BTS Recommends Their TOP 14 Favorite Summer Songs

The BTS members created a track list of their favorite summer songs for their fans!

1. Jungkook’s Recommendation: Steve Aoki, Louis Tomlinson’s “Just Hold On”

“Aren’t fast songs perfect for the summer? You feel happier the more you listen to it. It’s perfect for the summer.”

– Jungkook

2. Jungkook’s Recommendation: One Ok Rock’s “We Are”

“I find peace when I listen to this song after sweating from a tiring, hot day. No matter how hot and tired I am, if I blast this on my earphone, I’m re-energized.”

– Jungkook

3. Jimin’s Recommendation: YUI’s “Good-Bye Days”

“I listened to this often since I was young. No matter what the season is, I listen to this whether I’m happy, tired or sad. It’s also good when summer is approaching.”

– Jimin

4. Jimin’s Recommendation: Sara Bareilles’s “Love Song”

“You feel happier just by listening to this song. I love listening to this song in the summer too.”

– Jimin

5. V’s Recommendation: Chet Baker’s “Blue Room”

“This song was sung by my favorite trumpeter Chet Baker. I think it’ll be good for the summer. I really want to make a song with this kind of feel.”

– V

6. V’s Recommendation: Sigur Ros’s “All Alright”

“I love songs that I can listen to at dawn. This song is good for walking the streets at dawn in the summer. This is another favorite style of mine that I hope to compose one day.”

– V

7. J-Hope’s Recommendation: Jazzy Fact’s “Waste of Time”

“I think this song does a great job in conveying the feeling of wasting a summer’s day by staying at home. I want to go out and play whenever I listen to this song.”

– J-Hope

8. J-Hope’s Recommendation: Justin Bieber’s “Beauty And A Beat”

“This is the first song that comes to mind when I think of summer. Each melody makes you think of the beach. It reminds you of summer whenever you listen to it.”

– J-Hope

9. Rap Monster’s Recommendation: Frank Ocean’s “Super Rich Kids”

“This is the first song that comes to mind when I think of summer. It’s the perfect balance of fast and slow. I want to lie on a tube an float along the water while listening to this song. It makes you feel like you’ve become a ‘super rich kid’ like the title.”

– Rap Monster

10. Rap Monster’s Recommendation: Peppertones’s “Ready, Get Set, Go!”

“If Frank Ocean’s song makes you think of the beach or a swimming pool, this song makes you think of the mountain or a park. It’d be perfect for blasting on your bluetooth speaker while speeding on your bike. It makes summer more enjoyable because it’s simple yet fun.”

– Rap Monster

11. Suga’s Recommendation: DJ DOC’s “Summer Story”

“Whenever I went to a manga cafe to escape the hot summer, this song was always playing. I think the owner really liked this song. I think of this song whenever summer’s approaching.”

– Suga

12. Suga’s Recommendation: CLON’s “Kung Ddari Sha Bah Rah”

“I remember when I used to play at a river during the summer with my older cousin when I was young. We would always dance to this together. I reminisce about it every summer.”

– Suga

13. Jin’s Recommendation: Julia Michaels’s “Issues”

“I heard this at the Billboard Music Awards. I saw her crying after being overwhelmed by the emotion of her performance, and I thought ‘Oh, so that’s emotion.’ Her voice is very beautiful. I recommend it to everyone this summer.”

– Jin

14. Jin’s Recommendation: Luis Fonsi, Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito”

“It feels like you’re at a South American festival when you listen to it. It’s the perfect song to dance to when you wake up in the morning. You get excited without reason.”

– Jin