“Like OOH-AHH” by Twice
|Album / Mini-album||The Story Begins|
|Release Date||October 20, 2015|
|Songwriter||Black Eyed Pilseung, Sam Lewis|
|Composer||Black Eyed Pilseung, Sam Lewis|
It has been over 6 years since Twice debuted as one of the most popular girl groups from South Korea under JYP Entertainment. They debuted with the single entitled “Like OOH-AHH” from their debut extended play called The Story Begins released on October 20, 2015, by JYP Entertainment through KT-Music. And, in this article, we will talk about this debut song that made Twice become so popular worldwide like right now.
Here is the teaser video of Twice’s “Like OOH-AHH” that was uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s official YouTube account:
Teasers of Twice’s “Like OOH-AHH” that were uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s official YouTube account
Background of “Like OOH-AHH”
Before their official debut, JYP picked the members of Twice through a survival show called Sixteen, a collaboration between JYP Entertainment and Mnet. Three months after the show ended, the final members made their debut as Twice under JYP Entertainment and released a debut EP called The Story Begins with the lead single entitled “Like OOH-AHH.”
JYP Entertainment announced the debut news of Twice on October 7, 2015. Then, on October 9, the group photo teaser for Twice was released alongside the title for the lead single, “Like OOH-AHH.” The details of the EP were revealed on the next day, including the full tracklist with a total of 6 songs on the EP.
The individual photo teasers for each member were released consecutively on October 12, 13, and 15. And, the teaser for the MV of “Like OOH-AHH” was released on October 16, revealing a part of their choreography.
Here are some of the teaser photos of “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice:
The Group Photo Teaser
Story of “Like OOH-AHH”
“Like OOH-AHH” was released on October 20, 2015, by JYP Entertainment through KT-Music. The song was written and composed by Black Eyed Pilseung and Sam Lewis. Rado was the one who made the arrangement. Black Eyed Pilseung and Sam Lewis were also the ones who were previously producing a successful song for another girl group under JYP Entertainment, Miss A, entitled “Only You.”
Based on the lyrics, this song tells about a super beautiful woman who attracts people’s attention and wants to feel love. Even though many people adore and like her, she does not want to be careless in choosing a partner. She will only choose the right person to be her partner.
This song also has the Japanese version later released for Twice’s debut in Japan on June 28, 2017. Yhanael wrote the lyrics for the Japanese version. The song was described as a “color pop” dance track with hip-hop, rock, and R&B elements.
MV of “Like OOH-AHH”
The official MV of “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice was released and uploaded on October 20, 2015, on JYP Entertainment’s official YouTube account. Kim Young-jo and Yoo Seung-woo directed the MV as the production team Naïve.
In the MV, Twice’s members are busy dancing and singing in a run-down hospital filled with zombies. They do not realize the zombies and continue to enjoy the fun until the end of the MV when one zombie hears his own heartbeat and turns back into a human. Fun fact, Bang Chan from Stray Kids and A.C.E‘s Chan were in this music video as cameos!
The official MV gained 100 million views on YouTube on November 11, 2016, making Twice the fourth K-pop girl group to reach this milestone.
Here is the full MV of “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice:
Here is the special MV dance version:
Here is the second special MV dance version:
“Like OOH-AHH” Performance
Especially for you, we have some of the live performance videos of “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice that you may want to see.
“Like OOH-AHH” by Twice Live Stage on MNET’s MCountdown:
“Like OOH-AHH” by Twice Live Stage on KBS’ Music Bank:
“Like OOH-AHH” by Twice Live Stage in MBC’s Show Music Core:
“Like OOH-AHH” by Twice Live Stage on SBS’ Inkigayo:
“Like OOH-AHH” by Twice Live Stage in Twicelights Concert in Seoul:
“Like OOH-AHH” Achievements
Through their debut song entitled “Like OOH-AHH,” Twice had achieved many things on the music charts.
Here are the details of the “Like OOH-AHH” achievements on weekly and year-end charts.
|Chart (2015-2017)||Country||Peak Position|
|Japan Hot 100||Japan||27|
|Philippine Hot 100||Philippines||49|
|BillboardPH K-pop Top 5||Philippines||4|
|World Digital Song Sales (Billboard)||US||6|
|Japan Hot 100||2017||Japan||56|