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BTS Update: 'Mic Drop' Singers Tease 'Dream Still Lives' Campaign, 'Face Yourself' Leading Music Charts

by Jonnalyn Cortez / Apr 05, 2018 04:42 AM EDT
To make their fans more excited, the new face of LG Electronics also dropped a so-called mysterious countdown teaser for Dream Still Lives. Photo by Stevie Wonder/YouTube Screenshot

BTS released its third album, Face Yourself, on Thursday, April 4, and it's quickly conquering a lot of music charts in different countries. To make their fans more excited, the new face of LG Electronics also dropped a so-called mysterious countdown teaser for Dream Still Lives.

On BTS' official Twitter page, the group shared a link to Dream Still Lives' website and used a hashtag with the same phrase. The link shows a video to the number of stars saying their dreams for themselves and the world.

The said clip includes BTS, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Katy Perry, Naomi Campbell, and much more. Dream Still Lives is a campaign to honor the life of the late Martin Luther King Jr., whose life was cut short on April 4, 1968. Fifty years later, his dream still lives; thus, this movement wants it to continue by spreading the word and hope.

Meanwhile, BTS' third album, Face Yourself, has been released and is at the No. 5 spot on the Japanese iTunes chart. It also reached the top of the worldwide album download chart on Wednesday. It even got to the Top 10 chart in 64 countries like Costa Rica, Brazil, Singapore, and Germany, and got the third rank in U.S. download charts, per Muse.

BTS' new album also takes the number one spot on the Japanese music statistics site Oricon. In fact, it revealed that Face Yourself has sold about 188,085 units upon its release, Soompi reported.

Additionally, the album features 12 songs. It is a mix of BTS' new and old tracks. The old songs like "DNA" and "Mic Drop" are translated into Japanese, while the new tracks are "Don't Leave Me" and "Let Go." These melodies are said to be hitting individual song charts in 35 countries. One particular song on the album, "Don't Leave Me," will be used as the official soundtrack of the hit tvN's Japanese remake drama, Signal.

Of course, just as expected, BTS gains another worldwide success with Face Yourself's release. The tracks will be surely loved by their fans all over the globe with the house sound, old school, and hip-hop feel vibes. It also offers EDM, alternative R&B, and electropop kind of music.

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