The Korean Pop Music
The year 2017 has been the year of “hallyu wave “or the South Korean Culture trend. The Korean Pop and Korean drama’s popularity boomed with sparkles during that time of the year. A lot of millenials became Korean drama fanatic making them interested and engrossed to their sound tracks.
Evidences can be seen to the millions of viewers worldwide that have been streaming Korean music and drama in different sites in the internet. Precisely, It became the “it” trend to the millenials of this generation.
Since it is the beginning of the year 2018, let’s look back to the top streamed soundtracks and best Korean OST lists of 2017 classified by Spotify. Also, note that it’s a perfect playlist for a millenial that’s into Korean pop and music.
• Stay with me
Stay with me by Punch and EXO Chanyeol is one of the popular soundtracks of the popular Korean drama series entitled “Goblin”. It is a slow and soothing song since its genre is ballad. It is written by Lee Seung Joo and composed by the musical duo Rocoberry.
Always by Yoon Mirae is from the drama Descendants of the sun. It is also composed by Rocoberry. The song is also under the ballad genre with beautiful lyrics that can tug the heartstrings of the viewers. This song also has reached for more than 3,000,000 views in YouTube.
• I’ll Pick You Up
I’ll Pick You Up by Standing Egg is an acoustic music composed by Cadence, ROZ, and Seo Jae Ha. It is from a popular romantic comedy series entitled “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo”. The good think about this song is that it is refreshing in the ears plus it highlights the lovely vocals of the singer. This song is also inspired by British pop.
• Say Yes
Say Yes is the OST of the popular historical drama entitled Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. It’s a song by Loco and Punch. The interesting part about this song is that it is a ballad and slow music with a slow rap. It is also composed by Rocoberry.
Beautiful by Crush is also one of famous soundtrack of Goblin. It is another ballad with deep lyrics that can touch the listeners’ heart. This song went viral globally and it also hit number one on music charts.