Strong teamwork and consistency are key to the future of a new band is the recommendation that the Grammy-nominated group BTS shared with their South Korean counterparts, the upcoming quintet Tomorrow x Together (TXT).
BTS are the direct ‘sunbae’ (Korean phrase for senior) of Tomorrow x Together as each the teams hail from the music label HYBE Corporation, beforehand identified as Big Hit Entertainment. TXT — comprising Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun and HueningKai — debuted in 2019, six years after BTS, and are billed as “leaders of Ok-pop’s 4th era” and have gained a number of accolades such as “new artist of the yr”.
Asked what piece of recommendation has BTS shared with them over the years, Taehyun informed PTI in an e-mail interview, “They gave us a lot of nice recommendation, however the ones they emphasised had been the significance of sturdy teamwork, and the significance of all the time doing our finest when performing as a result of the stage is the one place the place we can wholly present every little thing.”
The group has stored their seniors’ recommendation shut to their coronary heart, and has steadily been strengthening teamwork since their debut, the 19-year-old added. In their journey that is solely two years outdated, Taehyun stated the members have come to rely on every different extra.
“As we proceed to come collectively and rely on every different, our real bond and brotherhood helps us share even higher performances and music with the world. We need to turn out to be a band that many listeners can relate to; we need the tales that we share by means of our music to contact the hearts of and resonate deeply with many individuals,” he added. After scoring the No 25 spot on the Billboard 200 with their prolonged play (EP) album ‘minisode1: Blue Hour’ final yr, TXT launched their first Japanese studio album ‘Still Dreaming’ in January and they have adopted it up with second studio album in Korean ‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’.
‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’, which was launched on May 31, is a step up after their 2019 debut album (Korean) ‘The Dream Chapter: Magic’. Leader Soobin described the ‘Dream Chapter’ sequence as “a coming-of-age story of development”, which adopted a boy who encounters others who bear resemblance to himself, a sentiment borrowed from the band’s formative years in coaching.
“Our new ‘Chaos Chapter’ sequence opens a new web page to the story. The boy from our tales now faces the harsh actuality of the world and his life is no longer the bliss he as soon as knew. In this new world, the boy feels empty and frozen. It’s a world of zero,” the 20-year-old stated. The boy, nevertheless, finds love and heat ultimately, Soobin added.
HueningKai has additionally served as a producer on this album and the 18-year-old member promised that the tracks on ‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’ are “genre-diverse and deal with a extensive selection of subjects and themes”. The new album options eight tracks, particularly: “0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You)” that includes Seori, ‘Anti-Romantic’, ‘Magic’, ‘Ice Cream’, ‘What if I had been that PUMA’, ‘No Rules’, and ‘Frost’.
“All of us actively participated in the creation of this album. For instance, I was ready to write lyrics and take part in producing for the first time with ‘Dear Sputnik’, and Taehyun helped write the music and lyrics for the similar track,” HueningKai stated. Working with the producers and groups at the label helped him expertise the observe’s transformation from shut quarters, the youngest member added.
“This was a actually invaluable expertise for me. I discovered so a lot extra about producing and creating music by means of this alternative. I’d like to create extra songs of varied genres in the future so please look ahead to them,” he stated.
American singers Mod Sun and Ashnikko, South Korean singer Seori and RM, the chief of BTS, additionally pitched in with ‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’, and Yeonjun stated the group was “honored” to have had such revered artists collaborating in the creation of their album. “I assume every artist’s distinctive colour and sound got here collectively with TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s distinctive type to create a a lot richer discography, so we’re immensely grateful to them and very proud of the output,” the 21-year-old stated.
While TXT is maintaining particulars of their third studio album below wraps, they hope ‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’ is a ray of gentle for their fan group, identified as Moment of Alwayness (MOA), like ARMY for BTS, amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Many individuals round the world are having a troublesome time due to the ongoing pandemic. We need our followers to know that we are with them and even if it is simply a little bit, we hope our music is ready to serve as a supply of power and consolation,” Yeonjun stated.
“Thank you for all the time exhibiting us such nice love, and we hope that the present scenario improves as rapidly as potential,” Beomgyu, 20, added. From the craze of Ok-dramas, the historic Academy Award win of Parasite to BTS incomes a Grammy Award nod for “Dynamite” and veteran actor Youn Yuh-jung changing into the first artist from South Korea to win an Academy Award for Minari, the nation is having a second in the leisure trade. Asked why South Korea is gaining reputation throughout the world, Beomgyu credited it to the “relatable tales” they inform.
“Wherever you could be or wherever you are from, I assume our shared experiences of residing by means of these instances collectively serve as the foundation for tales that many individuals can relate to. I’d like to say that that is the greatest purpose why many individuals are resonating with our tales and tradition now,” he added.