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  • TIA: K-POP supergroup BTS is taking over the international music scene,

  • and one song in particular is catching everyone's attention.

  • TIA: “Fake Loveis the lead single off their newest album, 'Love Yourself: Tear,'

  • which highlights themes of self-love, perseverance, and struggle.

  • TIA: The song blends a classic K-POP sound with an emotional feel, and even features some trap drums.

  • TIA: The video had the biggest 24 hour debut on YouTube in 2018, and the third biggest of all-time,

  • racking up almost 36 million views in one day.

  • TIA: And many fans have been excited to make connections between this video's haunting visuals,

  • and other BTS themes.

  • RM: We always have a dark side so we wanna talk about the dark side of love.

  • INTERVIEWER: So you're getting deep?

  • RM: Yeah.

  • TIA: According to fan theories, the album 'Love Yourself: TEAR' seems to be

  • a part of a series of narrative stories connecting each project.

  • TIA: Past projects like 'Love Yourself: Her,' also focused on love and struggle.

  • And some videos have even tackled more serious topics like addiction, mental health and drug abuse.

  • TIA: And many of the songs and imagery associated with their 2016 album 'Wings,'

  • drew direct inspiration from the Herman Hesse novel 'Demian.'

  • RM said quote,

  • TIA: “FAKE LOVEseems to be on a similar wave,

  • with many fans pointing out themes of conflict and emotion throughout the video.

  • TIA: And while many theories are still unconfirmed, the group dropped a few hints about the meaning

  • behind the visuals.

  • RM: This album is gonna be like if you're not true to yourself, your love it finally, it won't last long.

  • TIA: BTS recently performed the song at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

  • and won the Top Social Artist Award for the second year in a row.

  • TIA: And as BTS' popularity quickly spans the globe, many are wondering, what's next?

  • TIA: I'm Tia with Genius News bringing you the meaning and the knowledge behind the music.

TIA: K-POP supergroup BTS is taking over the international music scene,

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BTS' "FAKE LOVE" Explained | Song Stories

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    洪隱隱 posted on 2019/12/11
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