Withdrawal Therapy

I’ve been playing this song nonstop, well actually almost the whole The Heirs OST since Friday like it’s some kind of therapy. I think I’m sick, I think its withdrawal syndrome. Today, it finally hit me that it’s finished, what I watched last Friday (I’ve seen the raw on Thursday, Friday was with subtitles) is the final episode of The Heirs, there won’t be anything more. The End, Finish, Finito. WHY?! I’m so not ready, hence, the withdrawal. If I had an idea I would be feeling this way, I wouldn’t have incorporated watching the said Korean Drama to my weekly routine, well too late.

The Heirs is the first Korean Drama that I kept track of. I usually watch completed series because I hate being left hanging. You know that feeling when you’re having this really engaging conversation with a friend and just when he/she notices that you’re completely hooked with what you guys are talking about he/she would stop then refuses to go on? And you feel like strangling her/him because you’re dying to know what happens next. What I am trying to avoid is similar to that, I refuse to experience that; you can’t do that to me, you can’t do the build up and not deliver! I set that aside when I kept track of The Heirs, I endured week after week. And once they stopped showing the preview for the next episode I frequented those blog sites that keep track of the show (Joonni, A Dramatic Life, Koala’s Playground) to check if they have posted and translated it. I even read live recap (I will forever thank Joonni for that) and ultimately, watched the live airing (raw and without English subtitles.) I was completely hooked, and as I said, it is my drama crack of the year.

It’s no secret that I watched it because of Lee Min-ho; I’m not denying it. My close friend says that I am biased towards him, well; Lee Min-ho is my ultimate bias, ever!  Although I have to admit that towards the end, I had this unexplainable fondness for the character played by Kim Woo-bin and I was happy about his closure and the way his character matured. It’s quite surprising because I really hated his character at first, confused the day light out of me, like a person with a multiple personality disorder, okay, it was entertaining in a creepy way, but still if you’re not into creepy like me, Choi Young-do would give you a whiplash.

Maybe I should write a review about the show for me to completely accept that it’s completed, but I’m not ready yet. For now I’ll just have the OST on repeat, and try to picture the scenes where it was played. Here’s some more of my favorites:

On a creepy note, since watching The Heirs, everytime I see or notice a couple look or gaze at each other I can’t help but sing “Love is the mooomeeent…” in my head, no kidding. I need therapy, badly.

[Day 13] Erl’s Music Chart (Name the top 10 songs you listen to right now)

Ah, songs, this here is getting interesting as it goes. When I first read the challenge list I was kind of happy that there is a song question because I love music, I have a song for my every mood – the theme song of my life. Who says I can’t have my own OST, if the K-Dramas and movies that I’m watching has one, I must have one too and I’m putting my foot down on this one! *fist pump* Back to the challenge list; as I said, at first I was happy, that is before I realized something, did it say something about top 10? Enter dilemma: this is going to be difficult especially if and only if I categorize it by language and I’m not sure if that is something to be proud of or what. I basically have songs on my playlist in four (4) languages: English, Filipino (Tagalog,) Korean and Thai, of course that’s not the order because it’s all mixed up but still, top 10? Difficult, very difficult well until I fully paid attention to the last part that says “you listen to right now,” and like the idiot that I am that just had an epiphany I told myself, “Ah, so that part was there, I should have opened my eyes as wide as it would allow.” So that being settled, here are the top ten (10) songs on my current Music Chart, in order:

1. Serendipity – 2Young

2. Madly – FT Island

3. Fight the Bad Feeling – T-Max

4. I Will Promise You – Jang Geun Suk

5. Today – Sung Joon

6. Jaywalking – Sung Joon

7. Moment – Changmin (2AM)

8. Bite My Lower Lip – Esna

9. A Thousand Years – Sungha Jung’s Guitar Cover

10. Wrecking Ball – Jun Sung Ahn’s Violin Cover

If you would pay attention and if your current Korean drama crack is The Heirs/The Inheritors then you would notice that most of the songs and my number 1 song are from the OST and nope, I am not embarrassed. (LOL)

There you have the Top 10 of my current Music Chart. How about you, can you name the top 10 songs you listen to right now?