On January 3, TWICE announced on official SNS that they will release a single "MOONLIGHT SUNRISE" with English lyrics at 2 pm on January 20 KST.
It is their second time to release an English single. TWICE released their first English single "The Feels" on October 1, 2021. It ranked 83rd on Billboard's main single chart "Hot 100."
TWICE will release their 12th mini album in March after the single's release. The group's album is the first in about seven months since the mini album "BETWEEN 1&2" released in August, 2022.
Meanwhile, TWICE appeared on Japanese year-end program NHK's "73rd Red and White Song Festival" on December 31. It is the fourth time that TWICE has been on the stage of Red and White Song Festival.