South Korean pop group BTS will probably be releasing a brand new digital single in English on August 21. In accordance with Billboard, the band shared the information on V LIVE, a Korean dwell stream broadcasting app, saying that they needed to share some optimistic power amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The seven-piece boy band, made up of Jin, Jungkook, RM, Suga, J-Hope, V and Jimin, can also be planning to launch a brand new album later this yr. We have now ready a brand new single for ARMY, set for August 21. We’re making ready an album for the second half of this yr, however determined to first launch a single as a result of we needed to succeed in our followers as quickly as potential.
“Attributable to COVID-19, folks around the globe have been going by way of robust occasions and we needed to share some optimistic power with our followers,” the group mentioned. The musicians, who’ve beforehand launched English-language songs MIC Drop and Waste It On Me, with Steve Aoki, mentioned recording of their non-native tongue was a brand new problem.
“We thought that the track sounded excellent as it’s in English. We recorded the information model and felt that the end result was one thing completely new and contemporary. We additionally wanted a breakthrough throughout these unexpected occasions. This can be a new problem for us as nicely,” they added.
The information comes days after it was introduced that BTS could be among the many artists performing for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Fest, which is ready to air September 27.