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Baby Don't Cry (Amuro Namie)

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Cover
Artist
Amuro Namie
Single
Baby Don't Cry
Released
2007.01.24
Catalog Number
AVCD-31175 (CD+DVD)
AVCD-31176 (CD)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,050 (CD)
CD Tracklist
  1. Baby Don't Cry
  2. Nobody
  3. Baby Don't Cry (TV MIX)
  4. Nobody (TV MIX)
DVD Tracklist
  1. Baby Don't Cry (PV)


Information

"Baby Don't Cry" is the 30th single released by Amuro Namie, and is produced by Nao'ymt. It was released in two versions: a CD+DVD version and CD. "Baby Don't Cry" was used as the theme song for the dorama Himitsu no Hanazono and the JoySound commercial song. This is the second single fully produced by Nao'ymt. The song has been described is a mid-tempo ballad, with an R&B twist. The B-side, "Nobody" was originally planned for the "White Light / Violet Sauce" single, but was changed in the last minute; it has the same music as the A-side "White Light".

The single has been certified Gold for over 100,000 shipments by the Recording Industry Association of Japan. "Baby Don't Cry" has also been certified Million for ringtone downloads of over 1,000,000 [1], and Double Platinum for cellphone downloads for over 500,000, and Gold for over 100,000 downloads by RIAJ.

Song Information

A shot from the music video
Lyrics
Nao'ymt
Music
Nao'ymt
Other Information
Arrangement: Nao'ymt
Backing vocals: Hiromi

Music Video

The music video for "Baby Don't Cry" is directed by longtime collaborater Muto Masashi. It features Amuro stylishly walking around a city singing in the winter time.

Performances

Concerts

Television

Oricon Chart Positions

Amuro Namie promoting the single

The single reached #3 on the weekly Oricon chart, and continued to rank for a total of 15 weeks. It sold 144,081 copies in 2007, it became the #48 single of the year. This is her best-selling of her PLAY-era singles. It is also her highest charting single on the monthly charts since her single "RESPECT the POWER OF LOVE" in 1999. This Amuro's first single in six years to sell over 50,000 copies in the first week and it is the highest-selling single in Amuro's discography since 2001's "Say the word".

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 3 3 3 3 4 5 3 52,168
4 6 6 4 3 3 3 4 24,643
9 7 6 5 5 3 3 7 18,663
3 17 15 10 11 11 7 9 13,088
8 21 14 16 16 12 13 17 10,367
11 26 15 13 13 14 14 16 8,203
13 35 38 28 26 23 21 27 5,259
22 39 33 33 34 25 27 34 3,537
25 46 40 40 45 39 38 44 2,857
- - - - - - - 61 1,778
- - - - - - - 68 1,258
- - - - - - - 87 800
- - - - - - - 118 602
- - - - - - - 180 443
- - - - - - - 182 415
  • Total Reported Sales: 144,081
  • Total Reported Ringtone Downloads by RIAJ: 1,000,000
  • Total Reported Full-track Downloads by RIAJ: 750,000

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