Coldplay released a new single called “My Universe” with BTS on September 24, and the song debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. After the song, BTS’s label Big Hit Music shared a short documentary, titled Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary.
The documentary featured Coldplay’s Chris Martin working with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and BTS’s Jungkook to record “My Universe”. In Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, Martin shared what he liked about BTS and he revealed that BTS’s growing popularity makes him feel “optimistic.”
Coldplay’s Chris Martin thinks BTS are ‘special’
Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook debuted as BTS in 2013. Over the years, the septate has gained massive popularity across the globe. The ascent of the band members as music industry leaders has been gradual, and BTS now sells stadiums, wins countless awards, and tops music charts.
Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary Was released on BANGTANTV YouTube channel. During an interview in the documentary, Martin revealed that BTS’s popularity around the world makes him feel “hopeful”.
“I think it’s very special to me that the most popular artist in the world speaks Korean and is like a group of brothers, not from the West,” Martin said in the documentary. “And it makes me feel very hopeful in terms of thinking of the world as one family.”
He continued, “Then of course, when you look at who those people and their songs are. It’s really a message of solidarity and discovery, being yourself. All things I agree with.”
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What Chris Martin loves about BTS’s music
During the documentary, Martin also shared what he finds special about BTS Music. The Coldplay singer also noted the exclusivity of the band’s 2017 hit “Mic Drop”, which was released on the band’s EP. love yourself: everyone.
“I love a lot of BTS music, first because it has incredible production, and often very unusual structures and different melodies,” Martin 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,” he said.
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What is ‘My Universe’ about?
everywhere Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, members of BTS and Martin told the audience what they thought “My Universe” meant.
“Well, the song is about how the power of love transcends all things, boundaries and rules, and gender, and race, and every sexuality,” Martin said in the documentary. “If you just look at people who are divided by limits or can’t be together, that’s what this song is about. About how nothing can stop people from loving each other.”
“My Universe” is available on the streaming and music-buying platform.