What Is Love? is the fifth extended play (EP) by South Korean girl group Twice. The EP, along with the music video of the same name was distributed, released digitally and physically by JYP Entertainment on April 9, 2018.
Background and release
The title song "What Is Love?" composed by Park Jinyoung is described as a dance song about love and the curiosity of girls who learned love from movies and dramas. It has a bright melody with up tempo dance beat and trap.
It was revealed on the album preview at Twice Official Twitter on March 27, the album consists of 2 versions of cover and photo book, 1 out of 9 random CD covers, 5 out of 90 different photo cards, 1 out of 9 scratch cards, lyrics book, 1 out of 9 random post cards and 1 out of 9 stickers. And also for pre-orders, the album would also include an extra 9 photo cards for each version, a poster and an event card which is only limited for 300 people.
- What Is Love? (composed and written by JYP)
- Sweet Talker (Lyrics by Jeongyeon and Chaeyoung)
- Ho! (Lyrics by Jihyo)
- Say Yes
- Stuck (CD only)
- April 12 - M COUNTDOWN Comeback Stage (What Is Love?)
- April 12 - M Countdown Comeback Stage (Say Yes)
- April 13 - Music Bank (What Is Love?)
- April 13 - Music Bank (Say Yes)
- April 14 - Music Core Comeback Stage (What Is Love?)
- April 14 - Music Core Comeback Stage (Say Yes)
- April 14 - Melon
- April 15 - Inkigayo (Comeback Special)
- April 18 - Show Champion Win
- April 19 - KCON Japan 2018 x M Countdown Win
- April 20 - Music Bank Win
- April 21 - Music Core Win
- April 22 - Inkigayo Win
- April 25 - Show Champion Win
- April 26 - M Countdown Win
- April 27 - Music Bank Win
- April 28 - Music Core Win
- April 29 - Inkigayo
- June 29 - Music Bank
According to Jeongyeon on VLive, Twice took 4 days to film the music video.
Each scenes in the "What Is Love?" video is referencing different romance movies:
- Nayeon (Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina) - Princess Diaries
- Jeongyeon + Sana - Ghost
- Sana + Tzuyu - Pulp Fiction
- Tzuyu + Jeongyeon - Romeo and Juliet (1996)
- Jihyo + Jeongyeon - Love Letter (1995)
- Momo + Tzuyu - La La Land
- Mina + Dahyun - Laboum
- Dahyun + Chaeyoung - Leon: The Professionals
Behind The Scenes
| To view the What Is Love? (Extended Play) gallery, click here.