Who Wrote BTS’ New Song ‘Life Goes On’?

by Jeremy Spirogis

BTS’ new album BE (Deluxe Edition) can be launched on Nov. 20 together with the lead single “Life Goes On.” On Nov. 13 at midnight EST, Big Hit Entertainment revealed the songwriting credit for “Life Goes On,” and three BTS members are credited with co-writing the music.

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Three BTS members are credited for the music

On Nov. 13, Big Hit Entertainment shared particulars about “Life Goes On” on social media. According to the label, Pdogg is credited as a author and the producer of the music. RM, Ruuth, Chris James, Antonina Armato, Suga, and J-Hope are credited as songwriters.

As a producer and author, Pdogg has labored on a number of BTS songs prior to now together with “Black Swan,” “Blood Sweat & Tears,” “Boy with Luv,” “Dionysus,” “DNA,” “Don’t Leave Me,” “Fake Love,” “Home,” “Mic Drop,” “ON,” “Baepsae,” and “Spring Day.”

Armato is a well known songwriter with a number of timeless hits that followers have grown up with, together with “Potential Breakup Song” by Aly & AJ and “Bet On It” from High School Musical 2.

Of the seven BTS members, RM, Suga, and J-Hope are credited with co-writing “Life Goes On.” All three members are a part of BTS’ rap line, have launched mixtapes of their very own, and have co-written a number of songs for BTS prior to now.

What else we find out about ‘Life Goes On’

Big Hit Entertainment first revealed the title of BTS’ lead single on Oct. 30. It was additionally introduced that the Korean band will carry out the music on Nov. 22 on the 2020 American Music Awards.

Over the previous few months, the septet has been holding livestreams on YouTube the place they offer followers a behind-the-scenes have a look at the album-making course of. On Sept. 22, the Ok-pop group streamed a video on the BANGTANTV YouTube channel that was dated for August 2020, and within the video they discussed filming the music video for the album’s lead single.

“It’s about ‘Life goes on,’” RM mentioned within the YouTube video. “We can show that life goes on by showing how we live our everyday lives… We can include studio shots and of us getting on and off the car and going back home after work… Because the song itself says life goes on, no matter what.”

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In one other YouTube Live on Oct. 21, Jungkook revealed that he filmed the music’s music video.

“This time for shooting the music video, I’ve taken on the role of the PM as I shot the music video,” Jungkook mentioned. “So I’ve shot the music video and I’ve had discussions with the director and stuff and did all the process. And I’ve learned how hard that is. It was really hard.”

BTS are self-producing ‘BE (Deluxe Edition)’

In addition to exhibiting ARMY a have a look at the album-making course of, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are curating the album. A press launch from Big Hit Entertainment says that BE (Deluxe Edition) reveals the members’ “thoughts, emotions and deepest ruminations.”

According to the press launch, the members have been concerned within the album’s “overall production: concept, composition, design, etc.” As a result, the album comprises the “most ‘BTS-ish’ music yet.”

BE (Deluxe Edition) can be launched at midnight EST on Nov. 20. 

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