Something a bit different this week – I’ve got a review for a K-drama series going up on Heroic Cinema today, so I thought I’d dig up a couple of songs from the OST for your delectation.
And just to add to the fun, here’s the teaser they released, which shows star Park Bo-gum in his dragon robe dancing in front of the Gwanghwamun gate, to the decidedly non-Joseon strains of Jessy Matador’s French song Bomba, with a full cohort of eunuchs, guards, and court ladies. Watch out for Lee Joon-hyuk, who plays the crown prince’s chief eunuch, sporting an artificial dog perched atop one shoulder – because why not?
In case you just can’t get enough, here’s an extended “making of” version:
Then we have Swallowing My Heart, written and performed by Sandeul of B1A4:
And finally, Misty Road, performed by Ben, written by Jinyoung (ex-singer/songwriter of B1A4), who played Kim Yoon-sung in the series (spoiler alert for the video!):