Korean celebrities from different genres have come together for a special track “Evergreen Tree”, dedicated to frontline and healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide.
The emotional tune was first uploaded onto the official YouTube channel of the Blue House yesterday, a timely release as 19 April was the date of the April Revolution in South Korea.
Originally sung by singer Yang Hee-eun, “Evergreen Tree” was initially intended as a pro-democracy anthem for protesters in the 80s.
As times have changed, it has morphed into a motivational song driving on worldwide healthcare and frontline workers in this continuous battle against the global epidemic.
Celebrities who have contributed to the recording of the track include top vocalists like Sol-ji from EXID, Ailee, Hong Jin-young, Yoon Do-hyun and more.
The song rallied members from idol groups too. Such are Joy from Red Velvet, TXT, Ryeo-wook, Kyu-hyun, Ye-sung from Super Junior. Not to forget, veterans like Johan Kim and Baek Ji-young are also a part of the masterpiece.
“Evergreen Tree” is available in eight languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, French, Italian, German and Spanish, and available for download on Korean streaming sites like Bugs, Melon, Genie, Naver Music, FLO and Soribada.
Listen to “Evergreen Tree” below: