2MYX

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2MYX
EP by A-Jax
Released November 15, 2012 (2012-11-15)
(see Release history)
Recorded 2012
Genre K-pop, dance-pop
Length 26:03
Label DSP Media
A-Jax chronology
2MYX
(2012)
Insane
(2013)
Singles from 2MYX
  1. "One 4 U"
    Released: June 1, 2012
  2. "Hot Game"
    Released: July 11, 2012
  3. "2MYX"
    Released: November 15, 2012

2MYX (an abbreviation of To My Ex) is the debut mini album from the South Korean boy band A-Jax. It was released in November 15, 2012 with the song of same name used as the promotional track.[1] The EP also includes the singles "One 4 U"[2] and "Hot Game".[3]

Background[edit]

Some rumors about the group making a comeback in South Korea started in November 9, when some banners were shown in some cities of South Korea.[4] The release was officially announced by the group's agency, DSP Media, on November 12, on A-Jax's fan-cafe on Daum. It was also revealed some details, a teaser will be revealed on November 13, the EP will be released in November 15, along with the music video and the first performance of the song will be on Mnet's M! Countdown on the same day.[5] In November 13, like scheduled, a teaser of the music video was released.[6] In November 15, the EP and music video of "2MYX" were released at the same time. "2MYX" was also described as a response to the Girls' Generation's song "Run Devil Run".[7]

Composition[edit]

The EP is composed by seven songs, three new songs, three already released songs and an instrumental. "2MYX" was written by Cha Yong-un and Yi Sin-seong and composed by John Lundvik, Andreas Oberg and Kalle Engstrom. "Catch Me If You Can" was written by Koh Minae and composed by Steven Lee and Jimmy Richard Drew. Steven Lee also produced the songs "Your Song", "One 4 U", "Never Let Go" and composed "Hot Game", which was written by Kim Ji-hyang. An instrumental of "2MYX" was also included on the EP.

Promotions[edit]

The promotions of the EP and "2MYX" started in November 15, on Mnet's show M! Countdown.[8] The group also promoted on the music shows Music Bank, Music Core, Inkigayo and Show Champion.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "2MYX"   Cha Yong-un, Yi Sin-seong (Zig Zag Note) John Lundvik, Andreas Oberg, Kalle Engstrom 3:14
2. "Catch Me If You Can" (잡을 테면 잡아봐; Jabeul Temyeon Jababwa) Koh Minae Steven Lee, Jimmy Richard Drew 3:19
3. "Your Song" (너의 노래; Neoui Nolae) Steven Lee Steven Lee 4:36
4. "One 4 U"   Steven Lee Steven Lee 3:57
5. "Never Let Go" (너밖에 몰라서; Neobakke Mollaseo) Steven Lee Steven Lee 4:30
6. "Hot Game"   Kim Ji-hyang Steven Lee, Jimmy Richard, Lasse Lindorff, Svend Gudiksen 3:13
7. "2MYX" (Instrumental)   John Lundvik, Andreas Oberg, Kalle Engstrom 3:14
Total length:
26:03

Charts[edit]

Album chart[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Gaon Weekly album chart[9] 6
Gaon Monthly album chart[9] 24

Singles chart[edit]

Song Peak chart position
KOR US
Gaon Chart[9] K-Pop Billboard[10]
"2MYX" 188
"One 4 U" 167
"Never Let Go" 164
"Hot Game" 59

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
South Korea November 15, 2012 Digital download[1] DSP Media
CJ E&M
November 16, 2012 CD[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "(EP) A-JAX 1st Mini Album / Daum 뮤직 :: 언제 어디서나 Music on Daum" (in Korean). Daum Communications. 2012-11-15. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  2. ^ "(싱글) ONE 4 U / Daum 뮤직 :: 언제 어디서나 Music on Daum" (in Korean). Daum Communications. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  3. ^ "(싱글) Hot Game / Daum 뮤직 :: 언제 어디서나 Music on Daum" (in Korean). Daum Communications. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  4. ^ 강남 한복판에 '관심 좀 꺼줄래?' 의문의 포스터 등장 (in Korean). Nate. 2012-11-09. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  5. ^ "A-JAX(에이젝스) 공식 FAN CAFE / A-JAX 1ST MINI ALBUM '2MYX' 일정 안내 - Daum 카페" (in Korean). Daum Communications. 2012-11-12. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  6. ^ "'컴백' 에이젝스, '런닝맨 티저' 공개 '기대 UP'" (in Korean). Nate. 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  7. ^ '데빌' 에이젝스, 소녀시대 '런데빌런' 답가 부른다 (in Korean). Nate. 2012-11-15. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  8. ^ '엠카' 에이젝스, 나쁜 남자 매력 풍기며 컴백 (in Korean). Nate. 2012-11-15. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  9. ^ a b c "Gaon Search - A-JAX" (in Korean). Gaon. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  10. ^ "Korea K-Pop Hot 100 Music Chart". Billboard. 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  11. ^ "YESASIA: A-JAX Mini Album Vol. 1 - 2MYX CD - A-JAX, DSP Media - Korean Music - Free Shipping". 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 

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