K-Drama Review: ‘East of Eden’ Tells About the Bitter Rivalry Between Two Men who Seem Eternally Bound by Incredible Fate

East of Eden: The Soundtracks

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While you were watching each of the episodes from East of Eden, you must’ve been noticing some of their beautiful soundtracks, as well! Here are some of soundtrack recommendation for you from East of Eden!

Water Bottle by Davichi

First, we have Water Bottle, from Davichi! With Davichi’s soft, strong voice, you could easily fall in love with this song! Moreover, if you read the lyrics, you can imagine that this song is related with Lee Dong-chul and Young Ran’s happy, yet sad relationship!

I love you, I love you

I stand before you yelling this

This is not goodbye, this is not goodbye

But why are you not answering me?

Red Bean I by Lee Hae-ri

Next, we have Red Bean I, from Lee Hae-ri! From the lyrics translation, we can see that the song is related with some of the character’s love stories, such as Lee Dong-chul and Young Ran, and Lee Dong-wook and Kim Ji-hyun.

Don’t think about the things that hasn’t arrived yet

Just stay at this time longer and longer

A love that burned wildly

Will be the only thing left in my heart“.

Fate Reverse by Kim Jong-wook

Last, but not least, we have Fate Reverse by Kim Jong-wook! If you read the lyrics translation, it’s easy to imagine the day when Lee Dong-chul was afraid to show his love towards Young Ran, even though deep down he realized that his love for her was real!

I’m the person that would protect you

Even though I hurt, I love you

Even though I’m sad, I try to smile

I love you, I love you even though I can’t tell you“.

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch East of Eden

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Since we are highly recommending you watch East of Eden, here are five reasons why you should watch the drama!

1. One of The Best Old K-Dramas!

East of Eden was released in August 2008, which was quite a while ago, right? But don’t worry! East of Eden became one of the best old dramas from the 2000s! With the good story line and great actors, you must add East of Eden to your drama list!

2. The Mixture of Action – Romance – Revenge Genres

As mentioned previously, East of Eden will fill you with various emotion at the same time! Even though the drama mostly consisted of action, betrayal, and problems within, you could also find romance from the drama, as well!

3. Great Actors and Actresses

Even though it’s been more than 10 years since the first release of East of Eden, we could always remember that the drama featured a lot of famous actors and actresses who are still popular, such as Song Seung-heon, Yeon Jung-hoon, Park Hae-jin, Lee Dae-hee, Han Ji-hye, Lee Yeon-hee, and many more!

4. Unexpected Ending

If you like the endings of your stories to come with a final twist, you will love East of Eden! This might be consist of spoiler, as well, but don’t worry! Since East of Eden was as good as it seems, you won’t regret it!

5. The Bromance Between Lee Dong-chul and Lee Dong-wook

Last, but not least, one of the reasons why you have to watch this series is the bromance between Lee Dong-chul and Lee Dong-wook! It’s common for a drama to feature the friendshp between a man and a woman, but in East of Eden you can see the strong bond between brothers. Even though they have been involved in a lot of problems, they could manage them and ended up doing well!

Well, that was all of the information about East of Eden! We can’t tell you enough how much we recommend this series for you, especially if you are looking for romance, drama, and betrayal themes from a K-drama! Once you’ve watched this show, you will fall in love with it easily, and get carried away by all the emotions it gives you.

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