Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – October Week 3

The top two songs remain the same this week as Busker Busker’s “First Love” is No. 1 for a second week in a row with another very high score. This song again is nearly unanimous atop of many rankings. Lim Chang Jung’s “About Me” remains at No. 2.

There are five new songs in the top 10 this week.  The highest brand new debut is Block B’s “Very Good” at No. 3.  This song is coming from Block B’s third mini-album of the same name.  They previously released a slower tempo track “Be The Light” as a preview single.  “Very Good” has a bright and lively melody line with fun and cheerful lyrics that is different from the group’s previous more intense tracks.  It was already No. 1 on SBS Inkigayo last week and will definitely challenge for the top spot next week.

Moving up 20 spots to No. 4 is Seo In Young’s new single “Please Love Me” featuring the rap of Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko.  It is Seo In Young’s first top five hit in three years.  She last did it in 2010 with “Write Love And Call It Pain.”  “Please Love Me” is a slow tempo post disco style hit that focus more on Seo In Young’s vocal. 

Secret’s Song Ji Eun is back with her second solo top 10 hit as “ False Hope” moves up 11 spots to No. 5.  It is an R&B ballad with lyrics about a woman who feels pain due to her ex-lover giving her false hope after breakup.

At No. 9, Super Star K4’s Jung Joon Young scores his first top 10 hit with his debut song “Spotless Mind.”  This is a preview song from his first mini-album.  It is a rock ballad with vintage guitar sound.  This week it moves up 11 spots to No. 9. Besides releasing his first mini-album, Jung Joon Young is currently paired with actress Jung Yoo Mi as one of the new couples in “We Got Married.”

Debuting at No. 10, and perhaps the favorite to take over the top spot next week, is IU’s “The Red Shoes.” This is the title track from IU’s third full length album “Modern Times.”  “The Red Shoes” was written by the hit making team of Lee Min Soo and Kim Ina, and was inspired by the children’s story of the same name. The lyrics are about a girl who is forced to dance when she wears red shoes. The song has already swept nearly all chart rankings and will be hard to beat next week.

Singles Music Chart - October 2013, Week 3
  • 1 (–) First Love
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (–) About Me
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 3 (new) Very Good
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 1 Number of week on chart
    • 40 Peak on chart
  • 4 (+20) Please Love Me (feat. Gaeko)
    • Chart Info
    • 24 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 5 (+11) Hope Torture
    • Chart Info
    • 16 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 16 Peak on chart
  • 6 (-3) Stupid In Love
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 7 (-2) Pretty Pretty
    • Chart Info
    • 5 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-4) Crooked
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 9 (+11) Spotless Mind
    • Chart Info
    • 20 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 20 Peak on chart
  • 10 (new) The Red Shoes
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 1 Number of week on chart
    • 41 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-3) Growl Exo
12 (-5) I’m Sorry Lee Jung
13 (-4) Touch Love T (Tasha)
14 (+4) 니가 뭔데 (Who You?) G-Dragon
15 (-4) 겁도 없이 (No Matter What) Seo In Guk
16 (new) 불치병 (Incurable (feat. Kebee)) Navi
17 (+6) 소독약 (Love Medicine) Joo Won
18 (-12) Memory F.T. Island
19 (-5) 미치게 만들어 (Crazy Of You) Hyorin
20 (-7) 24시간이 모자라 (24 Hours) Sunmi
21 (–) 빠빠빠 (Bar Bar Bar) Crayon Pop
22 (+17) 영원토록 (Forever (feat. John Park)) Kim Jin Pyo
23 (new) No. 9 T-ara
24 (new) Once Again (with Han So Hyun of 3rd Coast) Standing Egg
25 (new) 말이야 (I Am Saying) Lee Hong Ki
26 (+12) NoNoNo A Pink
27 (-15) 살자 (The Cure) Drunken Tiger, T, Bizzy
28 (new) 느낌 아니까 (Because I Know) T-ara
29 (–) 아는사람 얘기 (Story Of Someone I Know) San E
30 (+2) My Love Lee Seung Chul
31 (-6) Voice (feat. Swings) Lim Kim
32 (+4) 갖고놀래 (Attraction (feat. Dynamic Duo)) Bumkey
33 (-18) Black (feat. Jennie Kim) G-Dragon
34 (new) It’s Me (feat. Dumbfoundead) Kahi
35 (-13) 모르나요 (Don’t You Know) Kim Jong Kook
36 (-3) 날씨가 추워지면 (Getting Cold) Monday Kiz
37 (-11) Tonight Spica
38 (-10) 사랑했었다면 (If You Loved Me) Zi-A, Lee Hae Ri
39 (-12) Higher (feat. Yiruma) Ailee
40 (-23) Damaged Lady Kara
41 (new) 고백해 (Ask Her Out) Demion
42 (new) 여자는 왜 (Why Are Girls) VIXX
43 (-3) 장난아냐 (Rocking) Teen Top
44 (new) 단 하루만 더 (Just One More Day) Kim Won Joo (4men)
45 (-2) Beautiful Girl (Beautiful Girl) Insooni
46 (-36) 입만 살아가지고 (You’re All Talk) Shin Yong Jae
47 (-13) 낮과 밤 (Day And Night) Gummy
48 (-17) 우리는 (We Are (feat. Crybaby & DJ Dopsh)) Geeks
49 (-14) Thriller BtoB
50 (-3) 사랑이 또 될까요 (Will I Love Someone Again) Vanilla Acoustic

About the Soompi Music Chart:

Soompi Music Chart is unlike any other music charts or television rankings. It takes into account rankings by various major music charts in Korea and airplay of each song, making it an unbiased and objective tally of what’s going on in the world of K-pop. Our chart is composed of the following sources:

Air Monitor Chart – 15%
GAON Music Chart
– 20%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada) – 15%
Billboard Korea – 20% 
SBS Inkigayo Chart  – 10%
KBS Music Bank K-Chart – 10%
MNet M!Countdown Chart – 10%

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