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"Be Natural" is Red Velvet's second single, released on October 13, 2014 (though the music video release was on October 9 and promotions of this song had began on the same day) featuring labelmate NCT member Taeyong, who was credited then under S.M. Entertainment's pre-debut group S.M. Rookies. It is a remake of the company's former girl group S.E.S.'s song with the very same name.

Background and release

"Be Natural" is a remake of the 2000 song of the same name by the company's former girl group, S.E.S. Red Velvet had also added a more sultry and mature sound to the song. It is described as a neo-soul song with a simple hip hop beat and modern jazz sound. Members Seulgi and Irene previously performed a portion of the remake in a pre-debut video under the company's pre-debut group SMROOKIES as part of promotions of the group.

Teaser images were released in early October, showing all 4 members in suits, hinting at a transition to a more mature concept from their first single, "Happiness".

The music video is shot using the one-take filming technique. In it, they presented a dynamic, seductive and masculine performance with a new dance routine involving chairs that highlighted their flexibility and curves wearing suits.

Chart performance

"Be Natural" debuted at number 33 on the Gaon Singles Chart.

Charts

Chart (2014) Peak

position

South Korea (Gaon) 33
US World Digital Songs (Billboard) 6

Sales

Chart Amount
Gaon downloads chart 48,886+

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Show Category Result
2014 SBS MTV Best of the Best Best Remake Song Won

Lyrics

Audio

Spotify

Gallery

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Video Gallery

Trivia

  • Taeyong's part in this song is completely omitted during all performances.

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Discography
Mini-albums Ice Cream CakeThe VelvetRussian RouletteRookieThe Red SummerSummer MagicRBB'The ReVe Festival' Day 1'The ReVe Festival' Day 2MonsterQueendom
Albums The RedPerfect Velvet
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