International K-pop powerhouses, Twice, have had a record-setting 2021 thus far. They opened the year by performing on the prestigious Time 100 Talks, had their US broadcast debut on The Kelly Clarkson Show, and this week performed their new single “Alcohol-Free” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Today, the group released their highly anticipated 10th mini album Taste of Love via all digital and streaming platforms, and released the official music video for their current single “Alcohol-Free.”
The 6-track digital album continues to push musical boundaries, this time boasting an array of Latin-inspired beats. The current lead track “Alcohol-Free” was written by J.Y. Park and sets the sweet summer tone for the rest of the album, with the continuing theme of expressing different types of love through cocktail metaphors. The physical album will be 7-tracks total, including the English version of “Cry For Me” that was composed by Ryan Teddar, Melanie Joy Fontana, Michel “Lindgren” Schulz, and A Wright.
Throughout the last six years, Twice has become globally renowned phenomenon’s, rapidly taking the U.S. and beyond by storm – including the moment they graced Allure Magazine’s May 2020 cover. Their 2020 chart-topping albums, MORE & MORE and Eyes wide open, were included in Time, Billboard, Teen Vogue, Paper and BuzzFeed’s roundup of top albums of the year. MORE & MORE also marked the first time Twic have been included in Billboard’s Artist 100 and Billboard 200 lists, becoming the fifth all-female musical act from their country to rank on the 200 chart. In addition, Eyes wide open, hit the top five slot on the all-genre iTunes US Album Sales Chart, debuted at No. 8 on Billboard’s World Albums chart, and ranked #72 on the Billboard 200 Chart. The group performed “I Can’t Stop Me” off MORE & MORE for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s #PLAYATHOME YouTube series.