Global superstars announce new single ahead of upcoming album
Global superstars BTS have announced their plans for a new single to be released next month live by BTS on V LIVE, a Korean livestream broadcasting app. Big Hit Entertainment shared the launch of BTS’ new digital single set for August 21st via the community platform “BTS Weverse” and Twitter.
“We have prepared a new single for ARMY, set for August 21,” the K-POP group reveals. “We are preparing an album for the second half of this year, but decided to first release a single because we wanted to reach our fans as soon as possible. Due to COVID-19, people around the world have been going through tough times and we wanted to share some positive energy with our fans.”
The new single dis described as “upbeat and sung in English, just like ‘MIC Drop’ and ‘Waste It On Me.’ We thought that the song sounded perfect as it is in English. We recorded the guide version and felt that the result was something totally new and fresh.”
They add, “We also needed a breakthrough during these unforeseen times, so we worked on this new song. This is a new challenge for us as well. When we first heard and recorded the song, we were energized and our spirits were lifted up. We can’t wait to share this song with you all and enjoy it together.”
With their February release, Map of the Soul : 7, BTS has earned their fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart and has landed No. 4 on Billboard’s Hot 100 with their lead single “ON,” the highest rank for a Korean group. Be on the lookout for what new records BTS will break next.