11 K-Pop Songs To Help You Energize During Your All-Night Study Sesh
There are just a few more days left until the end of the semester, which means that winter break is just around the corner (you can do it)! That means there’s only one thing left standing in your way: finals! Finals season inevitably brings a lot of stress and sleepless nights, and while there’s not much we can do to help you pass your exams, we can at least bring you a playlist of bops to keep your energy up while you’re studying. You’ve got this!
1. Stray Kids’ “Get Cool”
This song is all about making the best out of everything in life, and the catchy melody combined with the peppy rap section makes it the perfect song to boost your spirits. Even on those post-study sesh mornings where you feel like you just can’t get out of bed, Stray Kids can help you feel more awake and ready to take on the world!
2. TWICE’s “Like Ooh-Aah”
This debut-era TWICE bop is an instant mood-booster, and the sharp dance moves make it feel like you have your own personal cheerleading team backing you up. Even if you feel more like the zombies in this video than anything else, this song is sure to get your heart pumping.
3. ATEEZ’s “Wave”
There’s something about the smooth vocals of this track combined with the summertime vibes of the MV that has us longing for a vacation – don’t worry, you’re almost there! ATEEZ’s boundless energy really comes through in this song, and it’s the perfect way to get your motivation back on track to finish the semester strong.
4. (G)I-DLE’s “Uh-Oh”
(G)I-DLE are well-known for their irresistible dance tracks, and this song released earlier this year is certainly no exception. The ’90’s hip hop aesthetic matches perfectly with the heavy beat, and it’s sure to get your head bopping even if you can’t muster the energy to get up from your desk!
5. SEVENTEEN’s “Very Nice”
SEVENTEEN’s tracks are unmatched in their ability to brighten up any day, and this song may just be the peppiest of them all. It’s everything you need to keep yourself going through even a fourth-cup-of-coffee kind of night, and it’ll probably be stuck in your head so long that you’ll still be bopping through your exams the next day!
6. MOMOLAND’s “Bboom Bboom”
This is the song that shot MOMOLAND into the spotlight, and for a very good reason – it’s undeniably catchy! The dance moves are super fun, the rap section is unexpected but totally fire, and the group’s bright energy is absolutely contagious. Watch out, though – this is another song that’ll be stuck in your head for a while!
7. TXT’s “Crown”
The youthful exuberance of TXT is always a welcome break from those exhausting cram sessions and a reminder that yes, you will get through this! The bright visuals and animations of the music video are instantly refreshing, and the song itself features an upbeat melody that’s sure to make you feel more energized.
8. Red Velvet’s “Zimzalabim”
Right from the drum-line intro of this quirky track, you can tell that it’s going to be a total mood-booster. The flashy colors and carnival-themed music video are every bit as energetic as the song, and the dance breakdown in the middle is sure to get you grooving even if it’s so late you can barely keep your eyes open!
9. BTS’s “Dope”
A classic BTS hit from earlier in their career, this song is the auditory equivalent to three shots of espresso! This song never fails to boost your mood with its punchy rap section and bright vocals, and the unforgettable choreography is always a plus too. What’s there not to love?!
10. BLACKPINK’s “Playing With Fire”
Right from the get-go, this track from BLACKPINK’s very first album is absolutely fire (pun intended). The track itself is an electronic hip hop dream bop, and the music video features powerful dance moves that match the retro vibes. It’s a surefire way to spark your motivation and ace that exam!
11. PENTAGON’s “Shine”
This was the song of the summer last year, and it still manages to bring back those good-time feels with every listen. PENTAGON is well-known for their energetic and upbeat tracks, and “Shine” may just be the peppiest of them all. It’s irresistibly catchy, and the dance moves are every bit as engaging as the song!
Hey Soompiers! What songs would you add to the playlist to keep you going during a late-night study session? Drop them in the comments!