Meet Joo Won Shin, the Korean Singer Behind Squid Game’s Haunting "Fly Me to the Moon" Cover

Meet Joo Won Shin, the Korean Singer Behind Squid Game’s Haunting
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Any Squid Game fan knows this to be true: "Fly Me to the Moon" just hits different these days. The renowned jazz hit adopts a darker essence in the record-smashing drama's opening episode, soundtracking the first of many gory scenes as tracksuit-enrobed players attempt a fatal game of Red Light, Green Light. It's not Frank Sinatra's voice crooning about playing among the stars while contestants frantically sprint to the finish line, though - rather it's that of Joo Won Shin, an under-the-radar Korean singer that instantly captivated viewers with her angelic vocals.

A 25-year-old Seoul, South Korea, native currently residing in New York City, Shin landed the Squid Game singing gig at quite the serendipitous time. "I was in a very emotional place," she told Popsugar. "I was anxious, and I had lost a lot of my confidence in singing. I was questioning my life and doubting myself.
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