Bangtan Sonyeondan aka BTS celebrated their 9th anniversary with a new album, a new song by jungkook, proof live, anniversary dinner, etc.
World wide sensation BTS completed 9 years since its debut on 13th June 2022. To commemorate this day, the South Korean band dropped their anthology album on 10th June 2022.
The album consists of 3 CDs, which contain all of the boy band’s music over the past 9 years. It is meant to represent the band’s past, present, and future. There are 3 new tracks on the album: Yet to Come, Run, BTS, and For Youth.
Every year on the 13th of June BTS celebrates its debut anniversary, BTS organizes BTS Festa for their fans. Festa is a two-week-long celebration where they share new music, photos, posters, special gifts, and much more.
Furthermore, they pop stores in various places. There the fans get exclusive merch for the new album and the old releases.
My You by Jungkook
To their 9 years since its debut, the youngest member of the group, Jungkook released a song dedicated to ARMY. “My You” is produced by Jungkook and Hiss Noise (Producer at Big Hit Music.)
The track is recorded both in Korean and English.
He thanks the fans for standing by him, and supporting him. He promises to work hard and er, shine brighter than before, in the song. Also released a cute lyric video to go along with it.
“I hope this song eventually becomes a song where it will make both me, who wrote the song as well as you, to become hopeful, shine by ourselves and become a source of strength.” wrote Jungkook at the end of the Bangtan Blog.
BTS Proof Live
Proof live was on 13th June 2022. The members start the live concert with Born Singer. Right after “Born Singer, they sang “Yet to Come,” where the special guest was released. Anderson Park, a member of R&B duo group Silk Sonic, was on the drums.
At the end of the song, they asked Anderson about his impression of the song. “I love it. Reminds me of the church,” replied Anderson.
Further, he added that he became a fan of them because of his son, Soul Rasheed.
The members bid fare to Park and start talking about their best moments with the band. “June 13 means a lot to me”.
“I still get emotional thinking about it,” said J-Hope. “BTS isn’t BTS without concerts,” Jimin added.
Suga said he thinks a lot about their first shows and their time on the basement floor of Ilchi Art Hall.
“I think it was The Most Beautiful Moment in Live ON STAGE: EPILOGUE when we first had a concert at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena.
That day was one of my best moments,” added RM, leader of BTS.
V jokingly said his best moment is when Jungkook, the youngest of the group, cries. But he has changed, added V. Jungkook said his best moment was when he joined the company.
“I believe BTS wouldn’t exist without me,” he added jokingly. Lastly, Jin said every single moment is his best moment.
They finished live with “For Youth”, dedicated to the fans.
BTS Festa Dinner
BTS had their Festa Dinner on 14th June.
The dinner started with lots of food, drinks, and laughter. They talked about their work plans, memes (tipsy J-hope), and getting tattoos.
They also shared that they moved out of their common dorm, and now live in two apartments.
The members talked about focusing on their solo activities for now. They will start releasing solo albums, instead of mixtapes.
“I’ve always thought that BTS was different from other groups. But the problem with kpop & the whole idol system is that they don’t give you time to mature.
You’ve to keep producing music & doing something, there’s no time left for growth.” said RM.
By the end of RMs speech, several members’ eyes were swollen with tears as they showed appreciation to the fans.
ARMYs instantly tweeted voicing their support for the band. We wish them ,,for, their upcoming endeavors.