K-Pop Comeback Spotlight: Dreamcatcher Reigns With Powerful 5th Mini-Album “Dystopia: Lose Myself”
Dreamcatcher sings meaningful messages in latest release Dystopia: Lose Myself.
Dreamcatcher, known for its unique sound, is back with the fifth mini-album Dystopia: Lose Myself. The girls brought out a strong set of songs, filled with impressive messages for the listeners.
Dystopia: Lose Myself Comeback Countdown
The group first hinted at its comeback through a set of “mystery codes” which were released on the official social platforms. Later, they unveiled the promotion schedule for Dystopia: Lose Myself, which put a start to the official countdown.
Dreamcatcher(드림캐쳐) 5th Mini Album [Dystopia : Lose Myself] Comeback Scheduler
— 드림캐쳐 Dreamcatcher (@hf_dreamcatcher) July 29, 2020
Firstly, from July 30 until August 4, the members blessed fans with their individual breathtaking concept images. The girls looked alluring in their mysterious dark and light sets, raising expectations for the upcoming release. In addition on August 5 and 6, they unveiled four group images as well.
Starting off from August 7, the group focused on the contents of its mini-album. They brought out the track list, which unveiled the six music numbers to fill Dystopia: Lose Myself with. In particular, the album would start with an introduction track and will end with an instrumental version of the main song “BOCA”.
Dreamcatcher(드림캐쳐) 5th Mini Album [Dystopia : Lose Myself] Track List
— 드림캐쳐 Dreamcatcher (@hf_dreamcatcher) August 7, 2020
Next up, a special lyrics spoiler was revealed in the form of a short clip. The words to the title track floated under water, raising fans’ curiosity further.
Dreamcatcher(드림캐쳐) 'BOCA' Lyrics Spoiler
— 드림캐쳐 Dreamcatcher (@hf_dreamcatcher) August 10, 2020
Dreamcatcher continued with the Highlight Medley of its album, giving a short preview of each song. The clip also contained behind the scenes clips from the concept photo shoot.
Finally, from August 12 until August 14, the group uploaded two music video teasers for “BOCA”, along with a dance preview clip. The trailers gave off a mysterious and intense feel to the new song. Also, the strong and beautiful presence of the members was evident as well.
Dystopia: Lose Myself Album Impressions
The mini-album begins with the “Intro” piece which delivers a mysterious, yet summoning tune. It invites listeners and predisposes them to the main song.
The title track “BOCA” is a combination of Dreamcatcher’s unique rock sound and moombahton rhythm. The song focuses on the irresponsible words people throw around without thinking of the consequences. The message is delivered through the powerful beats and the members’ impactful vocals.
“Break The Wall” aims to break down stress and frustration through powerful rock sounds. The track invites people to fight for themselves and not allow others to put them down. The group sends a message of hope to those who have closed their hearts due to pain.
Following up, “Can’t Get You Out Of My Mind” is an electronic dance song with a harmonized strong beat and a melodic synthesizer sound. Above all, the track impresses with its all-English lyrics, which tell about confusing feelings between friends which turn into something more.
Lastly, “Dear” expresses the sincerity which Dreamcatcher holds for InSomnia. It is a gentle ballad and it shows the special connection between the group and its fans.
“BOCA” MV Afterthoughts
Dreamcatcher presented a magnificent music video for “BOCA”, combined with fantasy elements. In addition to the already stunning sets displayed throughout the clip, the members enchanted with their unique beauty.
The girls portrayed not only a strong image but also a more delicate feel to them. Besides, all of their attires showcased a powerful side to them, along with the full of impact dance choreography.
Moreover, the members effortlessly delivered the message which “BOCA” contains, not only through the lyrics but also through their expressions and gestures.
Source and image credit: Happy Face Entertainment