Not to be confused with the repackage album Twicecoaster: Lane 2
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Twicecoaster: Lane 1 (stylized as TWICEcoaster: LANE 1) is the third extended play (EP) by South Korean girl group Twice. The EP was released digitally and physically on October 24, 2016 by JYP Entertainment and distributed by KT Music. It contains seven tracks, including the lead single, "TT" produced by Black Eyed Pilseung who also composed Twice's hit songs "Like OOH-AHH" and "Cheer Up". The EP is the highest selling K-pop girl group album of 2016, which sold 350,852 units at year-end.
- "TT" - 3:34
- "1 to 10" - 2:56
- "Ponytail" - 3:27
- "Jelly Jelly" - 3:32
- "Pit-A-Pat" - 3:27
- "Next Page" - 2:57
- "One in a Million" - 2:55
Background and release
On October 10, 2016, JYP Entertainment released a time table for Twice's third extended play through their official homepage and SNS, which shows the group's promotion schedule beginning October 10 until the release of their album on the 24th. It was followed by the release of intro video, track list and album and group image teasers on the next few days. The two versions of the album, apricot and neon magenta, represent Twice's official colors which they announced on September 23, 2016. On October 17, 18 and 19, the individual teaser films of each member were released at midnight.
In celebration of Twice's first anniversary since debut, the group unveiled the EP's seventh track "One in a Million", the song they dedicated to fans, through a live broadcast on Naver V Live titled Twice 1st Anniversary V on October 20 at 22:30 KST. It was then followed by the release of second music video teaser for "TT" at midnight. On October 22, it was revealed that the album has nine random CD covers featuring the nine members of the group. On the next day, Twice released the album highlight which outlines every song in the EP, and credits each of the producers and songwriters. They also uploaded image teaser of the choreography of "TT" on their homepage. The album was officially released on the next day. It was also released as a digital download on various music portals.
The music video for title track "TT" was directed by Naive, the same production team behind the music videos for Twice's songs "Like OOH-AHH" and "Cheer Up". It earned more than 5 million views on YouTube in less than 24 hours since its release. As of 2016, the video set a new record in only 40 hours, making it the fastest K-pop group music video to reach 10 million views and then broke the record of fastest to reach 20 million views in 114 hours (4 days 18 hours).
On January 3, 2017, the music video for "TT" hit 100 million views, becoming the fastest K-pop group music video to do so and breaking Twice's own record previously set by "Cheer Up". It is currently the most viewed K-pop girl group music video, at over 500 million views.
The music video features a Halloween concept where each member is seen dresses up as some character. This is portrayed continuously throughout the M/V with the appearance of a Jack-O-Lantern in the background throughout the chorus.
Each member represented a Halloween costume due to M/V being Halloween themed. They were shown throughout the M/V dressed as them.
Twice held their showcase for the album on October 24, 2016 at the Blue Square located in Seoul, South Korea. They performed songs from their previous albums: "Like OOH-AHH", "Do It Again", "Precious Love", "Cheer Up" and "Candy Boy". They also performed "One in a Million", "Jelly Jelly" and "TT" for the first time at the showcase, which was broadcast live via Naver V Live.
On October 27, 2016, Twice made their comeback stage on M Countdown in Jeju, which gathered 10,000 local and international fans and was broadcast in 13 countries. It was then followed by performances on the October 28th episode of Music Bank, Show! Music Core on the 29th and The Show on November 1 where they won their first trophy with "TT". The group also performed for the first time since debut on Show Champion and also won the trophy on the November 2nd episode of the program. Their final comeback performance was on the November 6th episode of Inkigayo. Twice performed their new songs "1 to 10" and "TT" for all comeback stages.
On October 31, 2016, it was reported that Twicecoaster: Lane 1 recorded more than 165,000 physical sales on Gaon Chart within a week. It exceeded the five-month sales of Twice's previous album Page Two in only seven days. The EP entered the Billboard charts World Albums at number 3 while the title track "TT" entered at number 2 on World Digital Songs.
On November 22, 2016, it was reported that the EP had surpassed 200,000 physical sales, making Twice the only K-pop girl group who had sold over 200,000 copies throughout 2014 to 2016. The EP is the highest selling K-pop girl group album of 2016, which sold 350,852 units at year-end.
On December 5, 2016, it was announced through their official Twitter that the group would be releasing a Christmas edition of Twicecoaster: Lane 1. It was released on December 19 with the same track listing as the original release.
The repackaged album sold over 115,000 copies in pre-orders.
2015년 ‘우아하게’, 2016년 ‘Cheer Up’으로 가장 사랑 받는 걸그룹 중 하나로 성장한 트와이스가 미니 3집 [TWICEcoaster : LANE 1] 으로 팬들과 함께 그 세 번째 발걸음을 내딛는다. 1억 스트리밍, 뮤직비디오 1억 뷰, 16만장을 넘는 음반 판매고등 숱한 기록을 다시 써가는 바쁜 시간 속에서도 최선을 다해 새 앨범을 준비할 수 있었던 가장 큰 힘과 이유는 더 예쁘고 멋진 모습으로 팬들 앞에 다시 서고, 더 즐거운 시간을 함께 하고 싶었기 때문. 그래서 이번 미니 3집은 트와이스 고유의 느낌을 그대로 간직한 채, 더욱 다양한 색깔들이 덧입혀질 수 있었다.
처음으로 사랑에 빠진 소녀의 마음을 세련된 팝 사운드와 감성적이고 캐치한 멜로디로 표현한 타이틀 넘버 ‘TT’는 트와이스와 완벽 케미를 만들어온 블랙아이드필승의 곡으로, 특유의 다채로운 사운드와 ‘샤샤샤’에 이어 또 다른 신드롬이 예상되는 멤버들의 킬링파트가 인상적. ‘우아하게’-‘CHEER UP’에 이은 3연속 메가 히트를 예상케 한다. 풋풋한 감성을 표현하기 위해 자연스러움을 극대화한 스타일링과 TT를 있는 그대로 표현한 안무도 이번 곡에서 놓쳐서는 안될 즐거움 중의 하나. 90’s R&B베이스의 드럼, 베이스, 어쿠스틱 기타, 신스 사운드를 트와이스의 발랄한 색깔과 함께 조화롭게 펼쳐낸 ‘1 to 10’, 더할 나위 없이 밝은 에너지로 지친 마음에 용기를 불어넣는 경쾌 100점 Rock 넘버 ‘PONYTAIL’, 트와이스만의 Up-Tempo 리듬과 비트로 러블리한 매력을 잘 표현해낸 ‘JELLY JELLY’, ‘PIT-A-PAT’, ‘NEXT PAGE’까지. 눈을 감고 들어도, 트와이스가 떠올라 빙그레 미소 짓게 되는, 그야말로 ‘트와이스’ 다운 매력적인 트랙들이 가득하다. 앨범의 끝을 장식하는 마지막 곡 ‘ONE IN A MILLION’은 트와이스의 인사법 ‘안녕하세요. ONE IN A MILLION’ 트와이스 입니다!’ 에서 영감을 받아 만들어진 곡으로, 트와이스 멤버들 또한 팬들을 향한 본인들의 마음을 꼭 닮은 가사라고 얘기할 만큼 “이 곡을 부르는 사람도, 듣고 있는 사람도 하나하나 모두 너무나 특별한 존재”라는 메시지가 깊은 여운을 남긴다.
늘 팬들과 더 많은 시간을 보내고 싶고, 더 많은 얘기들을 함께 나누고 싶은 트와이스는 자신들이 누군가를 보며 힘을 내고, 꿈을 키워왔듯, 이제 자신들이 누군가에게 힘이 되고, 꿈이 될 수 있다면 얼마나 좋을까 하는 바램을 조심스레 내비친다. 그래서 늘 변치 않는 처음의 마음으로 팬들을 마주할 수 있기 위해 더 최선을 다한다. 우리 모두에게 ‘함께 있으면 힘이 되고, 너무나 편안하고 즐거워서 항상 함께 하고 싶은, 잠시라도 헤어지고 싶지 않은’ 그 누군가가 있듯, 트와이스는 팬들의 마음 속에 그런 의미와 모습으로 오랫동안 함께 있기를 늘 소망한다. 그 마음이 너무나 예뻐서 ‘사랑할 수 밖에 없는’ 걸그룹. 트와이스는 그래서 항상 진행형이다.
Growing up as one of the most loved girl group after ‘Like OOH-AHH’ in 2015 and ‘CHEER UP’ in 2016, TWICE and its fans take the 3rd step with the 3rd mini album [TWICEcoaster : LANE 1]. 100 million streaming, 100 million music video views, over 160 thousand physical album sales, and countless record breaking. Despite such a busy time, the great strength and the main reason that TWICE put its best effort preparing for the new album is to stand in front the fans with the beautiful looks and to spend a great time together. Therefore, the 3rd mini album retains TWICE’s distinct style while adding more various colors.
Describing a girl’s pounding heart as she falls in love for the first time in a polished pop sound and an emotional, catchy melody, the title song ‘TT’ is composed by Black Eyed Pilseung who has been making perfect harmony with TWICE. Followed by Black Eyed Pilseung’s unique colorful sound and ‘shy shy shy’, another syndrome is predicted with the members’ impressive parts in the new song. It is expected that the new song will be the 3rd consecutive mega-hit followed by ‘Like OOH-AHH’-‘CHEER UP’. The styling, which maximizes spontaneity to express the fresh charm, and the choreography that directly visualizes TT, are the necessary elements to enjoy the song. ‘1 TO 10’, a song that pleasantly mixes the 90’s R&B drum, bass, acoustic guitar, and synth sound with TWICE’s cheerful color. ‘PONYTAIL’, an A+ cheerful Rock song that inspires courage to the tired mind with an extremely bright energy. ‘JELLY JELLY’, a song that skillfully expresses the lovely charm with TWICE’s unique Up-Tempo rhythm and beats. Along with the songs like ‘‘PIT-A-PAT’ and ‘NEXT PAGE’, the album is simply full of ‘TWICE’-like charming tracks that makes the listeners to think of TWICE and smile even with the listeners eyes closed. The last but not the least song, ‘ONE IN A MILLION’ is inspired by TWICE’s greeting ‘ONE IN A MILLION. Hello, we are TWICE!’. As the members say, the lyrics well describes TWICE’s love towards the fans. The message of the song leaves the deep aftertaste: “The one who sings the song, and the one who listens to the song. Each and every one of them is very special.”
TWICE has always wanted to talk more and spend even more time with the fans. As the members have gained strength and maintained dream because of someone, they now carefully desire and hope that they themselves could be the strength and dream to someone. Therefore, TWICE always do its best to face the fans with the everlasting and original intentions. Just like every one of us has someone ‘who gives strength when together, who is so comfortable an
2015年「LIKE OHH-AHH」、 2016年「CHEER UP」で愛されるガールズグループとして成長したTWICEが3枚目のミニアルバム「TWICEcoaster : LANE 1」でファンと共に新たな第一歩を踏み出す。 １億回のストリーミング、PV１億回のプレビュー、１６万枚を超えるCDセールズなど数多くの記録を生み出した。多忙な中でも、愛するファンの皆さんに会いたい、楽しい時間を一緒に過ごしたい一心で、新たなアルバムをベストな形で準備できました。 今回のアルバムは、TWICE特有のカラーを残しつつも、新たな要素を加え仕上がっている。
初めて恋におちた少女の気持ちを洗練られたPOPなサウンドとキャッチーなメロディーで仕上げたタイトル曲「TT」は、ブラックアイド ピルスンが手がけた楽曲で、独特なサウンドと印象的な「シャシャシャ」に続き、また新たなシンドロームが期待される。 初々しさを表現するため、ナチュラルさを最大限にスタイリングし、「TT」をそのまま表現した振り付けも注目のポイントとなっている。 90年代のR&Bベースのドラム、ベース、 アコースティックギター、シンセサイザーサウンドをTWICEの生き生きした曲色が調和された「1 to 10」 疲れた心に勇気を吹き込むエネルギー溢れる軽快さ100点のRockナンバー「PONYTAIL」、TWICEらしいアップテンポなリズムとビートでラブリーな魅力を表現した「JELLY JELLY」、「PIT-A-PAT」、「NEXT PAGE」。目を閉じて聴いてもTWICEが浮かびあがってくるようなTWICEらしい魅力的なトラックが詰め込まれている。
「ONE IN A MILLION」は、TWICEのオリジナル挨拶でもある「ONE IN A MILLION」というフレーズを取り入れて作られた曲で、歌詞には、「この曲を歌う人も、聴いている人も一人一人誰しもが、特別な存在」というファンに向けたTWICEの想いが込められている。 また、いつもファンからの声援で力をもらったTWICEは、誰かの力になりたい、夢になれたいという想いを込めた曲である。常に初心を忘れることなくファンのために最善を尽くすことができる。