A new era for BTS has begun.
On July 26, around midnight, BTS did a Kkul FM episode where they officially announced details of their upcoming comeback, revealing that they will be releasing a full English song on August 21. The septet has shown their excitement over their live and stated that this will be released as a single because they wanted the world to hear it the soonest. They also said that this may or may not be part of their upcoming album to be released later this year. You can watch their live here.
After the big announcement on V Live, Big Hit Entertainment joined forces with Columbia Records to reveal more details about the upcoming single.
On July 27, Columbia Records dropped a link that featured seven different countdowns in different colors. You may visit the countdown here.
— Columbia Records (@ColumbiaRecords) July 27, 2020
The first countdown ended on July 31, 12AM KST, signaling that fans can now pre-save the upcoming track on Spotify.
— Columbia Records (@ColumbiaRecords) July 30, 2020
On August 3, BTS’s social media profiles revealed the title track, “Dynamite.” They also changed their profiles with the song’s logo.
On August 4, 12AM KST, the second countdown revealed a pre-order of limited edition Vinyl and Cassettes which were sold out in less than an hour of release.
An announcement from Weverse Shop today stated that pre-order for Dynamite merchandise will be up on the app on August 21.
The South Korean septet recently revealed why “Dynamite” will be an upbeat English song. They elaborated, “We also needed a breakthrough during these unforeseen times, so we worked on this new song. This is a new challenge for us as well. When we first heard and recorded the song, we were energized and our spirits were lifted up. We can’t wait to share this song with you all and enjoy it together.”
Upon the title reveal, “Dynamite” trended worldwide via Twitter.
Dynamite. Coming on August 21, 2020.