On December 28 KST, Bambam and Seulgi finally dropped their collaboration ‘Who Are You’.
— BamBam???? (@BamBam1A) December 28, 2021
“Who Are You” is a pre-single that will most likely follow up with Bambam’s second album. ‘Who Are You’ has a sentimental melody over heavy drum beats and acoustic guitar sounds.
The composition team includes the following: Grey (Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha), Mikael Temrowski, and Livvi Franc. BamBam participated in the lyrics along with Lee Seuran, Lee Ha Jin, Grey (Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha), Mikael Temrowski, and Livvi Franc.
Expectedly, it made a lot of noise on the internet. The hashtags, including #WhoAreYouOUTNOW trended worldwide even before the music video dropped! As of December 29, 2 PM KST, the music video has been viewed a total of 4 million times.
BamBam’s “Who Are You” (Feat. Seulgi) M/V has now surpassed 4 million views on YouTube!
— GOT7 STATS (@GOT7STATS) December 29, 2021
The music video itself is quite dark but it has a lot of interesting transitions. Bambam and Seulgi show that they are a good team by the duo choreography they dance to throughout the entire video.
i could watch bambam and seulgi dance for hours pic.twitter.com/SfRGAu6JqO
— char (@kygrosie) December 28, 2021
As for the song, it is very catchy. From the melody to the duo’s vocals, the song is absolutely stunning. The lyrics are also very hopeful and beautiful.
Bambam’s and Seulgi’s fans also prove their utmost excitement and loyalty by sending the song to the top of the charts! As of December 28 KST, the song debuted at #10 on the worldwide iTunes song chart and #17 on the European iTunes song chart. As well as the fact that it topped the charts in over 20 countries.
It also went Number 1 on the Real-time Genie charts.
GENIE Real-Time Chart — 211229 00:00 KST
1. BamBam – Who Are You (Feat. SEULGI) [????79]
— GOT7 STATS (@GOT7STATS) December 28, 2021
In the evening of December 28, Bambam and Seulgi also went live on Instagram to talk a little about the collaboration. Bambam revealed that he called Seulgi without any expectations on a ‘yes’. Seulgi, however, really liked the song.
????: after seulgi zip (guesting), bambam contacted me and told me he wants to work together, i was really thankful for that
????: i was not expecting anything at all tbh, i just tried asking hehe
????: when i heard the song, i really liked it. and i think i can give justice to it ++
— shang ???? — (ia) (@bribinseunie_) December 28, 2021
This was overall such an amazing collaboration of two amazing artists. It feels like they are just good friends who are making art together and are very happy about it. This might change the game for idol collaboration for good.