8 Asian movie theme songs that will touch your heart
Every time we watch a movie, the theme song stays in our memory, such as the classic "Angel" from City of Angels or "Mrs. Robinson" from The Graduate. For some Asian movies, their theme songs are also very touching and beautiful. Here are the top eight Asian movie theme songs, where the romantic and heartbreaking melody and the lyrics are perfectly fit for the storyline,.
1. "23 Seconds, 32 Years" from Aftershock:
The movie is about the epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976. 23 seconds changed their lives for 32 years. How do you feel about it?
2. "Only You" from Always
It is a love story about a man with a dark, mysterious past who gets hired at a part-time night job as a parking lot attendant. He sits in the tiny pay booth in the parking lot and stares at the small television. A woman offers something to him and sits next to him. He realizes the woman is blind and she is confusing him for the parking attendant who worked there previously. Their lives change forever from this point.
3. "It's Better Not To Meet" from If You Are the One 2
The song is from famous Chinese poet Tsangyang Gyatso (6th Dalai Lama). His poem was also featured in this movie. The story is about wealthy middle-aged entrepreneur Qin and beautiful flight attendant Xiaoxiao, who question their relationship after presiding over good friends Mang Guo and Shan Li's lavish "divorce ceremony."
4. "Anak" from Gangnam Blues
The story is about two brothers who make a living by picking up paper and empty bottles. Both then join different gangster clans and become involved in a struggle of political interests over development in Gangnam, Seoul. The song is from Freddie Aguilar, a musician from the Philippines. The song fits perfectly for this movie since it brought out the taste and feelings from Gangnam in 1970s.
5. "Wind" from The Warring States
It is a historic Chinese movie about rival Chinese military strategists Sun Bin (Sun Hong-lei) and Pang Juan (Francis Ng), who clash in this adventure set during the Era of Warring States. Korean star Kim Hee Sun played Empress Pang in this movie.
6. "Cupid's Arrow" from Twenty
This is a story about three friends, Chi ho, Dong woo, and Kyung jae. Each of them has just turned 20 years old, and they must decide what to do with their life. For such a funny and romantic movie, the theme song is quite relaxed and lighthearted, just like a song for the 20s. 2PM's Junho and his Twenty costar Lee Yoo Bi sing the song.
7. "Like A Dream" from My Kingdom
Han Geng, a previous member from Super Junior, sang this song and actually played the male lead in this movie. It is a story of two brothers' quest for fame, love, and revenge in the heyday of the Shanghai opera.
8. "Love Is Not Far Away" from Finding Mr Right
It is about is a pregnant girl with the child of her boyfriend, a tycoon in Beijing who is already married and is under criminal investigation. She flies to Seattle and meets Frank, a divorced doctor encountering a mid-life crisis. The relationship between those two is dramatic but quite touching, just like this song.
So, after listening to all this beautiful music, which one is your favorite?
Watch the cute movie Finding Mr. Right: