By Christian Holub
March 11, 2019 at 05:18 PM EDT

The biggest boy band in the world is ready for their next album. On Monday, BTS announced that Map of the Soul: Persona will be released next month.

Last May, BTS made history as the first South Korean group to top the American charts with their album Love Yourself: Tear. The colons in these titles aren’t just for show, but rather designate conceptual arcs for the band. A few months after Tear, their Love Yourself series concluded with Love Yourself: Answer in August. Persona marks the beginning of their new chapter, Map of the Soul.

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The seven members of BTS (J-Hope, Jimin, Jin, Jungkook, RM, Suga, and V) showed up at the Grammys last month, where Love Yourself: Tear was nominated for Best Recording Package — the first Korean album to be recognized in any category by the Recording Academy. Though they ultimately lost to St. Vincent’s Masseduction, RM described the experience as “more than a dream.”

Map of the Soul: Persona will be released on April 12. The band is also still performing dates for their BTS World Tour: Love Yourself.

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