“As Time Goes” marks the most recent chart success for Korean drama soundtracks.
LOONA and its members proceed to attach on the charts with their ballads with the Okay-pop woman group’s newest accomplishment coming from one in all its members.
JinSoul sees new tune “As Instances Goes” debut at No. 2 on Billboard‘s World Digital Music Gross sales chart. The touching ballad, which was recorded for the Korean tv drama Meow: The Secret Boy, offered 2,000 copies within the week ending April 16, in accordance with Nielsen Music/MRC Information. The observe will not be solely the very best debut of the week, but additionally the best-selling Okay-pop tune in America this week, managing to edge out BTS‘ in style album observe “My Time,” which spends its seventh week on the chart.
“As Time Goes” is JinSoul’s second solo look on World Digital Music Gross sales after beforehand coming into because the featured artist on “Egoist,” sung by fellow LOONA member Olivia Hye. “Egoist” peaked at No. 9 on the tally, promoting 1,000 copies in its debut chart week of April 14, 2018, making “As Time Goes” JinSoul’s greatest debut gross sales week so far as properly.
Whereas ballads are inclined to promote much less in America general, LOONA followers proceed to indicate main help for the group’s slower materials. LOONA’s sole No. 1 on World Digital Music Gross sales so far is the fan-dedicated “365” ballad that snagged the highest slot on the chart dated Dec. 28, 2019.
Earlier this 12 months, LOONA despatched their high-energy single “So What” to the charts the place it peaked at No. four and spent two weeks on the chart.
JinSoul’s new observe additionally marks the most recent chart accomplishment for soundtracks to Korean dramas on the charts.
Whereas dramas can attain a global viewers simpler than ever due to streaming companies, the music connected to them is constantly gaining traction due to most exhibits’ weekly single releases coinciding with new episodes. Simply this 12 months, in style Korean exhibits have produced chart hits together with tracks from Itaewon Class (which had soundtrack contributions from BTS’ V and Kim Really feel), Crash Touchdown on You (Baek Yerin and Kim Kyunghee), Dr. Romantic (EXO‘s Baekhyun, and Chanyeol and Punch) and XX (Sunmi). Most of those tracks are usually ballad or acoustic-leaning however songs like Sunmi’s “Gotta Go” mark exceptions based mostly on the theme of the drama or particular scene for which its used.
Watch the official music video of “As Time Goes” that options cuts from Meow: The Secret Boy in addition to footage of JinSoul singing within the studio.