Sept. 28, 2020, 4:51 p.m.
Seoul: K-pop supergroup BTS have confirmed that they will be releasing their new album in November.
According to an official statement released by their company, Big Hit, the new album, “BE (Deluxe Edition)”, imparts a “message of healing to the world by declaring, ‘even in the face of this new normality, our life goes on'”.
“‘BE (Deluxe Edition)’ contains the most “BTS-esque” music yet,” Big Hit added. “The latest story from BTS begins by declaring that “even in the face of this new normality, our life goes on” and imparts a message of healing to fans and to the world.”
The statement further said, “This album is made more special by direct involvement from BTS in not only the music, but from the concept and composition to design. You will discover throughout the album the thoughts, emotions, and deepest reflections of BTS while experiencing an even richer musical spectrum.”
The album “reflects the thoughts, emotions and deepest ruminations of BTS while working on the album,” it mentioned..
The much-anticipated album is scheduled to release on November 20, 2 pm KST (10:30 am IST) and pre-orders for the album have already begun from September 28, 11 am KST (7:30 am IST).
Meanwhile, over a month ago, the band released their first English single “Dynamite” which broke YouTube records by getting the most views in 24 hours in the platform’s history, with officially topping 100 million in that time frame.
Dynamite music video also has the record of most-viewed premiere in the history of YouTube.
With “Dynamite”, the band became the first K-pop act to top the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in a row and currently stands at no. 2 in the chart.
The septet — RM, Jin, Suga, J Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, has been hinting album’s message in their social media interactions. The group in their moving speech at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) included the message, “Life goes on, Let’s live on.”