Jungkook has big plans for his solo career.
During the appearance it is open The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, the BTS member opened up about the release of his first album Gold and his touring plans as a solo act.
“Yes, I want to do a world tour as a solo artist, but I don’t think I have enough songs for that,” Jungkook, 26, told the manager. “So I want to help them a lot and make more songs. And maybe when I’m ready, I can do my tour in full.”
His first album Gold dropped on Friday and he hopes it represents a “global sentiment (of) love.”
“Everybody can relate to it,” he said of the album. “I wanted to show the change of this feeling. And also along with diversity. I wanted to be a solo artist who can release many genres and that’s what I’m trying to do here.”
The album is expected to debut at No. 3 in the UK, which will mark the highest single release from a member of BTS, Billboard.
Elsewhere in the interview, he also opened up about his nickname “Golden Maknae” aka “Golden Youngest” of BTS, what his days off are like (a lot of cooking and sleeping in bed) and his proudest achievements (ARMY and BTS).
“If it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t be who I am today,” he said, talking about BTS fans.
In July, the singer made his first solo Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series.
Jungkook performed his song “Seven,” his official solo release; and “Euphoria,” Jungkook’s fan favorite from the group’s 2018 album Love Yourself: The Answer; and BTS’s 2020 smash hit “Dynamite.”
In interview no GMA statistics Juju Chang in-house at the show’s Times Square studio, Jungkook shared that his fellow BTS members – RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin and V – heard his new music and gave it happy update. “They loved it,” he said. Members are already sharing messages of support for the single on their Instagram accounts.
The group announced last June that they will pursue solo projects while continuing with other group activities as members complete South Korea’s mandatory military service. Jin, ij-hope and SUGA are currently registered.