The day has finally arrived! The moment BTS ARMY has been waiting for is here. Jungkook of BTS has released his debut solo album Golden.
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After the success of his hit singles Seven (feat. Latto) and 3D (feat. Jack Harlow), Jeon Jung-kook has given his fans what they have been waiting for.
The youngest member of the South Korean boy band BTS, Jungkook dropped his debut studio album, Golden on Friday, November 3, 2023. Featuring eleven tracks, Golden has an all-English tracklist.
— BIGHIT MUSIC (@BIGHIT_MUSIC) October 15, 2023
Speaking about the title of the album, Golden, thank BTS leader RM aka Kim Nam-joon who named Jungkook as the ‘golden maknae’ of the boy band. According to Big Hit Entertainment, the album is inspired by the “special moments” in the artist’s life.
The 26-year-old artist has reigned his solo venture. Besides releasing his eleven-track album, Jungkook also dropped a music video for the title track Standing Next to You which has been getting a lot of attention.
Standing Next to You sees Jungkook channeling his inner Michael Jackson. The groovy retro punk is truly a masterpiece with JK giving his all – dance, vocals, and expressions, to name a few. The track is a collaboration between the talented duo of Andrew Watt and Circuit.
Golden also features new songs including Closer to You, Please Don’t Change (feat. DJ Snake), Yes or No, Somebody, Hate You, Too Sad to Dance, and Shot Glass of Tears, besides previously released Seven (feat. Latto) both explicit and clear versions and 3D (feat. Jack Harlow).
Jungkook’s Golden is a star-studded affair featuring some big industry names including Latto, Jack Harlow, DJ Snake, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, and Major Lazer.
Let’s see what the fans are saying:
hate you is literally the epitome of the phrase, painfully beautiful. the lyrics with jungkook’s raw voice and low register resonates and conveys those very emotions so beautifully. i’m so obsessed and in love with this track! pic.twitter.com/AppzCpbnQV
— sanjida⁷ | golden 🌟 (@myg7kosmos) November 3, 2023
I love all the songs so much
Can’t even choose a favourite.
Jungkook made a masterpiece ✨
Golden is an amazing album!
— bangtanArmyforever (@TanishaChatte21) November 3, 2023
all the tracks on jungkook’s golden album are so different from one another which makes all of them shine in their own ways
— LA⁷¹³ • GOLDEN 🔜 SEVENTEENTH HEAVEN ☁️ (@2jeonluvr) November 3, 2023
i wonder about bangtan’s thoughts on jungkook and his solo album 🥺
— nam ⁷ 🥢✨ golden era ✨ (@bbygrlsyoonkuk) November 3, 2023
Jungkook is a vocal cameleon like I swear on everything this album is sang by 5 different jungkooks
— ⁷ (ꪜ) Golden (@taesoothe) November 3, 2023
Jungkook is not only a talented member of the K-Pop phenomenon but also an incredible solo artist and that has been proven with Seven (feat. Latto) and 3D (feat. Jack Harlow). Now, with the release of his solo album, it’s safe to say Jungkook’s golden era suits him well.
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