, while it does have sexual meaning depending on context, was intended to mean “people who like being paired up.” The “selling” section was, also, ripped out of context like a zombie rips out intestines. The overall meaning of the song was meant to be upon graduating, many people often find themselves in employment they don’t want to be in, just to make a living.

In other words, this song was basically about being fucked over as an adult once you graduate with zero sexual content. Maybe the people at KBS are bitter because this song hits them straight at home — that they were never sexy enough to touch someone’s magic stick or take a devil ride in the moonlight.

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. starpowder  |  December 4, 2010 at 4:27 am

    i think it’s just KBS reading too much into it. (and seem to be hungry judging that they’re banning bands with food in the name)

    aka probably doing the human trafficking themselves and they have a guilty conscience.

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    • 2. urbanstereo  |  December 4, 2010 at 6:52 am

      they’re probably hoping the Korean youth become even more anorexic by banning names with food in it. can’t have that pesky eating food habit!

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      • 3. starpowder  |  December 6, 2010 at 10:17 pm

        eating? that’s only for normies! and you don’t want to be one, do you?

  • 4. Vin  |  December 13, 2010 at 2:18 am

    Good Job KBS! My name is Vin and i support your decision to not support the message of prostitution!

    Reply

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