BTS’s Jungkook took part in a song featured in the new Japanese film Signal, raising enthusiastic responses from ARMY around the world.
According to Billboard Japan report on Tuesday, BTS’s new song “Film out” has been chosen as the theme song of the Japanese film Signal.
The media reported that this new song collaborated by BTS and the Japanese band Back Number was completed through an active exchange of thoughts, including Jungkook building up the new melody line after getting inspired by sound created by Iyori Shimizu, the leader and the vocalist of the popular rock band Back Number.
The fact that this is the first time that Back Number has provided songs to other artists was revealed, raising more anticipations.
Local media Nikkan Sports also reported, “The song is co-produced by Back Number’s Iyori Shimizu and BTS’s Jungkook.” According to the interview released in the report, J-Hope shared, “‘Film out’ is a song that Back Number and our Jungkook made together.” Jungkook also expressed his excitement, saying, “I participated in the song, and I can’t wait to play it for you.”
Iyori Shimizu said, “This was the first time that I wrote a song for someone else to sing, so I was a bit nervous, but thanks to the efforts of the experienced staff and co-arranger UTA, the inspiration I received from the conversation with Jungkook, and each BTS member’s individuality and expressiveness, I’m glad that we got to complete a very lyrical and intense song.”
After the news hit the wire, “PROD JK” ranked No.1 on Twitter’s worldwide trend ranking and hashtags like “PRODUCE JUNGKOOK” and “Jeon Jungkook” were also spotted on real-time trends in 67 countries, proving Jungkook’s jaw-dropping popularity.
Meanwhile, Signal is slated for release on April 2.