Watch BTS’ Jin carry out ‘The Astronaut’ with Coldplay in Argentina

BTSJin has delivered the reside debut of his just-released solo single ‘The Astronaut’, performing it alongside Coldplay at their live performance in Buenos Aires, Argentina tonight (October 28).

Final week, Huge Hit Music revealed an announcement on the Okay-pop boyband’s Weverse web page to announce Jin’s look at Coldplay’s Argentinan ‘Music Of The Spheres’ tour cease.

Held on the Estadio River Plate stadium in Buenos Aires – simply hours after ‘The Astronaut’ was formally launched – the present was broadcast reside to over 3,500 cinemas throughout greater than 75 international locations and areas. It’s been touted as the primary live performance in Latin America to be streamed reside in cinemas all over the world.

‘The Astronaut’ appeared 22 songs into Coldplay’s set, following an look from H.E.R. on the observe ‘Let Any person Go’ (which has been considerably of a staple throughout Coldplay’s present tour). A couple of songs earlier than it, the band carried out ‘My Universe’, a collab with BTS that arrived final September.

In a speech shared earlier than Jin took to the stage, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin stated: “A couple of years in the past, I felt like we needed to play a sure form of music on a regular basis, we needed to match right into a field – and I felt that manner about my life additionally. And I met some good folks and skim some good books and met some nice academics, and so they gave the impression to be completely happy. And the factor that made them completely happy was not having worry of what you don’t know and other people you don’t perceive but – you simply ask.

“And a method that actually blessed my life – and our life as a band – is that about two years in the past, somebody prompt to us that we should always work with a Korean boy band. [I was] filled with judgement, which is commonly my first response, as a result of I’m human. However after some time I used to be like, ‘Why do I really feel scared about this simply because they’re totally different?’ And so we went down this highway and we did a music collectively known as ‘My Universe’. And it’s turned out to be probably the most enjoyable and fulfilling relationships that we have now as a band, and it’s taught us a lot about… Simply embrace the opposite, reasonably than be terrified of it.

“And so, about six months in the past, certainly one of their members known as me up and he stated, ‘I’ve to depart the band in December [to join] the military in Korea as a result of that’s the principles there. And he stated, ‘I want a music that claims goodbye to everyone for a short time, and tells them that I really like them… And so I stated, ‘Okay, we’ll do a music collectively.’ And as a substitute of being concerned about it, I really feel so enthusiastic about it, so grateful for this relationship that we have now with BTS. After which this music arrived, and I used to be like, ‘That is certainly one of our greatest songs – let’s give it to this gentleman.’”

Footage from the official broadcast is but to floor, nevertheless pictures from the gang have poured out in realtime – take a look at some beneath:

‘The Astronaut’, as introduced final Thursday (October 20), was co-written by Jin and Coldplay. It marks the second time the BTS have collaborated with the band, following ‘My Universe’ final yr. In a lyric booklet included with bodily editions of ‘The Astronaut’, Kygo and Max Martin have been additionally credited as co-producers.

In a four-star evaluation of ‘The Astronaut’, NME’s Rhian Daly wrote: “Though this launch represents the beginning of a brand new chapter for the singer’s solo work, it does really feel extra distinctively like a Coldplay music than it essentially does a Jin music. Although Jin stands other than BTS right here, his particular person inventive identification nonetheless isn’t given a lot room to manifest. That stated, he has loads of years forward of him to outline that for himself. Within the meantime, we are able to savour ‘The Astronaut’, a starry-eyed gem that sparkles with love.”

In the meantime, Jin introduced his plans to launch solo materials at BTS’ Latest ‘But To Come’ live performance in Busan earlier this month.

Additionally, as quickly as he wraps up promotional actions for ‘The Astronaut’, Jin is anticipated to be the primary BTS member to enlist for obligatory navy service. The group’s label Huge Hit Music have additionally stated the boyband have plans to reconvene after their navy service round 2025.