Weekly Charts: November 1 - November 7
Hot debuts, long-awaited comebacks, and heart-melting tracks open up the first week of November with an explosive kickoff. While new ballads continue to set the mood of autumn in its final month, fresh tracks from newly debuted and renowned K-Pop groups spice up the season.
Paul Kim serenades the love of his life with the single “Me After You” released on October 29. The ballad singer shares every heart-fluttering detail of his relationship and how even at the lowest of lows, his love becomes a glimmer of hope. If the song lyrics don’t already melt your heart, then watching the leading couple in the music video will as you witness their love blossom—all the way from day one to the day they finally walk down the aisle. Topping charts like MelOn and Bugs! at number one this week, “Me After You” and its heartfelt lyrics will warm your heart amidst this chilly season.
HEARTBEAT AND TEMPO
EXO makes their long-awaited comeback with “Tempo,” released on November 2 from their fifth album, Don’t Mess Up My Tempo. The nine members return with a multi-fused track for a dramatic performance of captivating their lover’s hearts with no intrusions stopping them. The opening synths set a breathtaking performance of the love-struck boys professing their emotions, along with serenading bridges and acapella breaks that create their own mini-musical. Currently charting at number three on Instiz and number one on Soribada, EXO changes up their tempo with their new experimental release.
IZ*ONE debuted with bursting colors in “La Vie en Rose,” off of their first EP, COLOR*IZ, released on October 18. These Produce 48 winners synergize as a debut group through their performance-focused music video. This electropop track adds a daring aura to the group with the striking choreography. The retro flair and echoing strings complete the group’s fresh concept as they create a rose-colored world from their blooming passion. Taking the number five spot on Mnet’s music chart, this rookie group is exploding with vibrant colors, ready to paint the world with their music.
K.Will sends his deepest love to the stars with “Beautiful Moment” released on October 23 from Beauty Inside OST Part 4. The solo singer shares his dreamy vocals for this romantic ballad, expressing that no matter distance or space, lovers can feel each other’s presence and be eternally connected as long as they’re under the same infinite sky. Currently placed at number three on Genie, this celestial soundtrack envisions an immeasurable love far beyond the galaxies.