BTS: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

21 sept 2020
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Sept. 21, 2020 | Stephen Thompson -- We've been trying to make a BTS Tiny Desk concert happen for years now - even gaming out ways we might move Bob Boilen's desk far enough forward to accommodate the superstar Korean boy band's dance moves.
In the end, it took a global pandemic - and the launch of Tiny Desk (home) concerts back in March - to make something happen. With BTS cooped up in Seoul, the group held true to the series's spirit by convening a live band for its Tiny Desk debut, and even arranged to perform in a workspace with a music-friendly backdrop: the record store VINYL & PLASTIC by Hyundai Card in BTS's hometown.
Opening with this summer's inescapable "Dynamite" - the group's first single to hit No. 1 in the U.S., as well as its first song to be fully recorded in English - BTS leaned hard into the new track's celebratory, "Uptown Funk"-adjacent vibes. From there, the group dipped into its back catalog, seizing on the opportunity to showcase its quieter side while (mostly) staying uncharacteristically seated. The breezily propulsive "Save ME," from 2016, ultimately gave way to a full-on power ballad in 2017's reflective "Spring Day."
The latter track seemed especially true to BTS's hopeful nature: Introduced with a few optimistic words from rapper and singer RM ("It's been the roughest summer ever, but we know that spring will come"), the song reflects on a need to wait out hard times, even as the weight of present-day pain feels oppressive.
BTS had intended to spend 2020 delighting the BTS Army in arenas around the world, only to spend these last few months performing in isolation. Released on the last day of a grim season, "Spring Day" provides a nice reminder of what awaits us on the other side. We just have to get through fall and winter first.
"Save ME"
"Spring Day"
V: vocals; Jin: vocals; Jimin: vocals; J-Hope: vocals; RM: vocals; SUGA: vocals; Jungkook: vocals; KHAN: drums; DOCSKIM: keyboard; Kim Kiwook: bass; Shyun: guitar
Video and Audio by: Big Hit Entertainment; Producer: Stephen Thompson; Audio Mastering Engineer: Josh Rogosin; Video Producer: Morgan Noelle Smith; Associate Producer: Bobby Carter; Executive Producer: Lauren Onkey; Senior VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann

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    • I don’t think BTS is protesting anything. They are celebrating life!🥰

      Marie ConstantiaMarie Constantia2 päeva tagasi
    • Wiw 😇😁😍 bts

      Shula MoranteShula Morante2 päeva tagasi
    • @Kate ღ I said the same thing!!!💜💜💜 BTS pt2

      Stephanie TStephanie T3 päeva tagasi
    • English subs please.

      LorenzoNWLorenzoNW3 päeva tagasi
    • their vocal is so unique, will never bored for their songs. no wonder they are so big right now

      Francoise McarthurFrancoise Mcarthur4 päeva tagasi
  • Hearing them sing spring day again just makes me feel so happy and safe, and I haven’t been doing good lately so this is amazing.

    army:once:elf:exol multiarmy:once:elf:exol multi16 minutit tagasi
  • AUTOTUNE ? Cool anyway

    Rodrigo Eduardo Briceño ChávezRodrigo Eduardo Briceño ChávezTund tagasi
  • Omg they are really good, I've heard them before.

    Luciana ProfiroLuciana Profiro2 tundi tagasi
  • P

    Eva Moreno MolinaEva Moreno Molina2 tundi tagasi
  • why am i just seeing this!!!! LOVE THISSSSS

    Damilola AjeleDamilola Ajele3 tundi tagasi

    Mr SamehMr Sameh3 tundi tagasi
  • so warm so lovely

    thisis rabithisis rabi4 tundi tagasi
  • They can't help dancing

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  • Can someone please explain why their songs make me wanna cry? Every time I hear spring day or save me or any other song it makes me wanna cry I don’t understand why 😂 I started watching videos to get to learn more about them and I’m now obsessed with everything they do! Listening to their music is truly healing, it does something to your soul. And their story, their hardships, their love, every little thing about them is beautiful ♥️

    Doruntina TahiriDoruntina Tahiri7 tundi tagasi
  • Love

    Maressa FarinhaMaressa Farinha9 tundi tagasi
  • Even if life goes on is there but I still want to stuck myself on spring day...

    Kishan GurungKishan Gurung9 tundi tagasi
  • 😘😘😘😘😘

    Annaleigha Mora-zamoraAnnaleigha Mora-zamora10 tundi tagasi
  • The fact that they're dancing here too😂💕😂💕

    JayJay10 tundi tagasi
  • Is there any possible Tiny Desk Concert for Life Goes On?

    Sheila OlivianiSheila Oliviani10 tundi tagasi
  • I wish this was longer. We need a second one.

    Angela HallAngela Hall11 tundi tagasi
  • 이 무대 매일 봐줘야함 진짜

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  • Love yourself Relay1819

    Zec TvZec Tv12 tundi tagasi
  • Am from indonesia Am bias rm jimin and jungkook

    gendis anindiagendis anindia12 tundi tagasi
  • I can’t believe it took me this long to fall in love with these boys 😭😭😭😭😭

    Sabrina GayosoSabrina Gayoso13 tundi tagasi
  • Love yourself Relay1812

    Zec TvZec Tv14 tundi tagasi
  • Idk🤪 but save me song hits me this line. " you got a fetish for my love I push you out and you come right back"

    anjali toppoanjali toppo14 tundi tagasi
    • Those lyrics aren't in Save Me.

      Jennifer GreenJennifer Green13 tundi tagasi
  • Love love love love bts

    Kun MaeKun Mae17 tundi tagasi
  • 라이브 느낌 에 느껴지는 이 감동..

    Nodila LeaNodila Lea17 tundi tagasi
  • 한국인이에요 아니면 외국인이에요

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  • I come back and watch this at least once a week. One of my favorite BTS performances ever! I love their voices and harmonies being at the forefront (although don't get me wrong, I love when they dance, too). They're just relaxed and vibing with the music and each other. Their styling here is impeccable - retro vibes in rich autumn colors. It looks so good with their sparkly mics.

    banje72banje7219 tundi tagasi
  • 大大大大好き

    Less+ Project.Less+ Project.19 tundi tagasi
  • Love yourself Relay1810

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  • I'm late to the party! 25M views for a phenomenal group on a legendary channel. Live is good bro and sis!

    Rang KlosRang Klos19 tundi tagasi
  • The best vocalㅠ

    Mingky bumMingky bum19 tundi tagasi
  • Orange has been my favorite colour for years and im loving this 🥰

    Iyann HereIyann Here20 tundi tagasi
  • Jk~~~OMG~~~♡

    just lovejust love20 tundi tagasi
  • จองกุกนั้งใกล้วี ป๋านัมนั้งใกล้ม๊าจิน เราหน้าจะเป็นคนไทยแค่คนเดียวนะ

    บุญมี มณีวรรณบุญมี มณีวรรณ21 tund tagasi
  • I LOVE YOU BTS 💜💜💜

    Eva AuliaEva Aulia21 tund tagasi
  • i comeback here, for request BTS sing Life Goes On With Subs pleasee. im so in love with BTS band ver

    Jung KapiJung Kapi22 tundi tagasi
  • 아니 사람한테 먹일 게 따로 있지.. CD을 먹이면 어떡합니까

    GOD TVGOD TV22 tundi tagasi
  • I love u bts as a friend 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

    Trisha UrquiaTrisha Urquia22 tundi tagasi
  • 랩 라인 특징 제이홉:싱잉랩,저음 전문 슈가:랩 중간에 특유의 음이탈이 있음 랩몬:파워풀,라임전문 보컬라인 특징 정국:진성이 많음. 한국보이스 콧소리가 많이 있음 지민:중성적인 보이스. 외국 갬성. 끝부분 마무리를 호흡으로 끊어서 함. 태형:목소리가 저음,굵음 진:모든 음을 진성으로 부름. 도입부가 잘어울림

    솔빈솔빈22 tundi tagasi
  • BTS(◍•ᴗ•◍)❤(◍•ᴗ•◍)❤(◍•ᴗ•◍)✧*。(◍•ᴗ•◍)✧*。(。♡‿♡。)乁║ ˙ 益 ˙ ║ㄏ💕💕

    Marilyn Athena MendozaMarilyn Athena Mendoza22 tundi tagasi
  • I'm proud to say that from 'spring day' era up until to 'life goes on' I'm still their biggest fan. I witnessed everything. I'm so proud of yall.

    Anna May MedallonAnna May Medallon23 tundi tagasi
  • 💜 BTS 💜

    Mariannemae MierMariannemae Mier23 tundi tagasi
  • our BTS is a good people and BLACK PINK we are bless to BTS AND BLACK PINK. THERE ARE KIND AND GOOD PERSON!

    Pinky MorenoPinky MorenoPäev tagasi
    • @Xristina music ALL THERE LIKE!

      Pinky MorenoPinky Moreno14 tundi tagasi
    • But what does Bp have to do with the video?

      Xristina musicXristina music16 tundi tagasi
    • @S H yes!

      Pinky MorenoPinky Moreno19 tundi tagasi
    • Yeah, let's support without dragging the other group.

      S HS H21 tund tagasi
  • Te amo jimin

    K-POP lomotifK-POP lomotifPäev tagasi

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  • Jimin is a national treasure

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  • Spring day

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  • Why don't they do the Uh Oh Beep Beep Beep parts?

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  • i dont get why people think theres autotune in here dude they’ve been practicing since they were LITERALLY *12*

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  • LOVE BTS. ALWAYS delivers a fresh performance.

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  • is this playback? shame!!!

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    • The whole concept of Tiny Desk is for the performance to be live

      Tray VixkTray Vixk38 minutit tagasi
    • can you not hear those live vocals? clean your ears

      joonjoon7 tundi tagasi
    • lol, this is like easy peasy to them. They even performed 12 mins with heavy choreography in MAMA live. Watch this BTS MAMA 2018 Mic Drop

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    • They literally have a live band playing.

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  • Why are they so perfect?!😍.

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  • 💘💘💘💕💕💕💖👏👏👏👏👏👏 BTS💜💜💗💖💖 ARMYS

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  • Love yourself Relay1805

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  • 2:09 da nana na

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  • Love yourself Relay1799

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  • I'n here everyday

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  • Love yourself Relay1796

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  • 🔥🔥🔥

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  • Woooow! 3:11 / I Love you {v}

    I’me ArmyI’me ArmyPäev tagasi
  • Love you bts 😘😘

    Isabella Souza SantosIsabella Souza SantosPäev tagasi
  • This live is so wonderful Every time amazing to listen to them

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  • Who's here after BTS got nominated for the Best pop/rock duo performance at the Grammys

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  • Finally Grammy Nominated Artists!!! Hope they win it!!!

    Sára SzabóSára SzabóPäev tagasi
  • 아티스트 그 자체 이런 산뜻한 무대는 본적이없다

    Wonil ChoiWonil ChoiPäev tagasi
  • 2:14 미친 박지민 결혼해

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  • Tahun 2021

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  • Aku belum kejakarta karena bts tampil di sana

    achmadi ahraachmadi ahraPäev tagasi
  • PERIOD grammy nominees

    Vine EslabraVine EslabraPäev tagasi
  • Actually, originally thr first one i noticed and love the first time i saw them, and it's jimin, Jungkook and suga, next is V, then jin, but i appreciate JHope with his jolliness and being such a happy and kond person that lighthen the room around bts' company, then RM.. But i don't really want to loose any one of them, i don't think BTS is better without the one of them, they are better and great complete💜💜💜

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  • I love you bts💜 esp. Jimin💜💜

    michelle sesaldomichelle sesaldoPäev tagasi
  • BTS makes healing music

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  • Love yourself Relay1791

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  • 방탄이 자유롭게 노래하는 모습, 넘 좋아~ ♡ 🙈💕

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  • 태형씨 머리 색갈도 아름답고 의상도 아주 잘 어울려요

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  • 태형씨 귀공자스타일인데 액션도 멋지네요 모든 복은 다 사진들...So Beautiful !

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  • USE ME AS 'PLEASE BRING BTS BACK TO NPR TINY DESK FOR ANOTHER HOME CONCERT FEATURING THEIR NEW ALBUM 'BE' BUTTON I just thought that the songs in BE is perfect for this kind of home concert.

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  • 💖💖💞💞💗💋❤❤💕😘😍😍😘🤩🤩

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  • Oh my god

    Anshara FatmaAnshara FatmaPäev tagasi
  • ,정국짱 멋짐

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  • Live or M/V? incredible...😍😍😍😍😍

    Lim mansooLim mansooPäev tagasi
    • It's live All the songs they performed here has an music video 1- dynamite 2- save me 3- spring day

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  • A ilov you BTS

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  • if you're going to place an ad in the video, at least do it after they finish a song... not in the middle of one, please.

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  • 언제나 고맙고 감사한 내가수.. 오늘 많이 힘들었는데 위로해주어서 고마워 힘내볼게...!

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  • Did you notice this cool little detail? The shading on Suga's retro sunglasses is reversed: dark at the bottom and clear at the top.

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  • Que hermoso cantan! Dynamite, que buena canciòn! Realmente la disfruto. They sing beautifully. Dynamite, what a great song! I really enjoy it.

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  • RM and Jin are so underrated.

    Ronit AdaniRonit AdaniPäev tagasi
  • 2489만회 미쳤다........진짜 아이돌은 방탄처럼 라이브를 잘해야함💜

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  • Back again. I love this performance... just so much T.T

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  • 이렇게 라이브 잘 해버리면 난 숨이 멎

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  • 방탄이 부른 랩 우리동네 내 친구들이 더 잘하겠네 ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

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  • Love yourself Relay1781

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  • 노래도 잘하는데 진짜 너무 잘생겨서 영상 끝까지 실실거리면서 웃으면서 봄....여기가 얼굴맛집이다...

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  • I’m singing this 4 times

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  • Me:*smiling like an idiot throughout the whole video* Dad:*imitates me on his phone* This happened in real life Guys make sure to stream life goes on

  • I'm in love with the purple sparkly mic Orange suit....omg

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    • His name is jungkook.... He is the main vocalist in bts

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    • He is Jungkook

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  • Who says the "Suga" adlib before he starts rapping in Save Me?

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    • J-hope I guess

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