Busker Busker

From left, Korean rock band Busker Busker members Kim Hyung-tae, Brad and Jang Bum-joon. [TenAsia]

Korean rock band Busker Busker has continued to sweep the weekly charts of MelOn, Korea’s biggest online music distribution service, for second week in a row.

“Love, At First,” “Too Much Regret” and “Love Is Timing,” the three top tunes from the band’s latest album “Busker Busker The Second Album,” secured its top three positions on MelOn’s weekly singles chart during the week of September 30 and October 6.

Other six tunes from the trio band’s highly-successful sophomore album, such as “Cool Girl,” “Night” and “Juliet,” each dropped for a few spots but all of them succeeded to sit in the top 20.

The band also collected all the trophies from local TV music shows last week, namely Mnet’s “M! CountDown,” KBS’s “Music Bank,” MBC’s “Music Core” and SBS’s “Inkigayo.”

With its sentimental melody and its lyrics which remind one’s youth to anyone, the trio band had no trouble continuing their fame from TV audition “Superstar K 3” and the 2012 debut record, which produced spring anthem “Cherry Blossom Ending.”

Sitting at the No. 4 was “Stupid in Love,” a hip-hop collaboration by girl group SISTAR’s Soyou and Mad Clown after jumping up for two spots.

Rounding off the top five was “Touch Love,” singer-and-rapper Yoonmirae’s smash hit ballad and the original soundtrack to SBS’s hit series “Master’s Sun,” which closed its curtains last week.

“A Guy Like Me,” ‘90s ballad king Lim Chang-jung’s first single in three and half years, also climbed up six spots and ranked at No. 7.

Over on the albums chart, Busker Busker continued to conquer the chart with the second album, while G-Dragon’s second album “COUP D’ETAT” and “Stupid in Love” followed the next two spots in order.

Boy group Block B’s new mini-album “Very Good” made a debut to No. 4, while Primary’s second album “Primary And The Messengers LP” ranked at the fifth position almost a year after its release, thanks to the musician’s fame from appearing on MBC’s variety show “Infinite Challenge.”

Reporter. Cory Lee