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Purple Line

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CD+DVD Cover
CD Only Cover
Artist
Tohoshinki
Single
Purple Line
Released
2008.01.16 (Japan)
2008.01.23 (South Korea)
Catalog Number
RZCD-45789/B (CD+DVD)
RZCD-45790 (CD only)
Price
¥1,890 (CD+DVD)
¥1,050 (CD only)
CD Tracklist
  1. Purple Line
  2. DEAD END -STY Gin n' Tonic mix-
  3. ZION -Zero G Remix- (CD & Korean Ed. Only)
  4. Purple Line (Less Vocal)
  5. DEAD END -STY Gin n' Tonic mix- (Less Vocal)
  6. Purple Line (Korean version) (Korean Ed. Only)
DVD Tracklist
  1. Asian Tour Bangkok Off Shot Movie
  2. Asian Tour Bangkok SPECIAL Off Shot Movie (Junsu's Birthday)


Information

Purple Line is Tohoshinki's 16th single. It was their first Japanese single released in Korea in a different edition, with an active promotion, and also to have a music video in both languages. The PV was shoot in Korea. The song was used as Suzuki's Chevrolet MW CM song in Japan.

Purple Line is the group's first single to reach #1 on the Oricon weekly charts, becoming the first foreign male group and second Korean artis, after BoA, to rank #1 on Oricon charts. Although they managed to get the #1, the sales weren't high and they also gained the record for the biggest drop, from #1 to #31, on their second Oricon weekly chart.

Song Information

Lyrics
Sonoda Ryoji (Japanese)
Yoo Young Jin (Korean)
Music
Yoo Han Jin / Yoo Young Jin / JJ650
Other Information
Arrangement: Yoo Young Jin / Yoo Han Jin / JJ650
Background Vocals: Yoo Young Jin / Tohoshinki / JJ650

Disambiguation

Purple Line
Found on Purple Line single as track #1, on T album as track #3 and on The Secret Code album as track #15. This is the standard version set to the Japanese PV.
Purple Line (Less Vocal)
Found on Purple Line single as track #4. This is the standard version except without the main vocals.
Purple Line (Korean version)
Found on Purple Line single as track #6. This is the standard version set to the Korean PV.
Purple Line (Live)
Found on The 3rd Asia Tour Concert 'Mirotic' in SEOUL album as track #2. This is live version of the Korean version.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 4 6 6 7 11 1 40,033
9 15 28 - 21 41 - 31 4,125
49 - 42 - - - - 75 1,199
- - - - - - - 117 772
- - - - - - - 117 730
- - - - - - - 163 444

Total Reported Sales: 47,961

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