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    K-pop girl group TWICE dropped their latest English-language single “Moonlight Sunrise” on Thursday. 

    The new track is the pre-release for their upcoming 12th mini-album “Our Youth,” which is set to come out in March. “Our Youth” is a follow-up to their previous mini-album “Between 1&2,” which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200.

    “Moonlight Sunrise” is the group’s second English-language single following their 2021 song “The Feels.”

    In a recent interview with People, TWICE revealed that “Moonlight Sunrise” was inspired by a moment during their surprise second show at Los Angeles’ Banc of California Stadium in May 2022.

    “During the [world] tour, we had performed under the moonlight and we were dancing, and the composer for this song was there. He found our performance so beautiful, so that was what [sic] the inspiration of this song,” TWICE member Jihyo shared.

    Not only is “Moonlight Sunrise” a pre-release, but it’s also a precursor of what’s to come. In late 2022, JYP Entertainment released an investment plan stating that TWICE’s return with “Our Youth” will be followed by a massive world tour. TWICE’s Japanese subunit, known as MiSaMo, also recently released its debut song, “Bouquet.” The subunit consists of TWICE’s three Japanese members, often referred to as the “J-Line”: Mina, Sana and Momo.

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