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&Twice

&Twice
Standard album cover
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 20, 2019 (2019-11-20)
Genre
Length34:23
Language
  • Japanese
  • English
LabelWarner Music Japan
Twice chronology
Feel Special
(2019)
&Twice
(2019)
More & More
(2020)
Singles from &Twice
  1. "Happy Happy"
    Released: June 12, 2019
  2. "Breakthrough"
    Released: June 12, 2019
  3. "Fake & True"
    Released: October 18, 2019
Repackage album cover

&Twice (pronounced "and Twice") is the second Japanese studio album (third overall) by South Korean girl group Twice. It was released by Warner Music Japan on November 20, 2019. It features previously released singles "Happy Happy" and "Breakthrough", and the title track, "Fake & True".[1] The group went on a tour in Japan to promote the album.[2] A repackaged edition of the album, containing the new song "Swing", was released on February 5, 2020.[3]

Background and release

On September 6, 2019, through their website, it was announced that Twice would release their second Japanese album.[4][1][5] The title track "Fake & True" was pre-released as a digital single on October 18, along with the accompanying music video.[6][7]

A repackage was released on February 5, 2020, adding a new song titled "Swing" along with a new version of the "Fake & True" music video called "The Truth Game".[3][8]

Promotion

"Fake & True" was first performed during the Japanese leg of the Twicelights World Tour, which began on October 23, 2019, in Sapporo. It was also performed on a 2-hour special episode of Music Station on November 22, 2019.[9][10]

Commercial performance

&Twice debuted at number 1 on the daily ranking of Oricon Albums Chart with 80,563 copies sold,[11] and topped the weekly Oricon Albums Chart with 124,197 copies sold.[12] On Oricon Digital Album Chart, it debuted at number 5 with 1,912 download count.[13] It also debuted atop the Billboard Japan Hot Albums chart, making it the group's third album to do so.[14] Billboard Japan recorded 133,163 copies sold and 1,903 downloads of the album.[15]

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Fake & True"Jam9KassKass3:39
2."Stronger"Eri Osanai
  • Masaki Iehara
  • SunHee
Masaki Iehara3:14
3."Breakthrough"Yu Shimoji
  • Jan Baars
  • Rajan Muse
  • Ronnie Icon
Jan Baars3:37
4."Changing!"Yu Shimoji
  • Secret Weapon
  • Red Anne
  • Maxx Song
Secret Weapon3:42
5."Happy Happy"Yu Shimoji
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Val Del Prete
  • Eric Sanicola
Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"3:26
6."What You Waiting For"
  • Mayu Wakisaka
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Mayu Wakisaka
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"3:21
7."Be OK"Shoko Fujibayashi
  • Benny Jansson
  • Ida Pihlgren
Benny Jansson3:08
8."Polish"
  • Lauren Kaori
  • Yu-ki Kokubo
  • Julia Ross
  • Gannin Arnold
Gannin Arnold3:01
9."How U Doin'"
Frants3:29
10."The Reason Why"Natsumi Watanabe
  • Erik Lidbom
  • Fast Lane
Erik Lidbom3:46
Total length:34:23
&Twice — Physical album bonus tracks
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
11."Happy Happy" (collapsedone Remix)Yu Shimoji
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Val Del Prete
  • Eric Sanicola
Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"3:32
12."Breakthrough" (taalthechoi Remix)Yu Shimoji
  • Jan Baars
  • Rajan Muse
  • Ronnie Icon
Versachoi3:22
Total length:41:20
First press limited edition A DVD
No.TitleLength
1."Twice 1st Arena Tour 2018 "BDZ" at Musashino Forest Sports Plaza" 
First press limited edition B DVD
No.TitleLength
1."Fake & True" (Music video) 
2."Fake & True" (Music video making movie) 
3."Happy Happy" (Dance Making Video in Hawaii) 
4."Happy Happy" (Dance Practice Video in Hawaii) 
5."Hawaii Shooting Making Movie" 
6."Jacket Shooting Making Movie" 
Repackage standard edition
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Swing"Yuka Matsumoto
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Justin Reinstein
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Justin Reinstein
3:22
2."Fake & True"Jam9KassKass3:39
3."Stronger"Eri Osanai
  • Masaki Iehara
  • SunHee
Masaki Iehara3:14
4."Breakthrough"Yu Shimoji
  • Jan Baars
  • Rajan Muse
  • Ronnie Icon
Jan Baars3:37
5."Changing!"Yu Shimoji
  • Secret Weapon
  • Red Anne
  • Maxx Song
Secret Weapon3:42
6."Happy Happy"Yu Shimoji
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Val Del Prete
  • Eric Sanicola
Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"3:26
7."What You Waiting For"
  • Mayu Wakisaka
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Mayu Wakisaka
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"3:21
8."Be OK"Shoko Fujibayashi
  • Benny Jansson
  • Ida Pihlgren
Benny Jansson3:08
9."Polish"
  • Lauren Kaori
  • Yu-ki Kokubo
  • Julia Ross
  • Gannin Arnold
Gannin Arnold3:01
10."How U Doin'"
Frants3:29
11."The Reason Why"Natsumi Watanabe
  • Erik Lidbom
  • Fast Lane
Erik Lidbom3:46
Total length:37:45
Repackage album bonus tracks
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
12."Happy Happy" (collapsedone Remix)Yu Shimoji
  • Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"
  • Val Del Prete
  • Eric Sanicola
Lee Woo-min "collapsedone"3:32
13."Breakthrough" (taalthechoi Remix)Yu Shimoji
  • Jan Baars
  • Rajan Muse
  • Ronnie Icon
Versachoi3:22
Total length:44:40
Repackage first press limited edition DVD
No.TitleLength
1."Fake & True" (Second music video "The Truth Game") 
2."Jacket shooting making movie" 
3."Twice 1st Arena Tour 2018 "BDZ" (Making Movie) 

Charts

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Japan (RIAJ)[18] Gold 100,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

Release history

Release dates and formats for &Twice
Region Date Format(s) Edition Label Ref.
Various November 20, 2019 Normal Edition Warner Music Japan [19]
Japan CD [4]
Once Japan Limited Edition
CD + DVD Limited Edition A
Limited Edition B
Various February 5, 2020
  • Digital download
  • streaming
Normal Edition (Repackage) [20]
Japan CD [3]
CD + DVD Limited Edition (Repackage)
December 6, 2023 Vinyl Limited Edition [21]

References

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  2. ^ "TWICE announces Tokyo Dome edition of world tour". Yonhap News Agency. October 28, 2019. Archived from the original on November 5, 2019. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "2020.2.5 『&TWICE -Repackage-』リリース決定!". Twice Official Japanese Website (in Japanese). Warner Music Japan. Archived from the original on December 20, 2019. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "TWICE JAPAN 2nd ALBUM『&TWICE』(アンド トゥワイス)リリース決定!". Twice Official Japanese Website (in Japanese). Warner Music Japan. September 6, 2019. Archived from the original on October 9, 2019. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
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  6. ^ Lee, Chang-kyu (October 17, 2019). "트와이스(TWICE) 일본 정규 2집 타이틀곡 'Fake & True' 두 번째 티저 공개...처음에 등장한 미나 후반부에 등장않는 이유는?". Topstarnews (in Korean). Archived from the original on May 8, 2020. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  7. ^ Herman, Tamar (October 18, 2019). "Twice Offer Up Words Of Wisdom With New Japanese Single 'Fake & True': Watch". Billboard. Archived from the original on October 19, 2019. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  8. ^ "TWICE、2月に『&TWICE』リパッケージ版 新曲「SWING」追加&新ジャケ写". Oricon Music (in Japanese). Oricon ME Inc. Archived from the original on December 20, 2019. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  9. ^ "「Mステ2時間SP」にDAOKO×MIYAVI、キスマイ、三浦大知、E-girlsら". Natalie Music (in Japanese). Natasha,Inc. June 28, 2019. Archived from the original on June 28, 2019. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  10. ^ "『Mステ』2時間SPに山崎まさよし × 北村匠海、椎名林檎、GENERATIONSら11組". Barks (in Japanese). Japan Music Network. Archived from the original on December 19, 2019. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  11. ^ "デイリー アルバムランキング – 2019年11月19日付". Oricon News (in Japanese). Oricon ME Inc. Archived from the original on 2019-11-20. Retrieved November 20, 2019.
  12. ^ a b "週間 アルバムランキング – 2019年12月02日付". Oricon News (in Japanese). Oricon ME Inc. Archived from the original on November 27, 2019. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  13. ^ a b "週間 デジタルアルバムランキング – 2019年12月02日付". Oricon News (in Japanese). Oricon ME Inc. Archived from the original on November 27, 2019. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
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  20. ^ "&TWICE (Repackage) by TWICE on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved October 7, 2023.
  21. ^ "TWICE – &TWICE [Japan Edition, Limited, Vinyl]". HMV Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved October 7, 2023.

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