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Jin – The Astronaut: Lyrics Meaning English Translation

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Jin – The Astronaut Lyrics Meaning

“The Astronaut”, lyrics written by Coldplay, Jin, and his team, is the song Jin released on the 28th of October, 2022. Jin is the oldest member of the South Korean boy group, BTS. He is paving his way to his solo career after the completion of his compulsory military service in South Korea. The meaning of the song “The Astronaut” lyrics by Jin in English Translation is him thanking his fans for making him who he is today. He revealed the song on the 15th of October 2022 at BTS’s Yet to Come in Busan concert.

Embedded below is the Official Video of “The Astronaut” song by Jin from YouTube. Read the rest of the article while the music plays in the background.

Official Music Video of “The Astronaut” by Jin

“The Astronaut” Lyrics Meaning English Translation

The lyrics to “The Astronaut” by Jin show his gratefulness for the contribution of his fans in making him a global star. He calls them the real intergalactic stars while calling himself ‘The Astronaut’. Jin shares a story of wandering in life to look for a purpose. Then, he found his purpose in becoming “The Astronaut” to reach out to the stars, i.e. his fans. The lyrics for “The Astronaut” was originally written by Coldplay and Chris Martin gifted the song to Jin later.

“The Astronaut” by Jin means his fans (the stars) gave him a purpose to reach out to the BTS army with the best music like an astronaut.

[Verse 1]

You and me, an unending history
Oh, you became my universe
The story of us
Like that asteroid drifting by without a destination
I, too, was just drifting along
Every dream I found in the darkness
Starting anew this story

Verse 1 to “The Astronaut” Lyrics by Jin

Meaning

In the first verse of “The Astronaut” lyrics, Jin talks about how the BTS army made neverending history as his song were straight hits. Thus, for the singer, BTS Army became the vast universe. He says the story between him and his fans is just like how asteroids move in space. Jin says he was wandering in his life like everyone. He dreamt of being someone great in his life but he didn’t know how to. Luckily, he found the stars (BTS Army) and his purpose changed to reach out to them as an astronaut.

[Chorus/ Bridge/ Outro]

When I’m with you
There is no one else
I get heaven to myself
When I’m with you
There is no one else
I feel this way I’ve never felt

Chorus & Bridge to “The Astronaut” Lyrics by Jin

And I love you
And I love you
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Outro to “The Astronaut” Lyrics by Jin

Meaning

Jin says he feels amazing when he is performing for the BTS Army in the chorus to “The Astronaut” lyrics. He says he never felt he could succeed in his life before he saw his stars (BTS Army) in his dream. The singer loves being around his fans and asserts that he can do anything when he has their support. Jin repeats the lyrics from the chorus in the bridge section as well. Then, in the outro to “The Astronaut” lyrics, Jin confesses his love for his mighty BTS Army.

[Verse 2]

You and me
Like a star that doesn’t shatter
Becoming your dream
To travel throughout the universe
Just as the Milky Way shines upon the darkest roads
You were shining towards me
The only light found in the darkness
On my path to you

Verse 2 to “The Astronaut” Lyrics by Jin

Meaning

In the second verse of “The Astronaut” lyrics, Jin calls his fans the star which doesn’t shatter. He is now showing ways for other people who aspire to be like him. The bond between him and his fans is very strong. Just like he dreamt of pursuing the stars as an astronaut, he wants to help other people who are on the same journey as him. His fans (BTS Army) were showing him the way just like Milky Way shines upon the darkest roads.

Conclusion: “The Astronaut” Meaning Jin

“The Astronaut” by Jin means his fans, the mighty BTS Army, are his stars and he is an astronaut who travels to reach them. This song was described as “a gift to fans“. The music video depicts Jin as an unknown astronaut who accidentally crash-lands on Earth. Then, he must ultimately pick between residing with his new-found family or going back to his home planet.

What do you think is the meaning behind the lyrics of the song “The Astronaut” by Jin translated into English? Let us know in the comments section below or on Twitter @laviasco. We can expect more thankful songs like “The Astronaut” from Jin in the coming days.

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Caleb Hughes

Caleb Hughes is an experienced news reporter with 8 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He has reported for TMZ as well as Cosmopolitan under a pen name in the past. At Laviasco, Caleb covers song lyrics meaning analysis.

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