Kicking off BTS Week (ahead of the K-pop group's 5-night residency on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon), Big Hit Entertainment announced much-awaited news about the group's new album.
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The deluxe version of BE, the 'Dynamite' hitmakers' second album for 2020, is slated for release on November 20 (12 AM EST/ 2 PM KST/ 1 PM PHT/SGT).
The followup to this year's Map of the Soul:7, the album will be available for preorder starting September 28 at 11 AM KST (10 PM EST/ 10 AM PHT/SGT) until November 19. Pre-save the album via Spotify or Apple Music here.
#BTS #방탄소년단 BE#BTS_BE pic.twitter.com/3UAERKq5si— BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt) September 27, 2020
#BTS #방탄소년단 #BTS_BE Concept Photo pic.twitter.com/VkYbkZYEpi— BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt) October 19, 2020
In a WeVerse announcement, Big Hit Entertainment shared that the new record will have "the most BTS-esque music yet". Consistent with their recent message of hope at their United Nations address, the new album will also continue with the group's constant theme of healing.
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"We poured in the emotions that we feel now, such as joy and sorrow, into this album," Jimin said in an interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Check out the deluxe album preview posted by Big Hit Entertainment:
[공지] #BTS 'BE (Deluxe Edition)' 예약 구매 안내 (+ENG/JPN/CHN)https://t.co/LMvGWQjdoT pic.twitter.com/hGtkZj4MyI— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) September 28, 2020
The BE (Deluxe Version) includes the following:
- ‘BE (Deluxe Edition)’ will be released in one version. (limited offer, first-run only)
- 1 CD
- PHOTO BOOK I 148 X 210 (mm) / 100 pages, 92 pages
- MAKING BOOK I 148 X 210 (mm) / 32 pages
- PHOTO FRAME I 148 X 210 (mm)
- LYRIC POSTER 1ea I 444 X 630 (mm)
- PHOTOCARD 8ea
- POLAROID PHOTO CARD 1ea
- POSTCARD 7ea
- POSTER 1ea I 630 X 444 (mm)
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Get the album via WeVerse, Amazon, Target, HotTracks (KR), HMV (UK), JB Hifi (AU), and the official BTS stores (US, UK, JP).
BTS was nominated for 2 Billboard Music Awards last week and is set to perform two online concerts next month entitled MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E. Get tickets here.
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Stream BTS' discography here: