With the release of their chart-topping album, The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2, Bangtan Boys ride the wave of a massively successful year, coasting toward the end of 2015 with two big releases and a sold-out international tour. On this second installment of their 2015 two-part opus, the BTS boys combine typical K-pop dance jams and ballads with aggressive rapping and honest lyrics. "Run" shimmers as a fine piece of driving dance-pop, while the rough-and-tumble "Silver Spoon" brings the bass for fans of rap and hip-hop. Sly hints of Justin Bieber, Jack Ü, Drake, and the Weeknd make this a timely amalgamation of some of the biggest sounds of the year.
AllMusic Review by Neil Z. Yeung