The Ultimate 80’s K-Pop Playlist

ultimate-80s-k-pop-playlistAfter writing about FlowBack’s ultra-80’s, ultra-fantastic single Heartbreaker earlier this week, it feels like the right time to launch a new feature. My itunes library is riddled with playlists to suit all my specific interests within the k-pop sphere. Chief among these personal biases is 80’s-inspired music. K-Pop has a love affair with this specific decade, and so do I.

Below is my Ultimate 80’s K-Pop Playlist. The songs are in no particular order, and I tried to limit the amount of tracks by each artist. Almost all of Infinite or Snuper’s songs would have qualified, as well as the entire Reboot album by Wonder Girls.

Have a listen, and please, please, please add your own favorites and suggestions in the comments!!

Snuper – Platonic Love

Infinite – Reflex

Shinee – Punch Drunk Love

4TEN – Severely

JYP – Fire (ft. Jimin Park, Conan O’Brien & Steven Yeun)

Tiffany – I Just Wanna Dance

Dal Shabet – B.B.B (Big Baby Baby)

Romeo – Lovesick

IU – Sea Of Moonlight (with Fiestar)

Wonder Girls – I Feel You

Verbal Jint X Sanchez – Favorite

Laboum – Aalow Aalow

Park Gyuri & From The Airport – The Little Prince

SoReal – My Heart Says

History – Psycho

Heo Young Saeng – The Art Of Seduction

JYJ – Only One

Snuper – 4th Dimension Of Angels

The Solutions X Kei – Beautiful

Demion – Ask Her Out

Bestie – Love Options

Tasty – Day ‘n Night

Brave Girls – High Heels

Nine Muses – News

Boyfriend – Love Style

f(x) – Vacance

Infinite – Be Mine

Nine Muses – Figaro

Wonder Girls – 2 Different Tears

History – I Got U

100% – A Day Like Today

Red Velvet – Cool World

JYP – Itaewon Freedom (with UV)

AOA – 10 Seconds

VIXX – Dynamite

Infinite – Inconvenient Truth

KARA – Step

Super Junior – White Christmas

Dal Shabet – Someone Like U

Wonder Girls – Candle (ft. Paloalto)

Seventeen Vocal Unit – Chocolate

Girls’ Generation – Express 999

Toy – Goodbye Sun, Goodbye Moon (ft. AKMU’s Suhyun)

Crayon Pop – C’mon C’mon

Infinite H – Aren’t You Going Somewhere? (ft. Yang Da Il)

f(x) – All Night

Zhoumi – What’s Your Number?

JJ Project – Hooked

Wonder Girls – Baby Don’t Play

Super Junior – Mid Season

Snuper – Jekyll, Hyde (80’s Mix)

Nine Muses – Miss Agent

Kim Hyung Joong – Zero (ft. Kim Boa of Spica)

HIGH4 – Headache

Girls’ Generation TTS – Stay

FlowBack – Heartbreaker


5 thoughts on “The Ultimate 80’s K-Pop Playlist

  1. Pingback: The Ultimate K-Pop Summer Playlist | The Bias List // K-Pop Reviews & Discussion

  2. This might be late to comment…

    But I personally feel like Son Dam Bi’s “Saturday Night” deserves to be on this list.

    Please listen and see what you think.

    BTW it’s produced by Brave Brothers. 😉


  3. Woohoo! I’m EXTREMELY late to the game, but did a search on your website to see if “The Art of Seduction” was reviewed. Since it doesn’t have a standalone post, I’d love for you to revisit the song, give your thoughts, and rate the song. After all, the song seems like it would be very much your cup of tea: bright funky 80s sound, with that glorious SWEEEEETUNE production.


    • Who knows… it might end up on a “random shuffle review” post. In short, I love the track. In fact, I love the whole mini. “Life” is a killer opener. Sweetune at their peak.


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