BTS: Did Jin Spoil the New Album’s Release Date? Some Fans Think It’s Not So Simple

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jin of BTS performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM

We could also be in quarantine, however at the very least BTS is conserving us effectively fed. The South Korean band dropped Map of the Soul: 7 again in February 2020. Now the seven members — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — are gearing up for his or her subsequent self-produced album. Then not too long ago, BTS shared a beforehand recorded dialogue, which targeted on the course of their new music. And in a flip of occasions, Jin seemingly spoiled the brand new BTS album’s launch date. But even so, some members of ARMY are questioning whether or not they need to take the music artist’s remarks at face worth.

Why BTS followers assume Jin revealed the brand new album’s launch date

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In April, RM revealed BTS began engaged on their subsequent album. The chief additionally defined the band deliberate to point out ARMY components of the method. And for the previous few weeks, the group has made due on that promise.

In a YouTube Live, Suga talked about BTS selected their particular person roles. Later, in a separate stay, Jimin opened up about his function as a music manufacturing supervisor for the forthcoming album. Then on May 7, V started discussing his concepts because the visible undertaking supervisor.

On May 11, BTS reunited as seven to additional focus on the brand new album, from the themes to the monitor distribution. Then across the 16:15 mark of the video, some hawk-eyed followers seen Jin appeared to ask in regards to the album’s launch date. “By the way, the album release will be October, right?” Jin mentioned, in accordance with a translation by @choi_bts2 on Twitter.

BTS followers react to Jin’s spoiler in regards to the new album

After Jin casually recommended the subsequent BTS comeback album can be launched in October, followers swarmed social media with pleasure.

“New @bts_twt album in october yall start saving them coins now lmao,” a fan wrote on Twitter. “Mind yall that this is the first self produced album that the boys will release and its going to change the game forever.”

Meanwhile, different members of ARMY puzzled why the editors of the video would come with Jin’s spoiler once they may have simply left the remark out. 

“Since when do they drop such big spoilers like a release date?” a fan wrote on Reddit. “Maybe it’s just me not being used to it because they are usually so secretive so this seems a bit suspicious.”

Jin of BTS performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2019 Presented by Capital One at the Forum on December 6, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Jin of BTS | Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

In response, a number of followers speculated BTS is making an attempt to be clear about their course of, together with the album’s launch date. One Redditor wrote:

I imply, it looks as if they’re simply going for full transparency with course of this time round. The undeniable fact that we’re getting lives of them discussing each element of their brainstorming course of means they’re probably not going for any surprises. So them telling the approx. launch date seemingly simply falls in keeping with that course of.

Then some followers theorized Jin simply unveiled the October launch date to clown ARMY. “Watch jin say its october bcos he knows its being recorded and turns out the comeback is earlier than we thought,” a fan tweeted. “Lmao hes playing with us.”

BTS confirms a Japanese album launch in 2020

BTS (Bangtan Boys) band visit the Today Show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.BTS (Bangtan Boys) band visit the Today Show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.
BTS | Efren Landaos / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media by way of Getty Images

Of course, there are many attainable the explanation why Jin’s feedback have been left in BTS’ YouTube Live. But for now, everybody will simply have to attend for the band to verify the official launch date for his or her new album, particularly because it appears they’re nonetheless within the early phases. Nevertheless, there’s loads of content material to sit up for within the close to future. 

On May 7, BTS introduced the discharge of Map of the Soul 7: The Journey, the band’s subsequent Japanese album following 2018’s Face Yourself. There can be 13 songs featured, together with Japenese variations of “Boy With Luv,” “Make It Right,” “Dionysus,” “Idol,” “Airplane pt.2,” “Fake Love,” and “ON.” The album may even embrace new songs resembling “Intro: Calling,” “Outro: The Journey,” “Stay Gold,” and “Your Eyes Tell.”

“Stay Gold” would be the theme track for the drama, Spiral Labyrinth ~ DNA Science Investigation. Meanwhile, Jungkook was concerned with composing “Your Eyes Tell.” Fans can count on Map of the Soul 7: The Journey to be launched on July 15. 

Clearly, BTS followers have loads to be enthusiastic about. And though we don’t have an official launch date for the band’s upcoming self-produced album, the group continues to be working arduous to achieve ARMY. So prepare. 

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