BTS Lights up the World With Their New Single ‘Dynamite’

by Jeremy Spirogis

The day is lastly right here, and it was well worth the wait. On Aug. 21, BTS launched their new single “Dynamite,” and the premiere went off with a bang. The music video for “Dynamite” achieved tens of millions of views inside minutes, and the upbeat vibe of the music delivered positivity to followers world wide.

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BTS wished to assist followers amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with ‘Dynamite’

When BTS first introduced they might launch a single on Aug. 21, they advised followers they wished to convey positivity to them as rapidly as attainable.

“We have prepared a new single for ARMY, set for August 21. 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 Korean band stated throughout a VLIVE on July 27.

BTS additionally advised followers the music could be launched totally in English, which proved to be a brand new problem for them.

“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,” they stated.

‘Dynamite’ is precisely what the world wants

A number of hours earlier than “Dynamite” premiered, Big Hit Entertainment despatched out a press launch saying, “Though they had not initially planned to release a digital single, the seven members’ eagerness to be with their beloved fans as soon as they could won the day. The band is excited to be able to share the single’s fervent cheers and encouragement with the listeners around the world.”

“Dynamite” did precisely that.

Filled with vibrant colours, comforting nostalgia from all through the years, and upbeat lyrics, the “Dynamite” music video is the nice and cozy hug and serotonin enhance the world so desperately wants. In the video, the BTS members dance and sing with radiant smiles on their faces, giving delicate encouragement to their followers.

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“‘Cause I, I, I’m in the stars tonight / So watch me bring the fire and set the night alight (Hey) / Shining through the city with a little funk and soul / So I’ma light it up like dynamite, woah,” the group sings throughout the music’s refrain.

The music video broke viewing information

Shocking completely nobody, it appears BTS already broke YouTube information with their new Disco pop music. According to Forbes, YouTube’s stay counter confirmed the music video “attracted at least 3 million concurrent viewers” which might imply BTS achieved the most important YouTube premiere of all time.

Within an hour and 14 minutes, the “Dynamite” music video surpassed 20 million views, turning into the quickest music video to take action. In over two hours, the music video reached 27 million views on YouTube, and the views are nonetheless rising.

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The particular which means behind BTS’s ‘Dynamite’

Given the present occasions with the coronavirus, there may be loads of ache on this planet. Everything has modified and can almost definitely proceed to vary for a while. It would have been comprehensible if BTS launched a music that was remorseful in tone. No one would have faulted them for it, and it in all probability would have offered one thing cathartic to listeners.

However, BTS selected to take a danger with “Dynamite,” all in an effort to convey some pleasure to individuals, if only for a couple of minutes. That is one thing that can’t be understated.

They selected to sing in a language they aren’t fluent in to offer themselves a problem and make the music extra accessible to individuals who may want positivity. Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook selected to rise above the negativity to ship one thing that’s mild and enjoyable. With “Dynamite,” BTS offered not solely escapism but additionally hope.

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