Unexpected EXO-L Mitski Listens To EXO’s “Call Me Baby” On Repeat


Did Asian American singer-songwriter Mitski reveal she’s an EXO-L?

Mitski | Diana King via Bust Magazine EXO | SM Entertainment

In a resurfaced TIDAL interview, Mitski was asked, “What’s a pop song you’ve been kind of deconstructing lately?” Mitski revealed that it was none other than the iconic song “Call Me Baby” by EXO.

There’s a K-Pop song called ‘Call Me Baby’ by this band… I don’t know what you would call a K-Pop… group… by this group called EXO.

— Mitski

Mitski explained that she was deconstructing EXO’s “Call Me Baby.” She said that she found its chord progressions fascinating.

And the chord progressions in that are fascinating.

— Mitski

In another interview with i-D Magazine, Mitski said that she was listening to EXO’s “Call Me Baby” on repeat at the time. She heard a Motown influence in it from a producer who worked with Michael Jackson.

| i-D Magazine

Netizens were surprised by this unexpected music crossover!

MITSKI exo fan btw pic.twitter.com/CUXt0eo3YD

— ︎ (@XIUMlNATION) October 5, 2023

no girl but listen listen listen just listen…mitski x jongdae collab pic.twitter.com/AZaY2HRniB

— vale (@byunbalu) April 23, 2023

Is Mitski on her way to becoming an EXO-L?

 She enjoyed deconstructing the song. 

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