• http://burningleaf.livejournal.com/ daniaaaye

    honestly, i like all of the songs in the single, especially lips, but not touch. i like the remix, but the original version. /facepalm

  • Fresh Lemons

    This single has the weirdest reception I have seen in a while. In regards to the song “Touch”, fans of Miss A dislike the song. But for people who were not into Miss A or did not care about them nor like them at all, they like the song a lot. Even myself I never really did care for them but after this release, I seem to like them now.

  • http://twitter.com/denzelwynter アシュリ (Ashley)

    I’ve noticed that a lot of people say they like it after a few listens. I am a Say A and I love the song! <3 Very pleased with what JYP has done. He probably felt that this song would connect the best with the Korean public.

  • http://twitter.com/doramachan Mara

    Fan of Miss A and not feeling the single. Not one bit. There’s something about JYP productions, the vocals leave something to be desired. It has nothing to do with the singers’ abilities, rather the way the vocals are rendered in post-production. 

  • http://twitter.com/Laava90 Lava

    I’m the opposite, I was on my way to becoming a fan after Goodbye Baby, but this song just bored me, the mv is pretty to look at for a bit, then after that I was kinda done with it =/

  • Anonymous

    I had to agree with Fresh Lemons comment this single has gotten the weirdest mixed reviews. From what I’ve seen from Miss A fans from before to people who don’t know/never had interest in them before. But the song does grows on you after a while. When I first heard it, I was like “ehh” but what distracted me initially was the beat in the background kinda reminded me of that Selena Gomez song “Love You Like A Love Song” (LOL)ONLY for moment… (sorry) but it did. But after listening to it a couple of times I think it’s a nice song.
    The music video was really really BEAUTIFUL the girls looked great (clothing, styling, set & everything else) looked so good. The choreography tbh I only liked the last 10sec @ the end of the mv cause it looked awkward/pretty @ the same time to me at least. :-D  
     

  • http://twitter.com/EAG0493 Enas AG

    I like miss a and I like this mv I even like the lyrics of the song. BUT I feel as if something is missing from the way they sang it. I didn’t get the spark. I wasn’t moved by the song. IDK maybe it will grow on me. 

    • Anonymous

      I felt the same way too. The beat and dance has slowly grown on me (well besides the random bunny hop). Between the two recently released songs Blue and Touch, I think Big Bang did a better job conveying emotion.

  • Anonymous

    I found the song a bit bland and their performances in the MV a bit stiff. But from what people below have said, I guess it’s getting a lot of mixed reactions. It kind of make sense, especially when a group tries to do something new like this.

    Miss A has come out with some really catchy songs that have stuck from the first listen, but this song doesn’t really do it for me.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XZMSVOCJOA7ZA47SDPHNBVFNWM Lizzie Heart

    I’m a fan and I like the song! I love the choreo! Fans are saying the choreo ruin the song but I don’t think so. 

    Maybe because the song is a bit slow the fans don’t like it much … but I don’t find it boring…
    I don’t see nothing wrong in this song, and I don’t think this song is weird. Maybe because the song is something different or new to Say As they aren’t buying it. I don’t know.The dance, I have to say is weird, lol but I’m getting used to it.

  • http://twitter.com/zweiosterei zweiosterei

    Like some other people are saying ‘Touch’ is just a good, decent song that will probably grow on you. Definitely not a killer track by any means. The transition from a playful fun outfit to a more mature serious ensamble for miss A will be very interesting indeed, though I can’t understand the reason for doing it at this moment in time. All part of JYP grand master plan I suppose. Hopefully it all goes well.

  • GracefulCassieShapley

    I like the choreo and the music video is gothic yet gorgeous! 

    but sadly the song sounds uninspired. The girls sound bland, like they’re not even trying and that they hate singing this song. It really doesn’t suit Miss A’s more bold, spunky and slightly loud personality. I think “No mercy” or “Rock n’ rule” would have been a better lead single. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZEEPWV4MQQANTVOPDNEE4AHBPI Σταυρούλα

    I completely fell in love with the video. I can’t even remember a video I’ve liked more. What an amazing gothic setting. The clothing, the shoes, the makeup, the place, the little details, even the manicures! I loved every single minute of it. And this is a really well-written review of it. *applauds*

  • http://twitter.com/PheonixiaJJ Echo

    I loved this MV and song.  This is also the first Miss A song/MV I have liked ^____^

  • Anonymous

    This is the first song from Miss A that I really like. The chorus “You touch my heart baby (touch, touch)” is so addictive and infectious. Though I agree with the writer that it lacks a certain “oomph” factor, it’s still a very solid comeback song in my opinion. I’ve been reading net reviews who has lukewarm reactions towards the song (and EP in general). I honestly can’t say I agree with their critiques and was beginning to question my musical tastes before this article. LOL

  • Anonymous

    i wasn’t really into the chorus at first, but it’s really growing on me… I’m waiting for their comeback stage though, I want to see the full choreography!

  • Anonymous

    The beginning freaked me out a little, but the video is beautifully shot. I didn’t really feel the song though. I don’t really like the way they styled Suzy’s hair either.

  • Anonymous

    LOVED IT!  Watching the video really makes me realize how kpop videos have become kind of boring lately – like they’re filmed by the same 3 or 4 crews.  This one blew me away!  Both the video and the song sort of remind me of old-school kpop, which is always a plus for me.  

  • http://banquo.dreamwidth.org/

    Hrm, I’m afraid I disagree.

    Yes, the MV was beautifully composed, especially the coloring. The animating swirls felt a bit too tacky for me, but it didn’t take a great deal away from the sleek atmosphere. The dancing is wonderfully executed as expected. However, the song has to captivate me in order for me to watch the video to the very end. And it didn’t; I didn’t finish the MV the first time around, opting out after a minute or so. When I had the time, I went back to it and finished it, but afterwards I still carried the same sentiments: I was bored.

    “Touch” reminds me of “Goodbye Baby”—not in that they are replicas of one another, but in that they are missing the same thing: a climax. This entire song was very one-tone (much like how “GB” was). It felt like it was building up to nothing. There’s no punch, no oomph that impacts me as a listener. “GB,” at the very least, had Jia’s rap insert and Suzy’s high note in the end (though overall it, too, suffered from monotony). “Touch,” on the other hand, builds and builds—albeit very little—only to peter out in the end with a few weak ad libs here and there. Are you telling me that the dance break is the climax? Get outta here.

    The promos were nice, so I was sort of anticipating their comeback. miss A are great, don’t get me wrong, but man. I dunno. “BGGG” was fantastic, “Breathe” was passable though gimicky, “GB” was a bit of a disappointment, and “Touch” pretty much follows the latter. But, to each his own. Maybe their music direction at present is just one that doesn’t suit my taste.

  • http://banquo.dreamwidth.org/

    Hrm, I’m afraid I disagree.

    Yes, the MV was beautifully composed, especially the coloring. The animating swirls felt a bit too tacky for me, but it didn’t take a great deal away from the sleek atmosphere. The dancing is wonderfully executed as expected. However, the song has to captivate me in order for me to watch the video to the very end. And it didn’t; I didn’t finish the MV the first time around, opting out after a minute or so. When I had the time, I went back to it and finished it, but afterwards I still carried the same sentiments: I was bored.

    “Touch” reminds me of “Goodbye Baby”—not in that they are replicas of one another, but in that they are missing the same thing: a climax. This entire song was very one-tone (much like how “GB” was). It felt like it was building up to nothing. There’s no punch, no oomph that impacts me as a listener. “GB,” at the very least, had Jia’s rap insert and Suzy’s high note in the end (though overall it, too, suffered from monotony). “Touch,” on the other hand, builds and builds—albeit very little—only to peter out in the end with a few weak ad libs here and there. Are you telling me that the dance break is the climax? Get outta here.

    The promos were nice, so I was sort of anticipating their comeback. miss A are great, don’t get me wrong, but man. I dunno. “BGGG” was fantastic, “Breathe” was passable though gimicky, “GB” was a bit of a disappointment, and “Touch” pretty much follows the latter. But, to each his own. Maybe their music direction at present is just one that doesn’t suit my taste.

  • Anonymous

    When I first heard this song, (unlike when I listened to MBLAQ’s Cry for instance) I wasn’t taken aback by the simpleness and the un-super catchiness of it upon first listen. I welcomed it, simply because unlike Lovey Dovey, YaYaYa, or a plethora of other (catchy-for-the-sake-of-catchy) k-pop songs that have been released in the past, it trades in the over the top catchiness for an actual emotional core. I feel something while listening to it! That’s different, and definitely appreciated, given the fact that the hook (as other commenters have pointed out) grows on you, making for a much richer experience in the long run.

    Suzy, my least favorite member and candidate for the member with the least “uumpf” factor of all them shines in the piece to me. Her part after the english part of the chorus gives me the chills as the song’s key goes so well with her voice. Her part has a haunting quality to it, which goes well with the MV’s and song’s theme. She always seemed kind of bland to me, but maybe that’s why she shines so much in this song since it’s not asking as much in the way songs like “Breathe” or “Good-bye Baby” did of them. Anyway, those were my two cents, I’ve been thinking about what I liked about this song since looking at the semi-negative reviews of it on other sites. Anyways, keep up the good work, I love this site! :D

  • Anonymous

    I agree that the mv is beautiful, but the beginning really freaked me out. It reminded me of a horror movie I’ve watched before and I was even tempted to not finish it at all. lol

    Anyway, I’m not really feeling the song as much as I love the mv. The song bored me halfway through, and I began focusing more on the aesthetic value of the mv rather than the song. I also like the lyrics but somehow the song failed to convey the feelings in it. And I also think it didn’t climaxed to anything.

    But I really, really like the choreography and their execution so I’m still looking forward for their comeback stage. Maybe their live perfs will save the song for me.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001305829806 Daffodil Magno

      the intro reminded me of Pretty Little Liar  series.. so similar

  • Anonymous

    i loved the mv. the whole thing was artistically pleasing, but the song is quite forgettable to me. in fact i heard it once when i was watching the mv and can’t remember even a bit of the tune now a few days later. sad but i still hope the girls do well!

  • Anonymous

    Honestly, the song disappointed me and mostly because of the teasers. I expected something dark and not just for the video, but also for the song. I loved so much the beginning (intro?) but then, when the song actually started sounding like some retro-electro thing, my reaction was ‘Bleh, that’s something Wonder Girls would do’. The choreography though was a saving grace and I’m with the author on this one, it’s my favorite from them too.
    I hope for miss A to find a song that really makes them stand out. ‘Touch’ is a decent song, the video is nice, the dance is awesoooooooome and all, but it’s not something memorable, in my opinion, nothing to set them apart from the rest.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, I have to admit that I am JYPE bias. 
    But, I really hope that if it affects the way I see all the groups there, it still have more reasonable thought behind it rather just blindly admiration.

    The first time I heard this song (which was last night), it was a roller coaster experience like-wise. Once you love it, the next you despise it. There was background that didn’t really mix with the song. I hate it, but after carefully listening (that is the privilege of having a bias toward a group, I think… You are willing to give them second chance).. wow… listen to it as a whole part. 

    Then, it started to grow on me. Not the best that I ever heard, but I welcome it warmly.
    If, the comebacks (oh dear…. now I get used to terms of ‘comeback’ instead of just new song of…) in 2012 continuing from MBLAQ, Brian Jo, Se7en, secretly I even like Teen Top with Crazy, and now Miss A… whoa…. it looks KPop is still giving more lots to enjoy and have a good time listening (and watching) to…. Ahahahahahaha…..

    I love the dance. It fits the haunting theme (I was scared a bit when I saw the opening, distracting faces of the members). If you try to do the dance correctly, it won’t be that easy.
    Out of topic, is JYP really trolling with our imagination, or my imagination just running to wild?
    The dance routine MV gives me a creep like watching horror movie ‘The Ring’… (heightened with  grey tone all over the video).

    Oh, they called it zombie dance… kekekeke…
    So, me not alone then + me likey….

    The thing that I miss… Jia’s red hair. She’s so fabulous in red hair. She looks so fragile in dark black hair.

  • http://twitter.com/NahlaRockz Nahla A. Dimapunong

    I like Miss A, but I’m not a big fan of them. The only song that I really liked from them was “GB”. But the first time I listened to “Touch”, I got hooked immediately. However, I want to add that I can imagine the Wonder Girls singing to this song, but they can’t pull it off like Miss A did.
    You know, whenever I go to Youtube to listen to a new song, I usually have this habit of listening to the music first. I just hide the window and listen–I don’t watch the MV yet. If I like the song, then that’s the time I watch the MV (Not all the time. I mean, I listen to some songs of Lady Gaga’s, but I don’t watch her MVs. They’re always too disturbing for me.) I did this too for BEAST. But no matter how hard I try to enjoy most of their songs, I just couldn’t–except for “Fiction” and some of their ballads.

    Anyways, and when I did watch the MV of Touch, I found the song more appealing, for me at least. I don’t know about other people, but I really think this song is great. The choreo, the lyrics, the beat, the makeup, the costumes, the setting, the cam angles, I love it all! They really prepared a lot for their latest single. I think they did a good job, including JYP. I agree with everything the author of this article mentioned.
    But I guess we all have our different tastes when to music.

  • Indira Lima Guedes

    Kinda loved the MV at first sight. The choreography is not in the most difficult level ever, but it matches perfectly with the overall vibe of the song and Suzy is really getting in pace with the other girls! I didn’t reaaally love the lyrics, it sounds too repetitive in the end, but I like the lack of the rapping part, not all kpop songs need it. I also loved the old fashioned feel and beat, enough with the dubstep stuff, some of the riffs reminded me of New Order, ha. Jia and Fei are totally into it, specially Jia, that always sings and acts passionately with everything she does.Min is looking so good (nice curves, sista), but I’d prefer her to drop the “I’m so sexy” stares, because her face is genuinely inocent. Suzy rocked the sassy feeling, she seemed the most mature of them all, while acting with her male counterpart and I liked the new hair.  I gonna give 4/5 to the MV and 5/5 to the girls. Love this group!

    • Anonymous

      I saw their live performance and I have to disagree about their choreography. It’s actually very time specific to the song and the beats and can get confusing. It’s a different type of dance so the girls have to nail it without looking awkward which I think they did in their comeback performance. They always deliver in their lives and it’s nice to see them again giving us another dimension.

  • Anonymous

    The song is turning out to be like “Breathe” reception-wise — something that I find surprising personally because I think Touch totally trumps that song and Goodbye Baby. This is the type of experimental music/progression I am expecting from them after Bad Girl Good Girl because Breathe bordered on being too gimmicky and GBBB felt like a rehash of their debut song to me. Totally loving this song and their mini overall because their last release was too much of a BGGG reminder that it bored me. 

  • http://twitter.com/jashogbon Janet

    I liked the song the first 2 times I heard it.

  • Anonymous

    seriously, this year is a good year to begin with~ ^^