Kim Taehyung’s is the final BTS member to have a solo debut
V, a member of the K-pop sensation BTS, is gearing up for the release of his solo album in September.
Kim Taehyung’s (V) solo debut will make him the final member of the seven-member group to venture into solo artist territory, as announced by his label on August 8.
Big Hit Music, the label behind BTS, unveiled a teaser video for its upcoming album “Layover” across social media platforms. The teaser showcases boxes adorned with V’s images landing on doorsteps, a visual spectacle that multiplies to fill the screen.
According to the announcement, the album is slated for a September 8 release.
“Layover” is comprised of five distinct tracks: “Rainy Days,” “Blue,” “Love Me Again,” “Slow Dancing,” and “For Us.” Additionally, the album features a bonus track–a piano rendition of “Slow Dancing.”
Fans can also expect music videos for each of these five songs, providing a visual complement to the musical experience.
With the release of this solo album, V is poised to deliver captivating performances and appearances that will undoubtedly captivate fans.
Of this, Big Hit Music says, “V will showcase amazing new performances and make various appearances alongside the album’s release. Please stay tuned and continue to support V as he embarks on his new solo journey.”
V collaborated on his album with esteemed producer Min Hee-jin, recognized for her role in launching the emerging girl group NewJeans. Kim Taehyung’s solo debut arrives following BTS’s collective decision to temporarily focus on individual pursuits after a period of remarkable group achievements.
BTS achieved extraordinary milestones that solidified their position as a global music powerhouse. The group was the first to achieve four consecutive number-one albums on the Billboard 200 charts.
Further showcasing their unparalleled influence, BTS became the first to accumulate over 600 PAKs (Perfect All-Kills) in South Korea.
Adding to their impressive achievements, BTS emerged as Japan’s top-selling artist in 2021. This historic achievement marked them as the first foreign act to gain such a distinction in the Japanese music industry.
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