BTS has officially announced the release date and title of their upcoming Japanese album.
Yesterday (March 25), BTS revealed through their official Japanese fan club that a new Japanese album is in progress and is available for pre-order.
The album, titled ‘BTS, The Best’, will be the group’s third Japanese compilation album. The plan is for release on June 16th. It will include a total of 23 songs on the two CDs, including Japanese versions of their hits from 2017 onwards. The Grammy-nominated single ‘Dynamite’ will also be featured as a bonus track.
A limited-edition album is also available for pre-order. This includes an additional DVD or Blu-ray featuring six previous Japanese release music videos. They also released a teaser for their new original Japanese song, ‘Film out’, which will be released on April 2nd.
Big Hit Labels first announced “Film out” in February; The song is a collaboration between BTS and J-rock band Back Number. This will be the theme song for the film adapted from the Japanese drama Signal, which is scheduled to hit theaters on April 2.
The group also previously released ‘Don’t Leave Me’ as the theme song for the series in 2018. It was included in their third Japanese studio album ‘Face Yourself,’ which was released the same year.
Meanwhile, ‘Dynamite’ was nominated for Best Pop Duo / Group Performance at this year’s Grammy Awards, but lost to Lady Gaga’s ‘Rain On Me’ and Ariana Grande. In a recent interview, the boyband shared that the loss has renewed their desire to win a Grammy.