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You (Koda Kumi)

Single Cover
Artist
Koda Kumi
Single
you
Released
2005.12.07
2005.12.09 (South Korea)
Catalog Number
RZCD-45301
SMJTCD089 (South Korea)
Price
¥1,050
Tracklist
  1. you
  2. Sweet Kiss
  3. you (Instrumental)
  4. Sweet Kiss (Instrumental)


Information

"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.

Song Information

Lyrics
Koda Kumi, Kuzuya Yoko
Music
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

Live Performances

Music Video

The music video for "you" was directed by Kubo Shigeaki and produced by Murakoshi Hayato.

Disambiguation

There are six versions of "you" to be currently found in Koda Kumi's discography.

you
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

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 1 72,111
- - - - - - - 7 37,794
- - - - - - - 9 21,156
- - - - - - - 9 25,017
- - - - - - -
- - - - - - - 11 8,638
- - - - - - - 22 7,189
- - - - - - - 30 6,335
- - - - - - - 44 4,203
- - - - - - - 59 2,568
- - - - - - - 75 1,688
- - - - - - - 101 1,381
- - - - - - - 117 968
- - - - - - - 158 621
- - - - - - - 185 391
  • Total Reported Sales: 190,060

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