Song of the Day: Don’t

“Don’t” by 조규찬 (Jo Kyu-chan, or Cho Kyu Chan which seems to be the romanization of choice) on his album Guitology continues to be one of my favorite songs. I love the lazy vibe and simple lyrics – it’s the perfect antidote to a stressful day!

“Don’t”

Everything Will Be Fine
Though Things Are Going Crazy
Don’t You Worry My Friend
Don’t
Don’t

It Will Just Be Alright
Though The Sky Falls Down On You
Don’t You Worry My Friend
Don’t
Don’t

Feed Your Fish, Clean Your Room
Take A Walk and look up to the sky
Don’t Be Afraid, I’ll Be There
Next To You
Holding Tight, Your Hand
It Will Just Be Alright
Though The Sky Falls Down On You

Song of the Day: 그게 사랑 (That’s Love)

Album artwork for 인생은 아름다워 [Single]
Album artwork for 인생은 아름다워 [Single]

This song by an Indie group known as 달콤한 소금 (Sweet Salt) is one that I fell in love with while watching a Korean drama. The song is  그게 사랑 or “That’s Love,” and it was featured in “Dr. Champ.” It is sung in the drama by the actress Kim So-yeon.

It’s simple melody and pensive lyrics guarantee it a repeat play when the song randomly comes up in a playlist. You can find the title on the single, 인생은 아름다워 (A Beautiful Life).

달콤한 소금 – 그게 사랑

사랑은 이렇게
사랑은 이렇게
사랑은 이렇게
잊혀질만 하면 또 다시 생각이나 어쩔 수 없는
하루가 지나 이틀이 지나 그래도 생각이 나면
잊어볼래도 지워보려해도 자꾸 생각이 나 어쩔 수 없는
그게 사랑
 
사랑은 이렇게
사랑은 이렇게
사랑은 이렇게
잊혀질만 하면 또 다시 생각이 나 어쩔 수 없는
하루가 지나 이틀이 지나 그래도 생각이 나면
잊어볼래도 지워보려 해도 자꾸 생각이 나 어쩔 수 없는
그게 사랑
 
사라졌다 한 순간에 선명해지는 건
그게 사랑
 
아무렇지 않다가 다시 간절해지는 건
거리를 걷다가
그대 닮은 누군가를 보게 될 때면
거리를 걷다가
그대 목소리에 놀라 돌아볼 때면
거리를 걷다가
그대 닮은 누군가를 보게 될 때면
거리를 걷다가
그대 목소리에 놀라 돌아볼 때면
그게 사랑 그게 사랑
그게 사랑 그게 사랑 。。。♡

There’s a Sweet Salt page on tumblr; I don’t know if it’s their own or a fan’s page, but it will give you a chance to hear more.

Song of the Day: “You Exist In My Song”

A friend of mine saw the Hong Kong film, “Love in the Buff,” and came away enchanted with the voice and melody of one of the songs used in the film. The singer performs under the name Wanting, and the song was “Drenched.”

According to her bio, she was born in China and now makes her home in Vancouver. Wanting Qu released her debut album in 2012, Everything in the World, and it’s a lovely listen.

Cover from Wanting's debut album, "Everything in the World"
Cover from Wanting’s debut album, “Everything in the World”

The song from her 2-song single, Drenched, that I most enjoy is “You Exist in My Song.”

[audio https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7431696/You%20Exist%20In%20My%20Song.m4a ]