Latest K-Pop songs

Last week gave us one stunning latest K-Pop songs after another. Be it MONSTA X‘s Gambler or B.I‘s illa illa, the week has something for fans of every genre from rock, pop, to soft ballads. The OSTs from popular and newly released dramas like Youth of May and Racket Boys served as a soothing companion on the weekends. Let’s take a look at the latest K-Pop releases all the way from South Korea.

Please note: Some songs might not be available on Spotify or iTunes India yet. 

Latest K-Pop Songs

MONSTA X – Gambler

MONSTA X made a stunning comeback with One of a Kind. The sextet brought back the sultry themes with their title song Gambler. The song perfectly checks the boxes of being a sultry track, with melodious vocals in addition to the groovy music. MONSTA X’s Gambler serves as a perfect reminder for the One of A Kind the group is synonymous with.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

B.I – illa illa

B.I’s illa illa is a groovy lo-fi K-Pop track. The singer brings back his vocal and rap charms with this song. The album is no less than a Waterfall for fellow IDs as they listen to their favourite artist after long wait. The chorus Illa Illa Illa Illa is trancelike and will play on and on like an earworm. The song is based on minimal and lo-fi which serves its performance of complimenting B.I’s vocals and setting a trancelike mood.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

MAMAMOO – Where Are We Now

MAMAMOO’s Where Are We Now is a perfect trippy ballad to listen to in this rainy weather. The song is melancholic and soulful to listen to. The quartet’s rising high tones in the chorus set a soothing trance. The music compliments and rather it highlights their vocal performances even further. This song can serve as perfect ‘there we were and here we are now’ journey throwbacks. MAMAMOO gave their all in this melodious gift for MOOMOOs.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

 

GHOST9 – Up All Night

If you have been Up All Night after developing a crush on someone, then you will relate to this peppy and cheerful song by GHOST9. The song has energetic music that resonates with a sweet and restless feeling of falling in love for the first time. GHOST9’s Up All Night is like a teen-pop song that makes you want to get up and dance.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

Leesangsoon – You and Your

If you want to find a song that mixes soft blues music with Korean vocals, then look no further. Lee Sang Soon’s You and Your is that perfect blues track. The acoustic guitar and soft percussion sets a mellow mood and Lee Sang Soon’s smooth vocals make the song a perfect track to listen to during a bonfire night.  Lee Sang Soon serenades the listeners with You and Your. Oh, also a cute makes a special appearance in the music video!

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

 

TXT – 0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You) feat. Seori

No BigHit music is complete without hints in the music video and TXT’s 0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You) is no different. The song itself is a musical treat for the fans of the rock and pop genre. TXT never fails to amaze with their comebacks and this comeback froze the MOAs with amazement. Drumbeats paired with the electric guitar give the chorus its moment to shine.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

Joy (Red Velvet) – Hello

A perfect ‘pick me up song’ for the times when you feel low and want to start anew. Joy’s peppy vocals clubbed with energetic music makes the song a fresh listen. The song is like a fresh break in any playlist. The saxophone in symphony to the drums and electric guitar create an upbeat atmosphere. Joy’s Hello feels straight out of a musical film.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

NCT 127 X Amoeba Culture – Save

NCT 127 returns with their vocal charms in this special collaboration with Amoeba Culture. The song runs on electro music from start. NCT 127 are known for their catchy chorus and this song was no different. The rap came in as a small leeway from the vocals and forms a good bridge between the first and last part of the song.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

K-Drama OSTs:

Kim Bum Soo – Winter of May (Youth of May OST Pt. 9)

For a drama like Youth of May, a ballad by Kim Bum Soo is a delicious sprinkle of emotions. The acoustic guitar serves its part of adding music to the bittersweet memories. The title of the song Winter of May sums up the feeling of sadness and separation from your loved one. Watch the music video with a box of tissues by your side!

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

Kim Na Young – My All (My Roommate Is a Gumiho OST Pt. 2)

Have you ever been apprehensive about your feelings for someone? This song might serve as an outlet for those feelings of love. Kim Na Young’s soulful vocals paired with minimal guitar rhythms presents the song on a platter of melancholia.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

 

THE BOYZ – Will Be (Racket Boys OST Pt 1)

After a stunning set of performances on Kingdom: Legendary War, THE BOYZ are back with their energy with a powerful new OST. THE BOYZ’s Will Be compliments the journey of the drama characters as their set on a new journey.

Listen and download this track on:

Spotify

iTunes

Which of these latest K-Pop songs are your favourites? Which ballad made you melancholic and which song cheered you up? Let us know in the comments!

Written by

Nandini Iyengar

An aspiring translator and a writer!