So far as their title goes, they’ve been deemed the ‘Monsters of K-pop’ for a reason, but one can’t deny that there are approach too many underrated MONSTA X b-side tracks of their discography which are a drive to be reckoned with. Their traditional signature music type, as outlined by many hits like their title tracks, including Shoot Out, Gambler, Hero, Alligator, Wanted, and more is as fierce as their robust stage presence. However, this third-era K-pop music act is still going strong resulting from a diverse music graph that often indulges of their softer aspect.
Apart from their laborious-hitting album-fronting title songs, some musical gems often take the again seat and are sometimes sidelined. However, their followers, MONBEBEs, know better than to ignore them; they’ve accepted their favorite group’s b-side additions as their hidden charm regardless of their discography being dominated by bombastic EDM and hip-hop tones. On the occasion of the 8th MONSTA X debut anniversary, we’re taking it slow and reliving the magic of the group’s softer b-side tracks.
While countless songs could fit the bill, we’ve solely resorted to picking gentler or more upbeat entries for this list.
Underrated MONSTA X B-facet Tracks That’ll Make You Fall in Love With Them Again
1. Burning Up (feat R3HAB)
2. If Only
4. U R
5. Lost in the Dream
The more you appreciate this, the lesser it is. This OG queen deserves all the love in this world and MONBEBEs realize it the best. Not a single day goes by when Kihyun’s high word doesn’t hit us within the feels.
Album: Shape of Love (2022)
Album: Piece (2018)
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Originally performed as a particular unit observe by Shownu and Wonho throughout the group’s 2019 We’re Here World Tour, it finally made it to their following Korean album’s tracklist as an OT7 monitor.
11. See You Again
Album: Follow (2019)
12. 5:14 (Last Page)
Album: THE CLAN Pt 2.5 Beautiful (2017)
13. In Time
14. I Do Love You (Neol Hada)
Album: Take.1 Are You There? (2018)
15. From Zero
Album: The Code (2017)
16. Broken Heart
You can’t not cry over your non-existent romantic associate while listening to this song and driving down a rainy path, pretending as if you’re filming a music video.
Oh, the thriller this tune concocted when it was first revealed as a part of a character teaser video throughout the Fantasia X era, only for it not to be included in the album at all! Finally, the 2020 album Love Killa fulfilled our Gasoline desires.
18. Blue Moon
Eerie, yet nonetheless sensual. How is that even attainable? Only, MONSTA X can reply this question.
Album: THE CLAN Pt 1 Lost (2016)
20. White Love
21. Miss You
THE CLAN Pt 2.5 Beautiful (2017)
22. No Reason
23. Nobody Else
Producer Hyungwon is extraordinarily underrated. Can you consider that this golden R&B gem was his first self-composed tune? On high of that, he included aromatic storytelling in his monitor on getting influenced by the characteristics of a perfume and the way its strong essence starts fading regularly with time, very similar to love in some instances.
24. Wish on the same Sky
While this was initially launched as a single monitor earlier than being included on the Japanese EP, we’ve still included it as an underrated gem due to its honey-like melody that may transfer you to tears.
25. Beautiful Night
Album: Fantasia X (2020)
26. Night View
Album: Love Killa (2020)
At this point, we’re simply left contemplating how many Secrets this group has, and that too in a number of languages. We stan multilingual kings.
28. The Dreaming
Album: The Dreaming (2021)
Album: Trespass (2015)
From severely traumatic No Mercy days to their eventual debut, this song remains to be an iconic hit.
30. Gone Bad
Album: Rush (2015)
31. Roller Coaster
Album: THE CLAN Pt 2 Guilty (2016)
With a music as jubilant as this, our Roller Coaster of feelings is just going upon.
Album: Take.2 We are Here (2019)
The haunting aura of this song is enough to make you believe of an eerie presence beside you.
33. Beside U (feat Pitbull) – IM Rap Version
Album: All About Luv (2020)
Album: Flavors of Love (2021)
Album: Considered one of a Kind (2021)
Album: The Connect : Dejavu (2018)
37. Find You
Albums: Follow (2019)
Although deemed an intro monitor, this track brings along with it an infinite load of painful reminiscences. However, it’s video set in stone that the MONSTA X universe was really a factor and MONBEBEs weren’t just crazily joining implausible theories and linking the Dramarama period and their whole time loop storyline saga collectively for no purpose.
Debuting on May 14, 2015, MONSTA X was formed on the Mnet actuality competition present No Mercy. Through the present, 7 members debuted as part of the boy group – Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, IM aka Changkyun, and Wonho (former) – that was to be managed by Starship Entertainment.
Happy MONSTA X Day!
Which other MONSTA X bside monitor has no plans of leaving your playlist? Let us know your favourites within the comments part below. Do tell us your favorite MONSTA X albums while you’re at it as nicely.