If you’ve watched enough Korean music videos, you’d probably know that it doesn’t just entail a bunch of guys or girls looking good while dancing. Some music videos have real plots that can rival a Korean drama. While some are the typical “boy falls in love with girl and they live happily ever after”, some are as heart-wrenching as your saddest K-dramas. Here are nine that will make you cry.
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Min Kyung Hoon) and Kim Hee Chul - Falling Blossoms
What it’s about: A gangster with a brother who has intellectual disability ends up offending the head of a gang and the latter vows revenge.
KISS - Because I'm A Girl
What it’s about: A photographer and a woman fall in love but an accident left the woman blind.
Zhang Li Yin and Xiah Junsu - Timeless
What it’s about: This two-part music video sees the story of a criminal who was saved by the policeman whom he killed, and ends up falling in love with the policeman’s girlfriend.
Lee Soo Young - Grace
What it’s about: A woman falls in love with a man, and although he reciprocates her feelings, he can’t act on it because he feels indebted to another woman. Also watch this music video for a better idea of what’s happening.
2AM - You Wouldn't Answer My Calls
What it’s about: A man relives the day his lover died and tries to prevent her death.
FT Island - Severely
What it’s about: A man goes back in time to when his girlfriend was still alive and tries to prevent her death but…
Big Bang - Haru Haru
What it’s about: A man thought his girlfriend was cheating on him, but she’s actually trying to make him leave her as she’s dying.
Akdong Musician - Melted
What it’s about: A (presumably) homeless boy who goes through a lot of s*** in life until someone helps him out (i.e., story of our lives.)
The Ark - The Light
What it’s about: It starts off portraying a normal relationship between a mother and daughter until something happens to the daughter. (You probably guessed it right.)