Following the release of her first solo song, “Raise y_our glass” over 5 months ago, HYBE and Source Music dropped the LE SSERAFIM member’s second self-composed track, “I ≠ DOLL” on January 9, 2023. Both of Huh Yunjin’s singles have been made available on all streaming platforms on the same day.
— LE SSERAFIM (@le_sserafim) January 9, 2023
Huh Yunjin’s latest single is a rock and trap influenced track talking about how others tend to focus on a person’s physical appearance more than their inner worth and talents.
The LE SSERAFIM member talked about the inspiration behind the track in a press release saying,
“This song contains thoughts on new things that I learn after my debut. Sometimes what appears to be the main criterion for evaluating someone. ‘I ≠ DOLL’ contains emotions when experiencing this in person or looking objectively from the perspective of a third party. I hope the message of this song will reach more people.”
Apart from composing the song and its lyrics, Huh Yunjin also created the single’s official artwork and animation for the music video.
FEARNOTs, the fans of LE SSERAFIM, as well as many other people all praised the LE SSERAFIM member for her artistry and how raw and real the lyrics of the track were. They also thanked Huh Yunjin for being a voice and a change within the K-Pop idol industry—not everyone would be strong enough to channel their vulnerabilities into such a meaningful song.
The meaning of the song ‘I ≠ DOLL’ is “IDOL DOESNT MEAN A DOLL TO FUCK WITH”
HUH YUNJIN YOU ARE A GENIUS pic.twitter.com/7RhbDasMLt
— joe (@elsserafim) January 9, 2023
— nab 🎧 ia (@thinkaboutwhe) January 9, 2023
yunjin is really here to change the idol industry
— 😐 (@sbgult) January 9, 2023
if there are 1 million Yunjin fans in the world, im one of them. if there’s only 1 Yunjin fan in the world, it’s me. if theres 0 Yunjin fans, it means i have left this world. if the world is against Yunjin, then im against the world. #HUHYUNJIN_IDOLL #ForeverwithHuhYunjin pic.twitter.com/e936ufu3Ew
— 💭 (@hiccouping) January 11, 2023
Im a sucker for animated mv. For Day6, they have few animated mvs which made by pros but this! Not sure the animations but “Artwork made by Huh Yunjin” blew me off! When I saw the cover I was like hmm wonder did she drew that & didn’t expect it would be whole mv! #HUHYUNJIN_IDOLL pic.twitter.com/KMPTEMSF9i
— dalia 🌼 (@woobizzati) January 9, 2023
— ِ (@ynjfiles) January 9, 2023
#GeniusCharts | “I ≠ DOLL” by HUH YUNJIN debuts at #1 on the K-Rock chart in Genius Korea after trending at #5 on the All-Genre Genius Chart! #HUHYUNJIN_IDOLL @le_sserafim https://t.co/Nc7XE6aneY pic.twitter.com/ivcdd55lfk
— Genius Korea (@Genius_kor) January 11, 2023
— ₁₃eve⁷🪴🍊✨ (@mygxeve) January 9, 2023
I ≠ DOLL by HUH YUNJIN (rough translation)
— 꽃채⁰¹¹¹ (@habchae) January 9, 2023
ASIDE FROM THE NEW SONG 'I ≠ DOLL', THE ARTWORK IS ALSO MADE BY HUH YUNJIN HERSELF. WHAT ELSE CAN SHE NOT DO??? 😩 pic.twitter.com/1rqDmfYGsG
— joe (@elsserafim) January 8, 2023
words are not enough to even express what i feel right now. all i can say is thank you so much for this, yunjin. you're really making an impact to people's lives 🙂 fearnots are so proud of you, we love you 💕pic.twitter.com/UFxZgbcGTO
— yunjin pics (@huhyunjinpics) January 9, 2023
THE LYRICS OF I ≠ DOLL
“i’m more than just your pretty face you wouldn’t know
i was like a doll (인형) yesterday
today you call me a bitch (이년)
when all they see is vanity
they pick apart my body
and throw the rest away"
HUH YUNJIN IS A GENIUS pic.twitter.com/O2h9HeZTPe
— joe (@elsserafim) January 9, 2023
when huh yunjin said shes going to change the idol industry, she wasnt kidding. pic.twitter.com/yXKho8OwM8
— pigtail felix☆ (@felixsfreckle3) January 10, 2023
HUH YUNJIN SAID SHE WANTED TO CHANGE THE IDOL INDUSTRY AND SHE DIDNT FUCKING LIE !!!
ALSO SHE DID ALL THE ART TOO ???
she’s so COOL 🥲 pic.twitter.com/5tkVLf6Atf
— Meli ♡ (@xMeli_zZz) January 10, 2023
huh yunjin you are so talented pic.twitter.com/1Oq5sjVev1
— le sserafim pics (@lesserafimpics_) January 9, 2023
Thank you for not giving up on your dreams, Yunjin! The K-Pop industry is so lucky to have you.
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