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BTS may be taking a temporary hiatus, but the band members aren’t going anywhere. bad decisions the group’s new single with Snoop Dogg has just been released (and is topping the charts) and now Suga has unveiled an upbeat new campaign with Samsung, remixing the “above the horizon” ringtone for 2022.
the original above the horizon The ringtone debuted in 2011 and was the default chime on all Samsung Galaxy devices. Now, with the recent release of Samsung’s latest smartphones (the Galaxy Z Fold4 and the Flip 4), the signature sound is getting another makeover from the music superstar (Suga also created a remix for ringing in 2021).
The debut of the new ringtone is also accompanied by a new black and white “music video” where the BTS members can be seen dancing to the new tune. Samsung says the idea behind the new remix was to create an uplifting beat “to encourage people to look forward to a bright future and reflect on the excitement that awaits.” above the horizon.”
The ringtone itself contains a familiar beat, but now features catchy guitar riffs and an orchestral-style crescendo you’d expect to hear at the end of a romantic comedy movie. The creation is full of melody and leaves you jazzed and excited – which is what Samsung and Suga hoped to present with the remix.
Suga worked behind the boards to produce the updated track, making him the only musician to ever add two different spins to the above the horizon theme. BTS is also a longtime Samsung partner and has just released a brand new campaign featuring the latest Flip4 phone and their song. Still to come. In the video, you can see the members interacting with the Galaxy Z Flip4 while guiding you in and out of themed rooms. Plot? You can currently pre-order the Galaxy Z Flip4 phone for yourself in four colors and three storage sizes.
If you are looking to add the new approved BTS above the horizon ringtone on your new phone, you’re in luck. Samsung says a future software update will make the new ringtone available for all Galaxy devices.
Interested in what else Samsung launched at its biannual Samsung Unpacked event? Check out our full article on the release.