Ok-pop band BTS has launched their extremely expected new album, which they describe as a “letter of hope.”
SEOUL — Ok-pop band BTS on Friday launched their extremely expected new album, which they described as a “letter of hope.”
The band held a socially distanced information convention in Seoul to unveil “BE,” their 2d album this yr. It comprises their English-language hit “Dynamite,” which crowned the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart for the primary time ever for a South Korean organization.
The band — composed of J-Hope, RM, Suga, Jungkook, V, Jin and Jimin — stated they sought after to ship “a letter of hope” that existence is going on in spite of the uncertainties all over the pandemic.
Jin stated he hopes other people can relate to the album’s feelings of vacancy and anxiousness and in finding convenience within the shared emotions.
The band, which debuted in 2013, was the largest boyband on the planet, promoting out stadiums international and turning in a video message on the U.N. Normal Meeting this yr.
Their songs, full of intimate, socially mindful lyrics, are credited for his or her luck. Not like different Ok-pop bands that sparsely deal with the personas created through their labels, BTS is understood for its energetic engagement with enthusiasts — referred to as ARMY — thru social media. BTS has over 30.eight million fans on Twitter.
RM stated the band had spread out the album-making procedure for the primary time through sharing their ideas and paintings on social media. “We needed enthusiasts to really feel that we made this album in combination” all over the pandemic, he stated.
Suga used to be absent from the scoop convention because of a shoulder damage.
The band additionally spoke about their upcoming army provider. There was a heated debate over whether or not they must be exempted from South Korea’s two-year obligatory army provider for many able-bodied men, given the singers’ contribution to the rustic. “We’re in a position to oblige on every occasion the rustic calls upon us,” Jin stated.
Requested about upcoming Grammy Award nominations on Nov. 25, J-Hope stated, “I dare to pray that we will be nominated and obtain an award in a group-related class.” He added that he would “cry” if the band receives a prize.
In spite of the band’s industrial luck, RM mirrored at the band’s and Ok-pop’s id.
He puzzled whether or not topping the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart with “Dynamite” supposed that “Ok-pop has safely landed inside the realm of the mainstream American pop business.”
“To what extent can (songs) be thought to be Ok-pop?” he requested. “When a Korean band like us sings a track in English, can this nonetheless be thought to be Ok-pop?”
He did not have a transparent solution however stated he hopes the band’s achievements can “open doorways for the ones outdoor the mainstream” of the U.S. track business.
“BE” is to be had now.