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Discussion in 'K-POP' started by K_Pop_Captain, May 25, 2018.

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Should BTS release English version

  1. YES - It's the natural next step for act like BTS making waves internationally

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  2. NO - I am not a visionary like you

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  1. K_Pop_Captain

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    I reckon BTS's next move should be the following:

    1. Intensive English lessons for the group so they can all contribute to Western interviews
    2 .Bring in Western lyricists to help RM with English lyrics
    3. Break new ground by releasing full English versions of new songs

    I've noticed that K Pop idols can actually sing really well in English with the pronunciation/ accents even if their English isn't great. There shouldn't be too much difficulty BTS shifting over.

    For me this is a natural next move, they are killing it internationally but if they release in Korean they will still do well but hit a ceiling. Seeing as they are now a groundbreaking act, this should garner way more radio plays and bring in new fans and fit in with their meteroic rise nicely.

    And I wouldn't see it as pandering to the West or hoping for some kind of acceptance, more a gift to English speaking fans who span the globe even outside of the West.

    What do others think?
     
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  2. Namjinnie1

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    Hell no
    They’d be called sell outs and shit by a whole bunch of people
    As much as armys would want that I don’t think it would end well.
     
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  3. K_Pop_Captain

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    This is exactly why they should, because that act of going against the flow is basically BTS all over
     
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    I didn’t think of it like that....
    If its something they want they should do it then despite the hate,
    And there will be hate
     
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  5. K_Pop_Captain

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    Plus I'm not saying they should jump straight into English songs, do English versions of comebacks like K-Pop groups do Japanese versions for example.
     
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  6. Vikki

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    People already say that theyre losing their kpopiness and becoming too Westernized, that would definitely make those haters worse.

    Besides if they knew english we wouldnt have any more Taehyung saying he wants to be a sexy porn star.
     
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    i dont mind them doing english collabs with western artists.

    but big NO for albums.
     
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    They got big internationally with KOREAN songs, not English ones. As much as I'd like hearing them sing in English, it would kind of defeat the fact they got big with songs they sang in their native language. It's called K-Pop for a reason, and I honestly want it to stay that way, but there's no telling what people will do in the future. But it's still a no for me.
     
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    No because a lot of the original fandom could lose interest. Korean language has a lot to do with kpop's success because it's exotic for us westerners.
     
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    These guys have been through the fires they've done the hard part, Army should start a campaign on Twitter BTS will listen.

    Can you guys imagine if they get a proper Western hit? 1 billion views etc... pretty amazing I want to see someone do that beyond PSY
     
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    i know hes not fluent, but dont disrespect him like that
     
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    But I love the beauty of Korean language... There will always be people who will do good English songs so I don't think there is a need to rush or cater entirely... BUT They can put in one ENGLISH song in each Korean album
     
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    I didnt intend to disrespect him, he accidenly said that on a show instead of saxaphonist or something (if I remember correctly) and I thought it was funny.
     
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    beats the whole purpose of being a kpop act, which is the main factor as to why they're getting so much attention or else they'd be just another boy group
     
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    But I'm not sure if BTS is comfortable in doing that... I'm sure they would have already given it a thought... Plus it's advantageous to play the underdog and cultural card in international scene... This is from business point of view.
     
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    I can't believe no one agrees. BTS are perfectly placed to do this :mad::(:mad:
     
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    That’d be really cool
    A youtuber said he would want to see bts do a English album or like full English songs and he was scared to say it because he might get hate so that just shows us
    When someone asked RM if they were going to do a full English album he kinda got uncomfortable so idk....
     
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    they express themselves better in Korean
    especially as most of their lyrics are usually about telling a story and uplifting
     
  19. K_Pop_Captain

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    I think if there's a group out there that can make history and transcend K-Pop it's BTS. Big Bang could have done it but never went there. You will never lose your essence because you are just releasing an English version, the K versions will always be there.

    I will accept it's a risk but I think they can do it.
     
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    that was like three years ago but i know which one you mean
    hes really trying, all of them are trying to speak english better. :( we actually don't know their real skills cuz they're quite shy and afraid to speak it.
    But Tae during BBMAs had no issues speaking to other celebs without Joon, so i guess he can speak somehow ahaha
     
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