Coldplay’s Chris Martin Reportedly Sang New Song Partially In Korean, Causing Further Speculations Of A BTS Collaboration

He sang “My Universe” during filming for “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

BTS and British rock band Coldplay might really be collaborating after all!

Coldplay performing at NBC’s Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular | @coldplay/Twitter

This is a collaboration that fans have been wishing for all year. It all started when Coldplay personally gave BTS permission to perform a cover of their hit song “Fix You” on MTV Unplugged. This was a huge deal because Coldplay rarely, if ever, lets anyone cover their songs, that one especially, due to its meaningful message.

BTS’s “Fix You” cover thumbnail | MTV/YouTube

Not only did they let BTS perform the song, but they shared the video on their socials and released a statement of support. Since then, they appeared to have a great long-distance friendship. Lead singer Chris Martin especially shows his support for the group regularly, praising them in any chance he gets.

| Coldplay/Facebook

Additionally, many fans thought that perhaps the polaroid in Jin’s phone case might actually be a photo of himself with Chris Martin. He did hint that it might it’s someone he has admired since he was young. He told fans that there is “good news” to look forward to about this celebrity…

BTS’s Jin showing off his phone case. | BTS/VLIVE

Besides that, Chris Martin himself has been outspoken in favor of a collaboration with BTS! When he was directly asked if he would consider collaborating with them, he confessed that he would love to!

I love them a lot, and so if the right song came along, I wouldn’t ever say no.

— Chris Martin

Chris Martin (left) and Jimmy Fallon (right) on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” | @coldplay/Twitter

Now, fans seem almost certain a collaboration is happening after Martin appeared to guest on an upcoming episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show. A fan in attendance at the filming posted that they heard him sing Coldplay’s new song “My Universe,” which has yet to be released. She revealed that he also sang parts in Korean.

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Chris Martin had previously said that one of the things he admires about BTS is that they continue to sing predominantly in their native language, Korean. So, it would be no surprise that he would not only have BTS sing in Korean on his song but learn some himself.

I love the fact that they are so huge and sing a lot in Korean. They don’t always have to sing in English.

— Chris Martin

When Coldplay’s tracklist for their new studio album Music of the Spheres was first released, ARMYs have been suspicious that BTS might be featured on a track. “My Universe” is specifically the song that many believed to be “ColdTan” as fans refer to the potential collaboration. So, to hear that this is the song Chris Martin sang, including in Korean, it’s looking very hopeful!

In July, HYBE subsidiary Big Hit Music responded to rumors of the collaboration between BTS and Coldplay. In their statement, they put simply, “It is difficult to confirm.”


With each update in regards to this potential collaboration, it seems more and more likely. Fans of the groups are beyond excited right now about the possibilities. Considering Coldplay recently traveled to South Korea, too, we could even get a music video of the two!

Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres album will be released on October 15, but we can expect the release of single “My Universe” as soon as September. Read more about their potential collab with BTS below:

ARMYs Believe That BTS And Coldplay Are Releasing A Collaboration—Here’s Why

Source: @coldplaying


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