Right after a major calendar year where by they hit new sales highs, cracked the Billboard 200 albums chart, scored their 1st U.S. tv effectiveness and continued their reign as just one of Asia’s brightest stars, Two times is closing out 2020 with a present for fans.
After a surprise reveal of the new song “Cry for Me” at their efficiency at the 2020 Mnet Asian Audio Awards in early December, the K-pop female group rushed ahead to answer fans’ demand from customers for the new tune. The psychological pop slice delivers together some of the most significant hitmakers from each sides of the environment such as J.Y. Park (Korea’s famous producer who founded TWICE’s label dwelling), Ryan Tedder (the Grammy-profitable songwriter-producer and OneRepublic vocalist), hitmaking few Melanie Fontana and Michel ‘Lindgren’ Schulz (who have labored on hits for Twice as well as BTS, Britney Spears and BLACKPINK), Korea’s R&B chart-topper Heize and more.
About their most recent collaborator in Tedder, Two times tells me in an special statement that “It was a wonderful satisfaction and an honor for us to get the job done with Ryan Tedder [and] his understanding of audio was huge for TWICE.”
With presently a slew of variety-just one hits in Korea and Japan, Two times beginning to increase their collaborator pool with much more intercontinental names makes complete feeling. While the ninesome consisting of Korean, Japanese and Taiwanese members may well have not been just one of K-pop’s most evident pick to enterprise toward worldwide crossover, 2 times slowly and gradually including much more English music to their repertoire (such as new variations of their singles “More & More” and “I Just cannot Cease Me”) and increasingly connecting with new collaborators (Dua Lipa, Zara Larsson, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, LDN Sounds and MNEK all have credits on TWICE’s 2020 albums) is producing the sound foundation for the team to continuously increase their impact.
Though there is no official term on what album or launch “Cry for Me” will accompany just yet, TWICE’s most the latest LP Eyes extensive open up at the moment sits at No. 72 on the Billboard 200 this 7 days to mark their maximum entry on the chart nevertheless and initially time cracking the Leading 100. The feat will make 2 times just the third K-pop lady team to split into the upper echelon of the chart.
Hear to “Cry for Me” underneath: