Girls Like Us (2019) by Twice

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Girls Like Us by Twice

Artist Twice
Album / Mini-album Fancy You
Release Date April 22, 2019
Length 2:38
Label JYP Entertainment
Songwriter Jihyo
Composer Charli XCX, Dimitri Tikovoi, Maya Von Doll, Uzoechi Emenike
Genre K-pop

 

“Girls Like Us” is the song that we are going to talk about in this article. “Girls Like Us” is a song from one of the most popular girl groups in South Korea, Twice. This song is included in Twice’s 7th extended play titled Fancy You that was released by JYP Entertainment on April 22nd, 2019, with “Fancy” as the lead single.

Here is the full audio version of Twice’s song “Girls Like Us” that was uploaded on Twice’s Official YouTube Account.

Background of “Girls Like Us”

“Girls Like Us” is a song that is included in Twice’s 7th extended play Fancy You as the third track. JYP Entertainment announced the news of Twice’s comeback with the 7th extended play titled Fancy You on April 8th, 2019, with “Fancy” as the lead single. The song “Girls Like Us” is included in the EP as the third track with Jihyo as the one who wrote the lyrics.

Alongside the announcement, JYP Entertainment also released the schedule for Twice’s upcoming world tour that day. The concert dates started from Seoul, then moved to Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Newark, Chicago, and Kuala Lumpur. Then, following the next three days from April 9th to 11th, the members’ individual teaser photos were released.

Here are some of the group photo teasers for the EP Fancy You.

Chaeyoung, Mina, Jihyo, Tzuyu, and Nayeon

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Chaeyoung, Momo, and Tzuyu

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Dahyun, Sana, and Jeongyeon

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Mina, Dahyun, Sana, and Jeongyeon

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Mina, Nayeon, and Jihyo

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Story of “Girls Like Us”

The song “Girls Like Us” by Twice that was released in 2019, was written by one of Twice’s members, Jihyo. It was written alongside Uzoechi Emenike, Dimitri Tikovoï, Maya von Doll, Charli XCX who made the music. MNEK, Dimitri Tikovoï, von Doll and Charli XCX did the arrangement. This song is included in Twice’s 7th extended play Fancy You that was released by JYP Entertainment on April 22nd, 2019.

As for the story of the song, according to the lyrics that Jihyo write, this song is about giving support and encouraging girls to live up to their dreams and not to give up that easily. This song is seen as a summer track.

MV of “Girls Like Us”

There is no official MV for “Girls Like Us” as it is not the lead single of the extended play released by Twice. This song was only the third track of Twice’s 7th EP Fancy You which was released on April 22nd, 2019, with “Fancy” as the lead single.

Here is the lyrics video of Twice’s “Girls Like Us” made by fans:

“Girls Like Us” Performance

As a special gift for you, we have the live performance video of “Girls Like Us” by Twice that maybe you want to see.

“Girls Like Us” by Twice – Live Stage on Showcase

“Girls Like Us” Achievements

Even though the release of “Girls Like Us” by Twice was not a lead single from their 7th extended play Fancy You, still, the EP that was released on April 22nd, 2019, managed to achieve many awards and get first place on music shows with their lead single, “Fancy”.

Here are the details of the EP Fancy You and the “Girls Like Us” Achievements: Charts and First Places on Music Shows, (Awards), etc.

Weekly Charts

Chart (2019) Country Peak Position
ARIA Australian Digital Albums 22
SNEP French Download Albums 54
Oricon Japanese Albums 1
Oricon Japanese Digital Albums 2
Billboard Japan Japanese Hot Albums 11
Gaon South Korean Albums 2
PROMUSICAE Spanish Albums 88
OCC UK Independent Albums 34
Billboard US Heatseekers Albums 4
Billboard US Independent Albums 16
Billboard US World Albums 4

Year-End Charts

Chart (2019) Country Position
Oricon Japanese Albums 34
Gaon South Korean Albums 11

Decade-End Lists

Publication Accolade Rank / Year
Billboard The 25 Greatest K-Pop Albums of the 2010s: Staff List 24

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Result
2019 21st Mnet Asian Music Awards Album of the Year Nominated
2020 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards Album of the Year – 2nd Quarter Nominated

 

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