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The time for BTS’s oldest member, Jin, to enlist in South Korea’s navy — as all able-bodied Korean males of a sure age should — has come. It’s a bittersweet second for BTS and their followers, as he’ll be separated from his bandmates and ARMYs for slightly below two years as he completes his service. That’s seemingly why Jin is leaving followers with probably the most considerate reward to thank them upfront for his or her steadfast dedication as they anticipate his return: his first official solo single.
On Aug. 18, only a day after Big Hit Music confirmed every member of BTS will enlist within the Korean navy beginning with Jin on the finish of October, it introduced Jin will even launch a solo single he cowrote with Coldplay. While Jin has launched solo songs as a part of BTS’s albums, on particular events, and only for enjoyable (we’re nonetheless jamming out to “Super Tuna“), “The Astronaut” will mark his first official solo musical endeavor.
“BTS member Jin’s first official solo single, ‘The Astronaut,’ will be released. . . . Since it’s a song made with so much love toward the fans, we hope ‘The Astronaut” could be a reward to all of you,'” the Weverse announcement learn. “We additionally ready numerous promotions for the followers all through the preparation strategy of this single. Please present a number of anticipation and help for this promotion, the place you’ll be able to meet numerous sides of Jin.”
Read on to be taught the whole lot there’s to learn about Jin’s new single and how one can help it.
Jin’s “The Astronaut” Poster
The poster for Jin’s “The Astronaut” was shared on BTS’s Twitter on Oct. 18. Fittingly, it is a easy picture of an enormous galaxy of stars.
‘The Astronaut’ Poster
— BIGHIT MUSIC (@BIGHIT_MUSIC) October 19, 2022
Jin’s “The Astronaut” Teaser
On Oct. 18, a video was posted to BTS’s Twitter that includes a lone astronaut (seemingly representing Jin) floating endlessly via space earlier than reaching a good looking, blinding gentle.
2022.10. 28. 1PM (KST)
— BIGHIT MUSIC (@BIGHIT_MUSIC) October 18, 2022
Jin’s “The Astronaut” Release Date
“The Astronaut” is about to launch digitally in all places on Oct. 28. If you order the bodily album from US retailers, nonetheless, it is going to ship on Dec. 2.
How to Preorder Jin’s “The Astronaut” Physical CD
You can preorder the CD for “The Astronaut” (which is obtainable in two variations) for $16-$20 via the next US retailers: BTS’s official store, Target, Weverse, and Amazon. All digital and bodily gross sales (from US retailers) will depend towards the Billboard charts.
What Does Jin’s “The Astronaut” Physical CD Come With?
As Big Hit promised, Jin ready all the goodies ARMYs have come to anticipate from BTS’s releases. Both variations of the album will include:
- Out Cover (considered one of two variations)
- Booklet (considered one of two variations)
- Lyric Card
- Postcard (considered one of two variations)
- Poster (considered one of two variations)
- Seal Sticker (two of eight variations)
- Graphic Sticker
- Photocard (considered one of two per model)
- CD-R (considered one of two variations)