Interview: BTS Talks

BTS RM, Jin and Suga, JHope, Jimin and Jimin are all no strangers in pushing boundaries and breaking barriers.The group's latest single Permission To Dance was released on July 9. It was cowritten by Ed Sheeran and Jenna Andrews. Steve Mac and Johnny McDaid explored a new sound for pop stars. According to RM, the sound is in keeping with the message they wanted to send at this time, BuzzFeed News received an email from him.We wanted to let everyone know that they don't need permission to dance. RM said that the message is vibrant and energetic. Since the eight-years, we have been sharing our emotions and thoughts through music. Permission to dance is another example.Songs are filled with boundless optimism, encouragement to forget about worries and just keep going. The music is accompanied by a captivating melody, bouncy piano bars and rousing string arrangements. This song is a continuation of the hope and comfort that BTS has worked tirelessly to convey since 2013.Jimin admitted that everyone has been through difficult times over the past year. He was asked how they keep the group motivated to share positivity during these times. We tried to stay focused on what we were good at, music, as that was the only option that we had at that moment.He added that we also wanted to share with ARMY something so we could stay connected. Our motivation was ARMY and ourselves.Butter and Permission To Dance have combined to put BTS comfortably at the No. 1 spot for the past ten weeks. Billboard Hot 100's No. 1 spot. These songs were their fifth and fourth No. They were their fourth and fifth No. 1s respectively. Their first, Dynamite was only a year old. This made BTS the fastest act to achieve five chart-toppers, since Michael Jackson in 1988. Suga, rapper, said that it was an accomplishment the group did not expect, but he described it to BuzzFeed News as another opportunity for them to see the positive impact their music has.When asked about what makes BTS most proud of their work, Suga stated that we feel proud because we grew with our fans, ARMY. We were all proud of our journey together.We are always looking for ways to give back the love we have received, said RM. We want to convey our sincere thanks through music and other channels.