TWICE is now preparing for their much-awaited comeback and the release of their 11th mini-album, "BETWEEN 1&2." So to hype fans even more, the girls dropped their return schedule at midnight on Friday, August 5, and the countdown began.
JYP Entertainment announced TWICE's official return in July. Since then, fans have been on the lookout for what to expect.
According to the group's schedule chart, via AllKpop, their activities would start on Tuesday, August 9, when they would drop the "Opening Trailer Eavesdropping on Talk." It would be followed by the release of the concept photo No. 1 and No. 2, the album preview full version, on Wednesday, August 17, and Thursday, August 18, respectively.
After a day, a snippet of "Queen of Hearts, Brave" will be revealed. Come Tuesday, August 23, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu will treat fans with an album sneak peek.
The first music video teasers No. 1 and No. 2 will come on Wednesday, August 24, and Thursday, August 25. Finally, the full album and music video will be out on Friday, August 26, and on Saturday, August 27, TWICE will make their live comeback on "MTV Fresh Out."
Elsewhere, JYP shared the tracklist of the band's "Between 1&2" mini-album on July 26, per Pinkvilla. The upcoming LP will feature a total of seven songs, titled "Talk that Talk," "Queen of Hearts," "Basics," "Trouble," "Brave," "Gone" and "When We Were Kids."
"Talk that Talk" is composed by Lee Woo Min, who's also behind their hit songs "KNOCK KNOCK," "What is Love?" and "The Feels." Alternatively, "Queen of Hearts" will be sung in English and is composed and arranged by LDN Noise.
In addition, Melania Fontania composed "Brave." She also worked on TWICE's past songs, like "I Can't Stop Me" and "Scientist." Famed composers Isran and Jo Yoon Kyung also participated in enhancing and perfecting the album.
For starters, JYP announced on July 12 that all nine members of TWICE renewed their contracts. It then released a statement that the band played a crucial role in establishing the company's status and, in return, it gave its continuous support to the girls.
It even said that the group grew into a "representative K-pop girl group." Based on their similar trust for each other, they renewed their contracts with "confidence in an even better future." From there, JYP announced TWICE's comeback this August.