"DNA" is a song by BTS. It was released on September 18, 2017, serves as the title track and appears as the second track for their fifth mini album Love Yourself: Her and as the fourth track of CD A in their second compilation album Love Yourself: Answer. A remixed version was released on August 24, 2018 and serves as the seventh track of CD B from their second compilation album.

This song has a Japanese version featured in their eighth Japanese single "MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow" and in their third Japanese studio album Face Yourself.

Lyrics

V:
cheonnune neol araboge dwaesseo
seorol bulleowatteon geotcheoreom
nae hyeolgwan sok DNA ga malhaejweo
naega chaja hemaedeon neoraneun geol

J-Hope:
uri mannameun suhage gongshik
jonggyoye yulbeob ujuye seobri

RM:
naege jueojin unmyeonge jeunggeo
neoneun nae kkume chulcheo
Take it take it
neoege naemin nae soneun jeonghaejin sungmyeong

Jungkook:
geokjeonghaji ma Love
i modeun geon uyeoni aninikka
urin wanjeon dalla Baby
unmyeongeul chajanaen durinikka

Jimin:
ujuga saenggin geu nalbuteo gyesok
muhane segireul neomeoseo gyesok

Jungkook:
urin jeonsaengedo ama daeum saengedo
yeongweoni hamkkenikka
i modeun geon uyeoni aninikka

Jimin:
unmyeongeul chajanaen durinikka

BTS:
DNA

Suga:
I want it this love I want it real love
nan neoegeman jibjunghae
jom deo sege nal ikkeune

RM:
taechoye DNA ga neol weonaneunde
igeon piryeoniya I love us
urimani True lovers

Jungkook:
geunyeoreul bol ttaemada soseurachige nolla

Suga:
shingihage jakkuman sumi meonneun ge cham isanghae seolma

Jungkook:
ireon ge malloman deutteon sarangiran gamjeongikka

Suga:
aechobuteo nae shimjangeun neol hyanghae ttwinikka

Jin:
geokjeonghaji ma Love
i modeun geon uyeoni aninikka
urin wanjeon dalla Baby
unmyeongeul chajanaen durinikka

Jungkook:
ujuga saenggin geu nalbuteo gyesok
muhane segireul neomeoseo gyesok

Jimin:
urin jeonsaengedo ama daeum saengedo
yeongweoni hamkkenikka

Jungkook:
i modeun geon uyeoni aninikka
unmyeongeul chajanaen durinikka

BTS:
DNA

V:
doraboji mara
unmyeongeul chajanaen urinikka

Jin:
huhoehaji mara Baby
yeongweoni

V:
yeongweoni

Jungkook:
yeongweoni

Jimin:
yeongweoni
hamkkenikka

Jungkook:
geokjeonghaji ma Love
i modeun geon uyeoni aninikka

Jimin:
urin wanjeon dalla Baby
unmyeongeul chajanaen durinikka

J-Hope:
La la la la la
La la la la la

Jungkook:
uyeoni aninikka

J-Hope:
La la la la la
La la la la la

Jungkook:
uyeoni aninikka

BTS:
DNA

V:
์ฒซ๋ˆˆ์— ๋„ ์•Œ์•„๋ณด๊ฒŒ ๋์–ด
์„œ๋กค ๋ถˆ๋Ÿฌ์™”๋˜ ๊ฒƒ์ฒ˜๋Ÿผ
๋‚ด ํ˜ˆ๊ด€ ์† DNA๊ฐ€ ๋งํ•ด์ค˜
๋‚ด๊ฐ€ ์ฐพ์•„ ํ—ค๋งค๋˜ ๋„ˆ๋ผ๋Š” ๊ฑธ

J-Hope:
์šฐ๋ฆฌ ๋งŒ๋‚จ์€ ์ˆ˜ํ•™์˜ ๊ณต์‹
์ข…๊ต์˜ ์œจ๋ฒ• ์šฐ์ฃผ์˜ ์„ญ๋ฆฌ

RM:
๋‚ด๊ฒŒ ์ฃผ์–ด์ง„ ์šด๋ช…์˜ ์ฆ๊ฑฐ
๋„ˆ๋Š” ๋‚ด ๊ฟˆ์˜ ์ถœ์ฒ˜
Take it take it
๋„ˆ์—๊ฒŒ ๋‚ด๋ฏผ ๋‚ด ์†์€ ์ •ํ•ด์ง„ ์ˆ™๋ช…

Jungkook:
๊ฑฑ์ •ํ•˜์ง€ ๋งˆ Love
์ด ๋ชจ๋“  ๊ฑด ์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ
์šฐ๋ฆฐ ์™„์ „ ๋‹ฌ๋ผ Baby
์šด๋ช…์„ ์ฐพ์•„๋‚ธ ๋‘˜์ด๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jimin:
์šฐ์ฃผ๊ฐ€ ์ƒ๊ธด ๊ทธ ๋‚ ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ๊ณ„์†
๋ฌดํ•œ์˜ ์„ธ๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๋„˜์–ด์„œ ๊ณ„์†

Jungkook:
์šฐ๋ฆฐ ์ „์ƒ์—๋„ ์•„๋งˆ ๋‹ค์Œ ์ƒ์—๋„
์˜์›ํžˆ ํ•จ๊ป˜๋‹ˆ๊นŒ
์ด ๋ชจ๋“  ๊ฑด ์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jimin:
์šด๋ช…์„ ์ฐพ์•„๋‚ธ ๋‘˜์ด๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

BTS:
DNA

Suga:
I want it this love I want it real love
๋‚œ ๋„ˆ์—๊ฒŒ๋งŒ ์ง‘์ค‘ํ•ด
์ข€ ๋” ์„ธ๊ฒŒ ๋‚  ์ด๋„๋„ค

RM:
ํƒœ์ดˆ์˜ DNA๊ฐ€ ๋„ ์›ํ•˜๋Š”๋ฐ
์ด๊ฑด ํ•„์—ฐ์ด์•ผ I love us
์šฐ๋ฆฌ๋งŒ์ด True lovers

Jungkook:
๊ทธ๋…€๋ฅผ ๋ณผ ๋•Œ๋งˆ๋‹ค ์†Œ์Šค๋ผ์น˜๊ฒŒ ๋†€๋ผ

V:
์‹ ๊ธฐํ•˜๊ฒŒ ์ž๊พธ๋งŒ ์ˆจ์ด ๋ฉŽ๋Š” ๊ฒŒ ์ฐธ ์ด์ƒํ•ด ์„ค๋งˆ

Jungkook:
์ด๋Ÿฐ ๊ฒŒ ๋ง๋กœ๋งŒ ๋“ฃ๋˜ ์‚ฌ๋ž‘์ด๋ž€ ๊ฐ์ •์ผ๊นŒ

V:
์• ์ดˆ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ๋‚ด ์‹ฌ์žฅ์€ ๋„ ํ–ฅํ•ด ๋›ฐ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jin:
๊ฑฑ์ •ํ•˜์ง€ ๋งˆ Love
์ด ๋ชจ๋“  ๊ฑด ์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ
์šฐ๋ฆฐ ์™„์ „ ๋‹ฌ๋ผ Baby
์šด๋ช…์„ ์ฐพ์•„๋‚ธ ๋‘˜์ด๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jungkook:
์šฐ์ฃผ๊ฐ€ ์ƒ๊ธด ๊ทธ ๋‚ ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ๊ณ„์†
๋ฌดํ•œ์˜ ์„ธ๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๋„˜์–ด์„œ ๊ณ„์†

Jimin:
์šฐ๋ฆฐ ์ „์ƒ์—๋„ ์•„๋งˆ ๋‹ค์Œ ์ƒ์—๋„
์˜์›ํžˆ ํ•จ๊ป˜๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jungkook:
์ด ๋ชจ๋“  ๊ฑด ์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ
์šด๋ช…์„ ์ฐพ์•„๋‚ธ ๋‘˜์ด๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

BTS:
DNA

V:
๋Œ์•„๋ณด์ง€ ๋ง์•„
์šด๋ช…์„ ์ฐพ์•„๋‚ธ ์šฐ๋ฆฌ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jin:
ํ›„ํšŒํ•˜์ง€ ๋ง์•„ Baby
์˜์›ํžˆ

V:
์˜์›ํžˆ

Jungkook:
์˜์›ํžˆ

Jimin:
์˜์›ํžˆ
ํ•จ๊ป˜๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jungkook:
๊ฑฑ์ •ํ•˜์ง€ ๋งˆ Love
์ด ๋ชจ๋“  ๊ฑด ์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

Jimin:
์šฐ๋ฆฐ ์™„์ „ ๋‹ฌ๋ผ Baby
์šด๋ช…์„ ์ฐพ์•„๋‚ธ ๋‘˜์ด๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

J-Hope:
La la la la la
La la la la la

Jungkook:
์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

J-Hope:
La la la la la
La la la la la

Jungkook:
์šฐ์—ฐ์ด ์•„๋‹ˆ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ

BTS:
DNA

V:
I recognized you as soon as I saw you
As if weโ€™ve called each other
The DNA in my blood is telling me
That itโ€™s you who Iโ€™ve been looking for

J-Hope:
Our encounter is a mathematical formula
The law of religion, the ways of the universe

RM:
The evidence of fate given to me
You are the origin of my dreams
Take it take it
My hand held out to you is destiny

Jungkook:
Donโ€™t worry love
Because all of this is not coincidence

V:
Weโ€™re completely different baby
Because weโ€™ve found our destiny

Jimin:
From the day the universe was formed
Past infinite worlds

Jungkook:
Probably in our past life and in our next lives
Weโ€™ll be together forever

Because all of this is not coincidence

Jimin:
Because weโ€™ve found our destiny

BTS:
DNA

Suga:
I want it this love I want it real love
Iโ€™m only focusing on you
It pulls me harder

RM:
From the start, my DNA wants you
This is fate, I love us
Only we are true lovers

Jungkook:
Every time I see her, I am amazed

Suga:
Itโ€™s so strange,
my breath keeps stopping

Jungkook:
Is this the love that Iโ€™ve only heard about?

Suga:
Because from the start, my heart only beats towards you

Jin:
Donโ€™t worry love
Because all of this is not coincidence
Weโ€™re completely different baby
Because weโ€™ve found our destiny

Jungkook:
From the day the universe was formed
Past infinite worlds

Jimin:
Probably in our past life and in our next lives
Weโ€™ll be together forever

Jungkook:
Because all of this is not coincidence
Because weโ€™ve found our destiny

BTS:
DNA

V:
Donโ€™t look back
Because weโ€™ve found our destiny

Jin:
Donโ€™t regret it baby
Forever

V:
Forever

Jungkook:
Forever

Jimin:
Because weโ€™re forever
together

Jungkook:
Donโ€™t worry love
Because all of this is not coincidence

Jimin:
Weโ€™re completely different baby
Because weโ€™ve found our destiny

J-Hope:
La la la la la
La la la la la

Jungkook:
Because this isnโ€™t a coincidence

J-Hope:
La la la la la
La la la la la

Jungkook:
Because this isnโ€™t a coincidence

BTS:
DNA

Awards and nominations

Music program awards

Song Program Date
"DNA" The Show (SBS MTV) September 26, 2017
Show Champion (MBC Music) September 27, 2017
M Countdown (Mnet) September 28, 2017
October 5, 2017
Music Bank (KBS) September 29, 2017
October 6, 2017
October 13, 2017
Inkigayo (SBS) October 1, 2017
October 8, 2017
October 15, 2017

Audio

Spotify

Trivia

  • This song became the very first K-pop song to be featured on Spotify's 'Global Top 50', which is a list decided from songs streamed from across the world, debuting at #50. BTS is the first k-pop artist to ever be featured on this playlist.
  • On October 2, 2017, at 5:00am (BST), DNA was played on BBC Radio 1.
  • The music video hit 100 million views on Youtube on October 12, 2017.
  • The special stage of DNA from Gayo Daechukje, which is also known as the Pedal 2 LA Mix, was included in the Compilation album Love Yourself 'Answer'.
  • DNA is also the first Korean group music video to hit 350 million, 400 million, 450 million, 500 million, 550 million, 600 million and recently, 700 million views on YouTube.

Records

For more DNA Records: List of Records Set and Broken.
  • Fastest K-pop group video to reach 10 million views, 8 hours, beating BLACKPINK's record for "As If Itโ€™s Your Last", by 17 hours. Until FAKE LOVE was released.
  • Most views for a K-pop group video within 24 hours, 20,975,068 views, beating BLACKPINK's record for "As If Itโ€™s Your Last", with 13,316,290 views. Until FAKE LOVE was released.
  • On 19 September 2018, 366 days after its release, DNA, BTS' most viewed video, became the first K-Pop group MV to reach 500 million views.
  • On 9 January 2019, 477 days after its release, DNA, BTS' most viewed video, became the first K-Pop group MV to reach 600 million views.
  • On 14 April 2019, DNA is the first K-Pop boy group MV, as well as BTS' most viewed MV to reach 700 million views.

Videos

Gallery

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