K-pop superband BTS has confirmed that their latest album Proof will span three CDs and will contain 48 tracks.
According to the report of ‘Variety’, it will decline on Friday.
Agency Big Hit Music said the composition of the album and disc is intended to represent the past, present and future of the nine-year-old band.
There are three new songs in the mix: ‘Yet to Come’, ‘Run BTS’ and ‘For Youth’.
It is BTS’ first physical album since last year’s CD singles ‘Butter’ and ‘.allowed to dance‘ and was teased in April with the tagline ‘We Are Bulletproof’.
According to ‘Variety’, Yonhap news agency reports that the three CDs break down as follows: the first, with 19 tracks, is a combination of the massive hits, including ‘Danger’, ‘Fire’, ‘DNA’, ‘ Boy with. Love’ includes Halsey, ‘Spring Day’, ‘Fake Love’, ‘Dynamite’ and ‘Butter’; The second consists of subunit tracks; The last disc is dedicated to armyActive fans of the group and will include three new tracks and songs and demo versions of some of the band’s older hits.
The band has revealed relatively few promotional events so far and is not planning a press conference for the album release. It will debut its new songs via YouTube channel Bangtan TV on Monday and pre-record a segment for Mnet’s show ‘Em Countdown’ at Jangchung Arena in Seoul.
The show will air on June 16.
The 35-second teaser of ‘Yet to Come’, subtitled ‘The Most Beautiful Moment’, is already available on the Big Hit website and the band’s social media platforms.
Separately, the group announced the #MyBTStory challenge in partnership with YouTube, which will run through Friday, July 9, exclusively on YouTube Shorts.
“As BTS celebrates the ninth anniversary of their debut and is about to open a new chapter in their 10th year as artists, ‘Proof’ is designed to look back on the group’s past activities and reflect on their meaning. was,” the group’s agency Big Hit Music said in a statement.
The seven-member BTS has become one of the most successful pop acts of all time and represents a breakout for Korean music in the international scene. It has won six American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards and two Grammy nominations. Members have led UNICEF’s anti-violence campaign, addressed the United Nations General Assembly and most recently met with US President Joe Biden.
Over the course of their career, BTS has amassed over 66 million subscribers on their official YouTube channel, making them the third-highest number of subscribers for the artist on the platform and six music videos in the platform’s billion views club to date.
The video for “Butter” garnered 108.2 million views in its first 24 hours and over 3.9 million concurrent views during its premiere.
In the past 12 months alone, the band has garnered over 14 billion views globally on the stage.