Curiosity Ignited: K-pop Sensations BTS Reveal Memoir • l!fe • in The Philippine Star
K-pop megastars BTS recently released their memoir, • l!fe •, much to the delight of their loyal fans worldwide. The memoir chronicles the journey of BTS to stardom, and gives an intimate look into their lives. It explores their challenges, sacrifices, and incredible achievements.
The memoir highlights not only the individual stories of the members, but also the bond they have formed over the years. Through • l!fe •, fans gain a deeper understanding of their favorite artists and get to witness their growth, both as individuals and as a group. The release of BTS’s memoir cements their status as global icon, and further solidifies their place in the heart of millions of adoring fan who have supported them at every step.
BTS: 10 Years of Record The septet’s official first book contains a chronological overview of their career and hints as to what they will do in the future, according their agent BIGHIT MUSIC.
Heavy rain kept most people away from the bookstores in Gwanghwamun on Sunday, but a few diehard fans braved it to stand in front of one of the largest in Seoul, the Kyobo.
Lakshi, a Sri Lankan fan, told AFP her excitement would be measured by a “one to 10 scale, then it is about a million.”
Aqilah from Malaysia is a huge fan: “I came here at 9 am and I finally got this book!”
Pre-orders for the book pushed it to the top of Amazon and Barnes and Noble’s bestseller lists by May.
Flatiron Books in the US claims that it was written jointly by South Korean journalist Kang Myeongseok, and members of this band.
The memoir’s release date, 9 July, is a reference to an important date in the history of the septet: It is the date that the loyal international fanbase, known as the ARMY (Army), was first formed 10 years ago.
“(BTS) Thank you for saving me when I needed it,” Audrey, from Malaysia, was another fan who had planned a vacation in Seoul around the time of the book’s publication.
“I wish I could say more, but I am going to cry now,” She added.
BTS is now a global cultural sensation. They have sold out stadiums around the globe and dominated charts, bringing in billions to South Korea’s economic growth.
The band currently has a tour. “hiatus,” Two members of the group are completing South Korea’s military service, while the other two work on solo projects.
All men of military age in South Korea are required to serve for at least 18-months. After years of discussion about whether BTS was eligible for an exemption, Jin the oldest member in the group won the debate. enlisted last year.
J-Hope, his bandmate, started the business. mandatory service South Korean media reported the event in April.
BTS scored six No. Billboard revealed that BTS has had seven No. (AFP)