It has been just over a year since the UKP Team looked into BigHit’s second boy group, TXT (TOMORROW X TOGETHER) and a lot has happened to the five boys since their March 2019 debut.
Yeonjun, Soobin, Beomgyu, Taehyun & Huening Kai were already record breakers from their first official release with “Crown” gaining the most viewed debut video within 24 hours for a Korean boy group and also earning their first Music Show win a week after the album’s release. As BTS’ ‘younger siblings’, a bright future was already ahead in terms of international interest with a US Tour already under their belt in their first year as a group. The journey continued towards their first comeback; which did see some delays due to health implications, and the group was soon adding a magical touch to the October rush of comebacks. “9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)” brought a slew of fans’ attention for the fresh magic concept, youthful pop sound and the Korean title’s nod to Harry Potter.
Since the announcement of the group’s new album; The Dream Chapter: Eternity, fans have been curious to see what cultural concept would be used for their title track, “Can’t You See Me?” with the teasers and music video over possibly suggesting Stranger Things as an idea. The third instalment does add more to the world BigHit has continued to create with the Dream Chapter albums, following a group of friends through meeting (Star), their adventures through magic & wonder (Magic) and the tragic strains in their relationship when reality finally strikes (Eternity).
With three hit singles, a Japanese debut and one of their musical idols, Bebe Rexha reaching out to them as a fan; TXT are on top of their game and fans would expect the group to rest and enjoy the successes of “Can’t You See Me?” but they were surprised to know that there is another dark surprise in store. Roughly two weeks after Eternity’s release, BigHit have unleashed a wild music video for the B-Side track, “PUMA” which transforms the young idols into fierce animal boys escaping and taking control of the night. The follow-up performances are set to begin on 4th June during M Countdown – set to air at 6PM (KST).
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