BTS recently released their music video for the track “Permission To Dance,” and, as expected, ARMY has gone crazy over the uptempo, feel-good, and meaningful track! Throughout the video, the members look like they’re just having a lot of fun radiating positive energy.
As soon as the track was released, some ARMY noticed something about the music video. Fans noticed that some of the scenes resembled the well-known Disney movie franchise High School Musical. It was even trending on social media after the release of the video!
is it just me or permission to dance kinda give high school musical vibe
— myra⁷ (@jimincIoud) July 9, 2021
Fans took to social media to show comparisons between the well-loved movie franchise and BTS’s new music video.
In particular, many noticed that Jungkook‘s scene in the laundromat seemed to exude musical vibes. With the flashing lights, dance moves, and catchy tempo, it definitely wouldn’t look out of place in the movies.
WHAT IN THE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL IS THIS
— anj 🍑 | stream permission to dance!! 💃 (@kmsdimple) July 9, 2021
It wasn’t just Jungkook who fans thought perfectly portrayed Disney teen-Summer movies. As expected, BTS treated ARMY to some high-energy group choreography scenes, and many saw that the synchronized dancing and high-energy seemed similar to the final song, “We’re All In his Together.”
OK I am sorry but high school musical came to my head when I saw this. 😂😭
I mean in my head I saw everyone coming together. 😭😅 pic.twitter.com/ElhIfsrnAJ
— Taloola⁷ (@taloolaboola) July 9, 2021
It wasn’t just the video that fans thought radiated musical vibes. The song itself seemed to have so many layers that the comparisons ranged from the up-tempo tracks to the more nostalgic songs from the later movies.
IT FEELS LIKE A HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL SONG THE NIGHT BEFORE THEYRE ABOUT TO GRADUATE IS THAT WHY IM CRYING
— georgie⁷❀ (@kkyulmin) July 9, 2021
ptd sounds very musical the vibes of high school musical. not too pop-y, chill and vibrant. the chorus is soo catchy! it’s an anthem song for me ✨pic.twitter.com/Ba1xifbJ0w
— ris.muzan ⟭⟬⁷ 🕊🧈 (@harishi94) July 9, 2021
If it wasn’t enough that “Permission To Dance” reminded fans of High School Musical, it also seems as if BTS might be creating their own trilogy.
After releasing a series of feel-good songs with “Dynamite,” “Butter,” and now “Permission To Dance,” BTS has definitely made a trio of songs that could easily rival the franchise radiating positive vibes to fans worldwide.
so we all agree that this is bangtans high school musical era pic.twitter.com/c4KI3B9sky
— jackie⁷ ♡ (@crystalizegguk) July 9, 2021
With a melody, video, and message aiming to radiate positivity, it is easy to see where the comparisons to the feel-good Disney film come from!
Make sure to watch the whole music video below.