BTS‘ Jungkook dropped the video for his solo observe “Dreamers” on Tuesday (Nov. 22), a sort of travelogue by which the singer explores Qatar, the location of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The dreamy tune that’s a part of the official soundtrack of the worldwide soccer basic that kicked off this week within the tiny Center Jap nation options Jungkook singing alongside Qatari artist Fahad Al-Kubaisi.
The clip opens with a stunned-looking Jungkook wandering by means of a brightly lit hall earlier than rising into an area stuffed with pulsing lasers as dancers in a market be part of him on a stroll by means of town. In the meantime, Al-Kubaisi sings his bits from the deck of an enormous schooner as Jungkook croons from atop a skyscraper amid pictures of youngsters watching digital whales break away from the bonds of the ocean and soar above skyscrapers.
The visible ends with Junkook singing the tune’s hopeful chorus, “Look who we’re, we’re the dreamers/ We make it occur, cuz we imagine it,” surrounded by dancers holding up flags from all over the world. Jungkook premiered the tune on the opening ceremonies for the quadrennial worldwide match over the weekend.
The solo BTS star is among the few pop artists who’ve participated within the occasions surrounding this yr’s World Cup, which has come beneath scrutiny for the method of awarding the bid to the tiny religiously conservative Gulf skeikdom, the place homosexuality is a criminal offense and the place officers banned a rainbow flag armband meant as a present of solidarity and variety. Qatar has additionally come beneath scrutiny for the thousands of deaths among the many migrant staff who helped construct the stadiums the place the video games are being held, with studies that the laborers have been paid unfair wages and housed in substandard, broiling circumstances within the nation the place temperatures can rise above 120 levels in the summertime.
“Dreamers” is Jungkook’s second solo tune this yr amid BTS’ ongoing hiatus, following on the heels of his “Left and Right” collaboration with Charlie Puth.
Watch the “Dreamers” video here.