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My Section B is focused on music, mainly the Pop/Rock genre. I chose 3 Bands to compare and contrast; These bands being Babymetal, BTS and One Direction, as they all have a fair amount of credibility in the world of music.
Babymetal are a Japanese Kawaii-Rock (A genre of their own creation) band, that have gained a worldwide cult following since their formation in 2010. Their debut single with a major record label, Ijime , Dame, Zettai (Bullying, No good, Absolutely. Occasionally known as no more bullying), was also their first standalone single after splitting from Idol band Sakura Gakuin. In British media, Babymetal are (really) only portrayed online, with major news networks and print media (Apart from genre specific (Rock) magazines (Kerrang) and TV channels (Kerrang again) shining some light on them) barely showing any news or info on them. As the creators of the Kawaii-Rock genre, I have to say that they follow all codes and conventions, as they are the ones who set them. Continue reading “What my section B is about and What I should add to it.”