Bangtan Boys is a 7 member South Korean Boy Band formed under Bighit Entertainment which produces music mainly in the hip hop and R&B genres. The group consists of 3 rappers and 4 vocalists namely Rapmon (rapper cum leader), Suga (rapper), JHope (rapper and dancer), Jin (vocalist), Jimin (vocalist), V (vocalist) and Jungkook (vocalist). Their fan base is named ARMY (Adorable Representative MC for Youth).
The group debuted on 13 June, 2013 with the music video ‘No more dream’. Their debut album ‘2 cool 4 skool’ made them win ‘New Artist of the Year’. Only an year after their debut, they won major Bonsang Award for albums ‘Dark & Wild’ and ‘The Most Beautiful Moments In life: pt. 1’. ‘The Most Beautiful Moments In Life: pt.2’ rocked the charts at no.1 on Billboard World Album Charts and remained there for multiple weeks, thus making BTS the first KPOP act to achieve it. They won ‘Album of the Year’ at 2016 Melon Music Awards for ‘The Most Beautiful Moments in Life: Young Forever’.
BTS came up with their 2nd full album ‘Wings’ in Oct 2016 which charted #1 on iTunes in 26 countries. In their native country South Korea itself, Wings sold 681,294 copies in 1 month. Till date BTS has sold approx. 2.7 million albums worldwide. With all of this, BTS was awarded ‘Best World Performer’ at 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards and ‘Artist of the Year’ at 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
This time they are back with a repackaged version of ‘Wings: You Never Walk Alone’ which has 2 versions and contains 18 songs. 14 songs from the original wings album with an additional of 4 songs namely:
1. Spring Day
2. Not Today
3. Outro : Wings
4. A supplementary story: You Never Walk Alone.
In this album, ‘Spring Day’ is the title track. The teaser for the music video was released on 10 February, 2017 on their official YouTube channel and has already gained 3.3 Million views in less than 24 hours. Here is the link of the teaser ‘Spring Day’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUZlQGxsnJY
The pre-order for the repackaged version has already surpassed 700,000 orders. According to the teaser, the music video seems to be based on the book ‘The One who walks away from Omelas.’ Their story line seems to be connected to one another which makes them different from others. Although there is not one theory when it comes to their music videos, they seem to keep their fans curious about it. Why don’t you give it a try and see for yourself?! The ‘Spring Day’ music video is set to release on 13 February, 2017 at 12 a.m. KST on their official YouTube Channel.
Written by Sharon William, Delhi, India (Korean Culture India Fan Club)