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One netizen on an online community talked about how girl group EXID reaching a plateau and not gaining any more popularity after their hit single 'UP&DOWN'.

The writer cited one main reason.

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

If you look at the photo above, it shows how Shinsadong Tiger was the producer and writer for pretty much every single title song that the girl group released.

The writer stated that there was no improvement or any growth due to the girl group having worked with only one main producer, who usually often recycles his songwriting formula.

So what have other netizens been saying about this?

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"I actually am curious what they would sound like if they worked with a different producer/writer."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"I think it's because of SolJi's long absence..."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"Yeah, I don't usually end up listening to their songs."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"Their songs are predictable, but Night Rather Than Day was really good."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"UP&DOWN didn't even get big because of the actual song."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"Never thought their songs were good."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"Their songs are all kind of the same."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"A nice intro and the same strong vocal lines...LADY was really good."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"Why, I actually rather liked all of them."

 

Netizens Discuss The Reason Why EXID Never Got Bigger After 'UP&DOWN'

The Qoo

"Really agree."

 

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Mei Lei
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Mei Lei
May 20, 2019 09:01 pm

i don't really listen to them anymore tbh..i only like DDD and UP&DOWN. the rest just dont appeal to me, and the rest sound the same..but i still love Hani and LE

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jisungstoes
May 20, 2019 05:28 am

the songs were always solji and hyerin screaming the chorus with a weird dance over a quirky beat

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May 19, 2019 06:16 am

I don't think its because the songs are repetitive but because when they release something different, like Night Rather Than Day or Lady, they weren't appreciated or had great results, so of course, the company looks for what gives revenue. People complain that they're the same, but when they offer something different, they don't like it or they don't seem interested and want the "fierce concept" back. I think it happens with Red Velvet too. Even tho I'm not a fan, I saw that when the girls go for a Red concept they get really great comeback results, but when… Read more »

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May 18, 2019 09:35 am

Well, the real reason is: they are fierce women, and men in Korea hates it. And women there don't dare to be fierce, some do, and are outcasted because of this "character failure". The misoginy are great in Korea, women are still a piece of tool that man lies in for breeding and house chores. So, the best female idol are the ones who always looks cute, say things that make man dreaming of a relationship with them that is magical, at least, and don't defy their culture. These female idols always have to be like a "future slave wife",… Read more »

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May 20, 2019 01:09 am
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Sound like facts there ????