The ‘Closer Than This’ music video begins with a poignant textual introduction declaring, “So in a way, this really is a fan song”. Jimin is portrayed collaborating with a writing team, engaging in discussions about the lyrics of the track, emphasizing that this is not a permanent farewell. The subtle suggestion could allude to the ongoing military responsibilities of other BTS members—Jungkook, Jin, J-hope, RM, SUGA, and V. Jimin expresses the desire for the song to authentically convey his enduring love for the BTS Army.
지민 (Jimin) ‘Closer Than This’ Official MV
The music video serves as a montage of significant moments in the journey of BTS, spanning from their debut stage performances to recent live shows and heartwarming interactions with their dedicated fanbase. ‘Closer Than This’ captures a spectrum of emotions, including euphoric celebrations and intimate glimpses into the septet’s camaraderie. Jimin’s message through the song seems to assure fans that he will be there for them whenever they need the pop sensation.
Following the release, the BTS Army flooded the comment section with gratitude and admiration. Overwhelmed fans expressed their thanks to Jimin for the beautiful song dedicated to the ARMY, with one individual stating, “Many more Jimin to come! Army cherish all of you seven forever”, while others praised Jimin’s heartfelt gesture, declaring him to have the “sweetest heart in this whole planet”.
Coinciding with the release, a documentary titled ‘BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star’ chronicling the journey of BTS members premiered on December 20. The eight-part docuseries is currently available for streaming on Disney Plus.