Jamais Vu
by BTS

Album: Map of the Soul: Persona (2019)


  • The French saying "Jamais Vu" translates to "never seen." It describes the eerie phenomenon of feeling you're experiencing something for the first time despite the fact you've done it before - basically, the opposite of déjà vu.
  • A sub-unit BTS song comprising singers Jin and Jungkook, and rapper J-Hope, this introspective track finds the trio talking about our tendency to repeat the same blunders over and over again. In the chorus the two singers beg for someone to "please give me a remedy."

    BTS leader RM explained during a global press conference: "The song talks about how there might be unintentional mistakes and setbacks but we will keep getting up and keep on running."


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