|1 The Most Beautiful Moment in Life 화양연화||2:03||iTunes|
|2 I Need U ★ ❑||3:30||iTunes|
|3 Hold Me Tight 잡아줘||4:34||iTunes|
|4 Skit : Expectation!||2:27||iTunes|
|5 Dope 쩔어||4:00||iTunes|
|6 Boyz with Fun 흥탄소년단||4:04||iTunes|
|7 Converse High||3:29||iTunes|
|8 Moving On 이사||4:52||iTunes|
|9 Outro : Love is Not Over||2:23||iTunes|
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 화양연화 Pt.1 [Hanja: 花樣年華 Pt.1] is the third extended album by BTS. The album was released on April 29, 2015. The album is also available in two versions and contains nine tracks with "I Need U" as the titular track. Later in June, BTS promoted the single, "Dope"; another track from the album.
Background and Release
On April 6, 2015, BTS announced April 29 as their comeback date to the press. On April 17, a comeback trailer portraying a boy playing basketball on a windy evening was released on YouTube which featured SUGA, one of the band members. On April 19, Big Hit Entertainment released the album’s name as well as the teaser photos of the boys on official Twitter account ahead of the group’s comeback. Another teaser of the album’s concept photo revealed the album will be available in two versions of physical album, Pink and White versions. They also released the design and details of the physical album which it will be accompanied with its photobook, photocard and signed photo. Big Hit Entertainment released the first video teaser on April 23, showing the members capturing the concept of their comeback, ′youth of discomfort′. On the 26th, BTS released the second teaser, which is an album preview as well as the track list, which confirmed that “I Need U” would be their new title track. On June 14, BTS posted concept photos for “Dope” comeback through their official Facebook page, along with the witty caption, “Hey, I bet you’ve never seen a group like BTS.”
The music video for “I Need U” was released on April 29, 2015, carefully portraying the concept of the troubled youth through each member′s stories and revealed to be edited from the 19+ rating to 15+ rating. On May 10, the uncut, original version was released with a 19+ rating which has more significantly darker imagery than the previous music video, and is almost two minutes longer. Both version of “I Need You” music videos were produced and directed by Lumpens. On June 23, Big Hit Entertainment uploaded a music video of “Dope” on Youtube. It features the members dressed up as different occupations while dancing fast-paced choreography. The dance was choreographed by Keone Madrid and the music video was produced and directed by GDW.
On April 29, 2015, BTS held a comeback show preview on Naver V LIVE, a live broadcasting website instead of a comeback showcase for the promotion of the album. This is the first time the group collaborated with Naver for the promotion of their comeback. BTS performed their comeback stage on April 30, on Mnet’s M Countdown. The group went on to promote on various South Korea music programs on KBS, MBC, SBS and Arirang TV& despite the fact that “Boyz with Fun” and “Converse High” were deemed unfit for KBS broadcast and the latter track deemed unfit by MBC. On June 25, BTS revealed to the press of their promotion with “Dope” on music programs which is right after the release of the music video. With the release of the album in the middle of their second half of BTS Live Trilogy Episode II: The Red Bullet concert tour, the group promoted the songs from the album on a larger scale.