Korean Vs. English: 8 Memorable English Versions Of K-Pop Songs To Jam To
We all have that one K-pop song that we consider to be our ultimate jam, but the main hurdle that prevents us from singing our lungs out is… the language barrier.
Thankfully, many idols have blessed us with English versions of their masterpieces. Here is a selection of eight memorable English versions of K-pop songs that you can sing along to!
1. Wonder Girls – “Nobody”
It is no wonder that this song was an absolute hit upon its release. An English remake was definitely the best way to celebrate its popularity!
2. KARD – “Don’t Recall”
Just like many hidden gems the co-ed group released during their pre-debut period, this English track was widely appreciated by their international fans!
3. 2NE1 – “Can’t Nobody”
Although they’re no longer together, 2NE1’s music is undoubtedly everlasting. In fact, the English cover of this bop is just as badass as the Korean one!
4. BIGBANG’s Taeyang – “I’ll Be There”
Although “Wedding Dress” is one of Taeyang’s best songs, it is not the only song with an English version released. Unlike the slow-paced song, “I’ll be there” is more hype and promising, literally.
5. Girls’ Generation – “The Boys”
The English version of this title track was so good!
6. Jay Park – “Me Like Yuh”
Jay Park’s double releases are definitely one of the best fanservices out there. Even with the use of the same instrumental and melody, the different lyrics make the two versions sound ethereally unique!
7. Yoon Mi Rae – “JamCome On Baby”
The title says it all: This song is definitely a jam!
8. Nick & Sammy – “Baby You Love Me”
This powerful duo went from writing original lyrics and making English covers of popular K-pop songs to releasing their own music in both English and Korean. Their debut song is a beautiful start to leave their print in the K-pop scene!
Esmee L. is a Moroccan lively dreamer, writer, and Hallyu enthusiast.