5+ Details You Might Have Missed In BTS Jin’s “The Astronaut” Single Album

So much thought and love were put into this project!

BTS‘s Jin recently announced his upcoming solo project during the group’s “Yet to Come” in Busan concert. Since then, BIGHIT MUSIC revealed via Weverse that he is to release his first official solo single, “The Astronaut” on October 28, 2022.


BTS member Jin’s first official solo single, ‘The Astronaut,’ will be released on October 28, 2022.

Since it’s a song made with so much love toward the fans, we hope ‘The Astronaut’ can be a gift to all of you.

We also prepared various promotions for the fans throughout the preparation process of this single. Please show a lot of anticipation and support for this promotion, where you can meet various sides of Jin.

Pre-order date: From 11 AM, Wednesday, October 19, 2022 (KST)
Release date: From 1 PM, Friday, October 28, 2022 (KST)

Thank you


“The Astronaut” will also be available for pre-order as a physical album starting today. There are two versions, both consisting of lots of inclusions.


We would like to provide information on the pre-order for Jin’s solo single, The Astronaut,’ scheduled for release on Friday, October 28.

You can place your pre-order from online and in-person retailers starting from Wednesday, October 19.

<Information on the Pre-order of Jin’s Solo Single ‘The Astronaut’>

Pre-order date
From 11 AM, Wednesday, October 19, 2022 (KST)

Pre-order retailers
Online and in-person music stores where albums are sold

Album shipping date
You can receive the album according to the schedule below for each retailer.
Korean retailers: Shipped in order from October 28
Japanese retailers: Shipped in order from November 6
US/Europe retailers: Shipped in order from December 2

Album Contents:
[‘The Astronaut’]
Total of 2 types
Out Cover, 1 type for each version / W149xH149xT20
Booklet, 1 type for each version / W143xH143xT8
Lyric Card, 1 type / W123xH123
Postcard, 1 type for each version / W90xH130
Poster (folded), 1 type for each version / W420xH286
Seal Sticker, random 2 types out of 8 types / W45xH45
Graphic Sticker, 1 type / W115xH115
Photocard, random 1 type out of each version’s 2 types / W54xH86
CD-R (1 type for each version is provided)

Please contact your retailer for more detailed information on placing your pre-order.
We look forward to the love and support from all fans.
Thank you.


With lots of photos released of the upcoming album, ARMYs noticed several details. Here are 5+ you might not have seen before…

1. Song credits

While it was previously reported that “The Astronaut” is a song gifted by Coldplay, the song credits confirmed that Chris Martin, among his members, as well as his son Moses Martin, Norwegian DJ Kygo, and pop producer Max Martin are all credited.

Additionally, the late Golden Globe award-winning composer Jóhann Jóhannsson is listed as a producer.

Jin is also credited!

2. The lyrics

We got a sneak peek of the song with the release of the lyric sheet. It is so heartfelt and perfectly Jin!

3. Stickers

The stickers are inspired by those included with the popular Pokémon and MapleStory breads that Jin loves to collect.

4. Signature Jin Poses

Jin is famous for his iconic flying kiss. His little representative astronaut character Wootteo was spotted doing it too!

That’s not all, though. From his Squid Game-inspired pigtails to a peace sign, they are all there!

5. The Title

The album’s title is designed so that the “A” looks like the Roman numeral IX, equivalent to 9. The album is released during his 9th year as a member of BTS.

6. His signature

Jin’s photocards include signatures expressing his love for ARMY.

Check out more details in the logo trailer below.

A Heartbreaking Detail In the Teaser Of BTS Jin’s “The Astronaut” Got ARMYs Emotional


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