“So 4 More” by BTS
|Album / Mini-album||Unofficial Song by BTS|
|Release Date||June 13, 2014|
|Label||Big Hit Entertainment|
|Songwriter(s)||RM, Suga, and J-Hope|
|Composer(s)||Supreme boi and Slow Rabbit|
There are 2 kinds of songs that BTS has released during their 8-year career in the Korean entertainment industry as musicians under Big Hit Entertainment. The first one is the official song with the songs released both as digital downloads and as physical versions of an album.
The second one is the unofficial song with the songs released only on online music platforms such as SoundCloud, YouTube, social media sites, Twitter, Blog, Daum Café, or sung live for concerts, events, and others without releasing it as a physical version on an album.
In this article, we want to talk about one of the unofficial songs from BTS that was only released on BTS’ official SoundCloud account. The song is entitled “So 4 More” and was released 7 years ago on June 13, 2014. Let’s check out more details about this song here!
Here is the lyric video of “So 4 More” by BTS that was made and uploaded by BTS’ fans, Army, on YouTube:
Background of “So 4 More”
To celebrate the 1st anniversary of BTS since officially making their debut in June 2013, they released an unofficial song entitled “So 4 More.” They released the song under Big Hit Entertainment through BTS’ official SoundCloud account on June 13, 2014.
“So 4 More” by BTS is an adapted song from Pro Era entitled “Like Water” that was released on December 21, 2012. Even though this song is an adapted song from another singer, still, the lyrics of this song were written by 3 members of BTS, RM, Suga, and J-Hope.
Big Hit Entertainment also released and uploaded the special video of “So 4 More” by BTS on BANGTANTV’s official YouTube account on June 13, 2014. In the video, BTS members look like they are having fun together while recording the song. As of now, the video of this song has gained 2,150,067 views and 207,209 likes on YouTube.
As “So 4 More” by BTS is an unofficial song, you can only find and listen to this song on BTS’ official SoundCloud account or BANGTANTV’s official YouTube account for the legal streaming because Big Hit Entertainment did not release this song on other music platforms.
Story of “So 4 More”
As “So 4 More” by BTS is a song that was released to celebrate the 1st anniversary of BTS’ debut day, the story of this song describes the feelings of BTS members about their experiences after 1 year of officially debuting as singers. They pour everything they feel into the lyrics of this song including the positive and negative things.
The lyrics of this song also show what kind of struggles they have gone through and must continue to go through in order to reach their dream of becoming successful and famous singers.
Even though they know there will be many obstacles and challenges that are waiting for them in the future, they will never give up on the situation and stop in the middle because they know that this is the consequence they have to get through and face to get what they want. That is why, in exchange, they put all of their complaints into this song so that they can feel more relieved to continue their life journey in the future.
Three members of BTS, RM, Suga, and J-Hope, took part in this song as songwriters. Supreme Boi was the one who worked on the melody alongside Slow Rabbit who also took part in working for the beat remake. The one who mixed and mastered this song was Yang Ga. The length of this song is 4:45.
MV of “So 4 More”
Big Hit Entertainment did not make and release the official MV for “So 4 More” by BTS as this is just an unofficial song to celebrate BTS’ 1st anniversary. Instead, they released and uploaded a special video of this song on BANGTANTV’s official YouTube account on June 13, 2014, where it has gained 2,150,067 views and 207,209 likes since its first upload on YouTube.
The video begins by showing the seven members of BTS chatting casually while joking around in the recording studio. Then, the video continues by showing the recording process of the BTS members while singing the song. During the recording, they look serious yet relaxed at the same time. Most of them wear casual clothes such as t-shirts, hoodies, or shirts. The length of the video is 5:55.
Here is the special video of BTS’ “So 4 More” that was uploaded on BANGTANTV’s official YouTube channel:
“So 4 More” Performances
On several occasions, BTS performed “So 4 More” live in front of their fans and the public. You can watch the live performance videos of “So 4 More” by BTS here!
“So 4 More” by BTS Live Stage in Manila (Fancam Version)
“So 4 More” by BTS Live Stage in Bangkok Concert (Fancam Version)