Enhypen understands the ability of a colossal myth. Whether or now not it’s the community’s transformation into vampires captured in the observe “Given-Taken” or the use of squares as portals in apply-up single “20 Dice (Let Me In),” the K-pop septet from Belift Lab’s music videos will now not be only aesthetically exquisite, nonetheless additionally ripe with supernatural imagery, allusions, and symbolism. Now, because the community gears as a lot as launch their 2nd mini-album, Border: Carnival, on April 26, they’re breaking contemporary flooring with a lyric video that toes the road between spooky and psychedelic.
The visuals, launched on Monday (April 5), invite viewers real into a poor world stuffed with castles, bats, masquerade masks, and the ominous sounds of kids singing before it explodes real into a kaleidoscope of color and bouncy, psychedelic rock that envelops the senses. As the sector drips and spins throughout the video’s protagonist, an underlying eeriness lingers interior the vivid dreamscape as a blood-red moon and flames all flash briefly throughout the veil.
Border: Carnival now not only marks Enhypen’s return, nonetheless it is additionally a continuation of their “Border” series that started closing November with their debut LP, Border: Day One. The tune which plays at some stage in, “Intro: Invitation,” is the first observe on the upcoming album, permitting member Jake to map the tone with a magical, mysterious speech completed fully in English.
“Buying pleasures in promoting hours of dross right here in the land of revolt powers. Gloriously embellished, an invite calls to us from the carnival of the blooming night,” he says. “So we beat on the door of this flipped world, brought right here by destiny, whether the harvest feast of sunshine or a competition of blood. Time harmonizes laughs and screams.” He continues. “A dizzying flicker. A light that blinds and deceives. And from the colossal beyond that convey rings out again: ‘Here, attain interior the castle. Take hang of every little thing.’”