BTS This Week – Week Ending 19 January 2020


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On this week’s show: Black Swan defies expectations, new records are set, and more.

Intro song: Black Swan (Art Film version) (YouTube)

Featured image: Photo by John Kappa on Unsplash

  • Data Drop
  • Comeback News
    • Black Swan defies expectations
    • Pre-orders hit new record
    • Connect, BTS launches
  • News
    • Bangtan TV now carries English subtitles
  • Next Week
  • Last Word: BTS is moving from oddity to artist

Data Drop

Run BTS Ep 91 (Weverse)

Chart Links

BTS Ties Its Own Record For The Longest-Charting Album On The World Chart (Forbes)

BTS’s RM Finally Charts His First Solo No. 1 Hit (Forbes)

Boy With Luv ft Halsey (YouTube)

Mic Drop (YouTube)

Chicken Noodle Soup ft Becky G (YouTube)

I Need U (original version) (YouTube)

Interlude: Shadow (YouTube)

Black Swan Art Film (YouTube)

Winter Flower (audio) (YouTube)

The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever (Spotify)

Love Yourself: Tear (Spotify)

Map of the Soul: Persona (Spotify)

Boy With Luv ft Halsey (Spotify)

DNA (Spotify)

Blood Sweat & Tears (Spotify)

Spring Day (Spotify)

Idol ft Nicki Minaj (Spotify)

Hold Me Tight (Spotify)

We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2 (Spotify)

Black Swan (Spotify)

BTS Had A Huge Year On Spotify—But It Doesn’t Compare To YouTube (Forbes)

BTS Earns Another Important Honor In The U.K., Further Separating Themselves From Every Other Name In K-Pop (Forbes)

New Bangtan TV Videos

[BANGTAN BOMB] How much ice cream did Jung Kook eat? – BTS (방탄소년단) (YouTube)

[BANGTAN BOMB] V’s Surprise Birthday Party – BTS (방탄소년단) (YouTube)

[BANGTAN BOMB] Jin & V Sing Together! – BTS (방탄소년단) (YouTube)

[BANGTAN BOMB] BTS ‘Black Swan’ Art Film Reaction – BTS (방탄소년단) (YouTube)

Comeback News

Black Swan Art Film (YouTube)

Black Swan (Spotify)

MOTS: 7 YouTube playlist for streaming

MOTS: 7 Spotify playlist for streaming

MN Dance Company website

MN Dance Company Twitter

The New BTS Single, “Black Swan,” Is a Genuine Masterpiece (Popdust)

BTS Drops ‘Black Swan’ — And A Lavishly Choreographed Art Film (NPR)

BTS Get Brutally Honest About Their Fears on Haunting New Single ‘Black Swan’ (MTV News)

The 5 Best Songs of the Week, from Halsey to BTS (Time)

Watch BTS’ Dance-Inspired Art Film For New Single ‘Black Swan’ (Rolling Stone)

BTS Ruminates On Their Relationship With Music in ‘Black Swan’: Watch (Billboard)

BTS Create Their Own Art With Powerful New Single ‘Black Swan’ (Showbiz Cheat Sheet)

BTS Releases Dance-Filled Art Film for New Song, “Black Swan” (Dance Magazine)

방탄소년단, ‘MAP OF THE SOUL : 7’ 선주문 342만장 돌파사상 최다 기록 [공식입장] 본문듣기 설정 (Naver)

BTS’s ‘Map Of The Soul: 7’ Sells A Record 3.42 Million First-Week Preorders (Forbes)

Connect, BTS official website

Catharsis by Jakob Kudsk Steensen

K-pop band BTS launches global art project (CNN)

BTS Launch ‘Connect, BTS’ Project Sponsoring Artistic Ventures & Global Gallery Events (Billboard)

A K-Pop Boy Band Is Launching a Wildly Ambitious Public Art Project in Five Cities Across the World (Artnet News)

The Korean boy band BTS launched an international public art initiative. (Artsy)

Korean wave hits the art world: K-pop stars collaborate on major artist projects (The Art Newspaper)

BTS, Globe-Trotting K-Pop Stars, Fund Artist Projects in Five International Cities (ArtNews)

Inside Connect, BTS – the Korean pop revolutionaries’ incredible global art project (NME)

Connect, BTS: Hans Ulrich Obrist on the K-pop group’s groundbreaking London exhibition (Crack Magazine)

BTS Announces Global Arts Project Featuring Antony Gormley (NY Times)

In a world that dismisses teenage girls, BTS take their fans seriously (Metro)


BTS’ Bangtan Bombs Just Got English Subtitles (Showbiz CheatSheet)

BTS’ First Bangtan Bomb With Subtitles Is All About Jungkook & Ice Cream (Elite Daily)

Next Week

21 Jan, Tues: Connect, BTS: Buenos Aires
21 Jan, Tues: Run BTS Ep 92

Last Word

BTS is moving from oddity to artist

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