On September 24, Coldplay and BTS released a single together called “My Universe”. After the song took off, Big Hit Music shared a documentary called Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary On BANGTANTV YouTube channel. With the documentary, fans can see how Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and BTS’s Jungkook recorded “My Universe”.
In Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, BTS’ Jungkook admitted that recording his part of “My Universe” in front of Martin made him “anxious”.
BTS’ Jungkook feels nervous recording ‘My Universe’ with Chris Martin
Instead of recording the vocals for “My Universe” separately, Martin went to South Korea to meet the members of BTS and record the song in person.
“It could have been done remotely, but we can add more sincerity to the song this way,” J-Hope said. Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary.
The documentary about the making of “My Universe” features Martin meeting the members of BTS for the first time. After meeting, the artist moved to a studio to record a single. To begin the recording process, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook recorded their individual parts while Martin watched them.
With Martin watching, Jungkook admitted that he felt some pressure on recording “My Universe”.
“It’s like I made my debut for the first time. Chris Martin will direct my performance, and I’m worried I’ll mess up,” Jungkook said in the documentary.
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Chris Martin loved Jungkook’s singing
Even though Jungkook felt nervous recording before Martin, Coldplay was influenced by singer Jungkook. When Jungkook finished recording a verse of “My Universe”, Martin made sure to praise the BTS singer.
“Please tell JK he’s so impressive,” Martin told the Big Hit Music staff.
When Jungkook found out what Martin said, he shouted, “Thank you!”
Members of BTS and Martin then recorded parts of “My Universe” together. towards the end of Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, Jungkook shared his admiration for Martin.
“I saw Chris Martin closing his eyes and singing with such a happy smile,” Jungkook said. “It was a real look that came out of his heart.”
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Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary Shows how much effort Martin put into getting to know Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook as musicians and people.
In an interview for the documentary, Martin shared what he loves about BTS’s music.
“I love a lot of BTS music, first because it has incredible production, and often very unusual structures and different melodies that I listen to,” he said. “You know, a song like ‘Mic Drop.’ It’s not something we could ever do. So, I admire it because it’s a different skill.”
my world Available on streaming and music-buying platforms.