Let me tell you, I watch a lot of Youtube. I mean, like a lot. If you were to look at my youtube history, you’d say “Damn Girl, get a life!” Or at least one that does not involve People’s Court, Dateline, The Phillip DeFranco Show, and clips from John Oliver. Being one who watches excessive amounts of YouaTube, I always see the ads for YouTube Red, or more commonly, accidentally hit on the tab for it. “Would you like to sign up for YouTube Red?” No, I would not like to sign up for YouTube Red. Who wants to pay for freaking YouTube? It’s YouTube. But the people behind YouTube were cunning. They could see (probably from that YouTube history) my weakness and decided to prey upon it.
BTS Burn The Stage. Available only on YouTube Red.
BTS Burn The Stage is a BTS bts (heh) documentary series that follows the boys through their Wings tour, right up to them getting the Billboard Music Award and performing on the AMAs. Holy fudge guys. Holy fudge. The fangirl within me is weeping right now. Like one of those teenage girls who sit around you at the BTS concert seeing their biases for the first time sort of weeping. This is going to be so epic!
I’m not sure if this was their plan from the start, and something within me says no, but with their now blowing up here (finally catching up with the rest of the world thank you very much) it made sense for them to do something like this. So if this wasn’t in the plans from the start how do they have all the footage you ask? This is BTS, they and their company are the masters of social media and with RUN, Bon Voyage, and the BOMBs? It’s not like every moment of their lives aren’t already being recorded. Once the idea came into play, I’m sure it was just a matter of putting the footage they already had together.
Did that sound like a complaint? Then listen closer. They were so smart about how they grew this band, how they marketed them, how they used social media to not only grow their fanbase but to turn them into an ARMY who would help push the guys higher. It’s a formula that you see even now trying to be replicated by other groups.
There are so many moments I want to see! Planning on performing Bapsae and Cyper 4. Seeing the guys get the news about the American Music Awards, Billboard, of them winning all of the awards in Korea. Their reactions of having to wear those pink coats with the giant pearls all over them. It was a killer year for them and now we get to be a part of it. Well. We were a part of it before, but now we get to be a part of it all in one easy to find location.
Even if that place means I now have to pay for YouTube.
I‘m hoping that this will be as good as the BigBang concert movie. I’m not usually a big behind the scenes person, but that was a lot of fun and I came out of it liking MADE just that much more.
So you win, YouTube, you win. Please take my money.