Kura Kura (2021) by Twice

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“Kura Kura” by Twice

Artist Twice
Album / Mini-album Perfect World
Release Date May 12, 2021
Length 3:48
Label Warner Music Japan, JYP Entertainment
Songwriter J. Y. Park “The Asiansoul”, Yuki Kokubo
Composer UTA
Genre J-pop

 

The song we are going to talk about in this article is entitled “Kura Kura”. “Kura Kura” is a song by popular South Korean girl group Twice which is under JYP Entertainment. This song was pre-released for the digital single by Warner Music Japan on April 20th, 2021, as Twice’s 8th Japanese single alongside “Strawberry Moon” as the B-side track, while the physical version was released on May 12th, 2021, in Japan.

Here is the teaser video of Twice’s “Kura Kura” that was uploaded on Twice Japan’s Official YouTube Channel.

Background of “Kura Kura”

A sneak peek of “Kura Kura” by Twice as their 8th Japanese single was announced by Twice themselves at the end of their online concert titled Twice in Wonderland. The concert itself was held on March 6th, 2021. JYP Entertainment released the full MV of “Kura Kura” on April 20th, 2021, through Twice Japan’s official YouTube channel alongside the B-side track “Strawberry Moon”.

The digital single was pre-released by Warner Music Japan on April 20th, 2021, for digital download and streaming, while the physical version was released on May 12th, 2021, in Japan.

Here are some of the teaser photos for “Kura Kura” by Twice.

Group Photo Teaser

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Nayeon

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Jeongyeon

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Momo

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Sana

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Jihyo

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Mina

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Dahyun

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Tzuyu

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Chaeyoung

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Story of “Kura Kura”

Coming out as Twice’s 8th Japanese single released by Warner Music Japan on April 20th, 2021, “Kura Kura” is a song written by J. Y. Park and Yu-Ki Kokubo, with UTA as the composer of the song. The backing vocals for this song were sung by Sayulee, while Chris Gehringer served as the mastering engineer; Tony Maserati was the mixer, and Eom Sehee the recording engineer. The genre of this song is J-pop and dance.

This song describes the dizzy and mixed feelings of a woman when she is in love. She feels confused with herself; how can she feel this way. However, she is happy with all the feelings she has and hopes that the man feels the same way as she does.

The song title itself can be translated in English as “dizziness”.

MV of “Kura Kura”

The MV of “Kura Kura” by Twice was released on April 20th, 2021, and uploaded on Twice Japan’s official YouTube channel. The MV was released as Twice’s 8th Japanese single by Warner Music Japan. In the MV, Twice members look so pretty with a flower concept. Each of the members also gets individual screen time in the MV.

Since it was first released and uploaded on Twice Japan’s official YouTube channel on April 20th, 2021, the MV has gained more than 34 million views and 1,2 million likes on YouTube as of July 2021.

Here is the full MV of “Kura Kura” by Twice.

Here is the full MV of “Kura Kura” by Twice in a Performance Version and English Subtitles.

“Kura Kura” Performance

As a special gift for you, we have some of the live performance videos of “Kura Kura” by Twice that you might want to see.

“Kura Kura” by Twice – Live Stage

 

“Kura Kura” by Twice – Special Dance Clip

“Kura Kura” by Twice – Stage Mix

“Kura Kura” Achievements

Through the release of the 8th Japanese single with “Kura Kura”, Twice have achieved many things in charts.

Here are the details of “Kura Kura” achievements: Charts.

Charts

Chart (2021) Country Peak Position
Oricon Japan 3
Japan Hot 100 Japan 3
Genie Daily J-pop South Korea 87
AWA Chart Hot 100 Japan 9
Line Music Top 100 20
Melon Weekly J-pop Chart South Korea 91
Billboard Global 200 US 163

 

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