BtoB’s Best Sidetracks
Besides the list of BtoB album from the earliest to the latest, Channel-Korea also includes BtoB best sidetracks that you have to listen. The first song is titled “Monday to Sunday”, the fifth track of the first mini-album Born to Beat. The song which is composed by Jorgen Elofsson, Fredrik Thomander, and Dru Scott started with the strum of guitar and rap by Peniel in English. Then, Eunkwang and Changsub have a little duet in the kind of acoustic instrument whereas after the climax of the song, a bit of electric sound is inserted on the track. The song itself told about a man’s longing feeling toward the girl whom he loves and as a result, he wants to see her every day. Here you may listen to “Monday to Sunday” by BtoB!
The second song is titled “My Girl”, the last track of the second mini-album Press Play. The song which is composed by Triple A started with the strum of guitar and falsetto by Changsub. The song itself told about a man’s heartfelt confession toward the girl whom he loves as he promises to love and protect her forever because there is only her in his heart. Here you may listen to “My Girl” by BtoB!
The third song is titled “When I Was Your Man”, the first track of the third mini-album Thriller. The song which is composed and written by Park Woosung and Sora started with the piano and has the jazz vibe. The song itself shows a man’s denial state after bidding the farewell to his lover as he keeps saying that he is alright yet he feels empty after breaking up with her. Of all the songs that are included in this section, “When I Was Your Man” is definitely one of BtoB’s B-side songs that you cannot miss out so here you may listen through the video below!
The fourth song is titled “Hello Mello”, the fourth track of the fourth mini-album Beep Beep. The song which is composed by the members Ilhoon and Minhyuk along with Big SsanCho and Seo Jaewoo is singing by the members Minhyuk, Ilhoon, and Peniel who are often making their contribution in writing the lyrics of BtoB song. The song which is in R&B genre told about a man’s sudden realization toward his close female friend over the years as both of them are in the intimate and comfortable state yet they are nothing but friends. Here you may listen to “Hello Mello” by BtoB’s Minhyuk, Ilhoon, and Peniel!
The fifth song is titled “You’re My Angel”, the fourth track of the fifth mini-album Move. The song which is composed, written, and arranged by the members Ilhoon, Minhyuk, and Peniel along with Son Youngjin and Big SsanCho started with the piano and rap by Ilhoon who praised a lovely woman with any kind of endearing metaphors. Then, we can hear the voice of solo female singer JOO who fits the overall vibe of this song as well. Here you may listen to “You’re My Angel” by BtoB’s Minhyuk, Peniel, and Ilhoon featuring JOO!
The sixth song is titled “Drink!”, the fourth track of the sixth mini-album The Winter’s Tale. The song which is composed, written, and arranged by the members Ilhoon, Peniel, Minhyuk, and Hyunsik showcases the youthful and carefree side of BtoB is singing by Minhyuk, Peniel, Ilhoon and started by Peniel’s rap. Even though the song is banned by MBC as it encourages people to drink excessively, many fans found the song to be refreshing and different from the songs that usually sung by BtoB. Here you may listen to “Drink!” by BtoB!
The seventh song is titled “Open”, the tenth track of the first full album Complete. The song which is composed, written, and arranged by the members Ilhoon and Minhyuk along with Jerry.L is an R&B track which told about a man’s confusion and flirting over a girl who does not look at him, unlike the other girls who are lined up every time they see him. Just like “When I Was Your Man”, we recommend you to listen to “Open” by BtoB through the video below!
The eighth song is titled “Last Day”, the first track of the seventh mini-album I Mean. The ballad song which is written by the member Changsub along with Seo Jaewoo and composed by Jussifer, Davion Farris of The Pensouls, Joe K. Lee “Kairos”, and Seo Jaewoo told about the unwanted farewell between a man and a woman, which the man remembered as the last day with his lover. Here you may listen to “Last Day” by BtoB!
The ninth song is titled “Killing Me”, the first track of the eighth mini-album Remember That. The song which is composed, written, and arranged by the members Hyunsik and Changsub along with Simon Hassle and Benjamin Beard started with the bit-alike music that you usually hear while playing a game but then you are surprised to hear Eunkwang’s mellow voice which is followed by Ilhoon’s rap. Moreover, the rap part on the bridge takes you back for a moment because it sounds like what you would hear on an upbeat song, but then the lyrics are heartbreaking so the song is indeed a ballad. The song itself told about a man’s gloomy state after breaking up as he keeps recounting the past memories of him and his former lover. Here you may listen to “Killing Me” by BtoB!
The tenth song is titled “Now the Future Pass of This Love (I Love You Forever / Melody Song)”, the last track of the ninth mini-album New Men. The R&B song which is written by all BtoB members started by Eunkwang’s falsetto and then followed by vocal harmonization of BtoB and Ilhoon’s emotional rap. The song itself told about a man’s confession to his lover ever since the start of their relationship until the future time that they will spend together. Here you may listen to “Now the Future Pass of This Love (I Love You Forever / Melody Song)” by BtoB!
The eleventh song is titled “Someday”, the last track of the tenth mini-album Feel’eM. The song which is composed, written, and arranged by the members Ilhoon, Minhyuk, Peniel, Hyunsik along with EDEN and Son Youngjin is a ballad track started by Changsub’s sorrowful voice, whereas the chorus sang by Eunkwang reminded us of BtoB’s famous hit “Way Back Home”. The song itself told about a man’s regretful feeling over the breakup between him and his lover as he keeps wondering how the situation would not have happened if he was not an egoist. In the end, he hopes that someday both of them would reunite in a better state. Here you may listen to “Someday” by BtoB!
At last, the twelfth song of BtoB that we would recommend is titled “Finale (Our Concert)”, the last track of the second full album Brother Act. The song which is written by the members Minhyuk, Ilhoon, and Peniel is started by the electric piano and Changsub’s soothing voice. The song itself told about BtoB members’ thankful feeling towards their fans, Melodies, as they are singing in front of Melodies who keep cheering on them. Shortly, this is a song dedicated to Melodies. Well, here you may listen to “Finale (Our Concert)” by BtoB!
BtoB’s Album Sales
After examining each album of BtoB, we can conclude that ever since their debut album Born to Beat, the album sales of BtoB increased for every album except Move, which the number of sales decreased drastically to 21,600 copies from the previous album Beep Beep which sold over 38,400 copies. Even so, the sales of The Winter’s Tale which was released three months later made up the overall BtoB album sales as the albums released afterward continually rose up to 50,000+ copies. Finally, the latest and also the highest record of BtoB album sales is Brother Act. which sold over 100,600 copies, making BtoB one of the top-selling boy groups on Korean music charts in 2017.