In the realm of K-pop where creativity and storytelling thrive, TOMORROW X TOGETHER have solidified themselves with their compelling storylines and innovative concepts. The quintet, also known as TXT, made their triumphant return with their sixth mini-album minisode 3: TOMORROW on April 1. 

Selling a staggering 1.18 million copies on its debut day, minisode 3: TOMORROW isn’t just another album — it’s an invitation to dive headfirst into a captivating story of courage, purpose, and the pursuit of connection. The TXT members — SOOBIN, YEONJUN, BEOMGYU, TAEHYUN and HUENINGKAI — take fans on a musical journey through the seven tracks where dreams collide with reality and each note carries the promise of a brighter tomorrow. 

Feeling That “Deja Vu” 

The pop-trap anthem “Deja Vu” delves deep into themes of promise, eternity, and the haunting sensation of déjà vu. The title track starts with an intense rap by YEONJUN, setting the tone with heartfelt lines reflecting fear and abandonment. TAEHYUN follows with emotive lyrics, invoking anemoia, the nostalgia for a time you never personally experienced. 

The chorus resonates with the echo of past promises, as the group sings of finding answers and embracing the future together. References to their earlier tracks, such as “Eternally” and “Can’t You See Me?,” blend effortlessly into the story, reinforcing TXT’s signature universe and storytelling. Despite their admission of fleeing from challenges, “Deja Vu” becomes a declaration of facing cosmic forces with courage and determination.

The immersive experience is enhanced with the accompanying visually stunning, dream-like music video. The “Deja Vu (Anemoia Remix)” adds a new dimension to the tune, too, infusing elements of rage and emo-punk. The remix offers a fresh perspective on the already dynamic song as listener’s experiences transform with the pulsating beats and raw vocals. 

Friendship and Relationships in “Miracle” and “The Killa”

Miracle” showcases an electrifying blend of electronic rock with a touch of lyrical synthesizer. Co-written by SOOBIN, YEONJUN, TAEHYUN, and HUENINGKAI, the song explores themes of warmth, companionship, and shared experiences throughout its lyrics. From tender moments, such as holding hands, to reminiscing about favorite songs and shared moments, “Miracle” portrays the preciousness of relationships that illuminate our lives. The chorus echoes a sentiment of anticipation, longing for “the miracle called tomorrow.”

Continuing the theme of profound human connections, “The Killa (I Belong to You)” delves into longing that transcends a simple “I love you.” In the subunit track, SOOBIN and YEONJUN deliver a sultry afrobeats anthem, dripping with sensuality and groove. With writing credits from YEONJUN and TAEHYUN, “The Killa” explores the longing for affection beyond mere words. 

From the moment SOOBIN whispers, “Please tame me,” listeners are drawn into a world of desire and surrender. The groovy tune sets the stage for YEONJUN’s verses, expressing an insatiable craving and a willingness to be consumed by love. The chorus, with its addictive melody, elevates the experience, likening the lover’s embrace to the intoxicating sweetness of champagne. Throughout the song, themes of submission and devotion are tangible. Lines such as “I belong to ya” and “I’m tamed, I belong to you” express a profound sense of bliss in giving oneself completely to another. 

Navigating Life’s Uncertainties

In their signature style, TXT takes on a nostalgic vibe with “I’ll See You There Tomorrow.” The lyrics, co-penned by YEONJUN, TAEHYUN, and HUENINGKAI, promise a reunion with the members’ loved ones. Set against a UK-style house beat, this track lets listeners embrace the hopeful anticipation of the future. With its bright and magnetic melody, the song’s optimistic theme offers listeners a sense of comfort and reassurance.

The group shifts gears with “Quarter Life,” as they explore the existential angst and anxiety that often come with the transition into adulthood. Co-written by SOOBIN and TAEHYUN, the rock song delves into the quarter-life crisis, comparing it to “being trapped in a tunnel with no exit.” Despite the bleakness of the journey, the chorus radiates with a message of resilience and self-affirmation, encouraging listeners to persevere through life’s darkest moments and toughest challenges.

Both compositions not only showcase TXT’s versatility as artists but also highlight their commitment to portraying the life of young adults authentically. Whether it’s finding solace in the promise of tomorrow or confronting the uncertainties of adulthood, TXT’s music serves as a source of comfort and inspiration for listeners navigating the complexities of life.

What’s Next?

Fans of TXT, known as MOA, can look forward to catching the group on their upcoming third world tour, “ACT: PROMISE.” The 14-date tour kicks off on May 3 in Seoul, South Korea and will expand into the U.S. starting on May 14 in Washington. More cities are set to be announced.

To stay updated with TXT, follow the group on Instagram, X, TikTok, and Weverse. Don’t miss out on listening to minisode 3: TOMORROW on Spotify, Apple Music, or YouTube.

Want to learn more about TXT’s storyline? Read all about their previous album The Name Chapter: FREEFALL here!