Details About the Most Popular Songs of SS501
SS501 (read as Double-S Five-Oh-One) is a South Korean boy band under DSP Media. The group consists of five members: Kim Hyun-joong, Heo Young-saeng, Kim Kyu-jong, Park Jung-min, and Kim Hyung-jun. They officially debuted on June 8th, 2005, with the release of their first EP Warning, which included their first number one song, “Never Again.”
The members of the group left DSP Media in 2010 due to the expiration of their contracts. After leaving the agency, the group went on a very long hiatus as a group. SS501 leader Kim Hyun-joong stated that they will never disband and will always be SS501. This was proven to be true as the five members reunited on stage during a concert in 2013. In addition, the group has a special project unit Double S301, which has released several albums and continues to release music.
In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with everything you need to know about the most popular SS501 songs of all time. Let’s count down the top songs of the boy band that touched the hearts of fans from all over the world. So, stay tuned and keep scrolling down.
Love Like This
On October 20th, 2009, the South Korean boy band SS501 released its seventh Korean mini-album Rebirth under DSP Media. The title track of the album is “Love Like This.” The single “Love Like This” is a track collaborated by Steven Lee, Sean Alexander, and Drew Ryan Scott. The single was also sung by Varsity Fanclub, Scott’s group, in English lyrics with the same title, which was released later in 2010.
Rebirth is actually SS501’s first group album after the release of solo and subunit albums in over one and a half years. The mini-album consists of five tracks including the title track “Love Like This.” ” Love Like This” is a fresh, uptempo synth-pop number that was specially crafted for SS501 by Steven Lee, Drew Ryan Scott, and Sean Alexander, with Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Ken Lewis on board for the mixing.
The music video of “Love Like This” was released nearly a week after completing their comeback stages on Inkigayo and Music Core. The leader of the group, Kim Hyun-joong described the song as a very sexy song. Fans really love the new song which has fun and catchy lyrics. Even though the video is really simple, it still showcased the message really well.
“Green Peas” is a song by SS501 that was released on October 20th, 2009. The song is also found on the tracklist of the group’s album Rebirth. The song is a light piece, and fans felt really happy after listening to the song. “Green Peas” was written by SS501 for their fans, Triple S. It is really a soothing piece of music.
The melody of the song is really light, the tune easy to sing along to, and with the injection of random phrases, it felt ‘live’ and is easy to connect to.
The song “Green Peas” is about the group’s love for their fans. As it was written in the lyrics of the song, the members of the group describe their feelings and the time they spent with their fans. “One summer, in my eyes. Shines a green star, You. We, to each other, our love blossomed. Like the stars in the night sky. Sparkling green star. That look is so very lovely. And every one of the moments that we’re together. And every one of the promises that we made. Also, every hour that we’re together, All of it. Forever, we will hold on to.”
On December 5th, 2005, DSP Media released the SS501’s second mini-album, Snow Prince, five months after their debut. The group earned their popularity and rose to fame right away as they won many rookie awards after their debut. The title track of the album is also of the same title “Snow Prince.” The album has a winter season theme, particularly their lead track, “Snow Prince.” In 2006, the single, “Snow Prince” won two music program awards on M! Countdown.
With their second mini-album Snow Prince, the handsome quintet gave satisfaction to their fans with their mellow vocals with 5 songs on the album tracklist that have a wintry season feeling. The song “Snow Prince” is an emotional dance ballad revolving around a reflection about love in the past and the present wintertime. Singing in unison, SS501’s brand new songs arrived punctually for the year’s seasonal holidays.
“Snow Prince” is one of the most iconic songs by SS501, and it also was one of their biggest hits at the time. The song is about how a man wants to be a prince for the girl that he loves. “Girl~I’m standing on the snowy path, you left your footprints on. Please know I’ve loved you innocently, like the white lights. I promise I will always be by your side.”
The song is light and catchy, and the video shows the members looking dapper in a dandy, gentleman style. If you want to relive one of the best times in K-Pop, then listen to this song.
On May 24th, 2010, SS501 released their last EP titled Destination before the expiration of their contracts with DSP Media. The lead track of the album is “Love Ya” and it was composed by Steven Lee. “Love Ya” is a song that has a grand and emotional mid-tempo with heavy beats accompanied by an orchestra, and blended with a piano melody.
On June 11th, 2010, they achieved their first win for the lead track, “Love Ya” on KBS’ Music Bank. On June 18th, 2010, DSP announced that SS501 has ended its “Love Ya” promotions due to the expiration of their contracts on June 7th, 2010, five years after their debut.
SS501 fans, Triple S and many people really love this song because, in this song, the members of SS501 just look so sexy. The concept amazingly fits them. Actually, the lyrics of the song are quite sad.
The song is about a man who is in love with a woman that does not return his feelings, but he is still asking her to just let him love her. The lyrics are really captivating, easy listening and catchy. It looks like SS501 members are talking right to their fans with the lyrics “Baby, let me love ya love ya love ya.”
On November 21st, 2008, South Korean boy band SS501 released their fifth Korean mini-album and the unofficial debut album of SS301 (the subunit of SS501), U R Man. The album was released by DSP Media and published by MNET media. U R Man is the only SS501 album that does not feature members Park Jung-min and Kim Hyun-joong.
At that time, Kim Hyun-joong was busy filming his drama series Boys Over Flowers, and Park Jung-min was busy with his musical debut in Grease as Danny Park, while the remaining three members debuted as the subunit of SS501 called SS301 with Heo Young-saeng as the leader of the subunit.
The title track of the album is of the same title “U R Man.” The song is a high tempo dance track, with a catchy mid-tempo melody, and an urban house sound. The group also collaborated with American music production company Pisces Music to add new sparks to their album. The subunit also performed “U R Man” in episode four of Boys Over Flowers, where they appeared for a cameo performance.
“U R Man” is about a broken-hearted person where the man still loves the woman that has already left him. “I’m your man, I’m your man. On the street, wandering about again. Don’t know where I’ve been. Perhaps you will show up again.”