10 Food-Themed K-pop Songs That Can Make You Hungry

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10 Food-Themed K-pop Songs That Can Make You Hungry

Although K-pop songs with food themes aren't too common in the industry, there are more of them than you think. Both solo artists and idol groups have

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Although K-pop songs with food themes aren’t too common in the industry, there are more of them than you think. Both solo artists and idol groups have tried this and most of them have received great feedback.

Below are 10 well-known K-pop songs with food-related concepts.

10 K-pop Songs With Food-Related Concepts

BLACKPINK – “Ice Cream” (feat. Selena Gomez)

One of the most popular food-themed K-pop songs is BLACKPINK’s “Ice Cream,” which is the group’s collab song with American singer Selena Gomez.

Released on Aug. 28, “Ice Cream” is a pop song that expresses appearing cold on the outside but is actually sweet on the inside, which is like ice cream.

TWICE – “Jelly Jelly”

“Jelly Jelly,” from TWICE’s 2016 album “TWICEcoaster: Lane 1,” is one of the well-known B-side songs of the girl group. It is described as a pop song that mixes synth music and Moog bass.

The song’s title is a fun synonym and alteration of the word “jealous.” Given this, the track is about jealousy. The girl feels jealous when the man she loves looks at other girls.

BIGBANG & 2NE1 – “Lollipop”

Dropped on March 27, 2009, “Lollipop” is a song by YG Entertainment labelmates BIGBANG and 2NE1. The track was used to promote a cellphone by LG Cyon.

“Lollipop” also served as an unofficial debut song of 2NE1 as their debut wasn’t until May 2009.

Red Velvet – “Ice Cream Cake”

Another food-themed K-pop song by a girl group is “Ice Cream Cake” by Red Velvet. It is one of the two title tracks in the group’s 2015 mini-album of the same name. This track contains influences from bubblegum pop and drum and bass, which represents the group’s “Red” image.

Lyrically, “Ice Cream Cake” tells the excitement of a girl being attracted to her boyfriend, using “ice cream cake” as a metaphor for the girl’s feelings.

The album “Ice Cream Cake” is Red Velvet’s first release as a five-member group after Yeri was added.

gugudan – “Chococo”

gugudan’s “Chococo” stands out for its catchy chorus that will definitely get stuck in your head once you listen to the song. In particular, the song becomes addicting through the repetition built around the word “chocolate” – which highlights the members’ obsession with the treat.

The music video for the song got its inspiration from the American film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

NCT 127 – “Cherry Bomb”

“Cherry Bomb” is the title track from NCT 127’s third mini-album “NCT #127 CHERRY BOMB.” Members Mark and Taeyong participated in writing the lyrics for the song and four other tracks in the album.

A song with a heavy hip hop beat, NCT 127’s “Cherry Bomb” sees the group declare to be “the biggest hit” on such propulsive and built to be performed on the stage the members are swaggering about, calling the thrill of it as something that “tastes like a cherry bomb.”

Kim Samuel – “Candy”

“Candy” is the third song in Kim Samuel’s first full-length album “Eye Candy.” The track serenades by defining the physical features Samuel loves in a girl. The singer expresses how much she wants her like a child desires candy.

NCT Dream – “Chewing Gum”

“Chewing Gum” is the debut song of NCT Dream released in August 2016. It is a bright song that falls under the bubblegum pop genre and shows the fresh and fun individuality of the group’s teenage members.

EVERGLOW – “Bon Bon Chocolat”

The last girl group song on the list is EVERGLOW’s debut track “Bon Bon Chocolat” (a French translation for the phrase “Candy Candy Chocolate”). The lyrics express the excitement of the girls about their debut in the K-pop industry.

EXO Baekhyun – “Candy”

Another food-themed K-pop song titled “Candy” is sung by EXO Baekhyun. It is the title track in the idol’s second mini-album “Delight.”

A trendy R&B and pop song, “Candy” contains lyrics that compare Baekhyun’s many charms to the many flavors of candy.

Source: https://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/305827/20220405/10-food-themed-kpop-songs-hungry.htm

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