Turtle (2017) by Twice


“Turtle” by Twice

Artist Twice
Album / Mini-album Twicetagram
Release Date October 30, 2017
Length 3:19
Label JYP Entertainment
Songwriter Jeong Ho-hyun (e.one)
Composer Jeong Ho-hyun (e.one)
Genre K-pop


Who does not know Twice? One of the most popular girl groups from South Korea that debuted under JYP Entertainment. JYP Entertainment itself is one of the big three Korean Entertainment Agencies in South Korea together with SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment. On October 30th, 2017, Twice released a song titled “Turtle”. Do you want to know more about this song? Let’s find it here.

Here is the full audio version of Twice’s “Turtle” that has been uploaded on Twice’s Official YouTube Account.

Background of “Turtle”

Together with the release of “Turtle” by Twice on October 30th, 2017, Twice also released their first full-length album titled Twicetagram which has the same name as their official Instagram account. “Turtle” itself was included in the album as the second track together with the other 12 songs including the lead single, “Likey”.

JYP Entertainment released the highlight medley of the album which included “Turtle” as the second track on October 29th, 2017, a day before the full album and tracks were released. The full song “Turtle” was released the next day, on October 30th, as a digital download, and the physical album was released one day later.

Here are some of the photo teasers from Twice’s 1st full-length album where “Turtle” is included.

The Group Photo Teaser




















Story of “Turtle”

JYP Entertainment released “Turtle” by Twice on October 30th, 2017. The lyrics were written by Jeong Ho-hyun (e.one). Jeong Ho-hyun (e.one) was also the one who composed and arranged this song. This song was distributed through Genie Music.

From the lyrics, we can see that this song describes the relationship between a woman and a man who like each other but they’re both too embarrassed to say it. Even though at first they fight a lot, it is not because they hate each other. And as time passes by, they realize that they actually like each other. No matter what people say, she will still wait for him to come.

MV of “Turtle”

JYP Entertainment did not make an official MV for the song “Turtle” by Twice because this song is just the second track and not the lead single of the album. In exchange, we provide you the lyrics version as another option.

Here are the lyrics of “Turtle” by Twice.

“Turtle” Performance

Twice performed this song live on their showcase when the album was released through their official Naver V Live account. You can watch the live performance videos of “Turtle” by Twice below.

“Turtle” by Twice – Live Stage in Showcase

“Turtle” by Twice – Live Stage

“Turtle” by Twice – Live Stage at a Concert (Fancam Version)

“Turtle” Achievements

Even though it was only released as the second track of the album, the song “Turtle” by Twice has achieved some things on charts.

Here are the details of “Turtle” Achievements: Song Charts

Song Charts

Charts Date Peak Position
Melon Top 100 October 30th, 2017 26
Gaon Download Chart November 9th, 2017 Streams (48,485)
Gaon Digital Chart November 9th, 2017 26
Spotify June 6th, 2021 Streams (14,376,723)