The song features Korean and English language-sung verses that home in on prioritizing love over differences in the uplifting track. “And they said that we can’t be together because, because we come from different sides,” they sing, but they dismiss naysayers on the chorus: “You, you are my universe and I just want to put you first.”
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The bands cowrote the Max Martin-produced song that serves as the second single from Music of the Spheres following “Higher Power.”
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On Sunday, the collaborators will release an Inside My Universe documentary at 8 a.m. ET and then later that same day at 7 p.m. ET they drop a Supernova7 mix as well as an acoustic version of the song.
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