Weekly Charts: November 22 - November 28
Closing up the final week of November are new releases conveying the spectrum of emotions experienced when in love. Whether you’re craving to satisfy your inner desires, are getting annoyed by your partner, or are desperate to fix your broken heart, this week’s artists have anthems for whichever phase of a relationship you’re in.
WINNER’s MINO made his official solo debut with the sensual “Fiancé” from his first studio album, XX, released on November 26. His latest release adds a modern twist to traditional Korean culture with historic visuals, clever lyrics, and a trot sample layered on this hip-hop track. Though generally taboo to chase after a committed woman, MINO’s fiery passion drives him to quench his thirst. Topping charts like MelOn, Genie, and Bugs! at the number one spot this week, channel your inner desires with the rapper’s recent risqué release.
SEARCHING FOR SANCTUARY
NU’EST W pleas for their love to return with “Help Me” from their third EP, Wake, N, released on November 26. When their dream turns into a nightmare without their beloved, the four members set out on a journey to return back to paradise. Digging through old films of memories and decoding morse code, the boys’ passion guides them toward the discovery of a sanctuary and out of their collapsing world. Currently sitting at number one on Naver and Soribada, this dramatic, pop, and R&B track touches on the power of love that can create and destroy our personal havens.
ANNOYED YET ENAMORED
Bolbbalgan4 get over their troubles with “My Trouble” released on November 15 from Why: The Real Reason You Got Dumped OST Part 1. Their latest acoustic blues single shares a cautionary tale of a charming lover who’s nothing but mischief. Despite the endless torture from this personified problem, their lovers’ warm smiles and embraces somehow lures them back into their grasps. Taking the number six spot on Mnet and number twelve on Instiz, “My Trouble” shares the struggles of a wicked push-and-pull romance.