Everyone has good days and bad days, so don’t worry if you feel like nothing is going your way today. If you want a little K-pop pick-me-up (or even if you want to make a good day even better!), add these 11 songs to your playlist. They are guaranteed to brighten your day!
1. PENTAGON – “Shine”
It was the song of the summer in 2018, and it still has the same good vibes as it did back then! Any K-pop fan will appreciate the dynamic beat and catchy piano tune, and it’s nearly impossible to stay sad when listening to “Shine.” This song is like an instant happy pill!
2. VIVIZ – “BOP BOP!”
This fresh sounding track from the ladies of VIVIZ is definitely, well – a bop! The upbeat tune will make you forget about your worries and the chorus is so catchy it will stick in your head for hours. If you just need a reset for your day, this is the song for you!
3. stray kids – “Days Gone”
“Gone Days” has a deceptively happy feel to it, but it’s actually about real issues that many young people face: namely, those who think they know it all just because they’re older! This is a great way to brag when you’ve had a frustrating day dealing with bosses or bullies.
4. Oh my girl – “Dolphin”
Oh My Girl perfectly describes the feeling of having a bad day with “Dolphin”, but the song is still light enough not to crush you! This track is perfect for those days when everything seems to be going wrong – and it’s so catchy! It went viral for a reason.
5. Dowoon’s feat from DAY6. Song Heejin – “Out of the Blue”
In DAY6 drummer Dowoon’s solo debut, he collaborated with Song Heejin to bring fans this beautiful, slightly jazzy song with all kinds of feel-good vibes. Plus, the music video animation is great to watch when you want to distract yourself from your worries for a while!
6. red velvet – “Happiness”
They’re girl group legends now, but for Red Velvet’s debut, they pulled out all the stops. “Happiness” is a little weird, a little wacky, and totally awesome. The unique sound and energetic melody leaves no room for the blues, and is guaranteed to bring – you guessed it – bliss!
seven. ENHYPEN – “Tamed-Dashed”
Right from the electric guitar intro, you know “Tamed-Dashed” is sure to make a bad day better! Before you know it, you’ll be totally rocking this track. It’s upbeat and cheerful without being too sweet, and the MV’s summer-inspired visuals are sure to lift your spirits too.
8. ITZY – “WANTING”
Ryujin’s shoulder dance might be the most iconic part of this song, but don’t underestimate the power of “WANNABE” to make you feel like you’re on top of the world! It’s the perfect reminder that there’s no one better for you than yourself, and it’s sure to make you feel like the main character in your story.
9. SEVENTEEN – “HOME RUN”
Not only is the mafia-inspired music video for “HOME;RUN” a fun watch, but the song itself is totally addictive! This song is so energetic it’ll have you dancing, and it’s guaranteed to turn a bad day around – or start any day right! The choice is yours.
ten. TWICE – “Feeling Special”
TWICE rules when it comes to happy tunes, and “Feel Special” is no exception. The melody is light and happy while remaining refined, and the rap section is definitely outstanding. This song will brighten up any day (or playlist!), but beware, you might get addicted to it!
11. BTS – “Euphoria”
BTS maknae Jungkook has a solo track from the “Love Yourself” album series, and “Euphoria” is all it says in the title. The simple yet uplifting melody is perfect for when you’re feeling overwhelmed or stressed, and Jungkook’s gorgeous vocals are a surefire way to make any bad day feel better!
What’s your favorite K-pop track when you’re feeling down? Tell us in the comments!
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