The World Cup is quickly approaching and I count myself as one of those crazy excited. South Korea is as well – and that also means a barrage of music videos from pop stars as they show off their support for the South Korean team. What I love about “sports-themed” songs is that they’re usually so catchy!
I will continually update as I see more.
There are MV’s from Super Junior (who’s song also works as a teaser trailer for the film “Dreams Come True” about North-South Korean soldiers playing soccer), After School, KARA, and T-ARA.
KARA’s MV was also recently banned by the KBS network because they said that they could not “promote a song with a commercial or business motive.” There are speculations that perhaps KBS did this because SBS has exclusive rights in televising the event (clearly KBS and MBC are not happy about that). In addition, the girls’ song “We’re With You” is the background music for the SBS World Cup campaign.
Big Bang and Kim Yuna‘s “Shouting Project” videos can be seen here.
Aside from that, play on!
Super Junior’s teases for “Victory Korea”
The second version that features the film “Dreams Come True”
After School‘s “Dream Again”
T-ARA’s “We Are the One”
Psy & Kim Jang Hoon‘s “Reds Gone SK Telecom CF”
4Minute and Brown Eyed Girls’ “Once More, Korea!” – I only saw the audio version so far…
KARA‘s “We’re With You”
2AM’s teaser for their World Cup single “No. 1” (to be released May 20th)
And a collective cheer from all! Rain, Brown Eyed Girls, 4Minute, Psy, and Jang Dong Gun all appear in this video cheering for the team grassroots-style (from the streets, marching in a parade)
sources: popseoul, omgkpop, youtube