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Permission to Dance

Digital Cover
Artist
BTS
Digital Single
Permission to Dance
Released
2021.07.23
Tracklist
  1. Permission to Dance
  2. Permission to Dance (R&B Remix)
  3. Permission to Dance (Instrumental)


Information

"Permission to Dance" is a song recorded by BTS. It was first released as a B-side on their English single "Butter". It was co-composed by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and Johnny McDaid from the band Snow Patrol. It debuted at Number #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

On July 23rd, they released the first remix of the song: "Permission to Dance (R&B Remix)". It was described as a song with a distinct 1990’s sensibility whose minimalistic synth sounds will make one focus even more on the vocals.

Live Performances

Song Information

Songwriting
Johnny McDaid, Steve Mac, Ed Sheeran, Jenna Andrews
Vocals
Jimin, Jung Kook, SUGA, V, Jin, j-hope, RM
Other Information
Original Version
Producer: Steve Mac, Stephen Kirk, Jenna Andrews
Vocal Arrangement: Pdogg
Countermelody: Jenna Andrews
Guitar: John Parricelli
Bass: Ed Sheeran
Drums: Stephen Kirk, Chris Laws
Keyboard: Alex Bilo, Stephen Kirk, Steve Mac
Strings Arrangement: Dave Arch
Recording Engineer: Rob Grimaldi, Chris Laws, Keith Parry, Pdogg, Dan Pursey, Juan "Saucy" Peña
Mixing Engineer: Șerban Ghenea
Mixing Assistant: John Hanes
Masteirng: Chris Gehringer
R&B Remix
Remix: Hiss noise
Keyboard: Hiss noise, Pdogg
Synthesizer: Hiss noise
Mixing Engineer: Park Jin Se
Masteirng: Chris Gehringer

Music Video

PV Shot

The music video for "Permission to Dance" was directed by Choi Yong Seok from Lumpens. It was filmed both in Seoul and Los Angeles.


Credits:

  • Director: Yong Seok Choi (Lumpens) & Woogie Kim (MOTHER)

-SEOUL credits:

  • 1st AD: Jihye Yoon (Lumpens)
  • 2nd AD: Ran Ro (Lumpens)
  • PA: Soeyoung Park, Chanyang Kim
  • Producer: Emma Sungeun Kim (GE Production)
  • Production manager: Park Jin Sung
  • Assistant Production: Seo Min ho, Kim Byeongman, Choi Seung Won, Ahn Joo Young, Kim Areum
  • Director of Photography: Hyunwoo Nam (MOTHER)
  • Focus Puller: Sangwoo Yun
  • 2nd AC: Eunki Kim
  • 3rd AC: Youngseo Park
  • DIT: Minjoo You
  • B Camera Operator: Eumko
  • Jimmy Jib: Youngjoong Kim, Hyun In Kim, Sunghoon Kim
  • Techno Crane: Service Vision
  • Gaffer: Song Hyunsuk (Real Lighting)
  • Lighting Crew: Choi Jung Hyun, Hwang Uigyu, Park Gyutae, Park Yeonghwan, Jang Yunseok, Sim Junhyeok, Park Seounghun, Woo Sujin, Kim Yeongjin
  • Production Designer: Jinsil Park, Bona Kim(MU:E)
  • Assistant Art team: Yeri Kang, Jieun Yoon, A yeong Choi (MU:E), Jihye An, Jooho Jeong,Taegwan Nam, June Heo, Seonghun Kim, Chaemin Jung, Ryoonha Kim, Suyeon Park
  • Art-team Manager: ilho Heo (MU:E)
  • Set: Yonghwi Cho, Euljung Kim, Hyeokjun Lee(ILL SAN ARTCENTER)
  • Mural Design Collaboration: Abel Macias
  • DI: LUCID COLOUR
  • Colorist: Wonseok Ko
  • DI Crew: Seonyoung Lee, Minjeong Kim, Hwa Dong Jeon, Jaeyeon Baek, Somi Na, Dain Kim, Sujeong Park
  • DI Producer: Sooyun Hyun

-LA credits:

  • Executive Producer: Katt Kim (MOTHER)
  • LA Production Company: Ways & Means
  • Executive Producers: Lana Kim, Jett Steiger
  • Head of Production: Lauren Skillen
  • Director of Photography: Andy Kim (MOTHER)
  • Producer: Brandon Robinson
  • Production Manager: Nick Andrus
  • Production Coordinator: Brendan Lynch
  • 1st Assistant Director: Bashir Taylor
  • 2nd Assistant Director: Carlos Salazar
  • 1st AC: Misael Audelo
  • 2nd AC: Genevieve Agar
  • VTR: Robbie Johnson
  • Playback: Dylan Silverglate
  • Key Grip: Aram Martirosyan
  • Gaffer: Mike Misslin
  • Swing / Driver: Mason Malone
  • Production Designer: Taylor Almodovar
  • Art Director: Justin Gardner
  • Set Dresser: Hannah Olsen
  • Art PA: Corey Boldt
  • Location Manager: Paris Cronin
  • Sire Rep: Mark Vigil
  • Craft Service: Itan Chavira
  • Studio Teacher: Saena Yi
  • Set PAs: Danny Alvarez, Mollie Lemm, Federica Lomoriello, Lydia Alexander Du Veaux
  • Office PA: Deanna Faour
  • Truck PA: Richie Jacobo
  • Seoul Production Company: MOTHER
  • Supervising Creative: Doori Kwak
  • Producer: Daye Noh
  • Production Designer: Ina Hwang
  • Production Design Assistant: Songwoon Kim
  • Lighting Team: Best Boy Lighting - Seongil Lee, Jiwoo Hong

Accolades

TV Music Shows

Melon Popularity Award

  • [2021.07.19] Weekly Popularity Award
  • [2021.07.26] Weekly Popularity Award
  • [2021.08.02] Weekly Popularity Award
  • [2021.08.09] Weekly Popularity Award
  • [2021.08.16] Weekly Popularity Award

Certifications

Charts

Gaon Digital Chart

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Position 9 2 2 5 6 6 7 8 9 10
Week 11 Week 12 Week 13
Position 9 9 7
Year Month Rank
2021 July 3
August 6
September 9

Oricon Charts

Permission to Dance
Digital Single Chart
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Downloads
1 1 1 1 39,871
2 1 1 1 9 3 2 2 28,483
3 2 3 2 5 4 4 2 17,789
7 5 5 3 9 7 4 4 10,133
4 5 x 6 8 7 9 6 7,593
x 10 x 10 x x x 11 7,261
x 10 x x 7 9 x 10 7,761
x 8 x x x x x 9 5,227
x x x x x x x 16 4,428
x x x x x x x 17 4,311
x x x x x x x 19 3,667
x 2 x 3 8 5 7 5 7,113
9 10 x 8 9 9 x 9 4,961
x 8 x x x x 10 11 3,815
Streaming Chart
Week Rank Views
1 2 9,691,689
2 1 21,430,094
3 1 15,578,772
4 1 13,169,106
5 1 11,410,673
6 1 9,707,356
7 2 9,089,162
8 1 8,965,550
9 1 8,010,652
10 2 7,391,619
11 3 7,131,083
12 1 7,591,267
13 2 7,015,510
14 2 7,411,011
  • Total Reported Downloads: 152,803*
  • Total Reported Views: 143,593,544*
Permission to Dance (R&B Remix)
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
10 11 - -

Recochoku Single Chart

Permission to Dance
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
1 1 1 1
2 2 3 2 8 3 2 2
3 2 2 2 5 3 4 2
7 5 7 4 12 8 6 5
8 7 10 9 14 8 10 11
12 12 17 14 11 17 16 15
15 11 15 15 6 5 10 11
12 10 23 15 13 18 18 16
14 20 30 15 17 20 23 18
19 12 19 18 13 12 19 15
17 15 30 29 30 34 22 17
20 2 7 3 10 4 5 6
7 11 17 14 12 11 14 10
15 14 27 19 17 13 15
12 13 23 17 27 15 17 x
Year Month Rank
2021 July 2
August 12
September 10
Permission to Dance (Instrumental)
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
- 52 - 184
Permission to Dance (R&B Remix)
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
13 11 29 33
- 98 - 115 103 154 - -
Year Month Rank
2021 July 147

Recochoku Album Chart

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
24 8 19 30
123 27 41 156 158 45 132 79
68 61 189 - - 43 - 160
- 86 - - 89 - - 113
- 78 - - 111 - - -
197 - - - - - - 159
28 75 - - - - - -
out for two weeks
- 42 - 141 - 120 - -
out for one week
- 90 - - - - -
Year Month Rank
2021 July 136
August 200

Billboard Japan Charts

Permission to Dance
Download Songs
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Position 1 2 2 4 6 11 9 9 15 15
Week 11 Week 12 Week 13
Position 20 5 8
Streaming Songs
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Position 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3
Week 11 Week 12 Week 13
Position 4 2 3
Permission to Dance (R&B Remix)
Download Songs
Week 1
Position 34

United World Charts

Week Rank Points
29 / 2021 3 324,000
30 / 2021 5 261,000
31 / 2021 6 218,000
32 / 2021 11 178,000
33 / 2021 12 159,000
34 / 2021 16 143,000
35 / 2021 15 134,000
36 / 2021 16 125,000
37 / 2021 26 104,000
38 / 2021 26 96,000
39 / 2021 28 99,000
40 / 2021 28 100,000
41 / 2021 31 86,000
  • Total Reported Points: 2,027,000*

Disambiguation

Permission to Dance
Found on the "Butter" physical single as track #2. This is the standard version of the song.
Permission to Dance (Instrumental)
Found on the "Butter" physical single as track #4. This is the standard version without its main vocals.
Permission to Dance (R&B Remix)
Found on the "Permission to Dance" digital single as track #2. This is the first official remix of the song.

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