‘Permission To Dance’ came out on July 9. While the song has been winning the hearts for many reasons right from excellent choreography to the feel-good lyrics and its positive messages, BTS has managed to sway everyone. The song is the second English single of BTS in 2021 followed by the release of their Superhit ‘Butter’ which stayed on the first position on Billboard Top 100 charts for six weeks in a row.
The English single’s of BTS has made a mention to some legendary stars including Michael Jackson in Dynamite and Usher in Butter and finally in ‘Permission To Dance’, it was the Grammy-winning singer, Elton John’s turn to receive a grand ode from the Bangtan Boys.
The lyrics, When it all seems like it’s wrong / Just sing along to Elton John / And to that feeling, we’re just getting started.” – RM’s soothing introductory verse proudly name drops the legendary 74-year-old singer in BTS’ latest song. Elton John also approved the song in his very own way. Taking to his Twitter account John tweeted, “When it all seems like it’s right, I sing along to @bts_bighit #PermissionToDance,” and gave them a lyrical seal of approval. BTS also retweeted the singer’s tweet.
When it all seems like it’s right, I sing along to @bts_bighit #PermissionToDance
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) July 10, 2021
ARMYs were seen gushing over the tweet and showered love in the comment section for the iconic musician. One user wrote, “Aww Sir Elton. I grew up listening to all your songs. Seeing your post touch my heart as love seeing artists that I admire also expressing respect to BTS , a group that I believe are amazing artists bc they truly love and respect the art of music . Sir have a great day.” Another wrote, “With bts retweeting, Weary face. Lengends appreciating legends”. The comment section was seen flooded with purple hearts.
Meanwhile, BTS was seen performing ‘Permission To Dance’ live for the first time during a special broadcast called A Butterful Getaway. They will also appear on ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’ on July 13 and 14 for a “two-day takeover event”, where they will perform their latest track along with ‘Butter’.