Everything (Arashi song)

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"Everything"
Single by Arashi
from the album Boku no Miteiru Fūkei
B-side "Season"
Released July 1, 2009 (2009-07-01)
(see release history)
Format CD, CD+DVD
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop
Label J Storm
Arashi singles chronology
"Ashita no Kioku/Crazy Moon (Kimi wa Muteki)"
(2009)
"Everything"
(2009)
"My Girl"
(2009)
Music sample

"Everything" is a song recorded by Japanese pop boy band Arashi. It was released on July 1, 2009 by their record label J Storm. "Everything" was used as the theme song for the au by KDDI commercials, featuring Arashi as the endorsers. It was released as a CD single in two formats: a regular edition and a limited edition. While both editions comes with the B-side song "Season", the former comes with the instrumental of all the songs, while the latter comes a DVD. [1]

Track list[edit]

Regular Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Everything"   100+ Shingo Asari 4:58
2. "Season"   Youth Case Youth Case 4:02
3. "Everything" (Instrumental) 100+ Shingo Asari 4:58
4. "Season" (Instrumental) Youth Case Youth Case 4:02
Limited Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Everything"   100+ Shingo Asari 4:58
2. "Season"   Youth Case Youth Case 4:02
Limited Edition DVD
No. Title Length
1. "Everything" (Music video)  

Chart performance[edit]

The single sold over 340,000 copies in its first week, topping the Oricon weekly singles chart.[2] Until the release of the group's twenty-eighth single "My Girl", "Everything" held the third highest position for first-week sales for singles of 2009.[3][4] By selling a total of 423,004 copies by the end of 2009, "Everything" is officially the fifth best-selling single of 2009 in Japan.[5]

The single is certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for a shipment of 250,000 copies in Japan.[6]

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100 [7] 1
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[2] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[5] 5

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 434,000[8] Platinum[6]

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Tanpopo/Kaizokusen/Sono Kobushi" by Yusuke
Oricon Weekly number one single
July 13, 2009
Succeeded by
"Tanabata Matsuri" by Tegomass
Preceded by
"Tanpopo" by Yusuke
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
July 13, 2009
Succeeded by
"Tanabata Matsuri" by Tegomass

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Distributor
Japan July 1, 2009 (2009-07-01)[9] CD single (JACA-5177)[9]
CD+DVD (JACA-5186)[10]
J Storm
South Korea July 15, 2009 (2009-07-15)[11] CD single (SMJTCD312)[11]
CD+DVD (SMJTCD324B)[12]
SM Entertainment
Taiwan July 17, 2009 (2009-07-17)[13] CD single (JAJSG27023)[13]
CD+DVD (JAJSG27023/A)[14]
Avex Taiwan
Hong Kong July 22, 2009 (2009-07-22)[15] CD single[15]
CD+DVD[16]
Avex Asia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Everything" (in Japanese). J Storm. Retrieved July 5, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "嵐、09年シングル初動売上記録TOP3を独占" (in Japanese). Oricon. July 7, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Charts: Arashi, Masaharu Fukuyama". Tokyograph. July 8, 2009. Retrieved July 8, 2009. 
  4. ^ "嵐、09年シングル初動売上で1位~4位を独占" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2009-11-17. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  5. ^ a b "2009 Oricon Yearly Singles Ranking" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  6. ^ a b "ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2009年8月" (in Japanese). RIAJ. Retrieved October 14, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Week of July 11, 2009". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  8. ^ "嵐、昨年発売のベスト盤を上回る初日27.5万枚でデイリー1位" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 
  9. ^ a b "Everything (Regular Edition)". CDJapan. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  10. ^ "Everything (w/ DVD, Limited Edition)". CDJapan. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  11. ^ a b "Arashi - Everything (통상판)" (in Korean). Aladdin. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  12. ^ "Arashi - Everything (초회한정판) (CD+DVD)" (in Korean). Aladdin. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  13. ^ a b "Everything(普通版)" (in Chinese). Avex Taiwan. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  14. ^ "Everything (初回版)" (in Chinese). Avex Taiwan. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  15. ^ a b "Everything (Normal Edition) (Hong Kong Version)" (in Chinese). YesAsia. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  16. ^ "Everything (Single+DVD) (First Press Limited Edition) (Hong Kong Version)" (in Chinese). YesAsia. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 

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