Digging into the English translation of the lyrics, the song is all about BTS' love for all things art and music, but it delves into the fear that comes with possibly losing your passion for art. Learn more about BTS’s new single and its inspiration. “Black Swan” tells the story of a dancer, an artist, who fears the death of their career: the moment when they can no longer perform on stage. The song was written by RM, August Rigo, Vince Nantes, Clyde Kelly and Pdogg, with the latter of the five also handling production. The moment when music no longer touches BTS’s hearts or stirs their passion is the moment when the specter of that “first death” appears. Released by Big Hit on Jan. 9, the map teased a totally new schedule for the group's new era than what they followed in previous years. The moment when music no longer touches BTS’s hearts or stirs their passion is the moment when the specter of that “first death” appears. "Black Swan" is the group's first single from Map of the Soul: 7. The release is part of the group's "Phase 01" plan on their comeback map. Oh that would be my first death I been always afraid of…. Yet how can you avoid it when you look on stage and see a dancer made up to look as you did thirty years ago, dancing a ballet you created with someone you were then deeply in love with, your husband? Remember Black Swan with Natalie Portman? For MAP OF THE SOUL: 7, BTS is taking their music to the next level with “CONNECT, BTS”, a collaboration with artists around the world. “So black swan is about facing the fear of a point in time if their music and performance do not reach the same level of meaning and excitement for them. Through the narrative and mature lyrics, the song conveys the … For instance, in her 70-year career, Martha Graham choreographed 181 ballets, some of which were inspired by Greek mythology. "Black Swan" is the group's first single from Map of the Soul: 7. Since "Black Swan" is first, fans are analyzing its every lyric to see what it could hint about MOTS: 7. On Friday, Jan. 17, the group released their new single along with an art film performed by the MN Dance Company. They came from a Korean music background which had little to no place in the international music arena-they were the black swans. The chorus of the song makes us wonder if BTS is singing about themselves as a group in “Black Swan.” The Korean pop group BTS did beat the odds. She created the highly expressive and dramatic Graham technique that uses “contraction and release” to create its signature spirals, falls, and distinct hand movements. But they used this uniqueness to their advantage. Considering the artistic message behind "Black Swan," it only makes sense the group dropped an art film to go along with the release featuring the MN Dance Company. Check out the lyrics below via lyricskpop. This is most prominently seen in their song, “Dionysus”. The song gives the message that even though we are afraid as we make more music, music would not be able to make us flutter or tremble, we will realize that we cannot live without music when facing the "Black Swan" deep inside our hearts. "Black Swan" is just a lead-up to MOTS: 7, but their actual lead single will drop simultaneously with MOTS: 7 on Feb. 21. “A dancer dies twice — once when they stop dancing, and this first death is the more painful.”. 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On January 17, BTS released “Black Swan”, an introspective new song with a bittersweet story. BTS introduced a blend of Greek mythology and Jungian psychology in their 2019 album, MAP OF THE SOUL: Persona. You can watch the art film below. While in the song "Black Swan", BTS goes deep into their own mind to face the hidden shadow as an artist. She worked with renowned sculptors, fashion designers, and composers, among others. It's unlike anything BTS has released before, so you'll want to read what "Black Swan"'s lyrics mean in English to see what the translation reveals. This time, BTS is giving fans two different singles as part of their comeback. Ever since BTS dropped their comeback trailer on Jan. 9, the BTS ARMY has been jamming out to Suga's "Interlude: Shadow" non-stop. "Black Swan" is a song by South Korean boy band BTS from their fourth Korean-language studio album, Map of the Soul: 7. It was released on January 17, 2020 as the first single by Big Hit Entertainment as a countdown to the album. But in the end, the boys realize that art is all they have. Martha Graham was an iconic American dancer and choreographer, named “Dancer of the Century” by TIME magazine. I believe in never looking back, never indulging in nostalgia, or reminiscing.