BTS members V and J-Hope drop collab with Zara Larsson, 'A Brand New Day' is 2nd of 3 originals for upcoming video game 'BTS World'
BTS members V (Kim Tae-hyung) and J-Hope (Jung Ho-seok) dropped their collaboration with Swedish singer Zara Larsson Friday and it is an enchanting track. The theme of the song as the title suggests is about 'A Brand New Day' and how they would together dream new dreams. It is a beautiful track with some inspiring lyrics but what gives it a punch is a twist on the classical flute that we hear at the beginning of the song.
This part sounds like a combination of the flute and the traditional Zither and as the song unfolds with Larsson's introduction, it turns into a great symphony of contrasts that producer Mura Masa has lent to the song. It is very reflective of cross-cultural collaboration.
'A Brand New Day' is the second of the three originals after 'Dream Glow' which released last week and will be featured in the upcoming video game 'BTS World'. The simulation game will let fans manage the members of BTS and their careers as they pursue superstardom with players reaching different levels.
Larsson shared the news about the collab on Instagram June 14 and wrote, "#ABrandNewDayOutNow it's here!!! Omg I remember when I had to lie in an interview when they asked if I had a K-pop collab coming up because I didn't wanna spoil the secret. A girl from Sweden with 2 boys from Korea and a producer from the UK. It's really BTS WORLD. Now I can finally tell you guys about it!!! Thank you @bts.bighitofficialand @the_mura_masa the track is SIICCKKK and so are you. Honored to be a part of this. Love you."
Fans of BTS and the Swedish singer are loving the track and commented on Larrson's post. Fletcher Lee said, "Zara and BTS were on repeat on my Spotify for the past few weeks. And now I can just save up time listening to both when I can have the best of both worlds in one song. Haha, Jokesss Zara is still the best." Another follower, Aditi2045_b, wrote, "The track is an absolute banger. And you and the boys killed it."
The third track to feature in BTS World is expected to feature the band's leader RM (Kim Nam-joon) and Suga (Min Yoon-gi) who have not featured in the previous tracks. The song will be released June 21 and the entire soundtrack will release June 26 after the release of the mobile game.