As we are nearing the end of the year 2020, the songs filled with hope and positivity have begun to be heard. Christmas is almost here and so are new songs to celebrate the Christmas festival! Last week saw a large chunk of RnB songs, and peppy Christmas tracks. DPR released a new track No Blueberries. Taeyeon made a comeback with her fourth album.

 

Albums/Mini Albums:

  • Ju Ihyun & Heinz – See saw

This soft mellow track speaks about the emotional seesaw that two people are in. They love each other but cannot come closer to each other.

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  • Taeyeon – What Do I Call You

Taeyeon is back with a heartfelt RnB track. Those who have been in a relationship must have faced this question sooner or later after a breakup. In this song, Taeyeon asks a question as to what to address the person as, now that they are no longer together. It is a confusing space where you are not complete strangers but not so close anymore either.

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  • Dark Moon – I don`t know how lucky I am

‘I don’t know how lucky I am’  is a track that expresses gratitude to everyone who has been a part of a person’s life. More importantly, it expresses gratitude to oneself because we often forget that we should love and thank ourselves too for facing and coming out of difficulties.

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  • CHE – Sleep

‘Sleep’  is a track that speaks about the dreams and aspirations that don’t let you sleep at night. The track is about your dreams and aspirations that make you work harder.

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  • SIM2 – 2020

A soft RnB track that is perfect for your weekend playlist! It is a perfect track for a lazy evening with a cup of coffee and a book!

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Singles:

  • Hwang In Wook – Would It Be Enough

A powerful ballad with even powerful vocals, Would It Be Enough is an emotionally charged ballad. Hwang In Wook’s high notes are a treat.

Listen and download this song/album on:

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  • Jang Hyun Seung – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You

Jang Hyung Seung is back after a long time. This semi-rock track is a romantic number.

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  • Lee Hi – For You (ft. Crush)

When you see LEE HI x CRUSH you just know that the song is going to be amazing. ‘For You’  is a soft RnB romantic number that is accentuated with Lee Hi and Crush’s soulful vocals. This song is sung entirely in English.

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  • TWICE – Cry For Me

A fast-paced semi rock track, ‘Cry For Me’  is slightly different than TWICE’s previous releases. it is a standalone single.

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  • Janet Suhh – Thriller

If you have watched the drama It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, then I am sure you must be familiar with Janet Suhh. The neo-noir music and Janet’s vocals go perfectly in sync in her latest release Thriller. 

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  • Epitone Project – Sleepless (Vocal By Younha)

‘Sleepless’  is one of those soft ballads that express a lot in fewer words. Starring Kim Seon Ho and sung by Younha, this track is a soft number that speaks about the after events of a breakup.

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  • Sugarbowl – Leaned(기대를 낮출게)

A ballad filled with nostalgia and past memories, Leaned will make you miss you loved one.

 

  • Seori – Trigger

A fantasy, Gothic themed music video is a treat to your eyes. A hip hop number with daring lyrics like ‘You’ll be my dinner’ – this track speaks about extreme possessiveness over someone.

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  • VINXEN, OVAN, Im Soo – JUNG(정) (Prod. By VAN.C)

A master collaboration of three talented artists, this song will definitely go up to your road trip playlist! A semi- hip-hop track, peppered with rap – this song is made for one of those sessions where you simply get lost in the music.

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  • DPR IAN ft. DPR LIVE, CL – No Blueberries

If you’re expecting to see any blueberries in this song, then don’t. The only blueberries you will find are in the lyrics. The music video tells a different story in itself. Whip out your thinking cap and let’s jot down theories! The laid back retro vibe to the song makes it for a good listen for a calm evening.

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  • Pentagon – Eternal Flame

A track filled with hope and positivity, ‘Eternal Flame’  is that one song that you should listen to when you feel low. The inspiring lyrics will boost your mood and give you the hope to try again.

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  • sunwoojunga – Island(섬)

Sunwoojunga’s deep vocals

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  • Hyejin Jang, Ha Dong Qn – Special thanks to

What makes the music video special is the use of Korean Sign Language. The singers are singing and at the same time explaining the lyrics with the use of Korean Sign Language. Just like the title suggests, this jazzy positive track is about expresses deep gratitude to the people who have helped you so far.

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  • GRAY, 함유주Tears All Over

You guessed it right. This track is a sad ballad that narrates the story after a difficult breakup – the old memories rush back and leave the person in tears all over again. Ham Yoo Ju’s soft vocal accentuates the emotion expressed by the lyrics.

 

  • Hanhae – Sick

Sick literally speaks about being sick of someone’s lies and deception. It is a track that shows a mirror the person who has cheated and weaved a web of lies. The song is unfiltered and unapologetic.

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  • EXO Baekhyun – Amusement Park

Sponsored by Lotte World, Amusement Park uses several attractions of an amusement park to speak a cute romantic date. EXO Baekhyun’s smooth vocals add more charm to the cute lyrics.

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  • AB6IX, BDC, Lee Eun Sang – CHANDELIER(샹들리에)

Don’t confuse this track with SIA’s Chandelier. :p A fun party song, this collaboration track will make you instantly dance!

 

  • HaRam – Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1esOTSoqScA

Way  is an electronica track which speaks about the anxieties we face and the uncertainties we feel. It gives a message of hope when you think there isn’t any left.

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  • SUNGHWI – Lets carry our secret (ft.Kim gyeol)

https://youtu.be/vM841hL04GY

A mellow track, with retro tinged music video – this track will make you go back to your old photos and journal entries!

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  • OH MY GIRL BANHANA – SNOW BALL (ft. Pororo, Loopy)

https://youtu.be/xmMRMS5G3VA

If you’re looking for cute and peppy track for Christmas, then look no further. Snow Ball  is the track for you! Complete with Christmas theme and music, this song is a must have for your cheezy cute playlist!

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  • HEYNE – Imagine

HEYNE is back after a long hiatus. Her sweet child-like vocals make the song a pleasant listen. Imagination Trip is a synth-pop track. This is composed, written and arranged by her.

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OST:

  • LUCY – Run To You (JTBC Run On OST)

A romantic power ballad by LUCY, this song will make you want to confess this Christmas 😉

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  • Lee Eun Sang – Starry Night

Lee Eun Sang’s melodious vocal shine through in this romantic ballad. The song is about first loves and first impressions.

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Which is your favourite comeback of the week?

Written by

Nandini Iyengar

An aspiring translator and a writer!