You (Koda Kumi)
- Koda Kumi
- Catalog Number
"you" is the nineteenth single released by Koda Kumi and the first release in the "12 Days of Christmas" release season. The cover art is meant to have an Alaskan (Eskimo) theme. The main track was used as "GemCEREY" CM song while "Sweet Kiss" is the Lotte's "Pure White Gum" CM song. "you" is one of the three non-limited singles. The single reached #1 on Oricon charts becoming the first #1 single of Koda Kumi's career. It charted for 15 weeks selling 72,111 units in its first week and the most recent figures show that it sold a total of 182,443 units. As this single sold 190,060 copies in 2006, it was the #50 single of the year.
"you" is certified platinum for over 250,000 full-length song downloads on cellphones.
- Koda Kumi, Kuzuya Yoko
- Kuzuya Yoko
- Other Information
- Arrangement: Watanabe Toru
- Piano: Shibata Toshifumi
- Strings & Strings Arrangement: CHICA
- Recorded by Kawata Masahiro at avex studio
- Mixed by Yamada Naoki at WARNER MUSIC RECORDING STUDIO
- [2005.12.07] Music Station
- [2005.12.09] Music Fighter
- [2005.12.17] CDTV
- [2005.12.23] MTV Cool Christmas '05
- [2006.03.10] MTV Video Music Awards Japan
- [2006.04.10] BEST ~second session~ Release Party
- [2006.06.02] Bokura no Ongaku
- [2006.07.29] a-nation '06
- [2006.08.18] J-Wave Live '06
- [2006.09.23] Asia Song Festival
- [2006.10.09~2007.02.23] KODA KUMI LIVE TOUR 2006~2007 ~second session~
- [2007.06.20] PREMIUM LIMITED LIVE IN HALL IN YOKOHAMA ARENA
- [2008.04.12~06.01] KODA KUMI LIVE TOUR 2008 ~Kingdom~
- [2009.04.11~06.14] KODA KUMI LIVE TOUR 2009 ~TRICK~
- [2010.07.03~2010.07.04] Dream Music Park
- [2012.11.07~11.27] KODA KUMI Premium Night ~Love & Songs~
- [2012.12.23] MUSIC FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE 2012
- [2013.10.27~11.28] KODA KUMI FANCLUB LIVE TOUR ~Let's Party Vol.2~
- [2014.12.06] Koda Kumi 15th Anniversary First Class 2nd LIMITED LIVE at STUDIO COAST
- [2014.12.21] MUSIC FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE 2014
- [2015.12.01~12.06] KODA KUMI 15th Anniversary LIVE The Artist
- [2016.04.09~11.13] KODA KUMI LIVE TOUR 2016 ~Best Single Collection~
- [2017.11.26] USJ Live '17
- [2018.12.27] Melodix
The music video for "you" was directed by Kubo Shigeaki and produced by Murakoshi Hayato.
There are six versions of "you" to be currently found in Koda Kumi's discography.
- Found on this single as track #1.
- Found on BEST ~second session~ as track #3.
- Found on Winter Ballad Collection 2013 as track #5.
- Found on WINTER of LOVE as track #5.
- Found on FEVER KODA KUMI LEGEND LIVE as track #5.
- Found on Kumi Koda Complete Best as track #4.
- you (Instrumental)
- Found on this single as track #3.
- you (Acoustic Piano mix)
- Found on KODA KUMI REMIX ALBUM as track #1.
- you ~piano version~
- Found on BEST ~BOUNCE & LOVERS~ as track #11.
- you (Floor on the Intelligence Remix)
- Found on Driving Hit's 2 as track #10.
- you (KOZMR Remix)
- Found on Driving Hit's 4 as track #16.
Oricon Chart Positions
- Total Reported Sales: 190,060
- Kuu's Official YouTube Channel: Original Mix | Music Video | @ 15th Anniversary "The Artist"
- Purchase: Apple Music | Recochoku | mora
- Oricon Profile