The popular website Pitchfork has brought some happiness for the 7 boys coming from Big Hit.
Lately, Pitchfork, a popular site focusing on music review, published a long article about BTS’s latest album – Love Yourself: Tear. And at the same time, Pitchfork gave a relatively impressive score for this Kpop album: 7.1.
“The latest album from the masters of the K-pop formula is a slick, loosely thematic album about love and loss, with a stronger emphasis on rapping than ever before”. That’s the intro that the writer Sheldon Pearce wrote about the latest masterpiece from Kpop.
Especially, the writer also complimented this album: “There is some level of thematic consistency on ‘Tear’ with at least a semblance of an emotional arc being teased out across the 11 tracks: navigating a dream world and the real one in search of a personal paradise”, “(the album) is a kaleidoscopic mark of that efficiency, observing the finely tuned formula BTS have been perfecting since 2015”. Besides, the writer also highly appreciated “extraordinary” rap skills of BTS members.
Since a long time ago, Pitchfork has been known as a strict music review website, it has been trusted by music listeners and attracted hundred-thousands of views everyday. The writers of this page simply review music products in accordance with the quality of music, they are not affected by the artists’ sales or reputation, leading to the fact that many popular singers of the world get really low score: Taylor Swift – 6.5, Katy Perry – 4.8, Ed Sheeran – 2.8. Let’s take a look and see how the critics score recent popular albums:
So, with this comeback, beside the huge profits, BTS has also succeeded in “invading the foreign market”, reaching the hearts of American music listeners. Love Yourself: Tear was officially approved by the top critics, so what can be happier than this?