One of the best ways to keep your spirits up during a boring COVID-19 lockdown is to listen to some K-Pop. Need song suggestions? These 12 tracks by girl groups and female idols have very appropriate titles for the situation at hand.
1. “Don’t Know What to Do” – BLACKPINK
When lockdown has tired of all the things you usually enjoy and you have no idea how to keep yourself occupied, listen to BLACKPINK’s “Don’t Know What to Do”.
I say I am fine but
Don’t know what to do without you
2. “Going Crazy” – TWICE
When quarantine is giving you a case of cabin fever, listen to TWICE’s “Going Crazy”.
I think I’m going crazy
Going crazy babe
3. “Huff n Puff” – Red Velvet
Since labored breathing is one of the coronavirus symptoms, Red Velvet’s “Huff n Puff” has a very accurate title.
Huff n puff
I’m out of breath
4. “SOLO” – Jennie
When you’ve been on your own for weeks on end, listen to BLACKPINK Jennie’s “SOLO”.
From now on I’m
I’m going solo lo lo lo lo lo
5. “Hann (Alone)” – (G)I-DLE
When you’re feeling lonely and craving social interaction, listen to (G)I-DLE’s “Hann (Alone)”.
My yesterday, my boo boo boo
Lonely life, I like it
6. “I’m So Sick” – Apink
Hopefully you’ll stay healthy during this pandemic, but if you did catch COVID-19, Apink’s “I’m So Sick” would be an appropriate song.
I’m doing fine, doing fine, doing fine, day day
Now I’m feeling
7. ” Déjà Vu” – Dreamcatcher
When every day under lockdown starts to feel exactly the same, listen to Dreamcatcher’s “Déjà Vu”.
It grows more painful every day
Endlessly in front of my eyes, deja vu
8. “Do or Die” – AleXa
When you know you have to do as the government tells you to keep everyone healthy, listen to AleXa’s “Do or Die”.
Then put on my mask
9. “We Don’t Talk Together” – Heize
When you haven’t had a face-to-face chat with your friends in forever, listen to Heize’s “We Don’t Talk Together” ft GIRIBOY.
We don’t talk together
You’re growing farther away
10. “Ah-Choo” – Lovelyz
Another one of the coronavirus symptoms is mild sneezing, which makes Lovelyz’s “Ah-Choo” very accurate.
I feel like sneezing when I see you
11. “4 Walls” – f(x)
Been trapped inside the four walls of your bedroom for days? Listen to f(x)’s “4 Walls”.
I had the answers
But now they mean nothing
‘Cause these walls caught me here with something
12. “Don’t Touch Me” – Ailee
If someone isn’t respecting social distancing rules when you’re out on a grocery run, play Ailee’s “Don’t Touch Me” for them.
I don’t need you so go away, far away
Don’t touch me