on June 10 North America has opened its foot twice He defines the slogan of his worldwide “Ready to Go” tour at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium as: “We ready To show you who we are, as we are,” they announced, “as time goes by [on]We are more comfortable being ourselves. Your love makes us super safe!”
Judging by the enthusiastic response of the thousands of sold-out crowds, they feel the same way. Twice became a leading group. kpop The nine-member group consisting of Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu has been on the scene since their debut in 2015. Now, eight years later, the band’s signature light pop, snappy choreography, and candied lyrics have led to five outings around the world.
This time the girl group is visiting North America to support their 2023 EP — and Top 2 numbers on the Billboard 200 – “Ready to Happen.” A few key elements stand out in their innovation: This year, for the first time, a drummer and guitarist join the girls on stage mid-set, adding a freshness to old singles like “What is Love.” and “Queen of Hearts”. And while Twice is known for singing sugary pop songs about love, with “Ready to Be” they definitely deliver one of the sharpest K-pop shows the US has ever seen.
With time slots reserved for solo performances, each member gets time to connect with the audience in a more personal way by performing covers or singing solo songs. They embrace and celebrate their femininity without apologizing, while also addressing their sexuality for the first time with these shows. Chaeyoung sings an original song and plays the guitar, while Momo showcases her pole dancing skills in a heated cover of Beyoncé’s “Move”. Nayeon also served her solo single “Pop” to fans, and Jihyo sang an unreleased song from her upcoming solo album (BTS’ Suga, aka Agust D’s been reported to be making fun of her possible hand on the album – but this has not been confirmed).
They also took the time to sing English versions of their hit songs, such as their second English single “Moonlight Sunrise” and “Set Me Free”. Between songs, the girls very politely address the audience, asking for feedback on their performance. The backlash has permeated K-pop culture: some bark at the names of their biases (meaning your favorite band member), while others bark at girls as they speak—a phenomenon whose origins are obscure on K-pop shows. . Offstage, an interpreter takes care of the breaks.
The show ends with a series of surprise songs that the crowd chooses from the prize wheel. Judging by the level of noise from the stadium, the girls chose to close the set, which lasted nearly three hours, with the singles “Donut”, “Basics” and “Signal” and spent the last minutes of the show at their feet. collecting sunflowers and sending kisses.