BTS drops R&B remix version of 'Permission To Dance', Army dubs it 'cause of death'
The original 'Permission To Dance' music video has racked up over 188 million views within barely three weeks of its release
Two weeks after dropping their latest hit 'Permission To Dance', K-Pop legend BTS is back again, this time with a soothing and soulful R&B remix version of the single. Released on July 23, 2021, the song broke records by being one of the most successful tracks of the year. It created history by taking over BTS's previous track 'Butter' and reaching #1 on the Hot 100 Billboard chart.
With 'Permission to Dance', BTS became the first band in history to have four songs debut at #1 on the Hot 100 chart. The latest release of the R&B remix edition was an unexpected surprise for the Army, who are absolutely loving the track in this unique avatar. The fans are particularly "in love" with Jungkook's dreamy vocals, Jin's Adlib, V's "heavenly" singing skills and the overall 90s vibes.
'Might love R&B version more than the original'
Ever since the Remix version dropped, Twitter has been flooded with a horde of reactions from the Army, one of whom even said, "I might love r&b version more than the original."
"The vocals are just heavenly," tweeted another fan, in unanimous agreement with almost all other fans. A third fan dubbed the remix version of 'Permission to Dance' as "cause of death"
Meanwhile, many went beyond their limits to try and find if there was a Music Video for the R&B remix version as well, which led one fan to share this meme, "no one : literally no one : this is armys finding and refreshing yt or twt if there's another r&b remix mv"
"JUNGKOOK’S VOCALS ON R&B REMIX OMG IT’S SO DREAMY," commented one user. Another responded, "One thing for sure, we don't need permission to dance after all this pandemic ends."
The original song was released on ARMY Day and came on the heels of the massive success of 'Butter'.
The track racked up two million views within five minutes of its release while it got 68 million views in the first 24 hours. So far, it has been viewed 188 million times on YouTube. ' also topped on iTunes Top Songs Chart in 92 countries in a day. Additionally, on its first day itself, it sold 1.7 million sales according to Hanteo chart and 2 million according to Gaon chart. The song also happens to be a collaboration with Grammy-winning English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. He, in fact, wrote some of the lyrics of ‘Permission to Dance’. The song is a retro and peppy track with a groovy rhythm that will get you moving from the very first second. As RM has stated several times, it is an uplifting song with the aim of letting the listener forget their worries even if it is just for a moment.
Check out the insane dance moves and perfect vocals from V, RM, Jin, Jungkook, Suga, J-Hope, and Jimin, aka the BTS, in the original music video for 'Permission To Dance'.