Though their Japanese releases leave something to be desired, their robust Korean catalog has largely been a ton of fun. Here are their best:. Though initially coming off as a retread of past material, the JYP-composed What Is Love proved to have immense staying power thanks to its sly, hook-filled chorus and addictive bridge. But, its perky melody and ridiculously catchy chorus have endured in the long run. It surges with ideas, but never feels overstuffed or disjointed. Writing the playful template that would define much of what followed, Like Ooh-Ahh is anchored by its massive chorus and stomping breakdown of a bridge. Before TT popped into existence, it was unclear whether Twice would be able to replicate the viral phenomenon that past singles had inspired. Doubling down on the sounds that made their debut successful, Cheer Up truly launched Twice into worldwide superstardom. Its every-changing verses are bolstered by one of the catchiest choruses of the last few years and coupled with inescapable choreography. It finds the perfect balance between novelty and classic pop song brilliance, crystallizing everything that makes this group so addictive.
Pop perfections and hidden gems from the girl group’s five-year back catalog
South Korea-based girl group Twice have released three studio albums , two compilation albums , four reissues , nine extended plays , one compilation extended play, and twenty seven singles. With over 5. The EP became one of the best-selling albums by a girl group in the history of Gaon Album Chart , with about , copies sold as of March The former three releases became the top three best-selling albums by a girl group in
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Since October , the girl group has become definitive chart-toppers in both Korea and Japan. The list below is just a sampling of some of their best songs. The nonet was brought together by JYP Entertainment, a company known for producing top-tier girl groups. With retro-inspired synths, chripy beats, and a series of captivating hooks, the motivational track blew up.
By Sarah Nechamkin. The effort clearly paid off. Where did the inspiration behind the album come from?