NMIXX, the seven-member rookie girl group from JYP Entertainment, has returned with their second EP, "Fe3O4: BREAK," and its lead single, "DASH." The song and its accompanying music video are a whirlwind of bold experimentation, pushing the boundaries of genre and concept with exhilarating abandon.

A Tale of Two Worlds:

"DASH" takes us on a captivating journey through two contrasting sonic landscapes. The first half explodes with fierce hip-hop energy, driven by Lily's powerful rap verses and a pounding bassline. The members move with sharp precision, their synchronized choreography mirroring the song's intensity.

Suddenly, the song takes a dramatic turn, shifting into a dreamy pop ballad. Lily's rap melts into angelic vocals, led by Sullyoon and Haewon. The atmosphere transforms, bathed in ethereal light and swirling pastel hues. The choreography softens, emphasizing graceful movements and delicate expressions.

This abrupt shift highlights NMIXX's unique concept of "MIXXuality," embracing both strong, confident performances and softer, expressive ones. It's a bold statement against limitations, showcasing the group's versatility and refusal to be confined to a single genre.

Breaking the Visual Barrier:

The music video for "DASH" is just as groundbreaking as the song itself. It's a feast for the eyes, filled with surreal imagery and eye-catching symbolism. The opening scene features the members trapped in a black and white void, symbolizing their struggle to break free from the constraints of conventionality.

As the song progresses, the world around them explodes with vibrant colors and fantastical elements. They navigate through a maze of oversized clocks, fish tanks, and distorted reflections, representing the ever-changing nature of their identity and sound.

The choreography plays a crucial role in the video's narrative. The sharp, synchronized movements during the hip-hop section give way to fluid, expressive dancing in the ballad section. This visual shift not only reflects the duality of the song but also showcases the individual talents of each member.

Embracing the "DASH":

"DASH" is more than just a catchy song and a visually stunning music video. It's a powerful statement of artistic freedom and self-expression. NMIXX refuses to be defined by expectations, instead breaking barriers and forging their own path. They embrace their duality, showcasing both their fierce power and their delicate grace.

The song's title, "DASH," represents this bold approach. It signifies a rapid movement, a fearless sprint towards individuality and innovation. NMIXX isn't just here to stay; they're here to leave a lasting mark on the K-pop landscape, and "DASH" is their electrifying declaration of intent.

So, turn up the volume, immerse yourself in the vibrant world of "DASH," and witness the rise of NMIXX, a group that refuses to be confined by boundaries and is determined to redefine the meaning of what it means to be an artist.



NMIXX Lyrics

[Romanized:]

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)
Mm, ah (Run it)

You can call me reckless (Zigzag)
Geop eopsi deonjin road map (Zigzag)
Nal magaseon barricade (Nah, uh)
Sappunhi jeuryeobalgo ga (We ride, we ride)
Kkamppangnyeo red light in the dark
Igeon meomchuran gyeonggoilji molla
But I don't wanna stop it (Mm)
Gomin ttawin crash it (Oh, yeah)

Tteollineun stars, nan dallyeoga
Jeo meolli pyeolchyeojin geochin road (Road)
Gabon jeok eomneun gireul balba (Yeah, yeah)
Kkeureoollyeo muhandaero
Bal danneun gosi runway
Sesangi wonhan gilgwa jeongbandaero ride
We go zero to a hunnid (Uh)

I wanna dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash
(Mm, ah) Run it
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)

Ooh-ooh, ooh, speed up to the max
Ooh-ooh, ooh, simjangeun beating fast (Oh, yeah)
Ooh-ooh, ooh, kkumkkwowatdeon way
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)

NMIXX

Eonjena yeopjarineun biwonwa
Nugudeun wonhandamyeon ollata
Jinagan jarie namgyeobwa skid mark (Skid mark)
Apeul mangneun geon mojori da bump

Kkeureoollyeo muhandaero
Bal danneun geugosi runway
Sijakae revolution for evolution (Oh)
We go zero to a hunnid (Hunnid, yeah)

I wanna dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)
(Mm, ah) Run it
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)

Tto dasi hanbeon breathe
(Never stop, never stop, never stop)
Geochin bakdongeun danger
But take it to the max
(Hold me tight, hold me tight, hold me tight)
Geomnael geot eopsi come in

NMIXX, change up

Adeuki jeo meolli
Pyeolchyeojineun days
Yeah, we get it, (Yeah) we face it (Yeah)
I hanghaeui kireul jaba
Sesange sinhotaneul ssoa ollyeo bang
Ttwineun simjang soril ttaraomyeon dwae
Meomchujineun ma, mangseoriji ma, no matter
Mm, I just wanna continue my pace

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash; Ooh)
(Mm, ah) I wanna run some more
(Yeah, make a dash, hey)
I wanna run it (Run it)

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)

[Korean:]

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)
Mm, ah (Run it)

You can call me reckless (Zigzag)
겁 없이 던진 road map (Zigzag)
날 막아선 barricade (Nah, uh)
사뿐히 즈려밟고 가 (We ride, we ride)
깜빡여 red light in the dark
이건 멈추란 경고일지 몰라
But I don't wanna stop it (Mm)
고민 따윈 crash it (Oh, yeah)

떨리는 stars, 난 달려가
저 멀리 펼쳐진 거친 road (Road)
가본 적 없는 길을 밟아 (Yeah, yeah)
끌어올려 무한대로
발 닿는 곳이 runway
세상이 원한 길과 정반대로 ride
We go zero to a hunnid (Uh)

I wanna dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash
(Mm, ah) Run it
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)

Ooh-ooh, ooh, speed up to the max
Ooh-ooh, ooh, 심장은 beating fast (Oh, yeah)
Ooh-ooh, ooh, 꿈꿔왔던 way
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)

NMIXX

언제나 옆자리는 비워놔
누구든 원한다면 올라타
지나간 자리에 남겨봐 skid mark (Skid mark)
앞을 막는 건 모조리 다 bump

끌어올려 무한대로
발 닿는 그곳이 runway
시작해 revolution for evolution (Oh)
We go zero to a hunnid (Hunnid, yeah)

I wanna dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)
(Mm, ah) Run it
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash)

또 다시 한번 breathe
(Never stop, never stop, never stop)
거친 박동은 danger
But take it to the max
(Hold me tight, hold me tight, hold me tight)
겁낼 것 없이 come in

NMIXX, change up

아득히 저 멀리
펼쳐지는 days
Yeah, we get it, (Yeah) we face it (Yeah)
이 항해의 키를 잡아
세상에 신호탄을 쏘아 올려 bang
뛰는 심장 소릴 따라오면 돼
멈추지는 마, 망설이지 마, no matter
Mm, I just wanna continue my pace

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna (Run it, run it dash; Ooh)
(Mm, ah) I wanna run some more
(Yeah, make a dash, hey)
I wanna run it (Run it)

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)

[English translation:]

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash
(Mm, ah) Run it

You can call me reckless (Zigzag)
Fearlessly thrown road map (zigzag)
Blocking my way, barricade (No, oh)
Softly tread over it (We ride, we ride)
Blinking red light in the dark
Perhaps it's warning me to stop
But I don't wanna stop it (Mm)
Hesitation, crash it (Oh, yeah)

Shaking stars and I run
Into the distance, rough road (Road)
Step into paths I've never been to (Yeah, yeah)
Raise it up to the infinity
Wherever I step on become runway
Towards opposite of what the world wants we ride
We go zero to a hunnid (Uh)

I wanna dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash
(Mm, ah) Run it
I wanna run it, run it
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash

Ooh-ooh, ooh, speed up to the max
Ooh-ooh, ooh, my heart's beating fast
Ooh-ooh, ooh, the way I've dreamed
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it

NMIXX

Keeping my side always empty
Anybody who wants it, just hop in
Leave your trace with skid mark (Skid mark)
Anything that blocks us, we bump

Raise it up to the infinity
Wherever I step on become runway
Let's begin revolution for evolution (Oh)
We go zero to a hundred (Hundred, yeah)

I wanna dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash
(Mm, ah) Run it
I wanna run it, run it
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash

One more time, breathe (Never stop, never stop, never stop)
Racing heart's a danger
But take it to the max (Hold me tight, hold me tight, hold me tight)
Don't be scared, come in

NMIXX, change up

Into the distance
Unfolds our days
Yeah, we get it, (Yeah) we face it (Yeah)
Take the helm of our journey
Fire a flare up to the sky, bang
Just follow the beats of your heart
Don't stop, don't hesitate, No matter
Mm, I just wanna continue my pace

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)
Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it, run it dash
(Ooh, mm, ah) I wanna run some more
(Yeah, make a dash, hey!)
I wanna run it, run it

Dash, I wanna dash
I wanna run it (Run it)

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