Are you there ARMY? Are you there Halsey stans? Well, it’s time to assemble because your all-time faves are collaborating on a brand new song called “Boy With Luv.” Uh, what?
That’s right, you guys! BTS and Halsey have a song in the works, and although we were only given a small taste of what’s to come, it’s sure to be epic.
On Sunday, April 7, the K-pop band dropped a 47-second teaser on YouTube for the upcoming song, and it’s clear that Halsey is an integral part of their next release. The short clip begins with the “Without Me” crooner leaving work at a movie theater ticket booth. She then bypasses the group as they’re sitting silently on a couch in the middle of the street. Casual.
Although we only hear a few seconds of “Boy With Luv” in the clip, we’re already obsessed. And based on those few seconds alone and the bright lights and colors in the video, we can already tell it’s going to be a major bop. see?
As you may have already noticed, the group dropped some essential information about the song and when it will be released, and guys, it’s coming very soon. The song is set to come out on April 12 at 2 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. EDT, so we really don’t have that much time to prepare. It’s OK, though, because BTS fans have never been more ready.
One fan tweeted, “I’m digging in Halsey’s music right now. Wow ~ she’s real REAL. Totally support her collaborating with BTS. They have the same attitude toward music.”
I'm digging in Halsey's music right now. Wow~ she's real REAL. Totally support her collaborating with BTS. They have the same attitude toward music.
— Moirne (@shugamint) April 8, 2019
Unfortunately, though, some BTS fans aren’t here for the collab at all, and many have expressed their disappointment that the K-pop group has chosen to collaborate with her instead of someone a little less “problematic.” However, several fans came to their defense, explaining that Halsey and BTS obviously admire each other’s work, otherwise they wouldn’t have made a song together.
“Imagine you’re a singer and you want to collab with ur fav artist aka bts but your fans are against it because they don’t like bts?? or the other way around??” one fan wrote. “thats dumb boi. thats literally how some armys are acting towards towards halsey.” Good point!
imagine youre a singer and you want to collab with ur fav artist aka bts but your fans are against it bc they dont like bts?? or the other way around?? thats dumb boi. thats literally how some armys are acting towards halsey.
— mari ~ (@novembertae) April 8, 2019
Clearly, people have lots of mixed feelings about this, but the numbers don’t lie. Already, the teaser has amassed more than 13 million views on YouTube, so it’s clear people are super stoked to hear the song in its entirety. And TBH, we’re pretty excited for it too.
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