Weekly Charts: January 31 - February 6
As the final weeks of January wrap up and we transition to February, this week’s charts unveil some recent gems from solo artists. While sincere and sentimental ballads suit the cozy winter atmosphere, daring OSTs also add a new spin to this new month’s sound.
THE FINAL ROAD
Hwang Chiyeul takes one last stroll down memory lane with “A Walk to Goodbye” from his latest album The Four Seasons, released on January 21. Knowing the inevitable end of the road of his relationship, the singer accepts his fate and cherishes his final moments by reminiscing the good, the bad, and the fondest of memories. Although a devastating site, he hopes that the memorable road will be forever be a path tied back to each other’s lives. Topping the Bugs! weekly chart at number two, reminisce your final moments of winter before sending off with a final goodbye with this memorable ballad.
Haeun attempts to imitate love with the single “Shin Yong Jae” released on November 6. Recalling his past lover’s favorite things, the heartbroken singer attempts to rekindle their love by reliving old memories. From wearing the same clothes from their first dates to covering music from Shin Yongjae to emulate their favorite artist, he hopes embodying her cherished items will have her heart racing just like before. Three months after its initial release, this ballad remains strong on the charts at number seven on MelOn thanks to Haeun’s emotional vocals that warm listeners during the ice-cold winter.
Hajin reveals the honest truth about lies with “We All Lie” as part of SKY Castle OST Part 4 released on January 25. Revolving around the lives of four women living their luxurious lives with their successful husbands and raising their children into their wealthy lifestyles, SKY Castle unravels the secrets lying underneath their nearly perfect lives. Hajin’s OST perfectly explains the premise of the drama and the reality of lies that become one’s strategy in the game of life. With the drama’s high viewer ratings, listeners are streaming this truthful soundtrack high on music charts like Soribada at the number nine spot.