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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

Awards

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 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Week 17 Week 18 Week 19 Week 20
Position 9 9 7 9 11 13 16 16 17 18
Week 21 Week 22 Week 23 Week 24 Week 25 Week 26 Week 27 Week 28 Week 29 Week 30
Position 23 25 29 30 37 38 36 37 39 43
Week 31 Week 32 Week 33 Week 34 Week 35 Week 36 Week 37 Week 38 Week 39 Week 40
Position 47 41 42 44 46 45 44 48 52 52
Week 41 Week 42 Week 43 Week 44 Week 45 Week 46 Week 47 Week 48 Week 49 Week 50
Position 54 58 52 64 56 57 60 62 47 41
Week 51 Week 52 Week 53
Position 41 44 50
Year Month Rank
2021 July 3
August 6
September 9
October 12
November 17
December 30
Year Month Rank
2022 January 37
February 41
March 44
April 53
May 59
June 45
Year Rank
2021 25

Oricon Charts

Permission to Dance
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
15 2 6,049,132
16 4 5,856,079
17 4 5,721,449
18 8 5,316,185
19 9 5,052,989
20 10 4,832,630
21 10 4,782,033
22 8 4,355,633
23 11 5,131,425
24 13 4,473,586
25 14 4,218,148
26 15 4,048,161
27 20 3,643,677
28 20 3,660,690
29 x 3,443,710
30 20 3,364,350
31 x 9,445,292
32 x
33 x
34 22 3,141,185
35 20 2,962,350
36 x 3,149,055
37 18 3,816,765
38 21 3,305,716
39 25 3,138,153
40 27 3,041,624
41 24 3,162,407
42 x 3,146,500
43 21 3,572,527
44 x 20,743,715
45 x
46 x
47 x
48 x
49 x
50 18 3,572,527
51 22 3,345,308
52 26 x
53 33 x
54 35 x
55 35 2,706,463
56 34 2,687,817
57 38 2,508,667
58 44 2,407,097
59 44 2,291,603
60 47 2,249,984
61 46 2,153,833
62 42 2,301,792
63 43 2,232,282
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
x x x x x x x 17 3,474
x x x x x x x 23 2,667
x x x x x x x 20 2,910
x x x x x x x 30 2,650
x x x x x x x 30 2,251
x x x x x x x - 6,062
x x x x x x x -
x x x x x x x x
x x x x x x x 28 2,960
  • Total Reported Downloads: 181,449*
    • Total Reported Downloads in 2021: 175,387 (#17 Digital Track of the Year)
  • Total Reported Views: 313,056,675*
    • Total Reported Views in 2021: 190,089,803* (#11 Streaming Song of the Year)
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 22
x 28 x 23 27 23 28 22
21 18 46 22 24 19 18 26
42 24 40 41 35 36 43 36
40 27 43 36 45 37 36 41
39 61 65 42 48 57 42 47
45 41 49 40 40 34 41 36
39 33 62 55 56 39 37 40
27 26 35 28 27 30 26 33
34 43 60 53 62 45 105 64
76 83 101 96 111 x 57 76
44 60 63 54 x 98 66 73
69 59 67 69 x 74 62 69
61 73 66 65 71 68 84 70
78 64 90 80 110 79 68 76
66 57 98 103 87 52 52 63
54 85 x 108 139 126 64 102
96 109 118 125 104 91 103 104
90 76 146 109 91 61 74 84
115 60 89 86 117 108 72 80
80 80 126 66 60 89 72 85
73 110 142 79 61 44 40 45
21 35 55 41 47 27 41 79
43 57 79 63 49 71 68 66
73 93 120 121 104 86 92 87
60 63 103 81 131 88 45 73
66 40 70 76 75 68 77 51
33 22 46 39 54 52 42 55
86 46 84 76 46 52 65 59
77 60 34 43 142 59 137 59
89 49 72 79 79 58 94 79
158 50 110 46 75 88 145 90
133 104 135 73 77 77 70 76
67 55 48 x 55 58 58 49
52 54 - - 100 53 78 96
155 55 25 31 44 40 46 38
68 79 76 123 87 142 102 100
84 98 76 81 86 90 73 78
82 93 140 129 141 79 118 112
165 89 96 160 134 166 118 126
126 - 143 100 168 154 90 129
111 x - 85 - - 121 178
- 186 - 178 - - 170 -
170 - - x 179 - - 187
164 141 - - 190 187 84 183
179 175 - 193 - 143 - 155
82 122 187 x 181 82 x x
Year Month Rank
2021 July 2
August 12
September 10
October 21
November 42
December 48
2022 January 65
February 89
March 51
April 63
May 74
August 182
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 - - - - -
out for two weeks
57 - - - - - - -
out for five weeks
- 82 - - - - - -
out for 18 weeks
- - - - - - 124 -
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 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Week 17 Week 18 Week 19 Week 20
Position 20 5 8 13 16 20 21 32 31 45
Week 21 Week 22 Week 23 Week 24 Week 25 Week 26 Week 27 Week 28 Week 29 Week 30
Position 34 42 31 46 63 57 62 67 76 60
Week 31 Week 32 Week 33 Week 34 Week 35 Week 36 Week 37 Week 38 Week 39 Week 40
Position 79 92 79 77 67 54 37 51 69 68
Week 41 Week 42 Week 43 Week 44 Week 45 Week 46 Week 47 Week 48 Week 49 Week 50
Position 67 47 61 48 79 86 88 59 79 45
Week 51 Week 52
Position 72 80
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 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Week 17 Week 18 Week 19 Week 20
Position 4 2 3 3 4 5 5 8 8 10
Week 21 Week 22 Week 23 Week 24 Week 25 Week 26 Week 27 Week 28 Week 29 Week 30
Position 9 9 13 16 16 19 19 24 24 23
Week 31 Week 32 Week 33 Week 34 Week 35 Week 36 Week 37 Week 38 Week 39 Week 40
Position 24 28 27 25 25 23 23 26 24 25
Week 41 Week 42 Week 43 Week 44 Week 45 Week 46 Week 47 Week 48 Week 49 Week 50
Position 25 23 24 26 28 30 27 26 25 24
Week 51 Week 52 Week 53 Week 54 Week 55 Week 56 Week 57 Week 58 Week 59 Week 60
Position 25 30 38 38 40 37 41 44 46 46
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
Week Rank Points
39 / 2021 28 99,000
40 / 2021 28 100,000
41 / 2021 31 86,000
42 / 2021 34 78,000
  • Total Reported Points: 2,105,000*
    • Total Reported Points in 2021: 2,105,000* (#38 Track of 2020)

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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