Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to express your love than with songs. For all K-pop fans, a sweet song from their favorite idols can make their day. If your partner loves K-pop, dedicating a tune to them will undoubtedly make your Valentine’s Day fascinating and worth remembering.
While K-pop is known for its dance tunes, it also has a lot of emotional ballads. These love songs had an indelible effect on young K-pop fans, becoming one of the genre’s biggest hits. Some K-pop girl and boy groups are well known for their creative songs and visual themes. Friendship, loyalty, sacrifice, betrayal, honesty, breaking up and forgiveness are all common themes in these ballads.
Below are the top 5 K-pop songs you can dedicate to your significant other this Valentine’s Day:
1. Just One Day (BTS)
BTS has a righteous song called just one day. It was released on February 12, 2014, as the fifth track from their second mini album. Skool Luv caseas well as the seventh track from the repackaging album Special addition of Skool Luv case. On April 6, 2014, the song’s music video was released on YouTube.
2. Friday (UI)
The first single from IU’s repackaged album Modern times – The epilogue is Friday. The self-penned song is a bossa nova track with a lively, mid-tempo melody about a pair who recently had a crush on each other, and it’s about their delirious enjoyment. Jang Yi-jeong, a member of boy band History, was a featured performer with the singer (he also starred in his music video, as a guy who has 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 label and distribution company KMP Holdings. It was one of two lead singles in the promotional cycle, the other being Everybodythe title track of the album.
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 other bachelors, I miss you and Bigger than youpreceded 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 imagery that is provided alongside passionate young feelings. Shots of various sets and elegant 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.