BTS’ V says the members of Coldplay described him as “a second Chris Martin”

It was the band's reaction to V's full English demo of 'My Universe' at the time

BTS’ V revealed that the members of Coldplay have described him as “a second Chris Martin” while working together on their collab, ‘My Universe’.

During a recent interview with Vogue Koreathe South Korean singer shared that he had actually recorded a full English-language demo of BTS’ joint single with British band, ‘My Universe’.

“Honestly, it didn’t show in that video, but I recorded the full song when it came out as an English guide,” he shared, per Soompi’s translations, referencing the behind-the-scenes documentary shared in September following the single’s release.

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He went on to share that the members of Coldplay had been impressed by his demo, revealing that they “praised me by saying I was like a second Chris Martin”. “That’s why I listened a lot to that guide song I sang,” he said.

Elsewhere in the interview, V also touched on the turning points in his life so far – which he revealed to be his first meeting with the BTS members, followed by his debut with the group. “Since we started off at a small company, something solid within us formed,” he said. “My mindset has changed a lot as well. From those times, I thought of the members as another family.”

V had recently unveiled a preview of his upcoming contribution to the soundtrack of an ongoing K-drama series Our Beloved Summerstarring Parasite‘s Choi Woo-shik and Itaewon Class’ Kim Da-mi. Titled ‘Christmas Tree’, the song is due out on Christmas Eve (December 24) at 6pm KST.

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