Gossip Candy

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"Gossip Candy"
Single by Koda Kumi
from the album DejaVu
Released July 7, 2010 (2010-07-07)
Format Airplay, CD Single, Digital download
Genre Pop rock, R&B, electro-funk
Label Rhythm Zone
Koda Kumi singles chronology
"Can We Go Back"
"Gossip Candy"
"Suki de, Suki de, Suki de./Anata Dake ga"

"Gossip Candy" is the forty-seventh single by J-Pop singer Koda Kumi, released on July 7, 2010. Like her previous singles "4 Hot Wave," "Freaky," and "Moon," this single includes four songs. One song has two versions on the single. This is the first single by Kumi Koda since her last studio album, Best: Third Universe/Universe. Like many of her singles, this one includes a DVD that includes the music videos to "Inside Fishbowl," "Outside Fishbowl," and "Lollipop." The single is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.[1]

"Lollipop" was certified platinum for 250,000 downloads in January 2014.[2]


No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Lollipop"   Koda Kumi Ian Curnow, Julie Morrison, Jane Vaughan 3:23
2. "Inside Fishbowl"   Koda Kumi Niclas Lundin, Joakim Hahlin 3:29
3. "Outside Fishbowl"   Koda Kumi Niclas Lundin, Joakim Hahlin 3:28
4. "For You"   Koda Kumi Ryuichiro Yamaki 5:54
5. "Got to Be Real" (Cheryl Lynn cover) (First Press Bonus Track) David Foster, Cheryl Lynn, David Paich David Foster, Cheryl Lynn, David Paich 4:03
Total length:
DVD: Music video
No. Title Director Length
1. "Lollipop"     3:55
2. "Inside Fishbowl"     3:25
3. "Outside Fishbowl"     3:36

The tracks Inside Fishbowl and Outside Fishbowl are two different versions of the same song.


The song "Got to Be Real" from this single was used in a Pepsi Next commercial in which Koda danced around life-sized Pepsi bottles. The song "Lollipop" is featured in a commercial for 7-Eleven's (7&i) online shopping in which Koda shops on the website.


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
July 7, 2010 Oricon Daily Charts 3
Oricon Weekly Charts 4 60,027 84,358 11 Weeks
Oricon Monthly Charts 8 77,847
Oricon Yearly Charts 81

Billboard Japan Sales Chart[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position
July 7, 2010 Billboard Japan Hot 100 11
Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay 22
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales 3

Reported sales and certifications[edit]

Chart Amount
RIAJ full-length cellphone downloads Gold (100,000+)
Preceded by
"Sunshine Girl" by Moumoon
RIAJ Digital Track Chart number-one song
July 13, 2010
Succeeded by
"Moon" by Ayumi Hamasaki


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ レコード協会調べ 1月度有料音楽配信認定 [Record Association Investigation: January Digital Music Download Certifications]. RIAJ (in Japanese). February 28, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014.