“Trick It” by Twice
|Album / Mini-album||Feel Special|
|Release Date||September 23, 2019|
|Songwriter||Dahyun and JQ|
|Composer||Melanie Fontana, GG Ramirez, Jurek Reunamaki, and 72|
On September 9th, 2019, JYP Entertainment confirmed that their girl group, Twice, would be making a comeback after the success of the EP Fancy You. Twice would release their eighth mini-album on September 23rd, 2019, at 6 PM KST. This eighth mini-album is entitled Feel Special. Feel Special is a Twice album with a mix of K-pop, EDM, and hip-hop genres.
On September 10th, 2019, JYP Entertainment released the tracklist of the album Feel Special. This album has 7 songs with the lead single of the same title. In addition to the CEO of JYP Entertainment, J.Y. Park, the members of Twice also participated in the writing of the lyrics for the songs on Twice’s album. One of the members who participated in writing the lyrics was Twice’s rapper, Dahyun.
Dahyun got the opportunity to write the lyrics for the fourth track on the mini-album Feel Special. The song is titled “Trick It”. “Trick It” is a song with a very thick disco rhythm. This song has a very beautiful melody, sweet, but has strong energy. “Trick It” is a song that tells about a person who chooses to lie about various things in order to bring happiness to others.
Besides Dahyun, the other members who contributed to writing the lyrics were Nayeon, Jihyo, and Momo. Nayeon wrote the lyrics for the second track titled “Rainbow“, Jihyo wrote the lyrics for “Get Loud” as the third track, and Momo wrote “Love Foolish“. And all the Twice members wrote the lyrics together for the sixth track titled “21:29“.
Background of “Trick It”
“Trick It” is the fourth track on the Feel Special album. This song was written by Dahyun together with JQ. “Trick It” was composed by Melanie Fontana, GG Ramirez, Jurek Reunamaki, and 72. And this song was arranged by Jurek Reunamaki. Melanie Fontana is an American singer and songwriter who has written songs for Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, The Chainsmokers, and several K-pop groups such as f(x), IOI, BTS, TXT, Blackpink, Enhypen, and Twice.
“Trick It” is arranged with a very soft melody but has a very passionate beat. The melody and the beat of “Trick It” make this song very suitable to be heard while on the way to work or campus. The beat of “Trick It” can provide a lot of positive energy.
The Second Song Written by Dahyun
“Trick It” is not the first song written by Dahyun. The 23-year-old idol has shown her talent as a lyricist since 2017. Dahyun first wrote song lyrics for Twice’s first full-length album Twicetagram in 2017. She wrote the lyrics for the third track titled “Missing U” with Chaeyoung and Earattack.
In 2019, Dahyun again wrote the lyrics for the song “Trick It” for Twice’s comeback album, Feel Special. It didn’t stop there, Dahyun again wrote song lyrics for the album Eyes Wide Open in 2020 with the songs “Bring It Back” and “Queen“. And she wrote two more songs for the album Taste of Love in 2021, “Scandal” and “SOS“.
Dahyun always gives new colors to Twice’s songs with the lyrics she writes. The songs that Dahyun has written have beautiful, clear, varied, and very artful lyrics. The lyrics of the song “Queen” are very clear and bold, while with the lyrics of “Trick It”, Dahyun plays more with words and sound repetition. Dahyun always gives new colors.
Interesting Parts in “Trick It”
Lots of repetition of words and sounds in “Trick It”. And that’s one of the things that make this song addictive. One of the interesting parts in this song is the rap part sung by Dahyun and Chaeyoung: “I’ll trick you sweetly, today for you, uh uh uh. I can tell you all about it. Listen to me uh uh uh.” And of course, the chorus of the song sung by Jihyo and Nayeon: “Woo, irreproachably trick, perfect ready, woo it’s a close call. Woo, even if you notice it just pretend you don’t know, woo for you, My.”
Twice Performed “Trick It” For The First Time in the Feel Special Showcase
Twice held a showcase for their eighth EP Feel Special. This showcase was held on the Vlive app on the same day as the album’s release, September 23rd, 2019. In this showcase, 8 members of Twice performed “Trick It” while sitting gracefully. Unfortunately, Mina was unable to join this showcase because she was recovering from an anxiety disorder at the time.
Audio of “Trick It”
The audio of “Trick It” was released on the Twice YouTube channel on September 23rd, 2019. This audio has been listened to more than 1.7 million times and has gotten 41 thousand likes.
Achievements of “Trick It”
“Trick It” and 6 other songs made the Feel Special album get a Platinum certification from Gaon after reaching 250,000 copies sold. Twice also won the prestigious award at the 34th Golden Disc Awards in the Bonsang Album category.