BTS, K-pop’s international superstars, released their new compilation album ‘Proof’ on June 10, three days in advance of their 9th anniversary. The anthology has now premiered at No.1 on Billboard 200 chart(dated June 25) and has garnered the group its sixth chart-topper. The album consists mainly of their previously-released songs along with a few new ones. As per Luminate, this retrospective album earned 314,000 peer album units in the United States by that weekend(June 16).
BTS’ New Compilation Album ‘Proof’ Debuts At No. 1
Bangtan Sonyeondan aka BTS was labeled as South Korea’s history-making septet for marking their prominence continuously in the biggest music market. With a decade of hard work, the team has seized the hearts of millions around the globe. They have marked their dominance in the music industry by becoming the first South Korean Act to top the US singles chart with ‘Dynamite’ breaking the Billboard Hot 100 at No.1.
Lately, BTS has created a huge buzz with the news of their ‘indefinite hiatus. It has created solemn confusion and worries among their fans, known commonly as Army. The hiatus of BTS got mistaken as disbanding due to a blunder in their translation. This confusion gets clarified by their manager and also by the members themselves. As they want to concentrate more on their solo ventures, the team has planned the indefinite hiatus and promised the armies their comeback even more powerfully.
The latest album, ‘Proof’ by the septets’ was enlisted as the year’s biggest week for an album by a group, both in units and album sales. The album was released with 35 tracks for digital download and streaming. Also, the latest version includes 13 demo versions that are unavailable on any streaming platform. The tracks are provided on CDs and are not available in any other formats.
The boy band has even released a special Music Video for the armies as their gratitude and love for the armies, who have been together from the very beginning. Bangtan Boys celebrate their success and hard work with the armies through the latest album and are set off to achieve their goals through solo ventures. The group has discussed their upcoming plans through their Festa video and it melted down the hearts of millions.
‘Proof’ can be considered a gift by the team. All the versions of the album comprise some of their Billboard Hot 100, including “Dynamite,” “Life Goes On,” and “Butter.” They even added three new tracks, including “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment).” This track was released on Youtube with an MV that showcases glimpses of the boys’ retrospective works. The other two latest tracks are“Run BTS” and “For Youth”. The latest CD version even has some demo versions of the groups’ previous songs that left the armies in tears.
Each member of the group has planned their solo releases and is expecting the same support and love they have received till now as a team. Also, the members are sure that the armies will understand the reason for their ‘indefinite hiatus and will support them in their decisions. So let’s just remain calm and look forward to their comeback.