BTS Star Jin Shares Coldplay Co-Write, ‘The Astronaut’
BTS member Jin has released his new solo single, The Astronaut, a collaboration with Coldplay.
The Astronaut was co-written by Jin and Coldplay and follows the 2021 Coldplay single My Universe, which featured BTS.
Jin will become the first BTS member to enlist for mandatory military service, according to an announcement from Big Hit Music on October 17. It also mentioned that the boyband have plans to reconvene at full strength by 2025.
Jin is set to perform the new song alongside Coldplay at the band’s forthcoming concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Coldplay have recently announced they will be broadcasting the gig.
The show, part of Coldplay’s Music Of The Spheres World Tour, will be shown in thousands of cinemas in over 70 countries.
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Screenings will take place on 28 October 28 fans in North America and Latin America, and shown elsewhere on 29 October, the band will also be offering repeat screenings.
The show will be directed by Paul Dugdale and shared in partnership with Trafalgar Releasing.
Marc Allenby, CEO of Trafalgar Releasing, said: “We are delighted to be partnering again with the Coldplay team on this major live broadcast, having established a successful partnership with the 2018 documentary release A Head Full Of Dreams. [We are] giving fans the opportunity to experience the phenomenal Music Of The Spheres tour on the big screen across the globe in unison.”
Coldplay recently announced tour dates for 2023:
WED 17 Estádio Cidade de Coimbra – Coimbra, PORTUGAL
WED 24 Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys – Barcelona, SPAIN
THU 25 Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys – Barcelona, SPAIN
WED 31 Etihad Stadium – Manchester, UK
THU 01 Etihad Stadium – Manchester, UK
TUE 06 Principality Stadium – Cardiff, UK
WED 21 Stadio Diego Armando Maradona – Naples, ITALY
SUN 25 Stadio San Siro – Milan, ITALY
MON 26 Stadio San Siro – Milan, ITALY
SAT 01 Stadion Letzigrund – Zurich, SWITZERLAND
WED 05 Parken – Copenhagen, DENMARK
THU 06 Parken – Copenhagen, DENMARK
SAT 08 Ullevi – Gothenburg, SWEDEN
SUN 09 Ullevi – Gothenburg, SWEDEN
SAT 15 Johan Cruijff ArenA – Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
SUN 16 Johan Cruijff ArenA – Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS