3 2 1 (song)

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For single "3 2 1" by Hedley, and other songs, see 3 2 1 (disambiguation).
"3 2 1"
Regular Edition Cover
Single by Shinee
from the album I'm Your Boy
B-side "Everybody" (Japanese version)
"Colors of the Season"
Released December 4, 2013 (2013-12-04)
Format CD single, CD+DVD,
digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre J-pop, pop rock[1]
Label EMI Records Japan [2]
Writer(s) Natsumi Kobayashi, Damon Sharpe, Eric Sanicola, Kendall Schmidt, Carlos Pena, James Maslow
Shinee Japanese singles chronology
"Boys Meet U"
(2013)
"3 2 1"
(2013)
"Lucky Star"
(2014)
Music video
"3 2 1" on YouTube

"3 2 1" is the ninth Japanese single by South Korean boy group Shinee. The single was released on December 4, 2013 by Universal Music Japan sublabel EMI Records Japan and is an OST for the Japanese Drama "Tokyo Toy Box".[3]

Background and release[edit]

On October 10, 2013 EMI Records Japan announced Shinee's ninth single.[4] On 5 October, Shinee’s new song "3 2 1" has already started playing as the theme song for TV Tokyo New Drama "Tokyo Toy Box".[5] The short version of the music video was released on September 11, 2013.[6]

According to the Japanese main music ranking site, Oricon Daily Chart, Shinee sold 42,216 copies of their new single "321" on December 4 which was the same day it was released. It landed them in third place on the chart.[7]

Tracklisting[edit]

Limited editions and CD only normal version:
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "3 2 1"   Natsumi Kobayashi Damon Sharpe, Eric Sanicola, Kendall Schmidt, Carlos Pena, James Maslow 3:33
2. "Everybody" (Japanese version)"   Sara Sakurai Thomas Troelsen, Coach & Sendo, Yoo Young Jin 4:09
3. "Colors of the Season"   Sara Sakurai Andreas Stone Johansson, Caroline Gustavsson 4:29
CD only regular edition:
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
4. "3 2 1" (Instrumental)     3:33
5. "Everybody (Japanese version)" (Instrumental)     4:09
6. "Colors of the Season" (Instrumental)     4:29

Chart performance[edit]

Charts[edit]

Country Chart Peak
position
Japan Japan (Japan Hot 100)[8] 2
Taiwan G-Music Asia Chart[9] 3
G-Music Combo Chart [10] 20
Korea Gaon Download Charts [11] 168

Oricon chart[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak position Sales
Daily Singles Chart[12] 2 82,236 [13]
Weekly Singles Chart[14] 3
Monthly Singles Chart[15] 7

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan December 4, 2013 CD, Digital download EMI Music Japan
South Korea January 15, 2014 Digital download SM Entertainment

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shinee - 321". EMI Music Japan. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  2. ^ "Shinee - 321". EMI Music Japan. Retrieved 2013-12-04. 
  3. ^ "12月4日発売ニューシングル「3 2 1」(スリー ツー ワン)、ジャケット写真&収録内容公開! 購入者対象の豪華特典も!" (in Japanese). EMI. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "SHINeeの新曲「3 2 1」、12月4日(水)リリース決定!" (in Japanese). EMI. 
  5. ^ "SHINeeの新曲「3 2 1」、12月4日(水)リリース決定!" (in Japanese). EMI. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "SHINee -- 「3 2 1」Music Video". Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ "SHINee’s Japanese Single "321" Sells Over 40K on Day of Release" (in Korean). Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Shinee Album & Song Chart History" Japan Hot 100 for Shinee. September 7, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  9. ^ "SHINee's single ranks #3 on G-Music Asia Chart". Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  10. ^ "G-Music Combo Charts". Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Gaon Download Charts". Retrieved January 31, 2014. 
  12. ^ "CDシングルデイリーランキング" [CD Single daily ranking] (in Japanese). Oricon. December 4, 2013. Archived from the original on December 4, 2013. Retrieved December 4, 2013. [not in citation given]
  13. ^ "Archived from the original on January 9, 2014". December 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2014. 
  14. ^ "CDシングル週間ランキング" [CD Single weekly ranking] (in Japanese). Oricon. December 2–8, 2013. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  15. ^ "CDシングル月間ランキング" [CD Single monthly ranking]. Oricon. December 2013. Archived from the original on January 12, 2014. Retrieved January 12, 2014.