Kim Tae-hyeong also known as Paul Kim (폴킴) is a South Korean artist musician. He appeared in 2014 and has delivered two broadened playsand two full-length collections, one of every two sections: The Road (2017) and Tunnel (2018),and one additionally in two sections: Heart, One (2019) and Heart, Two (2020).
Miserable Sunday – Paul Kim
On October 9, Paul Kim drops the title track from his EP ‘Gloomy Sunday’ and although it’s been a while but we can’t quit paying attention to his pleasant voice mixed with a poppy instrumental! As the title proposes, the MV starts with a disheartened Paul Kim strolling in his area, recollecting everything that changed after his better half left him.
While the people in the area are busy getting to their destination, Paul Kim is stuck in his sad state of mind and even though he wishes to leave all of it behind, he can’t seem to break from the pain and the gloominess that has taken over his heart. While most of the MV was upbeat, sweet and quirky, the painful lyrics express his state of mind.
On October 7, Paul Kim also released a sad ballad MV for ‘After Summer’ and the melodious singer proved his skills in an emotive manner. Coupled with a simple MV where Paul Kim drives around singing his regrets of falling out with his lover, Jeju Island’s seas paired as the perfect background.
According to his agency Neuron Music on October 8th, Paul Kim’s new single ‘After Summer’, released the previous day, topped the real-time charts of music sites Genie and Bugs as of the morning of the same day. It also performed well on all music charts, including the Melon Top 100, real-time charts, and flow 24-hour charts. ‘Almost Summer’ is a medium-tempo song that expresses the longing for love, which was painful because it was clumsy, on the understated piano sound and beat.
At the same time, Paul Kim’s existing representative songs also drew attention.His hit songs such as ‘Every Day, Every Moment’, ‘Goodbye’, which was the title ost of Hotel del Luna and ‘Meet You’, and ‘Would you like a cup of coffee’ are still on the charts.