During a press conference held for the release of their new album, BE, BTS addressed various questions, including how the album came about. Jimin, as the project manager for this album, took to the floor to reveal the inspiration for the theme of “life goes on”.

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Jimin revealed that while all of them had participated in the discussions for the album, it was RM that had first suggested the theme. He certainly is the brain of the group!

When we were discussing about the album and what messages to convey, the keyword “life goes on” came up. RM brought it up, saying that we should show that whatever goes on outside, live still goes on. We should keep going, even if things change. All the members agreed that this was a good idea so we moved forth with it for the album.

— Jimin

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Jimin also took the chance to share what the title of the album means. It turns out, that the ambiguity was intended!

As For BE, “BE” is a verb and it has an open-ended meaning to it. It would be good to encapsulate all sorts of diverse stories.

— Jimin

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As the album will be released later today, on 20 November 2020, fans are eagerly anticipating the drop for BTS’s new album that has been kept under secrecy for the past few months. Stay tuned!