6 Great K-Pop Songs You Should Listen To Right Now

6 Great K-Pop Songs You Should Listen To Right Now

My music taste is incredibly varied. Seriously, one minute I'll be singing along to ABBA, the next I'll have Bring Me The Horizon blasting out of my speakers. One genre of music I really enjoy is K-Pop. I love the production and all that it entails. Yes, at times it can be cheesy and whatnot, but I love it and I have no shame in admitting that. This isn't the first time I've talked about K-Pop here on my blog. Back in my favourite songs in February, I featured a few K-Pop tracks and back in November I even talked about my experience of watching the BTS Burn The Stage movie on the big screen.

That being said, At the moment there are quite a few brilliant tracks out that I feel people should give a listen to. So I pretty much thought I'd talk about 6 of those great K-Pop songs that I feel deserve lots of love. So without further ado, I present to you 6 great K-Pop songs you should listen to right now.

BTS Ft. Halsey - Boy With Luv

The first of the 6 great K-Pop songs you should listen to right now is for sure BTS Ft. Halsey - Boy With Luv. This track is a new release from the boyband's latest album Map Of The Soul: Persona. Boy With Luv is the title track of the said album and it's an absolute banger. It's bright, upbeat and has a slight disco vibe to it. I feel like in this particular track members Jimin and Suga really shine. Jimin's vocals are incredible and in the music video, he really shines. As for Suga, his deep rap in Boy With Luv is on point and for sure one of my favourite parts. The chorus featuring US singer Halsey is also incredibly addictive. Trust me you'll find yourself constantly singing "Oh my my my! Oh my my my!"
 

BLACKPINK - Kill This Love

The second of the 6 great K-Pop songs you should listen to right now is BLACKPINK - Kill This Love. Kill This Love is a strong female electronic power anthem from the four-piece girl group and does not disappoint. It features a truly powerful beat teamed with rave style air horns. It kind of reminds me of Little Mix's Salute in a weird sort of way but I personally find BLACKPINK's offering to be a little more catchy and more to my taste.

My favourite part for sure has to be Lisa and Jennie's rap. It's badass and showcases the pair's epic bar spitting skills. To be honest I wouldn't be surprised if the two form a subunit in the near future kind of like what G-Dragon and TOP did from Big Bang. However, for now, I think we should just soak up BLACKPINK in all their glory and that means strong rap, vocals, visuals and female empowerment.
 

Park Bom Ft. Sandara Park - Spring

The third of the 6 great K-Pop songs you should listen to is Park Bom Ft. Sandara Park - Spring. Now you may remember both Park Bom and Sandara Park from the legendary and now disbanded girl group 2NE1. Well, Park Bom has gone solo and released the track Spring. If you loved 2NE1's signature sound then you'll more than likely enjoy this as Bom's vocals predominantly made up 2NE1's distinguishable sound. In the track, it's almost as if Bom is singing about the controversy in her past and her struggles with the entertainment industry.

The song isn't something really upbeat, it features a mid-tempo beat but what really stands out are Bom's impressive vocals and meaningful words. Former band member Sandara Park joins Bom on her track to provide some killer rap on the track but oddly Dara offers a slightly more mature sound than her 2NE1 days. Her vocals are still soft as clouds but she showcases how she's grown since the days of 2NE1 and I really am a fan. The track is beautiful in every sense of the word and I really do hope Bom gains the success as a solo artist that she really deserves.

TXT - Crown

The Fourth of the 6 great K-Pop songs you sound listen to right now is TXT - Crown. TXT AKA Tomorrow X Together is a new boyband formed by the people behind BTS, Big Hit Entertainment. The group is made up of 5 members, Yeonjun, Soobin, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Huening Kai. They made their debut back in March and Crown is their debut song. Personally, I feel like the group is a little too, young for me and targeted more towards a younger audience. However, I do like Crown and find it very catchy. It's super bright, upbeat and the production is incredibly clean. The vocals are super on point and the track offers a really addictive bouncy electronic beat. Crown isn't going to be to every K-Pop lovers taste but give it a listen and see what you think.
 

Stray Kids - Miroh

The fifth of the 6 great K-Pop songs you should listen to is Stray Kids - Miroh. I'm not even going to lie, I've been obsessed with this song. The song is a super intense dance number that opens with member Felix’s super deep-toned voice which oddly reminds me of the guy from Right Said Fred on the track I'm Too Sexy. Don't ask, my mind works strangely sometimes.

Anyway, the track soon builds up to a very powerful chorus that will have you getting your groove on. The "Woah-Oh-Oh" vocals will be stuck in your head all day long after listening to Miroh. Seriously it's a true banger that gets you in the mood to party. The only downside? The song doesn't last nearly as long as it should to satisfy me but I guess it's okay as I have the ability to repeat the track until my heart is content.
 

MOMOLAND - I'm So Hot

The sixth and final of the 6 great K-Pop songs you should listen to is MOMOLAND - I'm So Hot. I bloody love MOMOLAND. Ever since I first listened to Bboom Bboom I've been hooked. I love how upbeat their tracks are and how they just offer something fun to listen to. I'm So Hot is the group's latest track and it certainly hasn't disappointed me. The song isn't anything serious with deep meaningful lyrics, instead, it is a fun dance anthem that is has a fantastic electro-swing sound to it which isn't actually too different from the group's previous two tracks Bboom Bboom and BAAM. I guess MOMOLAND have found their safe signature sound and honestly? I'm alright with that.

In a nutshell? I'm So Hot will get stuck in your head and you will end up having a little boogie. If you liked the now split up, although not officially disbanded group Crayon Pop, MOMOLAND has a sort of similar sound and may satisfy that Crayon Pop shaped hole in your heart.
   

K-Pop isn't just for Korean speakers

So there you have it, 6 killer Korean pop tracks that I recommend listening to. If you're a K-Pop fan you'll more than likely already be aware of these songs but if you're new to the genre then you might just find something new you like. Korean pop isn't everybody's cup of tea but please don't simply be put off by the language barrier because you might be missing out on something that'll blow your socks off. You don't need to fully understand something to enjoy it although I personally always like to educate myself when it comes to foreign language music. So although I might not be able to fully sing along initially, I can always research and look deeper into the meaning of each song to really grasp what the artist is trying to portray.

Are you a K-Pop fan? What's your favourite Korean pop group?
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