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4 Hot Wave

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Only Cover
Artist
Koda Kumi
Single
4 hot wave
Released
2006.07.26
Catalog Number
RZCD-45434 (CD+DVD)
RZCD-45435 (CD Only)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,260 (CD Only)
CD Only Edition
  • CD Tracklist
  1. JUICY
  2. With your smile
  3. I'll be there
  4. Ningyo-hime (人魚姫; Mermaid Princess)
CD+DVD Edition
  • CD Tracklist
  1. INTRODUCTION ~I'll be there~
  2. Ningyo-hime (人魚姫; Mermaid Princess)
  3. I'll be there
  4. INTERLUDE ~JUICY・人魚姫~(人魚姫; Mermaid Princess)
  5. JUICY
  6. With your smile
  7. OUTRODUCTION ~With your smile~
  • DVD Tracklist
  1. JUICY
  2. With your smile
  3. I'll be there
  4. Ningyo-hime (人魚姫; Mermaid Princess)
  5. Making of MAROC (First Press Edition Only)


Information

"4 hot wave" is Koda Kumi's thirty-second single, and was released in both CD+DVD and CD only versions. It is titled '4 hot wave' because it features four A-side tracks that will have four PVs to go with them. Ningyo-hime was described as being an "explosion-like rock number", while With your smile has been described as an 'agressive dance tune'. As well as this, I'll be there has been described as a 'mid-tempo Summer tune', while JUICY was described as a 'US-style R&B number'. "With your smile" was used as the theme song for the Nihon Terebi which aired during the 2006; "I'll be there" was chosen to be the theme song for 2006 "SEA BREEZE" CM; "JUICY" was used as the [http://www.gemcerey.jp/ "Gem Cerey" CM song and "Ningyo-hime" was chosen to be "Vodafone 705T" CM song. The first press of the CD+DVD version includes an off-shot photo collection, and an access password to a special website featuring many pictures of Koda Kumi. Although this single was beaten in the weekly charts by KinKi Kids' Natsumoyou, "4 hot wave" surpassed them on all the other charts (daily, monthly, and yearly) selling 80,000+ copies in the long run. The single reached #2 on Oricon charts and charted for 17 weeks. It sold 207,484 units in it's first week and the most recent figures show that it sold a total of 390,685 units. "4 hot wave" was the #14 single of 2006 on the Oricon charts and the second highest by a female artist for 2006. Kaoru Amane's Taiyou no Uta outsold it by 90,000 copies.

"Ningyo-hime" was certified gold for over 100,000 full-length song downloads on cellphones.

Oricon Chart Positions

Koda Kumi promoting the single
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 207,484
1 5 6 4 3 2 1 3 75,296
2 7 6 4 4 4 3 4 37,600
3 6 5 4 4 6 5 5 25,056
3 14 15 9 7 7 7 8 13,698
6 30 30 29 19 15 12 26 9,989
11 28 30 27 21 25 19 27 6,058
21 37 36 32 29 37 24 33 3,592
34 41 43 48 36 37 36 42 2,467
26 46 - 46 41 38 34 47 2,227

Total Reported Sales So Far: 390,685 (Oricon), 489,000 (Avex)

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