Latest K-Pop songs

Week two of March and there are already a bunch of amazing latest KPop songs and debuts of 2021! It is just week two of March, and the songs are spectacular to listen and to watch! One can only imagine what new surprises are in store for the fans in the upcoming days.

Latest KPop songs to look out for:

With Ciipher, the first boy group from Rain Company, to Purple Kiss, RBW’s second girl group after MAMAMOO, the debuts look promising. MAMAMOO’s SOLAR graced the listeners with yet another spell-binding OST, whereas AILEE made her presence felt with an OST for Sisyphus: The Myth. BlackPink‘s Rose made a much-anticipated solo debut and ruled the music charts in several countries. Pentagon released a new mini album, with yet another catchy title track. Lim Young Woong graced the listeners with a mesmerising trot song My Starry Love whereas Melotic gave a beautiful rendition Moon Rising Song which is fused traditional Korean instruments.

 

Please Note: Some songs are not yet available on Spotify or iTunes. 

Albums/ Mini Albums:

PUNCH – I’m jealous (Feat. Real.be)

Punch packs a sweet punch with her latest mini-album Full Bloom. Punch’s breathy vocals make the track easy-on-the-ears listen, and the funky music video is a delight to watch as well. What makes this song more special is the feature by Real. be aka Kim Min Jae! This is definitely one of those latest Kpop songs that will get you grooving to it as soon as you listen to the track.

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WOODZ – Feel Like

WOODZ’s first single album SET, features not one but three songs. The title track Feel Like is a funky elemental track, that will trap you with the guitar riffs. The song is smooth, and the transition from opening verse to the chorus is pleasant. The song is perfect for the fans of RnB.

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PENTAGON – DO or NOT

After delivering a rock ballad Daisy, Pentagon is back with a romantic dance number Do or Not from their latest mini-album Love or Take. Do or Not is a track about forgetting your past love. The rock number serves as a perfect party number. The members go back to school, the classrooms, the sports area in this music video which will remind you of your high school days. Pentagon’s Do or Not is one of the latest Kpop songs that will make you go ‘Whoa Whoa’.

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GHOST9 – Seoul

GHOST9’s Seoul song can easily serve as the tourism theme song for South Korea’s capital city. A song that invites you and entraps you in the city’s charms, and the fast-paced music, Seoul is a good take on ‘what would happen if cities took the form of a KPOP song?’

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CRAVITY – Bad Habits

Bad Habits plays on the group’s strengths and delivers a hardcore-themed song replete with hip hop and rap elements. The neo-noir theme in the music video fits with the semi-grunge vibe in the song. In a classic KPOP song style, towards the end, the song breaks into a steady verse of only vocals.

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BUZZ – Analogue

BUZZ is one of the veteran K-Rock bands. BUZZ’s latest musical treat Analogue  is a perfect listen for the fans looking for rock music in the Korean music industry. Staying true to its genre, Analogue offers a blend of rock elements like the electric guitars strums accentuated with bass and the percussions.

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Singles:

Ji Dong Kuk -In the name of the love

Ji Dong Kuk offers a mellow yet beautiful love ballad that runs high on emotions. Ji Dong Kuk’s voice is complemented beautifully with the rising music and soft percussion beats. In the name of Love is a track that will lead one to the nostalgia lane.

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JISELLE – Language Ft. CHANGMO

Jiselle’s Language gives an alternative RnB vibe. It makes a smooth transition into rap with Changmo’s verse. The song has a laid back feel to it, that makes it a perfect listen for a lazy weekend.

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EXO Baekhyun, NCT Doyoung – Doll

A soft, mellow track with an equally mellow music video, Doll by EXO Baekhyun and NCT Do Young is a trip down the memory lane. This latest Kpop song from Baekhyun and Do Young also serves as the title track for Rewind: Blossom Side A, giving the listeners a perfect peak into the forthcoming songs.

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BEIGE – My Injeolmi

If you are a dog person, this video is a visual treat for you. My Injeolmi is a cheerful track about happiness and love in life. Beige’s soft vocals accompanied with soft piano tunes make the track a melodious listen.

 

Lim Young Woong – My Starry Love

Lim Young Woong is back to please the listeners with his amazing trot songs. My Starry Love is a melodious trot brimming with a calmness and the feelings of love.  My Starry Love is a good introduction for the people who are first-time listeners of trot music.

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Jongshin Yoon – Graduation Tears

Graduation Tears is a song about the love you met during school or college, but eventually separate from later. Yoon Jung Shin’s vocals express the emotion behind the lyrics beautifully. The music gives the track a nostalgic feel.

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Melotic – Moon Rising Song

A song that clubs elements of traditional music with modern vocals, Melotic’s Moon Rising Song is perfect for people who are looking to dive into fusion music. Moon Rising Song is a soft ballad, that hints at nostalgia, sadness and a long lost love.

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K-Drama OST:

Ladies’ Code Lee Sojung – It’s alright (Mouse OST Pt. 1)

Sojung’s deep vocals are expressive and accompanied by soft piano tunes. The high notes elevate the track and bring out the emotions behind the lyrics. The song complements the mood of the drama beautifully.

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MAMAMOO Solar – Adrenaline (Vincenzo OST Pt. 3)

Singing the English version of Adrenaline, Solar delivers a hauntingly beautiful track for the drama Vincenzo. The song suits the mood of the drama and also serves a fitting track for Vincenzo Cassano. Solar’s sultry vocals fit the jazzy mood perfectly.

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CLC Seunghee, Seungyeon, and Yeeun – Another Level (Web Drama: You want a contract relationship with me? OST)

CLC deliver a feet-tapping number with this OST track. Another Level is a fast-paced, powerful track that is a burst of energy. Fitting the elements of a typical K-Pop song, this track is an earworm track.

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YOON JISUNG – My Tree (How to be Thirty OST)

A funky romantic number, My Tree by Yoon Jisung is a good mix of dance and pop elements. It is a song about butterflies in the stomach, long standing crush and the eventual confession of love. My Tree  is a cute track for a roadtrip playlist.

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Ailee – My Last Love (Sisyphus: The myth OST Pt. 3)

With great drama, comes great OST. Ailee is back with another heart-rendering track for the drama Sisyphus: The Myth. She proves once again why she is considered the OST queen in the music industry. My Last Love: In Paradisum is a track for evenings when you want to just sit with a cup of tea or dance a slow dance.

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Jae Ryung – Today’s Sunlight (It Takes A Village OST)

A cheerful track for the reality TV show It Takes a Village, the track Today’s Sunlight  feels straight from a road-trip movie that speaks about friendships, love and life. The track is a cheerful number that is made to be played on a picnic, by the beach or into the forest.

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Debut:

Ciipher – I like you (안꿀려)

The first group from Rain Company, Ciipher made their much-awaited and much-anticipated debut with I Like You. The track is a cheerful track that plays on the elements of retro hiphop and alternative pop. The chorus is catchy, and the song plays to the strengths of the members.

 

PURPLE KISS – Ponzona

After releasing pre-debut tracks and creating a hype in the K-Pop music world, Purple Kiss made their much awaited debut with Ponzona. The track is groovy with a sultry chorus. The music video is tinted with shades of purple, hinting at the group’s name.

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MAJORS – Spit It out

MAJORS debuted with not one, but two music videos. The track opens with a rap and transitions into vocals. The second track, Stronger feels like a better choice between the two. Both tracks stick to the basic formula of a K-Pop song that does not make them stand out much. The members display strengths in the tracks, so the future music can be expected to display a departure from the cliché formula.

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BLACKPINK ROSÉ – On The Ground

It won’t be wrong to say that Rose’s solo debut was one of the most anticipated songs from the list of this week’s latest Kpop songs On the Ground  showcases Rose’s vocal qualities as well as lyrical capabilities. The song is no short of a power anthem. The song focuses on highlighting Rose’s vocals with the music serving as a pleasant background.

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Which is your favourite pick from these latest Kpop songs? Which debut made you a fan? Which comeback made you cheer harder for your favourite artist?

Written by

Nandini Iyengar

An aspiring translator and a writer!