LA Times Lists BTS V’s “Singularity” as Song to be Replayed

BTS proves again just how global they’ve become.

BTS V’s solo song “Singularity” has made it onto Los Angeles Times’ list: “Best of 2018: The 10 (or so) songs that demanded to be replayed”, once again proving BTS to be at the core of K-pop.

“Singularity” is a Neo-soul, R&B genre of song. It is also the intro and V’s solo song to BTS’s third studio album, “Love Yourself: Tear”.

On the 24th, Los Angeles Times(LA Times) released this list, comprising of world-class pop singers such as Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Cardi B, and John Mayor. Among these artists’ hit songs, BTS V’s “Singularity” was mentioned 4th. This is especially amazing when considering “Singularity” is the only K-pop song to have made it onto this list.

LA Times praised BTS on their success in popularizing K-pop even further in the US.

Seoul’s hyperactive K-pop scene finally went mainstream in America this year thanks to BTS.

– Los Angeles Times

LA Times also complimented “Singularity”, saying it was the “most arresting song” that BTS has released in 2018.

[“Singularity” is] a breathy, methodically paced soul jam with echoes of D’Angelo and Luther Vandross.

– Los Angeles Times

LA Times pointed out that the reason “Singularity” got so much love and praise was due to V’s soulful voice.

“A song with simple chords depends a lot on the singer’s vocal capacity, but V carried out the song so well. I completely fell in love [with his voice].”

– Charlie Perry, composer of “Singularity”, in an interview with Billboard

2018 was a busy year for BTS, who grabbed the attention of media on a global scale and brought more people to fall in love with BTS and K-pop. They have proved that they truly are artists, who can sing, dance and put on an amazing performance for anyone watching. Fans are looking forward to another year of success with BTS!

Source: Segye Ilbo