BTS V to Release Debut Solo Album "Layover" September 8


After the news BTS V was the next member to release his first solo debut album, Bighit announced a release date. The album titled ‘Layover’ is to be released Friday 8th September at 1pm KST. The news released on 8th August at 11am KST gave details on the various versions, concepts, and genres within the album. Set to tell a story the album will have six tracks in total with each accompanied by a music video.

In a press release, Bighit explained “We are excited to share more details about the release of BTS member V’s solo album Layover. Layover consists of six tracks in total - five tracks and a bonus track. To fully appreciate the album’s flow, we recommend listening to it in sequence from start to finish. The music videos for all five tracks will also be revealed. V will showcase amazing new performances and make various appearances alongside the album’s release. Please stay tuned and continue to support V as he embarks on his new solo journey.”

The tracks are as follows:

1. Rainy Days

In this track, V’s voice melds beautifully with the sound of rain and everyday white noises, tugging at the listeners’ heartstrings.

2. Blue

An homage to old-school R&B with a modern twist, adding a special flair to the song.

3. Love Me Again

A light and captivating R&B track with an alluring vibe that lingers long. V’s signature baritone shines through in this track.

4. Slow Dancing

The focus track of this album, is a ‘70s romantic soul-style track that exudes a laid-back and free-spirited feeling, just as the title suggests.

5. For Us

A pop R&B track that leaves a lasting impression on the entire album. It serves as an epilogue, stirring up deep emotions with V’s vocals and unique lyrics.

6. Slow Dancing (Piano Ver.)

A piano arrangement of the focus track “Slow Dancing,” which offers a different allure from the original as a bonus track

Layover will have three versions and a Weverse album option, of which the cover features his beloved pomeranian Yeontan. The vibe of the contents looks set to be a retro 70’s aesthetic mixed with a calming presence.


Last week it was revealed that V has been working with Min Hee Jin who is to oversee the overall production of the album alongside choreography, design, and promotion. 

Layover is available for pre-order now on a variety of online retailers, and Weverse. Release date: 1:00 PM, Friday, September 8, 2023 (KST) Are you excited about Layover? Let us know, and be sure to follow KpopWise for all the latest updates. 

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