8 Recent K-Pop Releases To Add To Your Playlist If You’re Already Missing Summer
Summer has ended in the Northern Hemisphere, and the colder weather is moving in. While some people love the cooler fall weather, lots of us already missing summer! If you want to relive the feel-good vibes of summer, check out these recent K-pop releases from some of your favorite artists. You might just find a new number one song of the season!
IVE – “Off The Record”
“Off The Record” has a cool, laid-back vibe that totally fits the energy of a summer night. The vocals of the IVE members feel strong but not stuffy, and the melody is so catchy that you might find yourself singing along! Even though this is a recent release from their mini album “I’VE MINE,” it totally sounds like a summertime classic.
Stray Kids – “LALALALA”
The title track from Stray Kids’ most recent mini album “ROCK-STAR,” “LALALALA” is a total party track. Summer nights are the perfect time to host an epic party, and this song would be a staple for the playlist. You can always trust Stray Kids to bring a song that will get you dancing!
aespa – “YOLO”
aespa is famous for their unique pop sound, but they’ve got tons of diversity when it comes to genres in their music. They can rock an energetic, peppy track like “YOLO” just as well as any other song on their most recent mini album “Drama.” This song just sounds like summer!
SEVENTEEN – “God of Music”
For SEVENTEEN’s most recent mini album, they went with a quirky and fun track called “God of Music”—and even the music video just screams summer! All the feel-good vibes are packed into this song, and one listen will have you rocking with the amazing summertime energy.
LE SSERAFIM – “Perfect Night”
A collab song with the video game “OVERWATCH 2,” LE SSERAFIM really nailed the feeling of a gorgeous summer night spent with friends in their most recent song “Perfect Night.” It’s super easy listening and perfect for a playlist if you’re already missing the atmosphere of summer.
ZEROBASEONE – “MELTING POINT”
If you’re a boy group fan that enjoys a lighter sound, “MELTING POINT” from ZEROBASEONE’s most recent mini album is the perfect song to choose. It’s got a bright sound that doesn’t come off as too bubblegum, and the energy is just so summery! Plus, the vocals on this one are just too good.
(G)I-DLE – “Tall Trees”
The beat of this song is what makes it so special—that syncopation is addictive! A chill song from a group usually known for powerhouse pop tracks, “Tall Trees” from (G)I-DLE’s October mini album release has the sound of a lazy summer afternoon. It’s not a typical summer song, but it’s so good!
With a little bit of a disco-leaning influence, “Standing Next to You” from BTS’s Jungkook has such a summery sound. If you’re nostalgic for those warm summer feelings, this is the perfect song! It’s also just a great track in general—easy to listen to without being boring.
What was your song of the summer this year? Let us know in the comments!