I wish I could edit my comments. Please stop talking about forever, forever, Too many truths, too many comforting words…, Because it seemed like it could be that there were no moments when I loved you, RM mentioned these different versions on his V-Live review of the album on. Thank you so much <3. They’re edible too, so kids pick them and eat them. It’s like crushing quietly while stepping on with indifference….. A very simple word that has a lot of feeling/meaning subtly infused inside it. “I would love if they remembered us as boys who always wanted to show their sincerity and their sincerest side.” — Jimin. This song is so revealing but at the same time, a song that masks their inner conflict despite the hesitant honesty. I’ve been impressed recently with BTS’s ability to write “love” songs that I can actually relate to (because romantic love doesn’t do it for me usually) but I’m more impressed with songs that can be interpreted as being so deeply introspective and so real. Did  you notice that words for “tear” has been changed to “fear” at the end…? You’re my You’re my tear The farewell came at the end of my play that had only lies Do it!” He then tells X to kill without hesitation, to burn up whatever’s left of his heart, so he can be done with it, so he can stop suffering. Could you have still loved me like that again? When Liam asked what they felt about advocating such important messages to society as world-stars, Suga explained that it’s not a burden on just famous influencers but anybody with any amount of influence in the world. Track 11 of the Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’ album. You’re my tear Yes it hurts even more knowing the members also cried together hearing the lyrics. Does this mean in his verse he is blaming the other person rather than feeling guilty like Joon’s verse? I guess it’s more like “parting” or “time to part”.. Their last LY album, Love Yourself: Answer is the answer. We’ve now seen the end and there are not even resentments left A group of seven le-jin-dary memes. What more can I say? When applied to a person, this verb usually means to lose things/leave things behind, as if they’re inconsequential. Looking at these comments, about the emotional weight implied by the use of the “step on” verb… I’m a little confused. rapmonster, kimtaehyung, jhope. When asked if he felt burdened by having to set the mood for the album, he replied, “Of course.”. It’s kind of like…residual love/need that makes it hard to let go. so my two favourite artists are kendrick lamar and bts so this song has made my whole year. I am tearing up! He explained that they wanted to expose the complexity of love by touching upon its darker side. In the lyrics he sings, Suga seems to, first, take blame for the parting–indicated by how tears “are a luxury” for him. Please stop talking about forever, forever that first time is tear as in ripping, like you said; the final time in the song is tear as in crying. Thanks!! It is a really deep song, it’ll be a waste to see it as a normal love song.” Having read this, it made kinda sense to me, how the lyrics sounded like an inner dialogue between two people, but more so, it felt like conversing with yourself, or for them, it’s conversing with themselves. Thank you for the very eloquent reply. BTS - School Of Tears (Letras y canción para escuchar) - bangtan sonyeondan, rap monster / haggyo wrong, sahoe wrong / Bumo wrong, seonsaeng wrong / Pihaeja wrong, gahaeja wrong / Bang-gwanja maybe, bang-gwanja You can’t keep giving it back and back and back all over the world. Take your time , you don’t really have to unless you want to but I really wanted your take on this song. I don’t find this sentiment very often in Western songs so I always find it interesting). It’s the price I have to pay And…they pronounce it the ripping version of tear in the end… so will repeatedly be torn…. The songs start off dark and pessimistic but progressively get brighter this time, only to surprise with the darkness of the Outro: Tear. — sounds like “tear as in crying” Thank you for that! RM mentioned these different versions on his V-Live review of the album on May 28, 2018 (starting at 45 min) In early works of BTS,  the songs in an album felt like…. You’re my tear Basically you have: You’re my You’re my tear Blood, sweat, and tears definition: If you refer to something as involving blood, sweat , and tears , you mean that it is a... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples BTS Explains The Meaning Behind “LOVE YOURSELF: Tear”, Their Next Goal, And More. Their goal last year was to perform at the BBMAs, and now he hopes to attend the Grammy’s! You’re my…, What words need to be said Do you/I love myself? We know 500 definitions for BTS abbreviation or acronym in 8 categories. The Korean Azaleas grow wild, often as the first flowers to bloom in spring. The two characters probably mean  티어 which is Korean way of writing tear phonetically. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. You were my everything, go in front, fear (Note: I’m using X to stand in for whomever Suga is talking to with his lyrics, be it his masked self, a girl, a guy, whatever.). Your translations really elevate my appreciation of their music. mmm.. in English, it’s NOT, ” Hurt me more, I know you enjoy it.” It’s more like, “Could I bother you to hurt me more so I can move on. This was such an enlightening read so thank you very much for that! Belatedly that you were sincere Tear into pieces and burn my heart to a crisp. There’s a progression of ideas and moods as you listen to the album from beginning to end. But I guess that’s what you’re supposed to do during what would pass as the “climax” of such a long series – you hammer in the point with varied ways you can explore the main topic of the series. At one time, you were my dear My plain face that only I know about They’re also baby pink, not the darker reddish pink that Westerners are often familiar with. But now that dream is just a dream Thank you. If you pronunce it “teer”, it’s tear from the eyes, but if you say “tair”, it’s to rip. So, I’m kinda confused about how he’s taking the blame for the break-up, but goes on to express himself in the fashion of someone who feels very wronged. But now the songs of their albums feel more like chapters in a long novel (or even novel series), bound in a more cohesive way to each other. I had to read the lyrics again after watching Break the Silence and Yoongi saying that he wrote his lyrics for the members when they were thinking about disbanding in 2018. And, heaping onto it, he says this openly accusatory phrase, “This is the ending you wanted.” He almost taunts X, “What are you waiting for? This song speaks to me in many different ways, and it’s helping me a lot at the moment, your translation and interpretation was a blessing. “We’ll see… The Grammy’s is a whole another world, so…” — RM. I find Luxury in English is a positive thing – something really nice that everyone wants. sounds like “tear as in ripping” This is the real you and this is the real me You’re my fear You’re my You’re my tear Thank you so much for this. Even though I’m starting to learn Korean myself, even if I were to be more proficient at it I still wouldn’t fully grasp all their cultural references as someone who doesn’t live in Korea. I don’t know how to articulate my thoughts but I hope you understand my sentiments. And this interpretation wholly tied with Namjoon’s UN speech of self-acceptance despite ones many many mistakes and flaws. Farewell to me are just those moments (Flashback) That’s just a guess, but in past rap-heavy songs I notice Joon and Yoongi’s verses often show opposite perspectives so I thought it could be possible. School of Tears - lyrics B BTS Playlist Share. I kind of hope that’s true. You’re my… The song was released on January 20, 2013. Suga: Tear (as in ripping) (the specific word doesn’t mean ex-friends/friends from long time ago that are no longer friends) The name "BTS," actually stands for the words, "Bangtan Sonyeondan," which translates to mean "Bulletproof Boy Scouts." You’re my You’re my tear Yes yes,  Over the cut pieces,  step on them Only then we can come up with a theory that will uncover the video’s meaning. Jung Kook inhales audibly before singing, “The meaning of the tears reflected in the mirror, hidden by laughter, are my colors blue grey.” A weighty exhalation is … Woo take it easy,  cut out the heart slowly, Regrets, regrets, so that I would not have any such remaining, Tear into pieces and burn my heart to a crisp, This is the real you and this is the real me, We’ve now seen the end and there are not even resentments left, Awake now from sweet dreams, I close my eyes, Our end that was given to us by the two characters, You were my everything, go in front, fear, BTS – 134340 (English Translation and Ramblings), BTS – DDAENG (English Translation and Ramblings), BTS – Outro: Tear (English Translation and Ramblings), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGBsNMi-yOs, Alina | Outro: Tear { exams } (@alyilen). As an English speaker I thought this meant she felt dating was unnecessary until she achieved her dream, but now I’m wondering if she meant that she or someone else wasn’t deserving of it like in this song? “(something) is a luxury to you” is an expression commonly used in Korea to mean “you don’t deserve it”. If someone could turn back time The chorus “You’re my tear” later turns into “you’re my fear,” it is them expressing their hatred and fear of their real selves. The wind is “just” passing by, but can still cut his heart because the “heart that is stained with belated self-loathing” is more fragile to even careless injuries. The step on is like, just tread/step on, uncaring of whether the petals are getting crushed, as you walk out…. I wish I could hear the poem being read/see it romanised (I can make make out parts of hangul but my translation skills areeent that great lol) Alas youtube is deserted. :), Thank you so much for these translations! I assume it can’t be exactly the same, but based on your explanation it seems to be used in a similar way when treating someone with cruelty and indifference, for example “you trampled on my feelings.”. I’m not going to cry, I’m not going to tear (used the word for ripping here) He’s asking for mercy in a desperate, self-destructive way, basically, whereas RM is the picture of the regret Suga fears in his verse. This is the end you wanted Initially, I wanted to write the analysis in response to the various reviews of the album by Western critics who obviously and entirely missed the point of the album as a whole. I would like to add for those that didn’t notice, beginning from the second chorus, it seems like RM is saying “You’re my tear” (tear as in crying) while Suga says “You’re my tear” (tear as in ripping). I always look forward to your translations every time they release an album. The terms he used for “step on” is an old Korean word and is not used in normal speech in modern-day. You’re my tear I find a lot of Kpop songs (not necessarily idol kpop but if you look at the whole genre including ballads and older songs), some of the most beloved songs have kind of resigned/bleak feeling, which I can’t remember if I’ve encountered in American pop music all that often. They can get rid of neither their real or fake sides, therefore they “destroy each other mercilessly.” They kept saying “parting” because both sides of themselves wants to part badly. So he doesn’t deserve to even cry and shed tears – and implies he’s actually at fault. Something really not affordable, and it would be foolish to try to get this from a practical point of view. I haven’t really actively looked for other interesting things but I’ll try to link back here if I find one. Geeking out), Your very interesting notes on Suga’s choice of words for “step on” made me wonder – could this be somewhat similar to the word “trample”? Never thought of it that way. What more can I say? So that not even ashes are left. Tear. You’re my You’re my tear It would make the world more positive and better for everybody.” — Suga, Of course, the whole album was preluded by V‘s solo “Singularity”. They got real about the album’s meaning, the production, their goals afterwards, and more! literally same. This is reminiscent of his song “Reflection” in “Wings” album. So please start now There could be tears, there could be sadness. "Tears are necessary to keep the eyeball moist, and contain proteins and other substances which maintain the eye healthy and to combat infection," Michael Trimble, author of Why Humans Like To Cry, told Scientific American. Seems like he feels his own heart was “pure” or “happy” and the other person would be the cruel one. Every time, I have given up. To “step on” the azaleas in this poem gives the impression of stepping on all the purity, innocence and happiness… an act of cruelty and indifference. Where he calls “fear” his friend that comes and takes his hand. ), that makes a lot of sense. Please, delete the other comment? Most Koreans are very familiar with it though, as it appears in the very well-known poem, “Azaleas” by Kim Sowol. So the name is Tear.” You’re my tear thank you for providing the most in-depth translations on the web. Because it seemed like it could be that there were no moments when I loved you (EDIT:  The feeling of resignation to cruel indifference with a touch of bitterness is a sentiment that is actually found commonly in Korean songs, especially older Korean songs. you said Yoongi’s word for “step on” implies “stepping on all the purity, innocence and happiness” because of the poem. It really feels different reading your translations and others translations. Without my knowing, it blooms on the corner of my eyes As if that weren’t enough, he invites X to step on the pieces of his ruined heart without a care, the way someone might step on an ant, just because they can. OMG. Now to Blood Sweat & Tears: The painting on the picture is called The Fall of the Rebel Angels and it shows the fight between the good and the bad angels (fallen angels), which brings us to the concept of Blood Sweat & Tears. * Agradecemos a Yehyun por haber añadido la letra 'School Of Tears' de BTS (Bangtan Boys). “…the feeling of careless cruelty where the person who left doesn’t even care enough to hate.” This just sends me into emotional turmoil. Leader: Rapmon/ Kim Nam-joon Visual/Vocalist: Jin/ Kim Seokjin Rapper: Suga/ Min Yoongi Dancer/Rapper: J-Hope/ Jung Hoseok Dancer/Main Vocalist: Jimin/ Park Jimin Vocalist: V/ Kim Taehyung Dancer/ Main Vocalist: Jungkook/ Jeon Jungkook So for us, which does “tear” signify to each of us? 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