Jimin: BTS star’s solo single ‘Promise’ hits 200m SoundCloud streams


The solo track from BTS star Jimin has become the fifth most-streamed song of all time on SoundCloud.

Jimin’s single, titled “Promise”, broke records upon its release in December 2018 by beating Drake to become the the biggest-ever debut for a song on the music platform.

Drake’s “Duddy Freestyle” was streamed 4.9m times in its first 24 hours compared to Jimin’s 8.5m for “Promise”.

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It’s now been streamed more than 200m times.

The K-pop singer co-wrote the track with fellow BTS member RM with the backing co-composed with Slow Rabbit.

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1/23 “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande

Correct lyric: “Thank you, next. Thank you, next. Thank you, next. I’m so f***in’ grateful for my ex.”

Misheard lyric: “Bacon, eggs. Bacon, eggs. Bacon, eggs. I’m so f***in’ grateful for my eggs.”

2/23 “I Try” – Macy Gray

Correct lyric: “My world crumbles when you are not near.”

Misheard lyric: “I wear goggles when you are not near.”

3/23 “Sex on Fire” – Kings of Leon

Correct lyric: “Oooh, this sex is on fire.”

Misheard lyric: “Oooh, dyslexics on fire.”

4/23 “Erase and Rewind” – The Cardigans

Correct lyric: “Erase and rewind, ’cause I’ve been changing my mind.”

Misheard lyric: “Raisins and wine, ‘cause I’ve been changing my mind.”

5/23 “Dancing Queen” – ABBA

Correct lyric: “Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine.”

Misheard lyric: “Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tangerine.”

6/23 “I’m a Believer” – The Monkees

Correct lyric: “Then I saw her face, now I’m a believer.”

Misheard lyric: “Then I saw her face, now I’m gonna leave her.”

7/23 “Jeremy” – Pearl Jam

Correct lyric: “Jeremy spoke in class today.”

Misheard lyric: “Jeremy’s smoking grass today.”

8/23 “Africa” – Toto

Correct lyric: “There’s nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do.”

Misheard lyric: “There’s nothing that a hundred men on mars could ever do.”

9/23 “Blank Space” by Taylor Swift

Correct lyric: “Got a long list of ex-lovers, they’ll tell you I’m insane.”

Misheard lyric: “Got a lot of Starbucks lovers, they’ll tell you I’m insane.”

10/23 “The Pretender” – Foo Fighters

Correct lyric: “What if I say I’m not like the others?”

Misheard lyric: “One of these things is not like the others.”

11/23 “Feel Good Inc” by The Gorillaz

Correct lyric: “Feel good.”

Misheard lyric: “Milk dud.”

12/23 “Blue” – Eiffel 65

Correct lyric: “I’m blue da ba dee da ba daa, da ba dee da ba daa, da ba dee da ba daa.”

Misheard lyric: “I’m blue da ba dee da ba daa, in Aberdeen I will die, da ba dee da ba daa.”

13/23 “Blinded By the Light” – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band

Correct lyric: “Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night.”

Misheard lyric: “Wrapped up like a douche when you’re rollin’ in the night.”

14/23 “Purple Haze” – Jimi Hendrix

Correct lyric: “Scuse me, while I kiss the sky.”

Misheard lyric: “Scuse me, while I kiss this guy.”

15/23 “Tiny Dancer” – Elton John

Correct lyric: “Hold me closer tiny dancer.”

Misheard lyric: “Hold me closer Tony Danza.”

16/23 “Say You Love Me” – Fleetwood Mac

Correct lyric: “I’m begging you for a little sympathy.”

Misheard lyric: “I’m begging you for a little sip of tea.”

17/23 “Chasing Pavements” – Adele

Correct lyric: “Should I give up, or should I just keep chasing pavements?”

Misheard lyric: “Should I give up, or should I just keep chasing penguins?”

18/23 “Livin’ On A Prayer” – Bon Jovi

Correct lyric: “It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not.”

Misheard lyric: “It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not.”

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19/23 “Baby Got Back” – Sir Mix-A-Lot

Correct lyric: “I like big butts and I cannot lie.”

Misheard lyric: “I like big butts in a can of limes.”

20/23 “Seven Seas of Rhye” – Queen

Correct lyric: “I challenge the mighty titan and his troubadours.”

Misheard lyric: “I challenge the mighty titan and his stupid horse.”

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21/23 “Bad Moon Rising” – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Correct lyric: “There’s a bad moon on the rise.”

Misheard lyric: “There’s a bathroom on the right.”

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22/23 “Like a G6” – Far East Movement

Correct lyric: “Now I’m feelin’ so fly like a G6.”

Misheard lyric: “Now I’m feelin’ so fly like a cheese stick.”



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