Entertainment BTS’ RM Says Working on ‘Permission to Dance’ Didn’t Give Him Stress Like ‘Butter’ Did
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Just dance it out!’ RM opened up in a new interview with about how he felt making the group’s latest uplifting hit, “Permission to Dance,” compared to “Butter.”
The singer-songwriter shared that there was discussion of putting some wrap into their third English-language single, which was co-written by Ed Sheeran and Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, but that BTS nixed it. “I have more fun when I’m singing and dancing than anything else,” the 26-year-old shared. “I think this song was one of the few times that I felt like I was just having fun while singing and dancing on it. It feels amazing to give into the song with your whole body and just laugh instead of thinking about it too much. I think that’s the power of the song.”
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Video: BTS' 'Permission to Dance' Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 100 & Dethrones 'Butter' | Billboard (Billboard)
He says working on the tune, whichon the chart dated July 24, was different from their previous hit, “Butter,” in that he felt more relaxed. “I wasn’t stressed preparing for it like I was with ‘Butter,'” he shared. “When it came to ‘Butter,’ I had to think about what we should show off and how I could do that. … But I really didn’t have to worry about that with ‘Permission to Dance.’ Honestly, I felt like I only needed to add just a dash of the enjoyment I felt.”
When discussing his solo track “Bicycle,” which debuted during Festa in June, RM revealed that being a musician hasn’t always been easy for him. “I’ve faced a lot of pressure while making music throughout my life to move ahead a little more or make music that stands out better,” he said. RM added that because bikes “hold an important place in my heart,” he decided to write a song about his.
“When I ride my bike, I’m free from the pressure of the things I’m supposed to feel and think about,” he added. “I don’t care if people recognize me, and that’s the closest I get to feeling free, mentally and physically — when I’m riding fast and feeling like I’m up on a cloud.”
Elton John Sings BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance,’ Thanks ARMY: Watch .
The Rock And Roll Hall of Famer responded by laying down his own vocals. “When the nights get colder, And the rhythms got you falling behind,” he sings, before thanking RM and ARMY.When the nights get colder, And the rhythms got you falling behind @BTS_twt#permissiontodancepic.twitter.com/3pDhkOiY35— Elton John (@eltonofficial) August 6, 2021“Permission to Dance” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 last month, replacing another BTS song, “Butter.” It’s the K-pop phenomenon’s fifth Hot 100 leader.