BTS' latest album, BE, has topped this week's new music poll. On September 27, 2020, Big Hit uploaded a teaser poster with the album’s name, also announcing the release date. "[15], Be is primarily a pop record,[16] encompassing hip hop, EDM,[17] and disco genres[18] with synth-pop, neo soul,[19] funk,[20] R&B,[21][22] 1970s,[23][24] 1980s,[25] 1990s,[26] and 2010s mainstream music elements. V: Happy birthday, too! "[20] Raisa Bruner from Time deemed the album as "short and sweet" that is filled with "a dose of escapist melodies, thoughtful lyrics and strong personality. Classement complet lundi", "Album Top 40 slágerlista – 2020. gave it 7.2 out of 10, based on their assessment of the critical consensus. [11] On August 13, Big Hit Entertainment held a corporate briefing where the agency confirmed that BTS' new album would be released in the fourth quarter of 2020. [60] The band performed it from the Seoul Olympic Stadium in matching black and white outfits. "[17] Describing the album as an "oasis", Katie Goh of i-D magazine wrote that Be is "the intimate, introspective lockdown project" that "embodies the emotional turmoil most of us have been through during 2020, and speaks, frankly, directly and unapologetically, to the current moment. Be (stylized in all caps) is the fifth Korean-language (ninth overall) album by South Korean boy band BTS. [38] NME observed that "Be cycles through the various ever-changing moods the pandemic has made a constant in our lives. "[66] Aggregator AnyDecentMusic? BE is the seventh mini-album by popular group BTS under Big Hit and Columbia. [49][50] The track features a funky bassline accompanied by vocal harmonies, falsetto hooks and a disco rhythm that is includes blaring brass, lush keyboard chords, palm-muted guitar sound. "[9], On May 7, V, J-Hope and RM revealed that V had been assigned the role of visual project manager whilst discussing the album concept, jacket photos and styling during the broadcast. Blue & Grey.Mp3 4. As a sense of helplessness looms in every corner of the world, BTS opens themselves up to express their mixed feelings about this situation—fear and anxiety mingled with the determination to overcome all this. YouTube Music. [41] Stereogum compared the chord progression to the older works of Mariah Carey. Official Music Video . Fly To My Room.Mp3 3. [17] Performed by Jimin, V, J-Hope, and Suga, the vulnerable track features "breathy" vocals and falsettos with the former two switching back and forth in the verses and chorus, and the latter two rapping in a "sing-song" style. [52][53][54], On September 27, 2020, Big Hit uploaded a teaser poster with the album's name, also announcing the release date. The album title 'BE' represents 'being' and captures the honest thoughts and emotions we are feeling at the moment. [76] Seven tracks of the album entered the Canadian Hot 100, with "Dynamite" peaking at number two and "Life Goes On" at number eight. 1 on your birthday! The familiarity in their new songs builds up to the reassurance of hope. This is just a fun interlude to listen to BTS hang out with each other and have fun. With this, BTS became the fastest group in over 42 years to earn three number-one songs in a span of three months, since the Bee Gees. Skits are audio sketches that commonly appear in hip hop albums. [22] Lyrically, the track addresses loneliness and confinement speaking about mentally being able to escape the monotony of quarantine life. 1 singers! We've included a lot of chill and laid-back songs that anyone can enjoy, so we hope many people can find comfort through this album. [24][36] Slant Magazine compared the track to the works of Bruno Mars. "[18] Rolling Stone noted that the record "explores the different highs and lows BTS is feeling throughout this strange, difficult time. [51][22] The "layered vocals, echo-y synth, and celebratory horns" are used to recreate the '70s retro sound[44] and lyrically talks about the joy and appreciation of little things that makes life valuable. "[30] Reviewing for Rolling Stone, Jeff Benjamin described Be as "the most on-brand album BTS has ever made, recognizing hardship while offering healing and hope and a way to look past our current pain. Divided by a skit that celebrates the groups incredible achievement of getting their first #1 on the Billboard Hot100, the second half of the album takes a more uplifting tone. [77], Be debuted at number one on South Korea's Gaon Album Chart with first week sales of 2.274 million copies on Hanteo Chart, representing the second-highest first sales figures in the chart's history, behind Map of the Soul: 7. It was released on November 20, 2020, through Big Hit and Columbia. "[14] According to a press release, the album "imparts a message of healing to the world by declaring, 'Even in the face of this new normality, our life goes on'", and "reflects the thoughts, emotions and deepest ruminations of BTS while working on the album. [16][26][37] Los Angeles Times labelled it as "one of the exemplary songs of the 'pandemic-pop' era" that acts as "a ribbon of immaculate bedroom emo, gorgeously harmonized but never show-offy or overpowering. Telepathy.Mp3 6. [89] It also topped the charts in Denmark,[90] Poland,[91] and Portugal. 1 albums in the chart. Skit 6. BTS is returning to unfold another story with the new album BE (Deluxe Edition) at midnight November 20 EST. The pandemic unexpectedly put a lot of our original plans to a halt. [71] It's lead single "Life Goes On" debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 with 150,000 downloads and 14.9 million U.S. streams, becoming BTS' third number-one song following "Dynamite" and "Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)" remix. "Life Goes On" marked the first song not sung in an English language to debut atop the chart. Audio Player. [86] The album was also a chart-topper on the New Zealand Albums chart, giving BTS their third number one album in New Zealand. [2][3] In support of the album, the band was slated to begin their fourth worldwide concert tour, Map of the Soul Tour in April 2020, which was eventually postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [21][23] The song begins with a jazz guitar, shifting into a chopped and screwed drum breakdown, and advances into a climax of "grandiose" trumpets. BTS – Blue & Grey Lyrics. Nine months after releasing their album, Map of the Soul: 7, BTS came back last night with their newest album, BE. [58] On November 13, they held an unboxing session of the album which was broadcast live on their YouTube channel. Be was supported by the lead single "Life Goes On" which debuted at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming BTS' third consecutive number-one song, and entered the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart. [27] Vox called Be "a loudly retro mix of pop sounds ranging from frothy to funky, melancholic to mellow, filtered through a lens of determined positivity. [81] Be debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart, selling 19,562 copies in its first week, behind Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Together At Christmas. [78][79] With it, Be became BTS' eighth consecutive million seller in the country. "[16] The album is 28 minutes and 30 seconds long and features eight songs. [75] In Canada, Be arrived at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart, giving BTS their fourth number-one album in the country. Lyrics: V: Congratulations! [84][85] In Ireland, the album topped the Irish Albums Chart, becoming the band's second chart-topper in the country following Map of the Soul: 7. [16][33] The melancholic, slow-jam number "Blue & Grey" is a soft pop ballad[19] that uses colors to illustrate depression and anxiety. BTS – Stay Lyrics. [16][18][24] The production utilises brassy instrumentals, bold drums and a sparse jarring scratching sound. [88] In the Flemish region of Belgium, Be attained number one on the Ultratop 200 Albums chart, becoming the band's chart-topping album in the country. "[27], Be debuted atop the US Billboard 200 with 242,000 album-equivalent units, including 177,000 sales, becoming BTS's fifth number-one album in the United States. [23][36] Set in a cinematic arrangement of minor chords[22] that includes acoustic guitar,[17] twinkling pianos, and wistful strings,[30] the emotional track[23] makes use of "breathy" and "crooning" vocals to confess about fear, depression, burn-out, and pandemic-induced loneliness. [39] The album closes with the summer anthem,[41] "Dynamite", a 1970s-flavoured disco-pop[44][45][46] song with elements of funk, soul[47] and bubblegum pop. [55] Preorders for the deluxe edition began the following day. Dynamite. 00:00. BTS album release titled BE. 1 album of Billboard 200, earning the best US sales week for an album by a group since the debut of BTS’ own ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7’. BTS occasionally adds skits like this to their albums, and it’s always nice to hear what goes on when the cameras are off. "[20], The fourth track is a non-musical spoken worded "Skit" about BTS' first number one song on the US Billboard Hot 100, which serves an interlude to separate the album into two parts. The audio was from BTS' speech when they won Top … writer Eva Zhu stated "While Be is a slight departure from BTS's usual offerings, its more matter-of-fact and laidback vibe could pull in new fans who are looking for music to relate to in this crappy year. [4] On April 17, 2020, RM confirmed that the band was working on a new album during a live broadcast on YouTube. It boasts the most “BTS-esque” music yet, citing the group’s increased creative participation and freedom involving the album’s creation. Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. J-hope: Oh, right wow, No. [43] Its lyrics detail the connection that one can feel from someone despite physical distance and sees BTS admitting to the disorientation caused by excessive free time. It strikes a balance of acceptance and hope, no matter how small. BE, which is co-written by the members themselves, walks us through BTS' own emotional journey during this weird time in all of our lives.Their first single, "Life Goes On," is a touching ballad that quite literally talks about the pandemic, their feelings being in isolation, being trapped and stuck in their own rooms and routines. J-hope: Oh wow, you called the No. BE is BTS' fifth Korean-language album, following historical smash hit single “Dynamite”. It was released on November 20, 2020, at 2PM KST. However it provided us an opportunity to step back and focus on ourselves as well as our music. "[26] Stereogum reviewer Chris DeVille considered the album as "a soothing sound for a pandemic-racked year" in which "BTS remain maximalists at heart. BTS BE Zip Download Download album BTS BE Zip: BTS has dropped a brand new album titled BTS BE Zip, and you can stream the full tracklist right below. [10] On June 16, Jimin revealed about the writing and recording sessions for the album. [98] Similarly, Be reached number three in Sweden and Wallonia region of Belgium. [56] On October 30, BTS teased the title of the album's lead single "Life Goes On" on Twitter. BTS also became the only act besides Taylor Swift to debut atop the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts simultaneously. "[18] In an enthusiastic review, AllMusic's critic Neil Z. Yeung deemed the album as "a heartfelt and inspiring soundtrack" praising BTS' "vulnerability and intimacy" and wrote that "despite its brief runtime, Be is an expert snapshot of time and place, a document of a worldwide event that manages to strengthen their connection to their listeners and push their songcraft forward with focus, heart, and humanity. It was released through Big Hit Entertainment and American label Columbia Records. K-Pop. BTS Skit Is Korean Pop Song Labeled By BigHit Entertainment. Band: BTS Song: Skit Genre: kpop Album: BE Released Date: November 20, 2020. Life Goes On.Mp3 2. Be was BTS' fifth album to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200, making BTS the fastest group to earn five chart-topping albums since the Beatles. Because all the members are involved in the album somehow, there are more last minute changes being made than before, which leads to more uncertainties surrounding the finalization of the release date. With this album, we see the return of the BTS cardinal classic - a skit! BTS is returning with their new album BE (Deluxe Edition) to unfold another chapter of 2020. [65], Writing for NME, Rhian Daly described Be as the "most accurate musical encapsulation of the rollercoaster that is pandemic life so far" and that the group strikes a "perfect balance between encouragement and reassurance. By doing so, BTS became the first group in eight years to have two number-one albums in the same calendar year since One Direction in 2012, and also the first act since Ed Sheeran in 2017. Album Will be release on 20 Nov 2020 under Big Hit Entertainment. [74] Seven tracks from the album charted simultaneously on the Hot 100 chart, with "Life Goes On" and "Dynamite" in the top-10, "Blue & Grey" in the top-20, and "Stay" in the top-40. This stood as the most number of simultaneous entries on the Hot 100 chart by a Korean act. It was released on November 20, 2020, through Big Hit Entertainment and Columbia Records, nine months after its predecessor, Map of the Soul: 7 (2020). "[22] Similarly, Verónica A. Bastardo of The Quietus opined that Be "offers an introspective chronicle about isolation, quarantine and finding a safe middle between sorrow and hope. 병 (Dis-ease) 8. Stay 9. [16][34] The album expands on a wide-range of emotions,[35] exploring themes of comfort, loneliness,[16] anxiety,[36] depression, burn-out,[37] fear,[20] frustration, restlessness, sadness,[26] hope, connection,[32] resolve, and joy. [21][41] The song relies on a "sparse, laid-back production" for which '70s piano,[18] funky keyboards,[41] and trap programmed drum beats[22] provide minimalist instrumentation. View fullsize. [93] The album also attained number two position in Finland,[94] France, Italy,[95] Netherlands,[96] Spain,[97] and Switzerland. At just eight tracks, 'Be' is a slim and mostly joyful new album from the seven members of BTS. By first glance, it appears in a simple aesthetic with a track list of eight titles — seven songs and one skit. BTS also became the first group to have two chart-topping albums in the country in 2020, and the second act overall following YoungBoy Never Broke Again. Amazon Music. BE is BTS' fifth Korean-language album, following historical smash hit single “Dynamite”. " Skit " is a skit by BTS. [103][104][105], ^shipments figures based on certification alone, List of number-one albums of 2020 (Belgium), List of number-one albums of 2020 (Canada), List of number-one albums of 2020 (Ireland), List of number-one albums from the 2020s (New Zealand), List of number-one albums of 2020 (Poland), "BTS's New Album Has Now Hit No. [80] In Japan, Be entered at number one on the Oricon Albums Chart, selling 191,208 copies in its first week. [82] This became BTS' fourth top ten album in the United Kingdom. BE is the first self-directed and seventh mini-album by BTS. This new project offers an even richer musical spectrum experience as well as the most 'BTS-ish' music yet. BE has eight songs, which includes the hit song “Dynamite” that they released earlier this year. [39] In a more critical review, Slant Magazine's Sophia Ordaz acknowledged the album for its simple and lucid message, however criticized it for "trading in overstimulating spectacle for low-key introspection. Telepathy [48] The upbeat production consists of "snapping" handclaps, bounces, grooves and "infectious" beats. BTS – 병 (Dis-ease) Lyrics. As for “Skit”, it will continue the tradition of skits (recorded conversations) from BTS’s previous albums. Some of BTS’s old works include “Circle Room Talk” in their 2 Kool 4 Skool album, “R U happy now?” from O!RUL8,2?, and “Soulmate” from Skool Luv Affair. "[42] For Clash, Malvika Padin asserted that the album is "far simpler" than the band's past releases "yet equally comforting" but argued it's lack of appeal to the casual listeners. BTS (방탄소년단) - Skit (English Translation) Lyrics. 48. hét", "TÓNLISTINN – PLÖTUR | Vika 48 – 20. nóv. BTS revealed the tracklist today for their forthcoming deluxe album BE, out on Nov. 20.. Big Hit Entertainment, BTS’ management, said in a statement to Variety:. [87] By reaching the same position on the Norwegian Albums Chart, Be became BTS' first number one album in the country. BTS – BE | Album Lyrics. … More They’re a close knit group, and even without speaking Korean, you can hear it in their voices while they talk with each other. For long-time fans, the album inhibits a sense of nostalgia of some of their old-style sounds. Big Hit announced the project on September 27, 2020 and later its leading track “Life Goes On” on October 30, 2020. Be received generally positive reviews from music critics, who praised the album for its authenticity and simplicity while a few had somewhat mixed feelings and found it unadventurous. 00:00. [28][40][19] Pertaining to a mellow vibe,[17] the production of the song is folksy[39] and features electronic beats,[22] 808 drums,[37] melodic rhymes,[32] over a "stripped-back" sound[31] accompanied by "acrobatic" vocals and harmonies on the chorus. [17][18][25] The song is driven by '70s beats,[24] Auto-Tuned vocals,[23] G-funk whistles,[30] a groovy bassline,[32] synth bass, "stacked-up" vocal harmonies, a cowbell,[42] and jam band percussion. J: Announcing the entrance of the Billboard No. [99][100] The album also entered Germany's Offizielle Top 100 at number four,[101] and the Czech Albums at number five. 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BE got the position of No. [40] On November 22, the band performed "Life Goes On" for the first time at the American Music Awards of 2020, alongside "Dynamite". Pandora. Skit Song Sung By Korean Artist BTS (방탄소년단) On "BE" Fifth Korean Album. [17][33] "Telepathy" is a playful 1980s-inflected disco and funk song that makes use of an electronic production. 1 artists! We reflected the emotions that we felt during this unprecedented period into this album. The band became the second act following Ariana Grande to score three Hot 100 entries in 2020, and also became the first group to land two number-one debuts on the chart.