KHIGH Is back with another weekly comeback and streaming guide! Last week featured a heady mix of R&B and electro, with a dash of ballads and soft tunes! One of the hottest comebacks of this season – Monsta X’s Fatal Love was an instant hit among fans! Jooheon’s opening line ‘Sorry, did I make you anxious’ from Love Killa was quoted and re-quoted all over SNS! Super Junior surprised the fans with a pre-release single from their next comeback album. We also saw a debut of rookie groups like BXK and the London based K-Pop group KAACHI. With fan favourites like JANNABI, BOL4, AB6IX and a handful more making a comeback, this week saw a varied range of releases! The week ended with a soft track by Kyuhyun of Super Junior, and a funky track by Eric Nam and Lee Na Eun of APRIL. Read along to pick your favourite song of the week!

 

Please note: Some songs and albums are not yet available on iTunes India or Spotify.

 

 

  • Godak of MIND U- “Gonna Be Together for a Long Time (feat. Junggigo)”

Godak, of the do Mind U sings a happy, soulful ballad. In this collab with Junggigo, the song gives a peaceful vibe. This track is a good companion to unwind after a hectic week!

 

 

  • MONSTA X – “Love Killa”

Monsta X is back with a bang with their latest album ‘Love Killa’. The song is an instant party number with the electro beats and fast raps by IM and Jooheon.

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • Hong Jinyoung- “Never Ever”

Hong Jin Young blends Korean Trot and Tango in this soulful ballad. The lyrics are sad, and her vocals combined with string melody seamlessly express the emotion in the song!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • AB6IX – “Salute”

Salute is different from previous title tracks by AB6IX. The marching band and drum sounds add a power packed spectacle. This song is primarily composed by Daehwi. Daehwi fast, high rap and Woojin’s low rap compliment to the tone of the song!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • BXK (DEBUT) – “내버려둬(NOYB)”, “FLY HIGH(플라이 하이)”

BXK, short for Boy X King is a rookie group. Fly High is their debut single album. Fly High is a warm, cozy song which expresses gratitude to others, whereas Fly High is a hip-hop track which talks about pride and ambition. With the single album showcasing two sides of the group, their future music is something to look forward to!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

 

  • Jung Jinwoo – “Movie (Feat. Rohann)”

This funk pop track is sure to get to you hooked! With dark hues, the music video adds to the lonely feel of the song lyrics. Rap by Rohann is an attractive addition to the song.

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • MAMAMOO – “Aya”

MAMAMOO never fails to amaze, bet it the song lyrics, the music video or the costumes! Travel  by MAMAMOO is falls in the same line! The catchy title track Aya gives oriental, middle eastern vibes with stellar choreography. The song is a definitely a treat for MooMoos!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • Dynamic Duo- “Soon (Feat. BewhY)”

Soon is a hip hop track with a melancholic vibe. It narrates the story of a shaky relationship. Old School charm, coupled with modern hip hop beats makes it a catchy earworm song!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • BABY BLUE – “Remember that time?”

This track is about the crush in your school, the hesitation and the excitement that follows. The track, coupled with soft vocals and uplifting melody will definitely take you down the memory lane.

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • Acoustic Collabo – “Good to be with You” (with Kim Kook Heon of B.O.Y)

A perfect song for a summer day, this track is a perfect companion for a picnic out in the nature. This is a mellow track with soft vocals and a hint of nostalgia!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • Kim Jeong_uk – “I need you. Period.”

Kim Jeong Uk sings about past hurt and love in this lo-fi track. Coupled with synth beats and breathy vocals, this track will be a great addition to the road trip playlist!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • SECRET NUMBER – “Got That Boom”

SECRET NUMBER previously released the catchy pop song ‘Who Dis?’. They made a mark amongst fans with that single. With ‘Got That Boom’ they follow a similar pattern, with an addition of electro beats to the song! The group is something to look forward to!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • BOL4 – “Dancing Cartoon”

BOL4’s summery, happy vibes are back with Dancing Cartoon. BOL4, known for the peppy tracks showcase similar skills in this comeback!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • Park Ji Hoon – “Gotcha”

The former Wanna One member is back with yet another powerful solo Gotcha from his first full album Message. The song features Latin-theme music, added with trap rhythm and showcases a rebellious side of Ji Hoon.

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

 

  • GIRLKIND – “Psycho4U”

GIRLKIND is back with a new vibe! The group released Psycho4U which has R&B and jazzy beats,  instantly gets you hooked!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • KAACHI – “Photo Magic”

This London based K-Pop group have officially debuted with a bubble pop single. Previously they had released a single titled  Your Turn.

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • Lim Young Woong – “Hero”

This song is Lim Young Woong’s comeback after seven months! This ballad track expresses the desire to protect a loved one in a harsh world.

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • CHANCELLOR – “AUTOMATIC (Remix Ver.)”

This remix track is one of a kind! Featuring 20+ artists, this collaboration track by Chancellor has created quite a buzz in the industry! This K-RNB is a must listen!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • Primary – “Bless You (feat. Sam Kim, WOODZ, pH-1)”

This is a special track, because the music video uses sign language to express the lyrics. This is one of those songs which stay with you for a longer time even after you have finished listening to it!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • DaHye – “Bad Blood”

With a dark title like Bad Blood you can guess that this one is going to be a powerful track. The song is packed with powerful instrumentals and the music video showcases stunning visuals- this is a great for your eyes and ears!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

 

  • Berry Good – “함께떠나요 (accio)”

Hello Potterheads! With a magic spell as a title, this song by BerryGood is nothing short of funky magic! The girls are back after a long gap and they have relied on their strengths. The soft, cute visuals clubbed with hearty instrumentals are Berry Good!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

 

  • Jang Woo Hyuk – “럽(SHE)”

One with a hint of trip, a heady mix of Hip-Hop and R&B; and smooth vocals, this song (and its dance performance) is sure to get you hooked to it!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

 

  • Lee Min Hyuk – “너만 몰라 (Only You Don’t Know)” (OST Drama: MBC The Spy Who Loved Me)

Another love song from the spy drama, this song expresses the feelings of one-side love. The title aptly describes what the song has in store. This breezy track is a must have for a weekend jam playlist!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • Sung Si Kyung – “Leaning on You” (OST Drama: tvN “The Tale of a Gumiho”)

Sung SI Kyung is known for his smooth, deep vocals. His voices suits perfectly for this fantasy drama about a Nine Tailed Fox! The sweet emotions and the feeling of companionship are expressed beautifully in this song!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • DoPaMine – “Happy Birthday”

This track by DoPaMine will give you a shot of dopamine for sure! Video game-like music clubbed with interesting visuals, will make you nostalgic about your fun hangouts with your bestie!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • TREASURE – “음 (MMM)”

Treasure is making their mark with one great song after another. This time, with a blend of EDM and Hip-Hop genres, MMM by Treasure is getting noticed by an even large number!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • Super Junior – “우리에게 (The Melody)” (Pre-Release)

The Melody is a soft ballad that will make you nostalgic about your good memories. It will also take you down the memory lane as a fan of Super Junior as well. Super Junior’s December comeback will be a treat to the ears!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • K/DA – Album: Debut EP [ALL OUT]

 

K/DA has been a hot topic of discussion ever since the first single was released! This debut EP features the artists singing and rapping to the beats of electro and synth! This EP is a treat for gamers and music-lovers alike!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

  • JANNABI – “가을밤에 든 생각 (A thought on an autumn night)

JANNABI is known for their soft R&B tracks, their ballads and a mellow vibe in their songs. This is track is yet another gem out of their purse!

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

  • V.O.S – “Call Your Name”

If you are missing someone dear, get ready to keep tissues handy when listening to this track. Powerful vocals joined with orchestral music is one of the those ballads which you listen when you are drunk on feelings.

 

  • Eric Nam, APRIL Lee Naeun – “Attraction” (Bunny and Guys webtoon OST)

Eric Nam and Lee Naeun of APRIL lend their vocals to this warm, fuzzy romance track. The track features in the webtoon Attraction. The song is a right pick for a evening stroll or even a date! 😉

  • Jimmy Brown – “i got you”

Jimmy Brown’s “i got you” is one of those songs which is perfect for a road trip playlist or even a casual date 😉 The song blends lo-fi beats with a trip rhythm which makes it a cozy listen any time, any day!

 

Listen and download the song on:

Spotify

 

Which is your pick of the week? Tell us in the comments!

Written by

Nandini Iyengar

An aspiring translator and a writer!