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Hello, 안녕하세요, I’m back with issue 10 of ‘The Attic Playlist’! My name is Jiwon, and ‘The Attic Playlist’ is a series I have designed to introduce songs by musicians who are less popular to foreign listeners yet definitely worthy of recognition. In each issue, I will introduce five songs by different musicians. For every song, I will provide the full lyrics in Korean. Then, I will pick out a few lines from the lyrics that capture the mood of the song and provide a translation of them, so non-Korean speakers can also enjoy the meaning of them.
‘The Attic Playlist’ will be published once every two weeks.
This week’s theme
I have some memorable birthdays (including my own) to celebrate in June, so I prepared this special edition of five birthday songs. Also, I would like to celebrate the fact that this is the 10th issue of the Attic Playlist!
This week’s playlist
1. 라디(Ra.D) – Happy Birthday
2. 스웨덴 세탁소(Sweden Laundry) – Happy Birthday Waltz
3. 루싸이트 토끼(Lucite Tokki(Rabbit)) – 생일(Birthday)
4. 푸른하늘(Blue Sky) – 축하해요(Congratulations)
5. 커피소년(Coffee Boy) – 생일 축하합니다(Happy Birthday)
I hope you have enjoyed the playlist, and feel free to comment below if you have any questions or concerns about my translation. I would also appreciate words of encouragement! All the Korean lyrics are from Naver Music, and all the videos are from Youtube.