SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Simply 10 months after setting a number of information with Boy With Luv, BTS introduced the discharge of a brand new album in February.
On Tuesday (Jan 7), the seven-piece Okay-pop juggernaut informed their world fan group Weverse it might launch a brand new album, Map Of The Soul: 7, on Feb 21.
The album is the sequel to the act’s Billboard 200 chart-topper EP, Map Of The Soul: Persona, launched in April final 12 months.
“With Map Of The Soul: Persona, BTS sang about reaching out to the world and discovering pleasure in love. Anticipation stays excessive as followers are keen to search out out what Map Of The Soul: 7, the second a part of Map Of The Soul, will provide,” mentioned BTS’ company, Large Hit Leisure, in an announcement.
The information drove the band’s world fan base right into a frenzy and nearly instantly dominated Twitter, with hashtags akin to #BTScomeback and #7isComing rising to the highest of worldwide trending lists.
Many followers started analysing the importance of the quantity seven – mentioning, for instance, that this 12 months is BTS’ seventh anniversary and the band have seven members.
BTS present no indicators of slowing down after ringing in 2020 in New York Metropolis with a New 12 months’s Eve efficiency on Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020.
Whereas the band haven’t launched one other mission as a bunch since Map Of The Soul: Persona, the bandmates have been busy collaborating with different artists, showing on tv and performing in year-end award reveals.
Large Hit Leisure additionally just lately hinted at an upcoming tour, writing on Twitter, “April 2020. Keep tuned”.
Pre-orders for Map Of The Soul: 7 start on Thursday.