BTS member Jin is currently grabbing headlines for the right reasons. Mr. Worldwide Handsome recently announced his solo single The Astronaut with the British band Coldplay. For the unversed, he is the second member from the Septet after J-Hope to have a solo release. Now, the latest that we know is that he has shared the first set of concept photos for his upcoming single.
On October 24, 2022, the first concept photos with the theme titled ‘Outlander’ were shared on social media with the fans. There is no denying that the BTS member won hearts within no time. We can see him holding a planet as he is dressed in a black outfit. He stares solemnly at a galaxy full of planets and stars surrounding him. Then we move towards the next set of photos that are a testament to the K-pop idol’s charm as he stares over the deep blue sky in the sparkling planet.
— BIGHIT MUSIC (@BIGHIT_MUSIC) October 23, 2022
Recent reports suggest that Coldplay’s live broadcast titled Music of the Spheres will feature none other than the BTS member Jin himself. The same broadcast will witness his live debut performance of the forthcoming solo single The Astronaut. For the unversed, the single is all set for a release on October 28, 2022. Talking about the Music of the Spheres, the live broadcast of the tour will happen at the Buenos Aires’ River Plate Stadium on October 28 and 29, 2022.
Jin and Coldplay’s collaboration
BIGHIT Music recently released a statement about Jin’s new collaboration with Coldplay and called it ‘a gift or the fans.’ In a recent interview, here is what Coldplay frontman Chris Martin said, “I don’t think we’ll ever be able to match the BTS surprise. That was surprising even for us. The journey from the first time it was mentioned — I was just like, ‘How could that ever work?’ — to the song itself arriving and me thinking, ‘That could be for BTS’ — to now it feeling like the most natural collaboration in the world. It’s an amazing lesson for myself in keeping an open mind all the time, because you just never know what life or music is gonna throw you.
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Jin’s military enlistment
Once BTS member Jin has completed his committed roll-outs, including his single solo release, the singer will be off to serve South Korea’s military for at least 18 months. Here is what the official label said about his enlistment, “Jin will initiate the process as soon as his schedule for his solo release is concluded at the end of October. He will then follow the enlistment procedure of the Korean government. Other members of the group plan to carry out their military service based on their own individual plans.”