With all the rain pouring down on Korea and other places in the world lately, here are seven songs that are perfect to listen to when its gloomy outside. Whether it’s a mellow, sentimental day or a chill, easy-going afternoon, these songs are perfect to sit back and relax to.
Heize – “You, Clouds, Rain”
The first song is Heize’s “You, Clouds, Rain,” which has been mirroring the weather patterns in its performance on the charts. It has become a go to anthem for a rainy day, especially during the monsoon season.
BEAST – “On Rainy Days”
The next song is “On Rainy Days” by BEAST. The lyrics are all about recalling an ex-lover on a sentimental rainy day.
Brown Eyes – “Rainy Apgujeong”
Brown Eyes’s “Rainy Apgujeong” is one of the group’s biggest hits. It’s all about a man who wanders the streets of Apgujeong, a trendy neighborhood in Seoul, on a rainy day while reminiscing his former lover.
B.A.P – “Rain Sound”
B.A.P’s song about the sound of rain perfectly complements well, the sound of rain! The lyrics talk about how the sound of rain reminds them of a past lover and sounds like the former lover is calling out to them.
Kim Hyun Sik – “Like Rain, Like Music”
Kim Hyun Sik’s “Like Rain, Like Music” is about a man who continues to love someone long after they part. The song came out in 1986, but is still loved by many because of the classic sound and meaningful lyrics.
BTS – “Rain”
This song was inspired by the thick color of a rainy day in Seoul. BTS mixes rap and singing for a smooth and jazzy effect representing feelings brought on by the rain.
Rumble Fish – “Rain and You”
Rumble Fish’s “Rain and You” first appeared as the soundtrack to the movie “Radio Star” and has honest and sad lyrics and a melody that is hard to forget.
Taeyeon – “Rain”
“Rain” is a medium-tempo track with a jazzy and modern sound. With lyrics about longing for a past love, the song makes listeners enjoy the rainy day blues!
Jung In – “Monsoon”
Jung In’s “Monsoon” compares the heavy rain to overflowing tears. Jung In’s mesmerizing voice will melt your soul if you listen to this song during a serious rain storm.
Epik High – “Umbrella” (featuring Younha)
Last but not least, Epik High’s “Umbrella” featuring Younha is another great song to listen to on a rainy day. With the mellow and catchy melody and soothing rap, this song talks about the pain of heartbreak with a twist.
Soyou & Baekhyun – “Rain”
Soyou and Baekhyun teamed up for a beautiful rainy day duet as they sing about a break up and how they are still waiting for their lover. The track puts Soyou’s sweet yet husky voice and Baekhyun’s complementing clear and sonorous vocals at the forefront, and also showcases their heavenly-sounding harmonies during its climax.
What is your favorite song to listen to on a rainy day?