As of April 6, Busker Busker are topping all major music charts. Releasing their first album on March 29, Busker Busker have been topping the charts for nine days.
According to Melon’s real-time chart, Busker Busker’s title song “Cherry Blossom Ending” ranked first. “First Love” is fourth, “Yeosu Night Sea” is fifth, “Ideal Type” is seventh, “Loneliness Amplifier” is ninth, “The Flowers” is eleventh, “Calling You” is14th, “At The Entrace To The Alley” is 15th, and “Perfume” is 20th, “The Alley” is 22nd, and “Spring Breeze” is 25th.
Because of Busker Busker, it’s now hard to find girl groups’ songs on the charts. Miss A’s “Touch” is 27th and T-ara’s “Lovey-Dovey” is 51st. Taeyeon (of SNSD)’s “Missing You Like Crazy,” the soundtrack of MBC TV’s drama series The King 2 Hearts, ranked eighth and is relatively doing well.
As 4Minute and SISTAR are coming back to the music scene on April 9 and 12, respectively, people are paying attention to how they will compete against Busker Busker.
4Minute are releasing a third minialbum Volume Up on April 9. It’s their first album released in a year. “Volume Up” was co-composed by the hit song maker Shinsadong Horaengi and Rado.
SISTAR are releasing a new minialbum on April 12, Their title song “Alone” was composed by Brave Brothers. It’s their first album released in eight months.