Summer is still going strong, and so is our selection of summer kpop. Come see the MVs that have me bopping my head along with the beat this week!
BTS – “Permission to Dance”
BTS keeps handing us the feel-good bops that are exactly what I need, especially when it comes to overcoming the hard things in my life. This MV is ALL BTS, from the diversity of race and occupations depicted to the International Sign Language incorporated into the choreography.
Epik High – “Rain Song” ft. Colde
This may be the exact opposite of a summer bop, but “Rain Song” is perfect nevertheless. It’s precisely what I’ve come to expect from Epik High.
Day6 – “Right Through Me”
My summer is complete — we get a new Day6 album! I love their thoughtful lyrics in this upbeat breakup song, and the symbolism in the MV is fantastic without being too heavy-handed, which is completely on brand for Day6. Come enjoy the emotion-laden vocals with me, won’t you?
Ghost9 – “Up All Night”
Little group, big bop energy. This one landed on my summer beats list as soon as I heard it.
NCT Dream – “Hello Future”
Off of the same album as “Hot Sauce”, “Hello Future” features incredible harmonies and a summer feel that takes your cares away. Maybe that’s just me. Check out the song and decide for yourself!
BONUS TRACK: Onewe – “Veronica”
Planet Nine is SUCH an excellent album, and I’m glad we’re getting more than one MV for it. Come enjoy “Veronica” with me!
What’s on your summer playlist, music fans? Drop down in the comments and let me know!
Until the next hot summer day, I remain —
Karie the Maknae
Dramas with a Side of Kimchi