Valentine’s Day is just round the corner and what better way to express your love than songs. For all the K-pop fans, a sweet song from their favorite idols can make their day. If your partner loves K-pop, dedicating a melody to them will definably make your Valentine’s mesmerizing and worth remembering.
While K-pop is known for its dancing tunes, it also has a large number of emotional ballads. These love songs have made an indelible effect on younger K-pop fans, becoming some of the genre’s biggest successes. Certain K-pop girl and boy groups are well-known for their creative songs and visual themes. Friendship, loyalty, sacrifice, betrayal, honesty, breakup, and forgiveness are all common themes in these ballads.
Listed down below are top 5 K-pop songs that you can dedicate to your partner this Valentine’s:
1. Just One Day (BTS)
BTS has a virtuous song called Just One Day. It was released on February 12, 2014, as the fifth track from their second mini album Skool Luv Affair, as well as the seventh track on the repackage album Skool Luv Affair Special Addition. On April 6, 2014, the music video of the song was released on YouTube.
2. Friday (IU)
The lead single from IU’s repackaged album Modern Times – Epilogue is Friday. The self-penned song is a bossa nova track with a lively medium-tempo melody about a pair who recently got a crush on each other, and it talks of their delirious delight. Jang Yi-jeong, a member of the boy band History, was a featured performer with the vocalist (He also starred on its music video, as a guy who has a one-sided love for IU). On December 20, 2013, the single was released, and the music video was officially released at 12:00 p.m. KST on the same day.
3. Symptoms (SHINee)
SHINee’s K-pop song Symptoms is the second track from their fifth EP, Everybody, which was released digitally on October 14, 2013 under the SM Entertainment record label and KMP Holdings distribution company. It was one of two lead singles for the promotional cycle, the other being Everybody, the album’s title tune.
4, I Miss You (Mamamoo)
Mamamoo released the single I Miss You from their next studio album on January 29, 2016. Mamamoo’s debut studio album, Melting, was released in South Korea. On February 26, 2016, it was released by RBW and distributed by CJ E&M Music. There are twelve tracks on the album, including the single “You’re the Best,” which was used to advertise it. Two more singles, I Miss You and Taller Than You, preceded the album.
5. I Love You (TREASURE)
The song I Love You is about a boy’s love for a girl and how he can’t live without her. The song has a sense of Colorful pictures that are provided alongside impassioned young feelings. Shots of various sets and sleek dance routines give this unusual romantic tune a deeper sense of creativity. On September 18, 2020, TREASURE released this song. It debuted at number one on the RMM Charts shortly after its release.