The Story Behind BTS’ Jungkook’s ‘Euphoria’ (Meaning and Song Writer)

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Everything About the Song “Euphoria” by BTS’s Jeon Jungkook!

Jeon Jungkook, also known as BTS’s Jungkook, is one of the ‘It Guys’ for all those fangirls around the world! He began his career when he joined the sensational boy group BTS in 2013, and since then, his name has soared! Not only is he known for his singing and dancing, but he’s also well-known as a fledgling songwriter, who has written six songs so far!

In August 2018, Jungkook released a solo single titled “Euphoria.” In this article, Channel-Korea will be disclosing everything you need to know about Jeon Jungkook and his much-celebrated solo single “Euphoria!” So, without further ado, let’s jump right in.

Jungkook’s Solo Song “Euphoria”

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Jungkook has released a solo single titled “Euphoria.” The single “Euphoria” was released on August 25th, 2018.

“Euphoria” has become very popular since its release and has been played as the music background in a lot of TV series, especially those that are traveling and culture series. Jungkook also performs the song during the BTS world tour and at music events.

Jungkook’s groupmate, RM, helped with the song, and so did the popular DJ, DJ Swivel, who has collaborated with artists like Rihanna and The Chainsmokers. DJ Swivel was one of the song’s composers.

This is a translation of the lyrics of “Euphoria”:

You are the sunlight that rose again in my life

A reincarnation of my childhood dreams

I don’t know what this emotion is

If this place is also inside a dream

 

This dream is a blue mirage in the desert

A priori deep inside of me

I’m so happy, I can’t breathe

My surroundings are getting more and more transparent

 

I hear the far-away ocean

Across the dream, over the horizon

I’m going to the place that’s getting clearer

Take my hands now

You are the cause of my euphoria

 

Euphoria, take my hands now

You are the cause of my euphoria

Euphoria, close the door now when I’m with you in Utopia

 

Were you wandering around, looking for an erased dream too?

It’s different from the typical definition of destiny

Your pained eyes are looking at the same place as me

Won’t you please stay in dreams?

 

 

Interesting Facts About Jungkook’s Solo Song “Euphoria”

1. It was originally a song for Justin Bieber

The producer of “Euphoria,” Melanie Fontana, revealed that the song was originally meant for the Canadian singer, Justin Bieber. She also said that the song didn’t really sound like the usual K-Pop songs. For some reason, eventually, “Euphoria” went to BTS’s Jungkook.

2. BTS’s RM also participated in the song-making process

Not only was it written by the famous songwriter, but “Euphoria” was also made by another BTS member, BTS’s RM! It wasn’t the first time for BTS’s RM to participate in the making of a song, he also participated in the song-making of BTS’s Jimin’s solo single, “Promise.”

3. “Euphoria” was the longest-running hit on the charts of any other BTS member’s solo single

It doesn’t surprise us that Jungkook‘s “Euphoria” went worldwide! “Euphoria” was the longest hit in any song chart over any other BTS member’s solo single!

The single could be seen on the international charts on iTunes, where iTunes was providing the song charts for 93 different countries, such as Taiwan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, etc.

4. A mysterious theory from BigHit Entertainment

ARMY’s from all over the world found out that there was a mysterious theory from BigHit Entertainment in the “Euphoria” music video. They also guessed that there was a hint in the music video about BTS’s next album.

One of the theories said that in the “Euphoria” music video, there would be new albums for the previous album, Love Yourself: Her, followed by Love Yourself: Wonder, which might be followed by Tear and Answer.

In the music video, we could see that Jin was suspected to be a time traveler from the past, who wanted to save all of his friends (the other BTS members). In the theory, Jin was supposed to save all of the BTS members except for Jimin. We could see in the MV that Jimin was all alone in his hospital gown.

The fans also thought that Jungkook was the first one to figure out that Jin was a time traveler. In the “Euphoria” music video, there’s a compilation of other BTS music videos, such as “Daydream,” “Spring Day,” “Hwayang Yeon Hwa” series, etc.

5. The meaning of Euphoria

Some of BTS’s fans also thought about the meaning behind “Euphoria.” It could mean the emotional state in which someone experiences pleasure and excitement and intense feelings of happiness. In the translation of the lyrics, we see a reference to a Utopia, which is an imagined place in which everything’s perfect.