BTS’ JUNGKOOK AND SUGA PROVE THAT THEY OWN THE TITLE OF BEING A POWERHOUSE DUO AS THEY BAG SOME AMAZING ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR THEIR NEW WEBTOON OST “STAY ALIVE”!
BTS’ Jungkook and Suga are successfully not just reigning over hearts but charts as well as evident with the performance of their dynamic OST track “Stay Alive”. The two ace artists swept domestic and international charts with their breathtaking number, rendering it as an impressive achievement, to simply say so.
The new song “Stay Alive” is produced by Suga and sung by Jungkook. The track is the BGM for HYBE’s original webtoon 7FATES: CHAKHO and was released on February 11 at 2 PM KST on music sites and streaming platforms around the world.
Since its release, the song has reached some smashing milestones, including achieving the top spot in 100 countries in the shortest time on the iTunes chart.
In addition to that, “Stay Alive” ranked second on the Billboard Hot Trending Songs Chart within 24 hours of its release. The addictive track topped Bugs’ real-time chart and climbed to No. 3 spot on the Melon real-time chart as well.
The song also saw over 4,273,772 streams on Spotify on the first day of its release, and as of February 11, it entered the third place on the platform’s Global Top 200 chart. The OST entered the first place in Japan’s Oricon’s Daily Digital Single Ranking chart as well.
Moreover, the group’s magnetic maknae Jungkook showed off his solidified his potential as a musical genius as he set a new record as he accumulated the highest streaming number ever recorded by a Korean soloist for a single song on Spotify.
At the same time, “Stay Alive” also set a great debut record, charting in 57 countries out of a total of 67 countries on the Spotify Daily Chart.
WEBTOON and HYBE’s collaborative story 7FATES: CHAKHO is a reinterpretation of a webtoon and web novel inspired by the “Chakhogapsa” tiger hunters of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea.
“Stay Alive” serves as the BGM for the action-packed webtoon. The pop ballad emphasizes Jungkook’s honeyed vocals against the dreamy harmony in a way that is nothing but sublime. The track follows the urban fantasy world of the webtoon that delves into the confrontations between humans and the Beom tribe in a corrupt world.
The title of the track mirrors the heartfelt lyricism that explores the resolute feelings of a lonesome boy. He conveys a sincere message to himself and his friends who he meets along the way as they fight to survive in a savage world.
The ambient number spotlights Jungkook’s exquisite euphonies whereas the fantastic backing vocals and cool high-pitched sounds evoke an emotive feel as they create dramatic synergy.
MEANWHILE, CELEBRATE BTS’ JUNGKOOK AND SUGA’S AMAZING FEATS BY LISTENING TO AND ADDING THE SUPERB OST “STAY ALIVE” HERE:
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