Rank #1: #022 - Map of the Soul: PERSONA
In this episode of B-T-YES, we discuss our reaction to our very first comeback album for BTS, "Map of the Soul: Persona." We talk about our thoughts on each and every track and we also discuss the premiere of the music video for "Boy with Love." Did we love it? Did we hate it? Tune in to find out. For show notes, visit btyespod.com/episodes/022
Rank #2: #021 - Pre-Persona: The Concept Photos
In this episode of BTYES, we discuss the photos Big Hit released of BTS for each version of "Map of the Soul: Persona." We discuss the aesthetics, fan theories, and more behind each of the four concepts. For show notes, visit btyespod.com/episodes/021
Rank #3: #020 - Pre-Persona: The Comeback Trailer
In this episode of BTYES, we discuss the surprising and captivating release of BTS' "Map of the Soul: Persona" trailer. This trailer puts the spotlight on RM in a solo song called "Persona," which borrows many elements from BTS' 2014 album, "Skool Luv Affair." Join us as we delight in the lyrical brilliance and symbolic depth that is a BTS comeback. For show notes, visit btyespod.com/episodes/020
Rank #4: #019 - Getting Ready for BTS' Next Comeback (Map of the Soul: Persona)
In this episode of BTYES, we discuss BTS’ announcement of their upcoming new album, “Map of the Soul: Persona” (due to come out in April). We discuss our predictions, our hopes, and how their seemingly unrelated project, “Armypedia,” is potentially linked to this album concept after all. Molly also formally addresses her bias change and Erika (surprisingly) notices Jungkook’s hair changes before Molly.
Rank #5: #018 - Speak Yourself Stadium Tour: The Ticket Buying Experience
In this episode of BTYES, we discuss BTS' announcement of an extension of their "Love Yourself" tour. Called "Speak Yourself," the tour will visit stadiums around the world. We discuss our attempts to get tickets to shows in New York, Chicago, and LA. Since the process of buying tickets is often called "The Hunger Games" by ARMY, we consider our attempt our official initiation into ARMY.
Rank #6: #017 – BTS Goes to the 2019 Grammys (#BTSxGrammys)
In this episode of BTYES, we talk in-depth about BTS’ historic appearance at the 2019 Grammys. We discuss the results of their nomination, their numerous English-language interviews on the red carpet, their reactions to performances during the ceremony, their presentation of the Best R&B Album award, and their thoughts and impressions on VLIVE after the ceremony. Join us as we talk about what is sure to be a lifelong highlight of BTS’ illustrious career. Show notes: btyespod.com/episodes/017
Rank #7: #016 - Love Yourself Live in Seoul: The Movie
In this episode of BTYES, we discuss BTS’ cinematic feature concert film: Love Yourself: Live in Seoul. We take you through our experiences in two different locations and discuss BTS' performances and fashion choices -- including RM's infamous diamond choker. If you didn't get a chance to see this one-day event in theatres or you just want to relive every moment of it, then this episode is for you.
Rank #8: #015 - Happy New (BTS) Year!
We're baaaaaack! After a small hiatus for the holidays, we're back with our first episode of Season 2! In this episode, we're discussing our goals for 2019 (all somewhat related to BTS). Is a trip to Korea (or more) in the works for 2019? Listen to find out!
Rank #9: #014 - Emotional BTS at MAMA2018 Hong Kong
In this episode, we discuss BTS' great performances of Airplane Pt. 2 and IDOL before doing a deep dive into their emotional acceptance speeches. We especially focus on the Artist of the Year award, where Jin discloses some previously unknown information about BTS that emotionally impacts ARMY.
Rank #10: #013 - BTS at MAMA2018 Japan
In this episode, we discuss BTS' spectacular performance at the 2018 MAMA Awards in Japan. They performed Fake Love and Anpanman while stepping up their artistry and dance moves. It's one of our all-time favorite live performances from BTS.