It’s official: BTS is coming back on February 21 with MAP OF THE SOUL: 7! So far, not much is known about BTS’s mysterious 2020 album, but fans have theories. If you’re not excited for BTS’s comeback yet (first of all, what’s wrong with you?) these fan theories will get you hyped!
1. A return to the WINGS era…
BIGHIT RELEASED THE PRE-ORDERS 6 WEEKS BEFORE THE COMEBACK INSTEAD OF 4. THIS MEANS WE’RE GETTING SOLO TEASERS AND SOLO MUSIC JUST LIKE WINGS ERA. WE—-
— mari ♡ mots: 7 (@euphoriangguk) January 7, 2020
2. …or the HYYH era?
WHAT IF THE SAVE ME WEBTOON WAS TEASING THIS MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 THIS WHOLE TIME AND THE REASON WHY WE ONLY EVER SAW EVERYTHING FROM JIN'S PERSPECTIVE AND JIN KEPT GOING BACK IN TIME IS BECAUSE WE'RE ACTUALLY GOING BACK IN TIME TO HYYH… WITH JIN.
— MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 (@13434O) January 7, 2020
3. Jungkook’s tattoos
WHAT IF WE GET JUNGKOOK'S TATTOOS ON FULL DISPLAY IN THE CONCEPT PICTURES??
— cherry ⁷ (@aengelicbts) January 7, 2020
4. Actually, everybody’s tattoos
— bts edits (@mindales) January 7, 2020
5. I Purple You
Remember the leaked concept photo of the album covers? And there were 4 when were only knew of persona, shadow and ego? I guess now we know that the PURPLE album cover is #MOTS7 #7isComing #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_7 #BTSIsComing @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/tcMkxACuj6
— Aurelia💜MOTS:7️⃣ coming (@AureliaOT7) January 7, 2020
— 𝙻𝚒𝚊𝚗𝚎 (7) 🧼 (@unotaehyung) January 7, 2020
6. Seven deadly sins
— athy (@jeonlvr) January 7, 2020
WHAT IF they're doing seven solos for each seven gods potraying seven deadly sins through seven features of ego? There's arrogance, greed, impatience, stubbornness, martyrdom, self destruction, self deprecation. We must go through all of them first to get to shadow #7iscoming pic.twitter.com/YTqV6jVTj2
— ona (@ilsansqueen) January 7, 2020
7. Seven Egos
— ً (@seldoII) January 7, 2020
8. This bittersweet concept
what if its called 7 bc its the last comeback with ot7 bts 🙁 pic.twitter.com/XZLvj7VOQ4
— 🧸 amber roxanne (@whoompf) January 7, 2020
9. Seven ways to go broke
— Precious ⁷ 🥂 (@smoljungkookbun) January 7, 2020
10. Jin approves this message
— primrose ✩ (@solarityroses) January 7, 2020
11. Sages of Greece
Since its believed that Greek Mythology is involved
What if …
"7" implies "THE SEVEN SAGES OF GREEK"
— ᴶᵒᵒⁿ'ˢᴍᴏᴏɴᴘɪe * ⁷ * (@Joonie_Moonpie) January 7, 2020