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What’s Twice Mini-album by Twice

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Artist Twice
Title Track Like OOH-AHH
Release Date February 24th, 2017
Length 14:00
Label Warner Music Japan

 

Two years after making their official debut as a K-pop girl group under JYP Entertainment in 2015, the name Twice became really big and gained a lot of popularity from both their fans Once and the general public. With that opportunity, JYP Entertainment as the agency planned to spread their wings into Japan by released Twice’s 1st compilation extended play titled WHAT’S TWICE on February 24th, 2017, under Warner Music Japan.

The EP consists of four hit songs from Twice’s previous EPs: “Like OOH-AHH” from the first EP titled The Story Begins (2015), “Cheer Up” and “Touchdown” from the second EP titled Page Two (2016), and “TT” from the third EP titled Twicecoaster: Lane 1 (2016).

Story Behind What’s Twice by Twice

Prior to Twice’s Japanese debut on June 28th, 2017, Twice released their first compilation extended play WHAT’S TWICE, which was released by Warner Music Japan on February 24th, 2017. It was only four days after JYP Entertainment released the reissue EP of Twice’s 3rd EP Twicecoaster: Line 1, on February 20th, 2017, titled Twicecoaster: Lane 2, with “Knock Knock” as the lead single.

The release of this compilation EP on February 24th, 2017, was meant to be a promotional tool as JYP Entertainment announced Twice’s Japanese debut that was set to take place in June 2017. As the songs included in this compilation EP had already been released before, you can check out the MV teaser of each song that has been uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube Account, here.

The first MV teaser for “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice

The first MV teaser for “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice was uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube account on October 15th, 2015, and since then, the video has gained 1,595,139 views and 46,374 likes.

The first MV teaser for “Cheer Up” by Twice

The first MV teaser for “Cheer Up” by Twice was uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube account on April 17th, 2016, and since then, the video had gained 2,188,297 views and 61,153 likes.

The first MV teaser for “TT” by Twice

The first MV teaser for “TT” by Twice was uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube account on October 20th, 2016, and since then, the video had gained 1,322,711 views and 33,901 likes.

The Production of What’s Twice by Twice

As all of the songs included in this compilation extended play had previously been released as the lead single of a previous EP, except for “Touchdown” that was set as the third track on Twice’s 2nd EP, so each song has an official MV that has been released and uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube Account. You can check out the official MV of each song below.

The full MV of “Like OOH-AHH” by Twice

“Like OOH-AHH” was the debut song and MV from Twice released on October 20th, 2015, by JYP Entertainment and has gained 422,136,682 views and 3,024,261 likes.

The full MV of “Cheer Up” by Twice

“Cheer Up” was the lead single from Twice’s 2nd extended play Page Two that was released on April 24th, 2016, and has gained 458,578,990 views and 3,315,980 likes.

The full MV of “TT” by Twice

“TT” by Twice was one of their popular songs that has gained 600,473,559 views and 4,584,453 likes since it was first released and uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube Account on October 23rd, 2016.

All four of the songs included in this compilation extended play were written and composed by Black Eyed Pilseung and Sam Lewis, with Rado as the one who did the arrangement. And all four songs were recorded in 2015 and 2016 with J. Y. Park “The Asiansoul” as the producer. K-pop and dance are the genres of all four songs.

Tracklist of What’s Twice by Twice

Warner Music Japan who released the compilation extended play of Twice What’s Twice on February 24th, 2017, also released the full tracklist info. You can check the details of the full tracklist, here:

No. Title Lyrics Composed Arranged
1. Like OOH-AHH Black Eyed Pilseung,
Sam Lewis
Black Eyed Pilseung,
Sam Lewis
Rado
2. Cheer Up Sam Lewis Black Eyed Pilseung Rado
3. Touchdown Mafly Krissie Karlsson,
Karl Karlsson,
Nicki Karlsson,
EJ Show (Zoobeater Sound)
The Karlsson’s,
EJ Show
4. TT Sam Lewis Black Eyed Pilseung Rado

Charting of What’s Twice by Twice

As the promotional tool for Twice’s debut in Japan, the compilation extended play titled What’s Twice released under Warner Music Japan has gained several positions on charts. Here is the list of achievements of the compilation EP What’s Twice on charts.

Chart Country Peak Position Year
Japan Hot Albums (Billboard) Japan 16 2017

 

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