BTS' Jungkook is gearing up to release his new solo single, "Stay Alive."

The First Verse Of Jungkook's "Stay Alive" Is Hauntingly Beautiful

The lyrics are so dark.

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Get excited, ARMY! Although BTS announced they were taking a break from music, fans won’t have to wait too long for a new single. On Jan. 30, HYBE Lables dropped a 17-second song teaser for Jungkook’s new single “Stay Alive.” The tune was produced by BTS’ very own Suga and was created in collaboration for BTS’ upcoming webtoon, 7 Fates: CHAKHO, starring RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Here’s everything you need to know about 7 Fates: CHAKHO, including the trailer, plot, release date, and more.

On Sunday, Dec. 12, HYBE Labels dropped the first teaser trailer for BTS’ webtoon. The 15-second clip shows the members reaching toward a ball of light while a dramatic instrumental song plays in the background. Fans instantly went into a frenzy after watching the video, wondering what it could mean.

HYBE first announced 7 Fates: CHAKHO during a Nov. 3 corporate briefing. At the time, the company announced it had partnered with Webtoon and Wattpad to bring fans new and original stories through a series of webcomics and web novels featuring HYBE’s artists, such as BTS, TXT, and Enhypen. They said the first project, 7 Fates: CHAKHO, would star BTS and will release in January 2022.

Fans couldn’t wait to read it, especially because BTS’ first webtoon, The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt.0: Save Me, which dropped in January 2019, was so captivating. The story followed seven characters inspired by BTS and took place within the group’s fictional universe, aka the “Bangtan Universe,” which fans have seen throughout their music videos.

If you’re wondering what BTS’ second webtoon will be about, check out all the details here.

Will 7 Fates: CHAKHO feature new BTS music?

Yes! On Jan. 30, ARMY was in for a treat when HYBE Labels shared a teaser clip of Jungkook’s new single “Stay Alive” that can be heard for the first time only on Webtoon on Feb. 4. The clip showed a still from the cartoon and allowed listeners to hear a beautiful melody before Jungkook sang, “Please just stay alive.” What makes the tune even more special is the fact that it was produced by Jungkook’s fellow bandmate, Suga.

The whole first verse of “Stay Alive” was released on Saturday, Feb. 5, and fans quickly fell for the moody new track.

The song’s lyrics are quite dark, as Jungkook sings about waking nightmares on a sleepless night. If you were looking for an uplifting bop, this isn’t it, but “Stay Alive” will definitely find a place on your more chill or moody playlists.

According to Forbes, the webtoon has already proven a success, but with the added touch of the new Jungkook song, it will only push more public interest.

On Feb. 11, “Stay Alive” will be available on all digital platforms.

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What is BTS’ 7 Fates: CHAKHO webtoon about?

BTS’ upcoming webtoon is described as an “urban fantasy story” that was inspired by the tiger hunters (or “chakhogapsa”) of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. It will reportedly follow seven young men bound by fate, who also have to work together to unlock their destiny.


When will BTS’ 7 Fates: CHAKHO webtoon drop?

According to Deadline, BTS’ 7 Fates: CHAKHO webtoon is set to release on Friday, Jan. 14. The project will be followed by Enhypen’s Dark Moon on Jan. 15, and TXT’s The Star Seekers on Jan. 16.

Is there a trailer for BTS’ 7 Fates: CHAKHO webtoon?

Yes! HYBE shared the first teaser trailer for BTS’ 7 Fates: CHAKHO webtoon on Sunday, Dec. 12. The 15-second clip shows the seven members reaching for a ball of light. At one point, Jin is able to touch it with his finger, and RM and Jungkook hold it in the palm of their hands. The last shot shows Jimin turning around and looking directly at the camera. “7 Fates with BTS,” text reads at the end.

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