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Funky Town

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Cover
Artist
Amuro Namie
Single
FUNKY TOWN
Released
2007.04.04
Catalog Number
AVCD-31215 (CD+DVD)
AVCD-31216 (CD)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,050 (CD)
CD Tracklist
  1. FUNKY TOWN
  2. DARLING
  3. FUNKY TOWN (Instrumental)
  4. DARLING (Instrumental)
DVD Tracklist
  1. FUNKY TOWN (PV)


Information

"FUNKY TOWN" is the 31st single released by Amuro Namie. It was released in two editions: CD+DVD and CD only. The first press editions of the single came with disco ball keychains; CD&DVD edition came with a gold disco ball and the CD came with a silver disco ball. The song was used as the Lipton' Limone commercial song in which Amuro herself appears in. This is the lead-in single to her seventh studio record PLAY. "FUNKY TOWN" was produced by T.Kura and MICHICO for GIANT SWING PRODUCTIONS and "DARLING" was produced by Coldfeet.

The single was certified Gold for over 100,000 shipments by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.[1] The song ranked at #44 on Recochoku's download chart and the music video was ranked #4 on the video download chart.[2] In 2011, the ringtone version of the song received a double platinum certification; being downloaded over 500,000 times.[3]

Song Information

Lyrics
michico
Music
T.Kura, L.L.Brothers, michico
Other Information
Arrangement: T.Kura
Production: T.Kura for Giant Swing Productions
Vocals: Amuro Namie, produced by michico
Additional Vocals: L.L.Brothers, Warner, michico
All Instruments: performed by T.Kura

Music Video

The music video for "FUNKY TOWN" was directed by Uchino Masaki. It features Amuro dancing in front of a set of cars and a projected image of her face, with cuts of her sitting among gold disco balls.

Performances

Concerts

Television

Oricon Chart Positions

Amuro promoting the single

The single reached #3 on the weekly Oricon chart, and continued to rank for a total of seven weeks.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2 3 3 5 5 5 3 34,292
4 10 11 11 9 14 11 11 8,819
11 30 32 30 27 37 31 31 4,125
23 45 - 47 38 46 46 54 2,846
48 - 50 - 44 - 41 53 2,032
- - - - - - - 99 1,148
- - - - - - - 123 768
  • Total Reported Sales: 54,030
  • Total Reported Ringtone Downloads by RIAJ: 500,000
  • Total Reported Full-track Downloads by RIAJ: 100,000

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