Since then bts Gained international fame, the group has collaborated with countless international stars. His most recent work has been with Coldplay on the song “My Universe”, which came out on September 24.
Since then, Coldplay has been in talks with news outlets to promote the single. The British band also makes sure to show lots of love to their Korean colleagues and even corrects an interviewer who didn’t realize how hard BTS worked.
Coldplay has spoken positively about BTS after their collaboration
Although Coldplay and BTS seem an unlikely pairing at first, the two groups have taken a liking to each other. While promoting “My Universe,” Coldplay frontman Chris Martin shared how much respect he has for BTS.
“We started communicating with BTS and then moved to Korea,” Martin told Jen Lowe. apple music 1. “The concept of, it’s a song about love is hard or it’s forbidden or you just can’t get it all together… it felt like two bands, it’s a tough love story, but that’s the end works in.”
He said of BTS, “I love them, and we love them, and it’s a great pleasure … whenever we have real communication or music, it feels great.”
Feather Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, Martin also talked about how much he loves BTS’s music.
Martin explained, “I love a lot of BTS music, because, first of all, it has incredible production, and often very unusual structures and different melodies.” “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.”
Coldplay recently corrected an interviewer about how hard BTS worked
BTS: Jungkook was nervous to record ‘My Universe’ in front of Coldplay’s Chris Martin
BTS is the first K-pop group to gain mainstream recognition in Western countries, and not everyone is accepting of it. From time to time, BTS has faced ignorant comments and racism when trying to promote their music.
Luckily, Coldplay stands behind BTS. Martin and drummer Will Champion recently showed that they would come to BTS’s rescue when needed.
as reported by koreabu, during an appearance on the German talk show late night berlinIn this, interviewer Klas Heufer-Umloff brought up the fact that Coldplay has been around a lot longer than BTS. However, Martin and Champion quickly pointed out that this does not mean that people should take BTS any less seriously than Coldplay.
“He’s done eight of his albums,” Champion said. “They’ve done almost more albums than us. They’re very experienced.”
Martin agreed, saying, “Yeah, they work hard.” He also turned the question around and asked Heffer-Umlauf how long the host had been “in business”.
BTS once received racist comments after performing Coldplay song
Coldplay’s Chris Martin was ‘a little nervous’ to meet BTS
In February 2021, became the first K-pop group to appear on BTS mtv unplugged. The group performed several of their songs as well as a cover of Coldplay’s “Fix You”. His Coldplay cover naturally garnered a lot of attention, although some of it was not positive.
According to the Associated Press, German radio host Matthias Matusic called their performance “blasphemous”. He described BTS as “some nasty virus”, with the hope that there will be a vaccine soon.
After receiving the response, Matushik’s station, Bayern 3, issued a statement saying, “We apologize in every possible way. We will be working on this matter again in detail with Matthias and the team over the next few days.”
In response, many celebrities such as Halsey, Zara Larson and Steve Aoki came out in defense of BTS. At the time, MTV also pinned a comment under BTS’s “Fix You” video condemning anti-Asian racism.