November 29, 2022

Widespread Okay-pop woman group TWICE will return Friday with its eleventh EP, “Between 1&2,” the group’s administration company stated.

The album consists of seven tracks related below the theme of the bond between ONCE, the group’s international fandom, and TWICE because the title “Between 1&2″ implies, in response to JYP Leisure.

The EP had already surpassed 1 million copies in preorders as of Wednesday, heralding the band’s rise to be the third Okay-pop woman group with a million-selling album after BLACKPINK and aespa.

Included on the album are the lead single, “Discuss that Discuss,” and the English-language music “Queen of Hearts.”

“Discuss that Discuss” is an upbeat summer time music with a retro vibe that reminds listeners of the 12 months 2000, which is expounded to “Alcohol-Free,” the lead single of the group’s tenth EP launched in June final 12 months, in response to the company.

The brand new music was composed by native composer collapsedone, behind the group’s earlier hits “Knock Knock,” “What’s Love?” and “The Feels.”

A concept image of K-pop girl group TWICE's upcoming EP "Between 1&2," provided by JYP Entertainment (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

An idea picture of Okay-pop woman group TWICE’s upcoming EP “Between 1&2,” offered by JYP Leisure (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

Member Nayeon stated in a press launch from JYP that the music is an addictive retro model observe about making an attempt to get the opposite particular person to say every thing on his or her thoughts. The company included a transcript of its interview with band members within the launch to advertise the album.

Momo stated the music is nice to listen to at the moment of 12 months, when summer time is about to finish.

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In “Queen of Hearts,” the band expresses its because of all those that helped create its treasured reminiscences. The British manufacturing crew LDN Noise, which is answerable for lots of Okay-pop’s greatest singles prior to now few years, participated within the music’s manufacturing.

The band stated the EP feels all of the extra significant as a result of its launch comes in any case 9 bandmates lately renewed contracts with their company.

“So, I’m much more enthusiastic about our forthcoming actions with the album,” Jeongyeon stated.

“Since we’re returning after 9 months and it’s our first album as a full group this 12 months, I’m very excited and nervous. Most of all, I’m so excited to satisfy ONCE in particular person after a very long time,” Momo added.

The contract renewal broke the so-called seven-year curse, a disaster skilled by many Okay-pop idol teams across the seventh 12 months of their debuts. The time period is utilized by Okay-pop followers to consult with many idol teams’ tendency to disband or begin to go away their firms and teams after seven years within the business, which is the usual size of unique contracts between Okay-pop idols and their companies. This “curse” has hit quite a few teams, equivalent to 2NE1, Miss A, GFriend, Lovelyz and April.

The final album participated in by all the group’s 9 members was “Formulation of Love: O+T=<3,” its third full-length album that debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 most important albums chart following its launch in November. In June, Nayeon reached No. 7 on the Billboard 200 together with her solo debut EP, “Im Nayeon,” changing into the highest-charting Okay-pop solo artist.

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“Between 1&2″ will drop at 1 p.m., when it is going to be midnight in the USA (Jap Commonplace Time). TWICE will carry out the album’s tracks dwell for the primary time by its YouTube channel at 9 p.m.