Girl band TWICE releases remake song of 'I Want You Back'

Park Sae-jin Reporter Posted : 2018-06-15 14:42 Updated : 2018-06-15 14:42
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SEOUL -- Girl band TWICE released a remake song for "I Want You Back", which was originally sung by American family music Group Jacksons in 1969.

The nine-member group released the song's music video through YouTube on Thursday. Twice produced the retro remake for an original soundtrack (OST) for Japanese film "Sensei Kunshu" to be screened in Japan in August. The remake song is gaining huge popularity and its YouTube video has garnered more than 1.5 million views in less than a day of its release.

The Jacksons, a family music group which debuted by the name of Jackson 5 in 1964, had Michael Jackson as one of its members. He was the eighth child of the family. "I Want You Back" was released in 1969 and became the No.1 hit for the band. TWICE debuted in 2015 and is popular at home and in Asian countries.