“00:00 (Zero O’Clock)” by BTS
’00:00 (Zero O’Clock)’ is a thought-provoking song about the monotonous challenges of life. More specifically, it reflects deep-seated emotions we experience everyday. The main music video shows the various BTS members going about their daily routine. Shots of their stage performances are interspersed with those of their private lives. These are interesting because they allow fans to catch a glimpse of their strenuous lifestyle. If they are not performing or rehearsing, they are back in their rooms trying to do other things. Mundane things like reading, composing, or trying to catch some sleep, are a welcomed reprieve from their packed timetables.
The words ’00:00 (Zero O’Clock)’ are a reference to the end of the day. Many of us often go to bed wondering if we have been productive. Some of us may feel unsatisfied or unhappy. BTS also face the same wave of emotions. This is the underlying theme of ’00:00 (Zero O’Clock). BTS are stressing that they are human beings like us. Beyond the glitter and glamour, they face real emotional and physical struggles. This explains the songs’ wide-ranging appeal. Its soothing melody will no doubt encourage fans to endure and find happiness even in the darkest of times.
Facts about ’00:00 (Zero O’Clock)’
’00:00 (Zero O’Clock)’ was released and unveiled by BTS on February 21, 2020.
It is the thirteenth track on their famed “Map of the Soul: 7” album which sold several million copies the world over.
According to the BTS Charts twitter page, ’00:00 (Zero O’Clock)’ ranked number 21 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot on March 3 2020. It also peaked at number 9 on the Billboard World Digital Song Charts on March 7 2020.