TWICE Explains the Meaning of ‘Moonlight Sunrise’: Watch – Billboard
The girls from TWICE will debut on The Kelly Clarkson Showand in an interview on Tuesday (March 14), they talked about their second English-language single “Moonlight Sunrise”.
The host asks lead dancer Tzuyu about the meaning of nontet’s latest K-pop single, but only after making sure she knows how to pronounce Tzuyu’s name correctly. (“So, Tzuyu, I think I’m right. I’m trying!” american idol frankly joking)
“So ‘Moonlight Sunrise’ is a song about wanting to know the heart of another person,” Tzuyu told Clarkson through a translator. “And they use the metaphor of moonlight and sunrise to juxtapose that feeling of a fluttering heart when you’re in love.”
The sparkling single is featured on the new idol mini album. ready to be, which also contains fan-favorite tracks such as “Set Me Free”, “Got the Thrills”, and “Blame It on Me”. The release of the full-length album marks TWICE’s first comeback to the US, and they spent a week promoting the project with their “Set Me Free” performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and a trip to the Empire State Building, where they lit up the landmark with apricot and purple light to celebrate the Musicians on Call’s “Healing Power of Music” mission.
On March 2, TWICE was also honored with the Breakthrough Artist Award at the Billboard Women in Music event. After receiving an award from Sabrina Carpenter and giving a sweet acceptance speech, the girl group took the stage to perform “Moonlight Sunrise”.
Watch Tzuyu explain the meaning of the song to Clarkson above.