“Go Hard” by Twice
|Album / Mini-album||Eyes Wide Open|
|Release Date||October 26, 2020|
|Composer||Grace Tither, Carl Ryden, Ki Fitzgerald, and Paul Harris|
In this article, we will talk about a song from a popular girl group under JYP Entertainment, Twice, entitled “Go Hard.” This song was released by JYP Entertainment and Republic Records on October 26, 2020, for Twice’s 2nd full album titled Eyes Wide Open. The song was set as the 8th track for the album with “I Can’t Stop Me” for the lead single.
Here is the full audio version of “Go Hard” that was uploaded on Twice’s Official YouTube account.
Background of “Go Hard”
Before JYP Entertainment made an official statement for Twice’s 2nd full album called Eyes Wide Open, the news of the comeback already spread and was circulating on many media sites in Korea. Then, on October 1, 2020, JYP Entertainment announced the comeback details through Twice’s official social media accounts together with the release date and promotional schedule.
The group photo teaser was released on October 11 as well as the digital album cover. “I Can’t Stop Me” was chosen as the lead single for the album while “Go Hard” was set as the 8th track. There are around six songs of which the lyrics were written by Twice members including Jihyo, Sana, Nayeon, Chaeyoung for 1 song, and Dahyun who wrote 2 songs.
Unfortunately, one of the members, Jeongyeon, could not take part in this comeback due to psychological anxiousness and being on a hiatus for some time. The official statement was made by JYP Entertainment on October 17, 2020.
Here are some of the teaser photos of “Go Hard” by Twice:
The Group Photo Teaser
Story of “Go Hard”
Released on October 26, 2020, as the 8th track for Twice’s 2nd full album called Eyes Wide Open, “Go Hard” is a song written by Friday (Galactika) together with Grace Tither, Carl Ryden, Ki Fitzgerald, and Paul Harris as the one who did both the music and the arrangement for the song.
Through this song, Twice wants to show the strength of a woman in getting what she wants. No matter how heavy and difficult the obstacles are that will be faced, she will not give up and become weak. In fact, she will get stronger and “Go Hard” to get it.
Jihyo also said that the message and the title of the group’s album can be written as the phrase “Eyes wide open to a new sense.”
MV of “Go Hard”
There is no official MV for “Go Hard” because it was only included in Twice’s 2nd full album and set as the 8th track, not as the lead single. The album itself titled Eyes Wide Open with “I Can’t Stop Me” for the lead single was released by JYP Entertainment and Republic Records on October 26, 2020.
However, you can find the lyrics for “Go Hard” by Twice in a video made by fans.
“Go Hard” Performance
Twice never sang this song live on any TV shows so there is no official video of a live performance for “Go Hard.” But, to fulfill your curiosity about the performance of “Go Hard” from Twice, you may listen to this concert sound made by fans.
Let’s take a listen to the concert sound of “Go Hard” by Twice!
“Go Hard” Achievements
As the 8th track for Twice’s 2nd full album called Eyes Wide Open that was released on October 26, 2020, “Go Hard” has achieved many things on the weekly charts.
Here are the details of the “Go Hard” achievements.
|QQ Music K-pop||China||November 5, 2020||120|
|QQ Music K-pop||China||November 19, 2020||48|
|QQ Music K-pop||China||December 3, 2020||79|
|QQ Music K-pop||China||December 24, 2020||100|
|QQ Music K-pop||China||January 7, 2021||82|
|QQ Music K-pop||China||January 14, 2021||85|
|QQ Music K-pop||China||January 21, 2021||96|
|Melon Daily (2020)||610|
|ABC Hot 100 End of the Year (2020)||85|