Full Of Cuteness During the Winter Season; Let’s Throwback To TWICE’s Knock Knock Era!

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TWICE – The First Female Girl Group of JYPE

Twice (트와이스) is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2015 reality show Sixteen. The group consists of nine members: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. TWICE debuted on October 20th, 2015, with the extended play (EP) The Story Begins. TWICE also officially debuted in Japan on June 28th, 2017, under Warner Music Japan with the release of their first compilation album titled #Twice. Within 19 months after debut, Twice has sold over 1.2 million units of their four EPs and the special album.

TWICE debuted with the single titled “Like Ooh-Ahh.” The MV hit 100 million views on YouTube. From their second EP, the track “Cheer Up” received a lot of attention. “Cheer Up” won the Song of the Year award at the 8th Melon Music Awards. It was then followed by another Song of the Year award at the 18th Mnet Asian Music Awards. Twice also released a special album titled Twicecoaster: Lane 2, along with its lead single “Knock Knock.” It is the reissue of Twicecoaster: Lane 1. “Knock Knock” was released in the winter season. Let’s talk about the cute “Knock Knock” comeback concept!

Comeback and Teaser

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On January 18th, 2017, it was reported that Twice would be releasing a special album after their concert in Seoul. Through the TWICE Official SNS, JYPE announced a teaser of the comeback.

The comeback was scheduled to take place on February 20th, 2017, at 0 AM KST.

“Knock Knock” was the title song of the special album TWICEcoaster: LANE 2. The album contains thirteen tracks.

Individual Photo Teasers

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NAYEON

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SANA

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TZUYU

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JEONGYEON

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JIHYO

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MINA

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MOMO

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DAHYUN

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CHAEYOUNG

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Group Photo Teasers

From left to right: NAYEON, SANA, TZUYU

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From left to right: JEONGYEON, JIHYO, MINA

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From left to right: MOMO, DAHYUN, CHAEYOUNG

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Music Video Teasers

Background of “Knock Knock”

In early February, Twice officially announced the release of the reissue of Twicecoaster: Lane 1, titled Twicecoaster: Lane 2, on February 20th, 2017, with a newly recorded track titled “Knock Knock.” “Knock Knock” is a bubblegum pop song with rock, disco, and electronic influences.

“Knock Knock” was a commercial success in South Korea. The song ranked at number 16 on Dazed’s 20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2017. “Knock Knock” also surpassed 100 million streams in November 2017 and 2,500,000 downloads in September 2019 on the Gaon Music Chart.

Meaning of the Lyrics

Korean English Translation
열두시가 되면 닫혀요
조금만 서둘러 줄래요
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door밤이 되면 내 맘속에
출입문이 열리죠
누군가 필요해 (Someone else)자꾸자꾸 서성이네
몰래 몰래 훔쳐보네
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door보나마나 또 Playboy
떠보나마나 Bad boy
확신이 필요해 Knock knock내 맘이 열리게 두드려줘
세게 쿵 쿵 다시 한번 쿵 쿵
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
쉽게 열리지는 않을 거야
Say that you’re mine

내일도 모레도 다시 와줘
준비하고 기다릴게 (Knock knock)
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
들어도 계속 듣고 싶은 걸
Knock on my door

필요 없어 Gold key or get lucky
진심이면 Everything’s gonna be okay
어떡해 벌써 왔나 봐
잠시만 기다려 줄래요

혼자 있을 때 훅 들어와
정신 없이 날 흔들어 놔
지금이 딱 널 위한
Showtime make it yours

댕 댕 울리면 매일 찾아와줄래
(찾아와줄래)
뱅뱅 돌다간 잠들어 버릴 걸요
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Come in come in come in baby
Take my hands

내 맘이 열리게 두드려줘
세게 쿵 쿵 다시 한번 쿵 쿵
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
쉽게 열리지는 않을 거야
Say that you’re mine

내일도 모레도 다시 와줘
준비하고 기다릴게 (Knock knock)
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
들어도 계속 듣고 싶은 걸
Knock on my door

Hey hey 이 시간이 지나면
굳어있던 내 맘이 내 내 맘이
아이스크림처럼 녹아 버릴 테니까
Come knock on my door

내 맘이 열리게 두드려줘
세게 쿵 쿵 다시 한번 쿵 쿵
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
쉽게 열리지는 않을 거야
Say that you’re mine

내일도 모레도 다시 와줘
준비하고 기다릴게 (Knock knock)
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
들어도 계속 듣고 싶은 걸
Knock on my door

Knock knock knock knock on my door
I’m freakin’ freakin’ out freakin’ out out
Knock knock
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door

 

 

 

 

 

 

The door closes at twelve
Please hurry up a bit
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door At night inside my mind
The door opens up
I need somebody (Someone else)You keep lingering around
Taking a sneak peek
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my doorProbably another playboy
Obviously just a bad boy
I need some assurance (Knock knock)Knock on my heart and open it up
Knock hard Bam! Bam! One more time Bam! Bam!
Baby, knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
It won’t be so easy to open it up
Say that you’re mine

Come again tomorrow and the day after
I will be ready and wait (knock knock)
Baby, knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
Wanna keep hearing it again
Knock on my door

No need for that gold key or get lucky
If you truly mean it everything’s gonna be okay
Oh no, you’re already here,
Could you please wait a moment

You pop in when I am alone
Shake me right out of my mind
Now is the perfect
Showtime make it yours

Dang dang when the clock strikes, would you come to me
(You come to me)
Turn round round will only make you fall asleep
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Come in, come in, come in baby,
Take my hands

Knock on my heart and open it up
Knock hard Bam! Bam! One more time Bam! Bam!
Baby, knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
It won’t be so easy to open it up
Say that you’re mine

Come again tomorrow and the day after
I will be ready and wait (knock knock)
Baby, knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
Wanna keep hearing it again
Knock on my door

Hey, hey after all this time
My frozen heart will, my-my heart will
Melt away like an ice cream
Come knock on my door

Knock on my heart and open it up
Knock hard Bam! Bam! One more time Bam! Bam!
Baby, knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
It won’t be so easy to open it up
say that you’re mine

Come again tomorrow and the day after
I will be ready and waiting  (knock knock)
Baby, knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
Wanna keep hearing it again
Knock on my door

Knock knock knock knock on my door
(I’m freakin’ freakin’ out freakin’ out out, knock knock)
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
knock on my door

 

 

 

 

Japanese Version

Japanese English Translation
チクタク夜12時
急がないと time limit
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door夜だって心の
ゲートが開くから
誰か来てほしい Someone elseウロウロ モジモジ
コソコソ チラリ見
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door噂では playboy
見るからに bad boy
確信犯だよね Knock knockねぇ胸のドア叩いて
Come on トントン もう一度 トントン
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
私に聞こえるように
Say that you’re mine

ねぇ明日も明後日も
君を待ってるか
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
ずっと repeat 聞かせてよ
Knock on my door

You don’t need a gold key or get lucky
マジなら everything’s gonna be okay
どうしようドアの前だ
もすこし待っててよ
一人の夜君が嵐を運ぶ予感
気づけば君の show time, make it yours

Ring ring ベルの音 合図だよ
眠る前に聞かせてよ
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Come in come in come in baby, take my hands

ねぇ胸の鼓動くらい
Come on トントン もう一度 トントン
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
心まで届くように
Say that you’re mine

ねぇ今夜もこれからも
ここで待ってるから
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
何度だって聞かせてよ
Knock on my door

Hey, hey, 時計の針が
回って 心が心が
Ice creamみたいに溶かされるの
Come knock on my door

ねぇ胸のドア叩いて
Come on トントン もう一度 トントン
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
私に聞こえるように
Say that you’re mine

ねぇ明日も明後日も (明後日も)
君を待ってるから(baby yeah)
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
(knock on my door)
ずっと repeat 聞かせてよ
Knock on my door(knock on my door)

Knock knock knock knock on my door
(I’m freakin’ freakin’ out, freakin’ out, out)
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door

 

 

 

 

 

Tick-tock, it’s 12 PM
Need to hurry, there’s a time limit
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door The gates to my heart are open
Even at night
So I want someone to come, someone else Wandering around, restless
Sneaking glances
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my doorThe rumors say he’s a playboy
He’s clearly a bad boy
I already know how this is gonna go knock knockHey, knock on the door of my heart
Come on, knock, knock, one more time, knock knock
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
So that I hear you
Say that you’re mine!

Hey, I’ll be waiting for you
Tomorrow and the day after tomorrow
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
And repeat forever and ever, lemme hear you
Knock on my door

You don’t need a gold key or get lucky
If you’re for real, then everything’s gonna be okay
What do I do? He’s right in front of my door
Wait a little longer for me
On nights I’m alone, I get this feeling you’ll storm on in
Once you’ve noticed it’ll be your show time, make it yours

Ring ring– the sound of the bell’s my signal
Lemme hear it before I fall asleep
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Come in come in come in baby, take my hands

Hey, knock enough so that the beat of my heart
Come on, knock, knock, one more time, knock, knock
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
So you reach all the way to my heart
Say that you’re mine

Hey, I’ll be waiting here for you
Tonight and from now on
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
Lemme hear it over and over again
Knock on my door

Hey, hey, the hands on the clock spin
And my heart, my heart
You make it melt just like ice cream
Come knock on my door

Hey, knock on the door of my heart
Come on, knock, knock, one more time, knock knock
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
So that I hear you
Say that you’re mine

Hey, I’ll be waiting for you tomorrow (And the day after)
And the day after tomorrow (baby yeah)
Baby knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock knock
(Knock on my door)
And repeat forever and ever, lemme hear you
Knock on my door (knock on my door)

Knock knock knock knock on my door
I’m freakin’ freakin’ out, freakin’ out, out
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door
Knock knock knock knock
Knock on my door