Party Like It’s Your K-Pop Birthday!
Is there anything better than celebrating your birthday? Whether you’re spending the day with family or partying it up with your best friends, every party needs a great playlist! We’ve compiled a short list of a few birthday-inspired K-Pop songs to add to your playlist so that you can party in style!
“Surprise Party” - f(x)
Ever had a crush on someone and panicked over what to get them for their birthday? f(x)’s “Surprise Party” is all about falling for someone and waiting until their birthday to confess your feelings for them! In the song, the members detail how they put on their cutest outfits and baked a cake to impress their crushes. When they get a moment alone with them, they confess their feelings and even give them a kiss! Whether you’re going to confess to a crush or not, “Surprise Party” is a glittering R&B track with a simple, sweet melody that is easy to sing along to. Plus, who doesn’t want the members of f(x) wishing them a happy birthday?
“Balloons” - TVXQ!
Every party needs balloons! TVXQ!’s “Balloons” is a song all about wishing to be a kid again. In the song’s lyrics, the members explain that when times get tough, they think back to their childhood dreams of wishing to float on balloons, and it is a sweet reprieve from their hardships. That feeling of wishing to be a kid again is easy to identify with as one gets older, especially when more responsibilities start to kick in!
The music video for “Balloons” definitely contributes to the song’s feeling of wishing to be a child again. The members are dressed up in animal costumes and show off their outrageous aegyo skills alongside younger versions of themselves! It’s an over-the-top adorable video full of stuffed animals, balloons, and silly moments.
“Thank You For Being Born” - VIXX
VIXX’s “Thank You For Being Born” is a much more mature birthday track than the rest, and it has a heartwarming message. In the song, the members pretend to have forgotten their partner’s birthday when in actuality they’re secretly planning to surprise them by proposing! The entire song is the speech they’re giving while down on one knee. The members’ voices are gorgeous as they serenade the listener, saying: “Thank you so much, Thank you for my love / For being born, for being by my side / I am born again because I met you / Now will you put this ring on? My love?” The song even ends with applause, because who could ever turn down a marriage proposal from VIXX?