BTS to release acoustic and EDM versions of ‘DYNAMITE’ on August 24, drop teaser posters

BTS is on a roll and there’s no stopping them. After releasing the enigmatic disco-pop ‘DYNAMITE’ single – their first English track as a group – the septet will also drop acoustic and EDM versions of the song.

The announcement was made on August 21 at 8:30 IST (12 am KST). Both the versions will be released on August 24 at 9:30 IST (1 pm KST). Along with the announcement, the group teaser photos were also unveiled. It’s the extended solo shots from their previous teaser photos.

‘Dynamite’ is a cheerful song as they talk about the value of life and it reflects in the lyrics – “‘Cause I, I, I’m in the stars tonight / So watch me bring the fire and set the night alight (Hey) / Shining through the city with a little funk and soul / So I’ma light it up like dynamite, woah.”  

It’s not even been 24 hours since the release and the serotonin-filled track has already broken multiple records. ‘Dynamite’ has become the fastest song in the iTunes history to reach the No. 1 position in 100 countries in just 8 hours of its release. This makes their group’s fifth song to achieve this milestone after ‘Moon’, ‘Black Swan’‘Your Eyes Tell’, and ‘My Time’ – all from their albums ‘Map Of The Souk: 7’ and ”Map Of The Souk: 7′ – The Journey’. 

The music video has also obtained a new record on Youtube. Though the platform is yet to confirm, the video had more than 3 million live concurrent viewers and crossed 4 million mark right after it premiered. The music video has surpassed 50 million views on YouTube in just 8 hours & 16 minutes.

‘Dynamite’ B-side music video will release on August 25 at 12 am KST (Aug 24 8:30 IST). Their first performance of the song will be at Video Music Awards 2020.

ALSO READ: ‘DYNAMITE’ by BTS becomes fastest song in history to reach No. 1 in 100 countries on iTunes, obliterates Youtube premiere viewing record

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