TXT are big fans of American singer-songwriter Gallant, especially Taehyun — and the admiration goes both ways! Here’s a list of 6 times TXT and Gallant had the most precious interactions that show how much they respect each other as artists.
1. Taehyun’s cover
Last year, Taehyun posted this cover of Gallant’s song, “Episode.” He showed off his amazing range and vocal skills.
— TOMORROW X TOGETHER (@TXT_members) May 19, 2020
He then got noticed by the original singer himself: Gallant tweeted out his applause for Taehyun later that day!
taehyun 🔥🔥 u were hittin those notes bro 👏🏿👏🏿
— gallant (@SoGallant) May 19, 2020
2. Weverse shout-outs
Taehyun has recommended songs by Gallant multiple times, like this one time a fan on Weverse asked what song he’d been listening to lately! Taehyun listed off a few songs including “Neptune” by Gallant.
3. “My bro!”
Gallant replied to a MOA‘s tweet about Taehyun once! The fan tweeted out a link to “Neptune” and mentioned that BTS’s V, Taehyun, and ENHYPEN‘s Heeseung are big fans of Gallant. Gallant saw the tweet and gave a shout-out to Taehyun for “all the love!”
— gallant (@SoGallant) March 27, 2021
4. First Concert
During an interview with NME in July, the TXT members revealed that the first concert they attended was a Gallant concert! They all went together to see the show. Gallant saw a tweet from a fan containing that clip from the interview and quote-tweeted it!
— gallant (@SoGallant) July 20, 2021
5. MV Comments
Gallant often leaves comments under K-Pop music videos, and has done so for TXT multiple times! He commented under their music video for “Can’t You See Me” and wrote, “This is such a bop.”
I FOUND GALLANT IN THE COMMENT SECTION OF CAN’T YOU SEE ME, THIS MAN HAS TASTE pic.twitter.com/Wc4oamRedZ
— tccfoe aoty!!🎸 (@txtcvlt) May 22, 2020
Gallant also commented on the music video for “Magic!” He praised the song by saying, “This goes crazy.”
— ✙TXT INDIA • 💵❤ (@TXTIndiaFanbase) June 11, 2021
TXT saw his comment and talked about it during a livestream! They thanked him and reminisced on the time they saw him in concert during their trainee days.
🐿: our magic mv got released in the afternoon too
🐻: right~~ did you see gallant’s comment under it?
🐿: oh yeah thank you~
🐻: i love you gallant!
🐰: when we were trainees, we went to gallant’s show in korea!!
🐧: back in 2017? 2016?@TXT_members pic.twitter.com/lisxoXFaxo
— 🤍 (@304verse) June 11, 2021
And Gallant himself replied to this fan account’s tweet to share that he has nothing but love for the group.
🙌🏿🙌🏿 @TXT_members nothin but love 🙏🏿 always
— gallant (@SoGallant) June 11, 2021
6. “Blue Hour” Cover
Just this week, Gallant tweeted that he heard “Blue Hour” playing while he was at a boba shop.
at the boba spot and theyre playing blue hour by txt
— gallant (@SoGallant) September 2, 2021
He then posted a short cover of the song on TikTok and gave it his own personal flair. He named the sound, “idk maybe i should drop the full version,” and we’re hoping he does!
— TXT News⁵ (@TXT__News) September 4, 2021
Gallant and TXT undeniably have a lot of admiration for one another. Their online interactions are so cute, but hopefully we get a collab between them in the future!