Jackson Wang released a new digital single titled “100 Ways”, so let’s check it out. Jackson Wang is a Hong Kong rapper, singer and dancer currently based in South Korea. He is a member of the South Korean group GOT7. The group is signed and managed by JYP Entertainment. Jackson also promotes in mainland China as a solo artist and television host. I discovered him through GOT7, and I love his solo projects, so I am excited to hear this new song.
(Note – this is a real-time review, meaning I am typing down my exact thoughts while listening to this song.)
Reaction to Official MV:
- I love the cinematic approach they used for this music video.
- I’m not sure what kind of martial art moves the soldiers are demonstrating, but I always applaud artists that include traditional elements in their music.
- Did he just come out from a grave? Oooh, I love dark concepts.
- Looks like this song is going to be only in English?
- I love his raspy tone when singing.
- I love the beat switch that happens once he started singing – “There’s a hundred ways to leave a lover…”
- Yes, the drums from the instrumental are giving me life.
- I find it so intriguing that they incorporated the soldiers armouring up Jackson into the choreography. Very brilliant.
- “100 Ways” feels like a warrior’s chant into battle.
- Okay, we are experiencing a full vocal show from Jackson.
- The choreography is impressive. I just love the fusion of martial arts into every little move they do.
- The production quality for this music video is 100% perfect. I love the colours, scene transitions and set design.
- So is the story like a rebirth or resurrection of old-time lovers. Jackson Wang must have died a war hero, and now he is back for his bride, who passed away while waiting for his return??? That’s what I’m getting so far.
- So now they are descending back into a new grave together. Which means Jackon and the lady’s souls have become one at last???
- Sorry, I’m just messing around. I’m trying to figure out what the story signifies, but honestly, it doesn’t really matter.
- I am going to listen to this song again before giving my rating.
- After hearing it the second time, I can conclude with certainty that Jackson did great with his singing. I love that he used traditional flute to spice up the regular EDM styled instrumental. I also enjoyed the intense drums.
- Therefore, my rating for “100 Ways” is 10/10.