by Cryssy Anne, July 31, 2020
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Hello, dear MDL readers! 

With this article, feel free to sing or dance along in your room, because I made my own summer selection with a long list of all-time favorite Asian tunes!


Fair Warning: 

The entire article contains major visual spoilers since music videos are included! 

(Scenes are inevitably included).


From K-Pop to emotional and romantic tunes, filled with a summery flavor...

There is a lot to choose from, so I'll start listing them away: 


a) From: Chocolate (2019)

Song: Sweetest Thing by SEVENTEEN OST Part 1

(Audio source: YouTube. To listen, click on the album cover.)

Lyrics: Popgasa.

Sung by Yoon Kye Sang & Ha Ji Won themselves:  You & I  

(Audio source: YouTube. The link to it is in this lovely photo. ^_^)



That speaks of a touching first love story.


b) From: Crash Landing on You (2019)

| Song: Flower by Yoon Mi Rae OST Part 2      |     Song: Let Us Go by Crush OST Part 10 |

      |           Lyrics: Popgasa.            |                           |              Lyrics: Popgasa.         |


Song: Here I Am Again by Baek Yerin OST Part 4

  Lyrics: Popgasa.

(Official audio and music videos are included in the album covers.

Video source: Stone Music Entertainment and audio source on YouTube)



That will make you think of the sea breeze and the warm sunshine.


c)  From: Her Private Life (2019)

| Song: Help Me by (G)I-DLE OST Part 1    |       Song: Smile Again by RUNY OST Part 7 |

     |           Lyrics: Popgasa.            |                        |              Lyrics: Musixmatch.         |


Song: Maybe by Hae Ri Lee (Davichi)  OST Part 4

 Lyrics: Popgasa.

(Feel free to click away, music videos are included in the album covers. 

Video source: Stone Music Entertainment on YouTube)



About first love in five different shades.


d)  From: Angel's Last Mission: Love (2019)

    | English subtitles included in the video.                                    Lyrics: Popgasa.

   Song: Oh My Angel by CHAI OST Part 2     |        Because of You by Huh Gak OST Part 4 

(Video source: 1theK원더케이 on YouTube



e) From: Touch Your Heart (2019)

   | English subtitles included in the video.                                           Lyrics: Popgasa

   Song: What If Love by Wendy OST Part 3      |   Song: Photographs by 1415 OST Part 7 

(Video source: Stone Music Entertainment and audio source on YouTube)



f) From: The Tale of Nokdu (2019)

     |           Lyrics: Popgasa.            |                                     |              Lyrics: Popgasa.         |

           Only You by NCT U OST Part 1    |   Song: I'll Be Your Light by Younha OST Part 2 

(Audio source on YouTube, links included in the photos)



g) From: Dr. Romantic 2 (2020)

Song: My Love by Baekhyun  OST Part 1

(Audio source: YouTube)

  Lyrics: Popgasa.



h) From: Extraordinary You (2019)

Song: First Love by Epitone Project OST 4   | Song:  A Story Never Told by Sondia OST  6

  | English subtitles are included in both videos. 

(Video and audio source: VLENDING블렌딩 on YouTube)



i) From the grand OST collection of Hotel del Luna (2019)





Titles wrote in order of appearance:

Another Day by Monday Kiz and Punch OST Part 1 | Lyrics: Popgasa.   

All about you by TAEYEON  OST Part 3 | Lyrics: Popgasa.   

Done For Me by Punch OST Part 12 | Lyrics: Popgasa.   

Can You See My Heart by Heize OST Part 5 | Lyrics: Popgasa.   

(Audio source: YouTube. The links to all of them are in the photo albums.)


j) From Mystic Pop-Up Bar (2020)

Dive by Jung Jin Woo (정진우)  OST Part 1.

(Video source: 1theK 원더케이 on YouTube)

Lyrics: Popgasa.


k) From The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)

Song: Orbit by Hwa Sa OST Part 2

(Video source: Stone Music Entertainment on YouTube)

Lyrics: Popgasa.


l) From: The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)

Song: You are my world by Yoon Mi Rae OST Part 2

(Video source: 1theK원더케이on YouTube)

| English subtitles included in the video.



m) From  Oh My Baby (2020)

Song: Love is all around by I'll OST Part 1  | Song: Beautiful by Kim Sung Kyu OST Part 5

  | English subtitles are included in both videos. 

(Video source: MUSIC&NEW뮤직앤뉴 on YouTube)


n) From  Are You Human Too? (2018)

  DMEANOR- Why Do We OST Part 8    |     The Longing Dance by Lim Ji Eun OST Part 3 

      |           Lyrics: Popgasa.            |                            |              Lyrics: Lyricstranslate.         |

(Video source: 台灣華納日韓官方頻道 on YouTube, respectively Audio source: YouTube)


o) From While You Were Sleeping (2017)

      |           Lyrics: Genius.com.            |                              |              Lyrics: Genius.com.         |

When Night Falls by Eddy Kim OST Part 1   |   Song: It's You by Henry Lau OST Part 2      

  (Audio source: YouTube, links are in the photos)  



That will make you cry your heart out.


p) From Your Honor (2018)

           Song: Shine by Kim EZ OST Part 2              |                 Song: Home by Raina OST Part 5

      |           Lyrics: Popgasa.            |                                  |              Lyrics: Popgasa.         |

(Video and audio source: VLENDING블렌딩 on YouTube)


q) From: Pinocchio (2014)

Song: Passionate to me by Younha OST Part 7

(Video source: Stone Music Entertainment on YouTube)

Lyrics: Popgasa.


r) From: A Piece of Your Mind  (2020)

Song: Slowly Fall by Ha Hyun Sang OST Part 1

(Video source: tvN반의반, CJ ENM on YouTube)

Lyrics: Popgasa.


s) From  Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo  (2016)

Song: For You by Chen, Baekhyun, Xiumin (EXO) OST Part 1 

(Video source: Stone Music Entertainment on YouTube)

Lyrics: Popgasa.


t) From: Goblin (2016)

     Lyrics: Popgasa.                                           | English subtitles included in the video. 

Song: Stay With Me by Chanyeol & Punch    |          Song: Beautiful by Crush OST Part 4

                            OST Part 1                                     

(Video source: Stone Music Entertainment)



u) From Behind Your Smile (2016)

Song: He Isn't Worth It by Shi Shi

       English subtitles included in the video. 

(Poster source: themoviedb.org)


(Video and audio source for both songs, from this drama:  

滾石唱片ROCK RECORDS on YouTube)


v) Song: Don't Panic by Shi Shi

Available only with Chinese lyrics.

(Photo source: aminoapps.com)


w) From Forget You Remember Love (2020)

Song: The Secret Between Us by Claire Kuo

(Audio source: YouTube)


x) From  Nice To Meet You (2019)

Song: Nice To Meet You by Claire Kuo

(Video source: MGTV Drama Channel and lyrics video 

YOYOROCK滾石移動 -歡迎訂閱- on YouTube)


y) From The Love Lasts Two Minds (2020)

Song: Finally by Shuang Sheng 

(Poster source: DramaWiki

(Video source:  YOYOROCK滾石移動 -歡迎訂閱- on YouTube.

English lyrics are available with the "CC" button in the video.)



z) From Korea: Uncontrollably Fond (2016)

SongAcross The Oceans by New Empire 

(Photo credit: Suzy Quotes on Twitter) | 

Official audio: New Empire on YouTube.


From: Memories of the Alhambra (2018) Various Artists.

Instrumental song: A magical reality drawn in front of eyes

(Photo source: Mydramalist)  

Official audio: Lee Yoon Ji on YouTube.


From: It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)

Song: Kim Feel (김필) - Hallelujah (나도 모르는 노래) OST Part 5

(Video source: 모스트콘텐츠MOSTCONTENTS on YouTube)

Lyrics: Genius.com


From Thailand: I Wanna Be Sup'Ta(2015)

[Official MV] อยากเป็นคนสำคัญของเธอ OST.

 I Wanna Be Sup'tar วันหนึ่งจะเป็นซุปตาร์

(GiF image source: im-chngkyun on Tumblr)

(English lyrics are available with the "CC" button in the video.

 Video source: GMM25MUSIC on YouTube.)


Side selection:  A summer-themed short movie with Seo Kang Joon.

 [서강준x덴티스테] 내 안의 사랑을 깨우다 (미니무비_Full Ver.)  

English title: Awaken the love within me. | Dentiste mini-movie.

(Video source: 덴티스테코리아 on YouTube

With English subtitles included.)


The final touches: From the reality show, that features music talents: 

I-LAND (2020)

IU - Into the I-LAND  Part 1 Signal Song

(Video source: 1theK원더케이 on YouTube

English lyrics are available with the "CC" button in the video.)


IU (아이유) - Eight (에잇) (Prod.&Feat. SUGA of BTS)

(Video source: 1theK원더케이 on YouTube

English lyrics are available with the "CC" button in the video.)


Recommendation Corner: 

Korean and Chinese stories with a summer touch.


For dreamers and enthusiasts: A Piece of Your Mind  (2020)

(GIF image credit goes to: trendingkdrama on Tumblr

 Where to watch, with English subtitles: Viki.


A fresh lemonade that chills you down: Mystic Pop-Up Bar (2020)

(GIF image credit goes to: withyook on Tumblr

 Where to watch, with English subtitles: Netflix.


An old one, but it's a golden piece: Are You Human Too? (2018)

(GIF image credit goes to: kdramazing on Tumblr

Where to watch: Viki & Netflix.


For my friends, who adore Chinese dramas:

Ended airing in June: The Romance of Tiger and Rose (2020)

Where to watch, with English subtitles: Viki, Tencent Video or YouTube.


Ended airing in July: Symphony's Romance (2020)

Where to watch, with English subtitles: 

Viki 酷看獨播劇場- KUKAN Drama Channel on YouTube.


Currently airing: Su Yu (2020)

Where to watch, with English subtitles: 

Viki YoYo English Channel on YouTube.


Coming soon on 30th July: Midsummer is Full of Love (2020)

Where it will be available in time, with English subtitles:

Viki and at Tencent Video on YouTube.


Coming soon (maybe, August or September) First Romance (2020)

Where it will be available in time, with English subtitles: Viki.


One last emotional summer video: 

 Not Anyone Else (다른 누구 말고 너야) by Kim Na Young (김나영).


[From behind the scenes of the music video mentioned above. 

To view it, click on the last photo.

Pictures source: SidusHQ on Naver and video source: 1theK 원더케이 on YouTube.

#StayatHome A good summer sleep is a must during these torrid days.

Official still from It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020) and 

behind the scenes image of Chocolate (2019).]

That's all folks! Goodbye for now and thank you for reading, 

or mostly listening to this long musical article.


Sources: DramaWiki, MyDramalist, Google, Netflix, Viki, Tencent VideoYouTube, Weibo, JTBC, Twitter (here). GIF image source: Tumblr (here, here, here and here) aminoapps.com and themoviedb.org. The main cover was edited by Cryssy Anne with official behind the scenes stills from TvN (Memories of the Alhambra), and banners from here, using an online tool called Pixlr X. Lyrics were found at Popgasa (along with here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here) and Musixmatch, Genius.com, here, here and lastly at Lyricstranslate. Last photos source is SidusHQ on Naver.


Edited by: Yuanwei (1st editor), KimWanHee (2nd editor)

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