On September 24, Coldplay released a single called “My Universe” with BTS. The song proved to be a success with both bands’ fandom and debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. in a documentary called Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ DocumentaryFans of the two groups can see Coldplay’s Chris Martin recording the song with BTS’s Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook. During an interview for the documentary, Martin shared what he appreciates most about BTS’s music.
Chris Martin thinks BTS’ music is unique
BTS’s music falls under K-Pop, Pop, Hip-Hop and R&B. The group has had several songs reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, including “My Universe”, and several of the band’s albums have topped the Billboard 200 chart.
Coldplay is a British rock band, and Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, Martin praised the uniqueness of BTS’s music.
“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.”
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Chris Martin also likes the message of BTS’s music
As a song, “My Universe” works to bring people together through music. In Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, Martin shared that BTS being a popular music group makes him feel “optimistic”.
“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.”
To record “My Universe”, Martin went to South Korea to personally meet with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook. The artists then worked on recording the song together. In the documentary, Martin shared that getting to know the members of BTS adds something special to their music.
“Then of course, when you look at who they are as people and their songs. It’s really a message of solidarity and discovery, being yourself. All things I agree with,” he said.
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‘My Universe’ is about the ‘power of love’
In Coldplay X BTS Inside ‘My Universe’ Documentary, Martin gave his idea of the message of “My Universe”. According to the Coldplay singer, the single showcases the “power of love”.
“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. “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” will also be released on Coldplay’s upcoming album. ball music.