“Look at Me” – A General Description
|Album / Mini-album||Twicetagram|
|Release Date||October 30, 2017|
|Songwriter||FRANTS and Hyerim|
|Composer||FRANTS and Hyerim|
“Look at Me” is one of Twice’s songs from their first studio album titled Twicetagram. The release of this song was on October 30th, 2017, through JYP Entertainment with Genie Music as the Twicetagram album distributor. “Look at Me” is the eighth track of this studio album, and serves as one of their sidetracks. There are twelve sidetracks in Twicetagram, and “Look at Me” is the seventh sidetrack. This song is put after “24/7” and before “Rollin’” in the tracklist.
Before the release day, the agency shared a spoiler video of this studio album. The video is filled with a medley of all the tracks in this album. If you want to listen to “Look at Me”, you can get the physical album. Or, you can also stream this song through various music sites and Twice’s official YouTube channel. Click the video below to stream “Look at Me”.
JYP Entertainment released a spoiler video, which was filled with a medley of all the tracks of Twicetagram. The “Look at Me” spoiler is also included in this video. Check out this video to see the album spoiler.
“Look at Me” was actually officially released twice. The second time, this song was released as the tenth track out of fifteen tracks in the Merry & Happy album. This second reissued album came out on December 11th, 2017.
Background of “Look at Me” – Before the Twicetagram Release Date
On September 8th, 2017, it was first reported that Twice had started to make a music video in Canada. JYP Entertainment confirmed that Twice were indeed in the preparation process of their next comeback. On September 25th, the agency gave an announcement about the comeback for the second time. It was announced that the upcoming comeback would be in late October.
On October 16th Twice released a music video trailer for the lead single titled “Likey”. The release date was also announced on that day, which would be October 30th. On October 21st, Twice released a tracklist poster for the album. Check out this picture below to see the tracklist poster.
October 30th was the announced release date of the album. Before the official release hour, the group shared a poster, filled with the complete lyrics of “Likey“. A few hours later, the digital album of Twicetagram was released through various music sites. The music video for “Likey” was also released on that day. The physical album wasn’t released yet, it was released the next day, on October 31st.
Story of “Look at Me” – An Upbeat Pop Dance Song
In the song “Look at Me”, Wonder Girls’ Lim or Woo Hyerim participated in the songwriting process, alongside Frants. Aside from being the lyrics writers, Frants and Hyerim also composed this song, while Frants arranged this song too.
“Look at Me” is a track of the pop dance genre and a fast beat. This song is about a person who feels shy when he/she meets the person he/she loves. Through words, he/she often told the person that he/she missed her/him, but when they met, he/she felt shy in front of that person. His/her shyness is shown by not looking his/her lover into the eye.
MV of “Look at Me”
There’s no music video released for “Look at Me”. The music video that the girls had shot in Canada was the music video for “Likey”.
“Look at Me” Performance: Three Times at the Twiceland Zone 2 Concert
Twice members performed “Look at Me” in some of their concert stages in Twiceland Zone 2 – Fantasy Park. There were five countries set to be the concert arena; there were South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. The whole concert started on May 18th, 2018, and ended on July 29th, 2018. Specifically, for the “Look at Me” performance, the song was performed three times at this Twiceland Zone 2 concert.
The first time, they performed “Look at Me” in the Jamsil Arena, Seoul, South Korea on May 18th, 2018. They performed this song again for the second time in the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore on June 17th, 2018. For the third time in this Twiceland concert, they performed this song at the Indonesian Convention Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 25th, 2018. They had their own choreography specifically made for performing this song. You can watch the group’s performances by watching these fan-made videos, here.
“Look at Me” Achievements: A Twicetagram Highlighted Sidetrack
“Look at Me” was reviewed positively by The Kraze as one of the sidetracks that became the highlight of the Twicetagram album. This magazine praised the production work and variety of genres in the album while citing “Look at Me” as the album’s main strength. “Look at Me” has charted in several song charts. For more details, check out the table below for the song’s peak position in every chart.
|Kpop Hot 100 (Billboard South Korea)||21|
|Gaon Download Music Chart||67|