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Wait & See ~Risk~

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Single Cover
Utada Hikaru
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Wait & See ~リスク~)
Catalog Number
  1. Wait & See ~Risk~ (Wait & See ~リスク~)
  2. Hayatochiri (はやとちり)
  3. Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)
  4. Wait & See ~Risk~ (Baton Girl Mix) (バトンガール Mix)
  5. Wait & See ~Risk~ (Original Karaoke)

DVD Cover
Utada Hikaru
DVD Single
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Wait & See ~リスク~)
Catalog Number
  1. Wait & See ~Risk~
  2. Making of Wait & See ~Risk~


"Wait & See ~Risk~" is Utada Hikaru's fifth single. This was the first single of Utada's to have a DVD Single released as well. "Wait & See ~Risk~", like "Addicted To You", was produced and arranged by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for Flyte Tyme Productions. The single reached #1 on Oricon charts and charted for 21 weeks, becoming the #3 single of 2000 in Japan. It reached #29 on World Charts for single airplay, and reached #18 for sales. In total, the single sold over 1,662,000 units in total.

Song Information

Utada Hikaru promoting the single
Utada Hikaru
Utada Hikaru
Other Information
Arrangement: Utada Hikaru and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Drum Programming: Xavier Smith
Guitar: Dave Barry
All Other Instruments: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis


"Wait & See ~Risk~" contains a few English lyrics not listed in the booklet. They are: "Is it all for you? Give it all for you," and "Wait and see, until you see all there is to see."


There are seven versions of "Wait & See ~Risk~" to be found in Utada's discography. These different versions are:

Wait & See ~Risk~
Found on the "Wait & See ~Risk~" single as track #1, on "Distance" as track #1 and on "Utada Hikaru SINGLE COLLECTION VOL.1" as track #6.
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Baton Girl Mix)
Found on the "Wait & See ~Risk~" single as track #4. This version was mixed by Utada's usual production company, Baton Girl.
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Original Karaoke)
Found on the "Wait & See ~Risk~" single as track #5. This is the standard version except without Utada's main vocals.
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Bohemian Summer 2000 Live)
Found on the "Bohemian Summer 2000" DVD as track #17. This live version has a longer ending and is more drum-heavy.
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Unplugged Live)
Found on "Utada Hikaru Unplugged" DVD as track #2. This version is an acoustic version filled with orchestral instruments.
Wait & See ~Risk~ (Budokan Live)
Found on "Utada Hikaru in Budokan 2004 Hikaru no 5" as track #13. The arrangement has changed slightly to accomodate the instruments present, and is more heavy in electric guitars.
Wait & See ~Risk~ (UTADA UNITED 2006 Live)
Found on "UTADA UNITED 2006" DVD as track #17. The arrangement is similar to the standard version.

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