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Meri Kuri

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Single Cover
Artist
BoA
Single
Meri Kuri (メリクリ; Merry Christmas)
Released
2004.12.01
Catalog Number
AVCD-30630
AVGD-30666 (SACD)
AVAD-91230 (DVD Audio)
Price
¥1,050
Tracklist
  1. Meri Kuri (メリクリ; Merry Christmas)
  2. MEGA STEP
  3. The Christmas Song
  4. Meri Kuri (TV MIX) (メリクリ)
  5. MEGA STEP (TV MIX)

Artist
BoA
Single
Merry-Chri (메리-크리; Merry Christmas)
Released
2004.12.01
Tracklist
  1. Merry-Chri (메리-크리; Merry Christmas)
  2. MEGA STEP
  3. The Christmas Song
  4. Merry-Chri (Instrumental) (메리-크리)
  5. MEGA STEP (Instrumental)


Information

"Meri Kuri" is BoA's 15th Japanese single. "Meri Kuri" was used as the CM song for the au W21T cell-phone, while "MEGA STEP" was used as the CM song for the Skechers ads. The title for this single, "Meri Kuri", is a shortened form of "Merry Christmas". It was also released in Korea on the same day, however it was sung in Korean and called "Merry-Chri". This single reached #5 on Oricon charts and charted for 11 weeks. Despite the comparitively low chart placing, this single managed to sell 136,725 in its charting time, making it the #74 single of 2005. The song was covered by American rock band Weezer on the Japanese version of the Deluxe Edition of their 2008 self-titled album.

The single was also in Korean as BoA's third Korean single.

A new version was released on her 39th Japanese single Lookbook (as track #3) by reason of her 15th anniversary titled "Meri Kuri (Happy 15th Anniversary)".

Song Information

BoA promoting the single
Lyrics
Kan Tinhua
Music
Kazuhiro Hara
Other Information
Arragement: Kazuhiro Hara

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