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[Album & MV Review] TWICE - 'TWICECoaster: LANE 1'

By eric_r_wirsing   Thursday, October 27, 2016   31,338   6,173   30
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TWICE – TWICEcoaster: LANE 1


Track List:

1. TT
2. 1 to 10
3. Ponytail
4. Jelly Jelly
5. Pit-A-Pat
6. Next Page
7. One In A Million



After two record-breaking albums, TWICE is back to take you for a ride with 'TWICEcoaster: LANE 1.' It's their first anniversary, and they've once again teamed up with hitmaker Black Eyed Pilseung for their title track. This one has seven brand new tracks to fill your ears.


"TT" is high-energy tune with some retro sounds. Sana's nananas make for just one of the many highly effective hooks in this song. It's their title track and has achieved a perfect all-kill just like "Cheer Up." There's no denying this one deserves accolades. It's an adorable little number and showcases their cute side perfectly.




For your daily dose of sweetness, crank up "1 to 10." Conveniently located right after the chart-topping "TT," this track is a bit of mid-tempo goodness. The girls know how to leverage their vocals for maximum cuteness. It's pretty good complement to "TT," too; definitely a song that's light on the ears. It's cute and has that effervescent quality that makes a pop song fun.


"Ponytail" has a guitar-influenced tune that I love. It may be simulated, but who cares? This tune totally rocks, from the sweet verses to the fierce chants that have become this girl groups signature sound. Frankly, I would have promoted this song as the main single or at least a B-side, but they didn't ask me.




"One In A Million" is a pretty, soft pop tune. They again went with a guitar, this time acoustic, and it blends well with the rest of the production. These girls can do more than cheerleader shouts, and nowhere on this EP is it more evident than this track. After the energetic tracks, this song is a soothing panacea. It's got an epic feel to it, particularly toward the end.


TWICE has once again killed it with this EP. The songs all rely on the youthfulness of the girls, using exuberance and enthusiasm to their advantage on each track. But they deliver well, and it reflects the same attitude as spending time at a theme park -- right on concept. If you liked 'Page Two,' this should be right up your alley.

MV REVIEW



See the girls in all manner of costumes in "TT"!

It's a Halloween-themed video, and the girls are dressed up in a wide variety of outfits, from a pirate to a fairy, a devil, a bunny, and even Pinocchio! The sets are actually pretty well done, and there's enough there to keep you from looking too hard -- the painted backdrop for the pirate scene, for example.

Other than that, the wardrobe is a wonderful blend of classy and sexy. They do a good job of blending the two, but netizens will still complain, I'm sure. The actual costumes are gorgeous and certainly drew my eye.



The dancing was a bit light on the moves but wasn't bad overall. They were certainly in sync. It was fun to watch, and having 9 girls move without tripping over each other is a skill to be prized.

Yes, this MV was awesome, But don't take my word for it. Watch it and see for yourself!

Score


MV Relevance..........7
MV Production.........8
MV Concept.............7


Album Production...8
Album Concept........7
Tracklisting..............8

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lala90 Thursday, October 27, 2016

Well I'm glad they didn't ask the reviewer cause Ponytail is the worst song on the album. Kinda reminded me of Headphones from their last album and I didn't care for that song neither. I think it's the rockish sound they have to them. Now don't get me wrong the songs are still definitely listenable. I would've liked for them to make a mv for Jelly Jelly. I love that song!! That one and One in a Million. The rest of the song so left on the album are great as well!! I thought the album was very successful and the mv was ok.

DaDa_Huang lala90 Friday, October 28, 2016

Well I kinda like Ponytail hah, it sounds like an animate op or something. As for my fav song in this album is PIT-A-PAT, I really like this album, each of the songs' awesome to me :)

DaDa_Huang Friday, October 28, 2016

oh wait I mean Japanese animation opening :)

lala90 DaDa_Huang Friday, October 28, 2016

I know what you mean. Honestly I got the same vibe. After listening to it a couple times I guess it's not that bad waaay better than Headphones. Do you listen to Red Velvet?

DaDa_Huang lala90 Saturday, October 29, 2016

I'm not familiar with them but I really like Russian Roulette, one of my fav kpop song right now :)

lala90 DaDa_Huang Saturday, October 29, 2016

That was the song I was gonna suggest you listen to. That song gives thieves shoujo anime opening vibe. Lol But Some Love is another good song on that album as well.

Ignacio Thursday, October 27, 2016

When you read one review in this site, remember this:Hyuna " A-wesome"MV relavance       9MV Production     10 (really?)MV Concept         9Album production 9Album concept     9Tracklisting          9Overall:              9.1 (best joke of  2016)Never forget this.

lala90 Ignacio Thursday, October 27, 2016

Seriously? Wow!! 😂

AndyM Ignacio Friday, October 28, 2016

hahaha omg

CamelKnight Thursday, October 27, 2016

It's funny how the reviewer is raving over the album with words like "awesome", "wonderful" and "epic" and the album still scores only a 7.5. I've not checked other reviews by this person, but considering the language, I'd expect at least an 8.5 or higher.What words are you going to use when an album hits that 10?

TyroneDismuke_CK CamelKnight Friday, October 28, 2016

As a reviewer you can still use high level words to describe something. The final rating incorporates everything, not just the awesome parts.

iislana Thursday, October 27, 2016

How did mv relevance get a 7 it has nothing to do with anything. None of their mvs do

Fatimaaxo Thursday, October 27, 2016

TWICE can't sing but TT got me bobbing. But it sucks they don't have much variety in their voice so they're stuck doing the same cutesy high pitch concept

BigBlueagain Fatimaaxo Thursday, October 27, 2016

THIS!!!!

TyroneDismuke_CK Fatimaaxo Friday, October 28, 2016

I like Twice but this is true. This is why their albums are bad yet they have good title tracks

idgafily Thursday, October 27, 2016

Loved the TT..The rest are meh

Knigin Thursday, October 27, 2016

How can you do a review when they can't sing nor rap? their album is worth 0.567983/10

Fatimaaxo Knigin Friday, October 28, 2016

You right

TyroneDismuke_CK Knigin Friday, October 28, 2016

god damn lol

Atbash Thursday, October 27, 2016

I insist. AKP reviewers don't know what they r doing.

Atbash Thursday, October 27, 2016

AKP reviewer relevance 0.

SlayHyunA Thursday, October 27, 2016

MV relevance 7? They break a record bruh! What the f*ck r u writting...

unseen SlayHyunA Thursday, October 27, 2016

I think that item has to do with how related is the MV to the song (lyrics) and overall album...

Fatimaaxo SlayHyunA Friday, October 28, 2016

Their MV was literally them dressing up as Disney characters...

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