[TRANS] DNA

I ended up recognizing you at first sight
As if we had been calling to each other
The DNA inside my veins says
the thing I wandered around looking for is you

Our meeting is a mathematic formula
a commandment of fate, providence of the universe
the evidence the universe gave me
You’re the source of my dreams
Take it, take it
the hand I extended to you is destined fate

Don’t worry, love
Because all of this is not by chance
We are completely different, baby
because we found our fate

From the day the universe formed
continuing beyond infinite centuries
Because in our past lives, and maybe in our future lives
we’ll always be together

Because all of this is not by chance
Because we found our fate
DNA

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[TRANS] BTS’s New Album Title Song “DNA” Unveiled

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Group BTS’s title song has finally been unveiled.

On the 15th at midnight, BTS revealed the teaser video for title song “DNA” from their LOVE YOURSELF承 HER mini-album on their official homepage and SNS.

The teaser starts with Jungkook, who appears whistling. After this, expectations rise as the members who are standing there wearing retro styles match the guitar rhythm with knife-like choreography.

The title song “DNA” is a song that expresses the overflowing fresh spirit of youth in love. With a base of electronic pop combined with the addicting whistling and the acoustic guitar sound, BTS’s existing team colors and their differentiated, upgraded sound are presented.

BTS will release their mini-album LOVE YOURSELF承 HER through online streaming music sites on the 18th at 6pm.

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[Lyrics] Serendipity

이 모든 건 우연이 아냐
All of this was not by chance
그냥 그냥 나의 느낌으로
It’s just, it’s just, my feelings
온 세상이 어제완 달라
The whole world is totally different than yesterday
그냥 그냥 너의 기쁨으로
It’s just, it’s just, through your joy

네가 날 불렀을 때
When you call me
나는 너의 꽃으로
I’m like your flower
기다렸던 것처럼
that waited for this
우리 시리도록 펴
We bloom to the extent it’s dazzling (T/N: or “til it aches”)
어쩌면 우주의 섭리
Anyhow, the galaxy’s providence
그냥 그랬던 거야
Is just like that
You know I know
너는 나, 나는 너
You are me, I am you

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[Article] Release of 2nd Highlight Reel Video for BTS’s Youth Movie

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BTS’s comeback is properly starting.

On August 17th at midnight through BigHit’s official YouTube channel, “Love Yourself Highlight Reel: Continuation” was released.

The released video begins with Jin’s narration. V is sitting at the railroad tracks, recalling a time where he smiled happily with Rap Monster. At the hospital Jungkook, who is drawing a picture, recollects the image of playing the piano with Suga after hearing the guitar performance.

Rap Monster is sitting on a bus, and Jimin is staring at the others through a choreography practice video. J-Hope is dancing in the practice room, and Jin is dressed up in a nice suit. Finally, Suga answers the phone and wears an uneasy expression.

Each boy is carrying wounds, and they don’t have confidence that they deserve to love themselves, so they put on a fake act. The Highlight Reel: Continuation video is like a movie about youth with a story of simultaneous happiness and fear.

BTS’s new, unique style of promotion is the Highlight Reels with the posters that were released previously. They show the overall topic of the Love Yourself series, which will continue into next year, at once glance.

 

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[HYYH The Notes] Seokjin

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13 June YEAR 22

After returning from the sea, we were all alone.

As if we had arranged for it, we did not contact each other. Only through the graffiti left on the street, the brightly lit gas station, and the sound of the piano coming from the shabby building, could we guess each other’s existence. On each occasion, the after-image of that night was revived like a ghost. How flames seemed to drip bit by bit from Taehyung’s eyes. The eyes that looked at me as if hearing an unbelievable story. Namjoon’s hands that stopped Taehyung. Me, who couldn’t stand it and let fists fly towards Taehyung.

I couldn’t find Taehyung after he ran away, and no one was left at the seaside lodging after I returned. A broken drinking glass, blood stains that had started to congeal, and pieces of crumbling snacks were all that was left of what happened a few hours ago. In that interval of time, one picture had fallen. In that photo with the sea as the background, we were together and smiling.

Today too I passed by that gas station. Someday, the day we meet again will come. A day will come where we smile together like in that picture. A day will come where I will have the courage to face myself. But now, it’s not yet time. Today too, like that day, a damp wind blew. In the next moment, as if it were a warning, my phone rang. The photo hung on my mirror shook. Hoseok’s name was on the screen.

“Hyung, they said Jungkook was in a car accident that night.”

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[Article] Prelude of New Series…BTS’s “Love Yourself”

“…Please ARMY remember what we say, love myself, Love Yourself”

Last May at one of the world’s top three music award shows, “America’s Billboard Music Awards,” Rapmonster took the podium and said the above words to the world. We didn’t know it at the time, but that acceptance speech was a spoiler for fans around the world.

This is the big picture of BTS. Finally, BTS started a new series on the 11th. After the School, HwaYangYeonHwa, and WINGS series, the title of this new series is “Love Yourself,” as Rapmonster said in his acceptance speech.

BTS debuted in June 2013 starting with 2 Cool 4 Skool and continued with the release of O!RUL8,2? and Skool Luv Affair, completing the School series that encompassed teenagers’ biggest interests of dreams, happiness, and love.

The word “series” introduces the concept of a sequence of albums and generates a new trend in the idols’ creative content. Through the series, they can communicate with fans. The HwaYangYeonHwa series that had the topic of one’s youth, made up of HYYH pt.1, HYYH pt.2, and HYYH Young Forever, became a springboard for the current BTS.

WINGS and WINGS Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone, making up the WINGS series which depicted boys who fell into temptation, were global achievements with their entry into America’s Billboard chart, iTunes charts, and England’s Official Main Chart, and they showed new directions and possibilities for K-Pop.

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[BTS Smeraldo Blog] Second Story: Introducing Flower Smeraldo

Many people think of flowers as something for a special day. As expected, before I began working as a florist, I thought like that. However, one of my professors in America said this:

“It’s not that flowers are needed on a special day, but that a day becomes special when there are flowers.” When I decided to bring the smeraldo flower back home, those words became a big strength to me. “Even though it’s not a well-known flower, I hope one bundle of smeraldo flowers can give the feeling of happiness.”  Carrying that wish, I will open Flower Smeraldo, my shop specializing in the smeraldo flower, this September.

BTS_Smeraldo_Truck_11A vehicle dedicated to delivering smeraldo flowers to everyone.
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[BTS Smeraldo Blog] First Story: Fateful Meeting with Smeraldo, Prologue Story

Please note that these translations may not be 100% accurate. I’m translating all of the posts; they’ll be under the Smeraldo category on my blog.

Hello. I am Florist Testesso.

The reason I started this blog was to introduce the ‘smeraldo’ flower. I’m saying this in advance, but I’m preparing to open a flower shop that specializes in the Smeraldo flower around the middle of September. Thinking about it, this place could just be a promotion blog for my shop, but I don’t think that my encounter with the smeraldo flower is just simple business.

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My first connection with the smeraldo flower dates back to 5 years ago. At that time, I was studying abroad in North Dakota in America. In order to participate in FLOWER 2012, hosted by an American floral academy, I went ahead and traveled to Virginia. It was 5 hours of flying time from North Dakota to Virginia, and it took more than 7 hours total to get from my dorm to the academy.

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[BTS Smeraldo Blog] Opening Event Translation

If you’re not familiar with the BTS Smeraldo Blog, which seems to be hinting at their comeback, I’m planning on writing up a longer post later. I’ll link it here after I’ve done so.

Please note that these translations may not be 100% accurate. 

Here’s a translation of the “opening event” blog post.

Hello. I am Florist Testesso.

People who want to courageously confess to their unrequited/secret love, and people who could not tell their parents “I love you” due to embarrassment. Please send me your stories about truths you could not tell because you didn’t have the courage. I’ll convey 7 of your truths by selecting through a lucky draw (T/N: like a lottery).

Until August 15th at 10PM, email me at flowersmeraldo@gmail.com with your name, phone number, and the story.

Please show a lot of interest to Flower Smeraldo in the future. Thank you.

(There’s hashtags on the post too, and they are: smeraldo, flower, TruthICouldn’tTell, and event, all written in Korean except for Smeraldo.)

This was posted July 20, 2017. Here’s the original.

Additionally, the blog currently has 9 posts in several categories. Categories: Opening Event, Flower Smeraldo, and Playing Card. There are sub-categories for Flower Smeraldo which are: Smeraldo Stories, Bouquet, Flower Basket, and International Smeraldo Academy.

The display name is “testesso” which means “yourself” in Korean. The Instagram associated with the blog is “amare__0.” Put that together to get “amare te stesso” which means “love yourself” in Italian. Where have we heard that before? 😉

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[Article] “2017 Half-year All Kill” … BTS Swept Korean and Japanese Charts

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Group BTS conquered the representative music charts of Korea and Japan during the first half of the year.

According to the July 7th “2017 Half-Year Album Chart” released by Gaon Chart, which is recognized as the official music chart in Korea, BTS’s You Never Walk Alone took first place by recording 728,417 units sold.

Along with that, according to the “2017 Oricon Half-Year Single Ranking,” released by Japan’s Oricon Chart, “Blood, Sweat, & Tears (Jpn version)” recorded an estimated 257,621 units sold, placing 11th. Among the Top 20, they’re the only Korean singers to appear.

They are not only the highest ranking Korean artist but the highest ranking foreign artist on this year’s Oricon Half-Year Singles and Album charts, which proved their hot popularity in Japan.

BTS’s WINGS Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone recorded 713,063 units sold last February, setting the record for the monthly Gaon Chart.

Meanwhile, on July 4th, BTS released the first formal remake of Seo Taeji’s 1995 song “Come Back Home,” 22 years later. The song rose on iTunes charts around the world and is gaining popularity.

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