‘Snowdrop’ is a love story between a North Korean spy and a South Korean university student in the summer of 1987
Snowdrop, the Korean TV series, has fan worldwide for its charming and endearing love saga, and what also makes it popular is that it stars BLACKPINK’s lead vocalist Jisoo (Yeong-ro) and acclaimed Korean actor Jung Hae-in (Lim Soo hoo). Keeping up with Yeong-ro and Lim Soo hoo’s bittersweet love across the episodes are original soundtracks that make the viewers’ hearts sing in this Jo Hyun Tak directorial. Supporting the drama’s theme of love between a North Korean spy and a South Korean university student in the summer of 1987, Snowdrop has an impressive list of songs by celebrated singers.
The TV series is available on Disney+ Hotstar in Hindi, English and Korean, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday.
Here’s a look at all the original scores from Snowdrop. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself humming them soon.
A song that is now an earworm for Snowdrop fans, “If You’re With Me” has been sung by Sung Si Kyung who has a long list of Korean drama OST to his name. Created to highlight the strength one gains by having a loved one by their side no matter the obstacle, the song points to the hindrances in Yeong-ro and Soo-ho’s love story.
A heartbreaking song of love during turbulent times, “Wishes” by singer-songwriter Jamie Miller has been shown love by both fans and the lead actors Jisoo and Jung Hae-in. Sustaining the show’s mellow pace, the song beautifully embodies the pain of lovers crossing paths at the wrong time.
Painful love resurrects itself as memories that bring tears. Depicting the fate that awaits unlucky lovers, Kevin Oh’s “Memories More Than Love” wonderfully and soulfully captures the essence of Snowdrop. Serving as the drama’s theme song, it sets the tone for the show.
Melodiously sung by Kim Hee Won, Friend depicts the promise of staying with a friend no matter the challenges. As the innocent love story of Yeong-ro and Soo-ho become embroiled in a political scheme, the ballad song shows the strong yearning and promise to stay by each other no matter the circumstances.
A beautiful rendition by celebrated singer Jehwi, ‘Looks Like A Real Thing’ is a song of hope and waiting, as it speaks of the fortune of being loved. Although Snowdrop talks about romance and its challenges, it also places a value on finding true love — the core theme of the drama. Available in Korean and English versions, the song has received love from across the world.
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