In a recent interview by BTS’s V, fans were able to understand a bit more about his song “Blue & Grey”, which was included in the group’s latest album, BE.
The track was written during some of V’s hardest moments and was a song he hoped would console others to let them know that they are not alone.
“Please love ‘Blue & Grey’. It’s a song that I wrote!”
BLUE AND GREY PROD V
"블루앤그레이 많이 사랑해주세요. 제가 쓴 노래예요"
Proud of you, Vpic.twitter.com/0JviNtwpo2
— TaeTae STATION 12.30Mhz (@TAETAESTATION) January 9, 2021
Composer and artist NIve, who is a good friend of V, participated in the making of this track. In a previous video, NIve reveals how he received the opportunity to work with V for their album.
Recently, online community boards were confused due to a recent interview with NIve on the music show Yoo Heeyeol’s Sketchbook.
While talking about working with V and the track “Blue & Grey”, they introduced the song as if NIve was the original composer and singer of the song.
<유희열의 스케치북> Nive님 'Blue&Grey' 언급
— 투데이저장소 (@today_video_) January 8, 2021
This caused much controversy online among fans, bringing NIve to post a message online to apologize and clear the confusion. Below is the full message from his Instagram.
He apologized for not recognizing the potential misinterpretation of the situation and promised to be more careful to prevent something like this to happen again.
He also emphasized that he was truly honored and grateful for being given the opportunity to partake in the project.
Going forward, many fans and netizens hope that through this experience that NIve will be more clear and mindful of his actions. What are your thoughts about this incident?