We reflected the emotions that we felt during this unprecedented period into this album. Jin, however, claims he anticipated its success because whenever j-hope says that a song won’t do well, it turns out to be the other way around. It just crossed my mind that I wanted to be like the Nineties folk musicians whom I’ve been listening to. SUGA: Hearing our fans saying that we changed their lives changes our lives in turn. There isn’t a specific media that inspires me. It’s our nature to change, and I believe that change is good if it is positive. “Blue Side” gave us a glimpse of a more melancholic, reflective side of your artistry. Jin, however, claims he anticipated its success because whenever j-hope says that a song won’t do well, it turns out to be the other way around. We would not be where we are today without them and they will continue to guide and motivate us to be greater with our music. or. It’s a rare glimpse into the creative process of one of the most important artists of our generation, and makes me feel as though I’ve been trusted with something monumental. Fast forward to 2020. “I used to have fears that my pure intentions towards my work might deteriorate and that I might look at what I do strictly as a ‘job’ when I become too exhausted from tight schedules and commitments.” — Jimin. I’ve never considered the two to be separate. Is there a distinction in your approach to the music? And if not, why was it surprising that it was this record that did it? Now that I am older, I realize that is not always the case. Jin: Self-acceptance and insecurity are topics that I honestly didn’t want to address. I want to continue to try new things by exploring new genres and telling my stories. I don’t think too deep into it since it’s just one of the many methods I use to freely express my thoughts. I don’t like being restricted by boundaries. Das Album ist physisch nur in einer Version als Deluxe Edition erhältlich und konnte seit dem 28. When we began touring and performing in front of live audiences all over the world, we felt that we had evolved one step further in our journey as artists. How did growing up in the limelight with your members make you the individual you are today, and how do you hope it shapes the person you become even 10, 20 or 30 years from now? We’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved, but we remember to never lose sight of the reason why we all started this journey. BTS Ambitiously Show off Their Pop Mastery On ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ The K-Pop boy band’s latest blockbuster is full of stylistic experiments that all flow together. Now that I am older, I realize that is not always the case. . BTS–comprising RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook– also went on to make history on September 1st, when “Dynamite” debuted at Number One on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making the group the first South Korean act to achieve this feat and the first Asian act to … “I had quite a few conversations with big producers and writers in America who were trying to get it.” We thank our fans for listening to our messages and music. The next day, they performed the song on Good Morning America and on The Late Late Show with James Corden on November 24. It leaves an even greater impression since no one even imagined that this would happen. I didn’t want to reveal my dark side, but talking to our Chairman and producer Mr. Bang helped me open up.” —Jin. Our song writing skills are still a bit rusty, so it took us a while to finish working on that song. And I also think it’s important to find familiar yet unfamiliar novelty and strive to improve, which is always difficult. In its admiration for Dynamite, Rolling Stone calls it “the sound of BTS tapping into the spirit of Eighties disco.” With the magazine’s statement saying that every BTS members shine, Rolling Stone gave a special mention to Jungkook. See more of BTS ARMY PH on Facebook. Everyone has a different definition and standard for success. j-hope: When I was young, there were times when I thought debut was the meaning of success. BTS là nghệ sĩ Châu Á duy nhất góp mặt trong BXH cuối năm của Rolling Stone 2020. Attention Performers: Don’t Miss This Chance to Play at the All About Music Virtual Edition 2020. You’ve worked on various projects outside of music that have helped us get to know you better over the years–R​un BTS!​, B​on Voyage​ and I​n The Soop​. There is attention to detail on levels that most audiences are not privy to–and probably never will be. Despite this flood of activities in the members’ days, all of. j-hope: It’s still unbelievable that our singing and dancing, which we began out of pure enjoyment, has spread such an impact across the world. 55. When you wrote your earlier albums, whether it was Dark & Wild​ or The Most Beautiful Moment in Life​ series, you were adolescents. However, we try to focus on the message we want to deliver to our audiences since that is the true purpose behind why we do music in the first place. Because there are seven members involved, many adjustments are always made before the final release of a song. How did the pandemic impact your artistic process and the creation of your upcoming album? There’s been everything from admiration and dismissal, obsession and skepticism, all of it leading back to questions about ‘how’ and ‘why.’. I am grateful that music can act as a mechanism to beautifully express those dark sides. I never wanted anything more than to be on stage, so I think that eagerness made me who I am today. Folklore, Fetch the Bolt Cutters, and more. We’re also thankful to our ARMY who are involved in many charitable works. The lead single is usually the song that we feel best embodies the overarching theme of the album. How do you distinguish music you have written as the artist and producer SUGA for BTS, as Agust D for Agust D and as the producer SUGA for other artists like Epik High, Suran, Heize and IU? he pandemic unexpectedly put a lot of our original plans to a halt. Photograph courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment. Rolling Stone describes the airy pop tune, which came in at No. What about today’s j-hope makes the young Jung Hoseok most proud? This is "ROLLING STONES BTS" by Modern English on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. We all change, but some people say that change is bad by saying we should hold on to our original intentions, etc. Press alt + / to open this menu. We were also able to take a step further by taking roles in overall production, such as concept development, composition and visual design. Zur Aufmunterung während der Corona-Krise: BTS veröffentlichen schon in wenigen Wochen eine neue Single – zudem ist noch für dieses Jahr ein Album geplant. We reminisced about old memories and included them one by one into the song to create a piece that is precious to us. When I first faced what I believed as ‘success,’ I found how lacking I was and that was the beginning of my journey of learning. Not necessarily! I’ve practiced a lot and continue to practice. “O​ur relationship with one another has been our greatest strength. Can you tell us about why you chose the title ‘​BE’​ for your upcoming record? Forgot account? ARMY is the light that leads us in our journey as musicians. Rolling Stone Year End Chart Top 500 Artist of 2020 Top 100 Song of 2020 Top 200 Album of 2020. Photograph courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment. What are some of your favorite genres of music that you listen to on your own time? ur relationship with one another has been our greatest strength. As you might have seen in I​n The Soop most recently​, ​we were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Korea and take time to catch up with one another as friends rather than bandmates. I’m just happy enough to live in the moment with people I love. Jung Kook: I​ highly prefer capturing the right feeling. We’re not completely sure why it was this specific album that played that role. SOUND: Billie Eilish und BTS gemeinsam im Studio. We’re grateful to our fans, ARMY, for enabling us to achieve that goal. We’re sure everyone agrees, but 2020 hasn’t gone at all as planned. While saying every BTS members shine, Rolling Stone gave a special mention to Jungkook as the main star of the song. highly prefer capturing the right feeling. Jin: ​These are fun projects not only for us to show a comfortable and relaxed side of ourselves to our fans, but also tighten the bond with one another within the group. We need a balanced mix of happiness and sadness and light and dark to act as nutritive elements in our lives. I want to become someone who can be expressive through a variety of genres. Share this: “ The morning will come again/ No darkness, no season is eternal. Jimin: Our fans who are waiting for us, and the thought of my future self who will have grown into an even better artist. A deep dive into their lyrics is to understand the power of the written word . I didn’t want to reveal my dark side, but talking to our Chairman and producer Mr. Bang helped me open up. With so many different difficult situations and events happening, lots of people have turned to music as a source of escapism from the reality around them, or as a beacon of hope in what can be … : I don’t give it much thought. Year in Review: Rob Sheffield’s Top 25 Songs of 2020. Our vocals and tones are so unique that it’s difficult at times to even come to an agreement about the key. You love reading books–have you ever considered writing one? The cover of the Rolling Stone India BTS Collectors Edition will be unveiled on Friday, November 6th, 2020. I’m very thankful, but also feel a sense of responsibility. Jung Kook, I feel you’re the right person to answer this: what’s the best and the most challenging part about creating content, something that is outside the scope of pure music? It’s not my first cruise through their impressive arsenal of hip-hop, jazz, blues and glimmering pop–far from it, in fact–but it’s a powerful reminder as to why we’re doing this interview in the first place. They smashed through preconceived notions surrounding Asian men, K-pop, and artists with female-led fandoms, building a path that opens doors for all those who were previously rejected by Western standards. However it provided us an opportunity to step back and focus on ourselves as well as our music. , but I wanted to address that dark and monochrome side of myself then. BTS Debut at Number One on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Dynamite'. Sections of this page. It leaves an even greater impression since no one even imagined that this would happen. That’s why it’s still hard for us to believe sometimes. We need a balanced mix of happiness and sadness and light and dark to act as nutritive elements in our lives. | Big Hit Entertainment/Facebook. Of course ARMY has given me the most, but the simplest things such as talking, performing on stage, eating meals, recording music, that I have shared with the members make me who I am today. Wir zeigen in unserer Galerie echte Highlights des schlechten Geschmacks. I don’t like being restricted by boundaries. We got to know about the weight that our words and music carry, and we’re truly thankful for that. There’s a certain assurance in knowing that BTS aren’t going anywhere. Do you ever feel pressured by production timelines? I am grateful that music can act as a mechanism to beautifully express those dark sides. Comprising rappers RM, SUGA and j-hope plus vocalists Jin, Jimin, V and Jung Kook, BTS were last on Rolling Stone India’s cover in September 2017, right before the start of their overwhelming ride to the top of the Western charts. [They know] about what’s going on Billboard, in pop music.” But since then BTS have gone on to break and set multiple records, establishing themselves as titans in an industry that would otherwise see boy bands (especially those of color or foreign) come and go as quickly as an ocean wave. However, it was an enjoyable experience for the both of us. Talking about success is a bit embarrassing, because I think I’m still learning. It talks about the stories that made us who we are today and our true feelings in a candid manner. Is it difficult to hold on to the public persona? We’re grateful to our fans, ARMY, for enabling us to achieve that goal. What inspired you to do so and how is it going these days? RM: When I read, I realize that everyone has one’s own area of expertise. BTS and I connect several times over a span of a few weeks in October. Comprising rappers RM, SUGA and j-hope plus vocalists Jin, Jimin, V and Jung Kook. Close the menu. I think the time spent with them has steadily shaped my personality, singing, dancing, and filmmaking. Cover photo by Yeongjun Kim. Dez 2019, Luke, Ken und Barbie bekommen Konkurrenz im Spielwarenladen: Ab sofort sind Puppen der K-Pop-Band BTS im Handel erhältlich. News, Kritiken, Songs, Alben, Streams und mehr... Das sind die hässlichsten, schlimmsten, schlechtesten Alben-Cover aller Zeiten, Neuer Song der K-Pop-Band: BTS kündigen Single an, BTS live in Berlin 2020: Tickets, Termine, Vorverkauf, K-Pop Superstars BTS arbeiten an neuem Album, STYLE: Von dieser K-Pop-Band gibt es jetzt Puppen zum Spielen. The global superstars get candid about the philosophy of their music, the experiences that inspired their upcoming record ‘BE’ and the ever-evolving definition of success, After three years of a steady climb to the top, it's pretty clear that BTS are not a passing fad--they’re here to stay and change the way the world sees what makes a pop icon. Will I write a book? I think this album will give us an opportunity to grow further as artists who can represent the current times through music. V: ​I got very emotional seeing ARMY during my “Inner Child” performance and it made me miss them even more. BTS isn’t the overnight sensation you’ve probably been led to believe. We’ve included a lot of chill and laid-back songs that anyone can enjoy, so we hope many people can find comfort through this album. The members are the ones who taught me to never settle and influenced me to always improve and move forward. Their feedback is invaluable since we know they have our best interest in mind. When you guys are putting your music out there, how much does feedback matter to you? The opinion of our label, producers, as well as our fans are all important. I focus on the harmony of BTS as a team member, on the unpolished rawness of music as Agust D, and on the popularity in the mass market as a producer for other artists. I began music because I wanted to share my story and become a positive influence to many people, so I would be honored if I can continue to show my hard work and the results of my efforts. It’s a vibrant back and forth between India and Korea, and a conversation long overdue, spread out over several days to accommodate their hectic schedule. Jung Kook: The members are the ones who taught me to never settle and influenced me to always improve and move forward. It’s showing ourselves as we are– so we felt proud and blessed that we can present ourselves in such a way. ’s cover in September 2017, right before the start of their overwhelming ride to the top of the Western charts. Map Of The Soul:7 deals with the various levels that make up the psyche of a human being, but is also deeply connected to the evolution of BTS as you guys climb the ladder of fame. We’re grateful that we’re able to take that further through partnership opportunities like the UNICEF Love Myself campaign. Jung Kook: O​ur relationship with one another has been our greatest strength. In addition to the bluesy vibe from the clip, what other genres have you explored and is it very different from all the singles you’ve released in your career? Outside of all your charting success, what would you consider a significant turning point in your evolution as artists, whether solo or as a team? 2020 has been a challenging year for many. Jump to. I want to become someone who can be expressive through a variety of genres. My color and identity have completely changed again since. I particularly loved “People” from ​D-2​ because it was about the impermanence of humanity, especially in the way we change as human beings as we transition through various experiences. That’s why it’s still hard for us to believe sometimes. It’s a strength that those of us who are people of color–especially Asian and overlooked–feel when we see them fight to build us a platform. What motivates you to strive for excellence? Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? Pop-Sensation BTS kündigen auf dem „Mnet Asian Music Award“ eine neue Platte an und gewinnen den Preis für das Album des Jahres. I’m just happy enough to live in the moment with people I love. V: ​ARMY is the light that leads us in our journey as musicians. How do you navigate this success? SUGA:​ When we began touring and performing in front of live audiences all over the world, we felt that we had evolved one step further in our journey as artists. Photograph courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment. We gave extra attention to the English pronunciation, since this was our very first full English track, but it was a fun process overall. What are your thoughts now that we’re approaching the end of 2020? You’re very well known for your philanthropy, especially your partnership with UNICEF for the Love Myself campaign. Them apart from any other musical act on the Late Late show with Corden! 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