Happiness (Arashi song)

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"Happiness"
Single by Arashi
from the album Dream "A" Live
B-side "Still..."
"Snowflake" (Limited Edition)
Released September 5, 2007 (2007-09-05)
(see release history)
Format CD
Genre Pop
Label J Storm
Arashi singles chronology
"We Can Make It!"
(2007)
"Happiness"
(2007)
"Step and Go"
(2008)
Music sample

"Happiness" is the twentieth single of the Japanese boy band, Arashi. The single was released in two editions: a regular edition containing the karaoke versions of the songs released in the single, and a limited edition containing a bonus track. The single is the group's ninth consecutive and seventeenth overall number one release, as well as their third consecutive English-titled release.

Single information[edit]

"Happiness" was used as the theme song for the drama Yamada Tarō Monogatari starring Arashi members Kazunari Ninomiya and Sho Sakurai.

Track list[edit]

Regular Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Happiness"   Wonderland Mio Okada (岡田実音 Okada Mio?) 4:19
2. "Still..."   Shinya Tada (多田慎也 Tada Shinya?), Sho Sakurai Tada 4:19
3. "Happiness" (Karaoke) Wonderland Okada 4:19
4. "Still..." (Karaoke) Tada, Sakurai Tada 4:19
Limited Edition
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Happiness"   Wonderland Okada 4:19
2. "Still..."   Tada, Sakurai Tada 4:19
3. "Snowflake"   Takashi Ogawa (小川貴史 Ogawa Takashi?) Hydrant 3:37

Charts, peaks and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Japan Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[1] 1
Japan Oricon Monthly Singles Chart[2] 1
Japan Oricon Yearly Singles Chart[3] 15

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Provider Sales Certification
Japan RIAJ 271,869[3] Platinum[4]

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"My Heart Draws a Dream" by L'Arc-en-Ciel
Oricon Weekly number one single
September 17, 2007
Succeeded by
"Eien, Ni" by KinKi Kids

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Japan September 5, 2007 (2007-09-05)[5] CD (JACA-5071)[6]
LE CD (JACA-5070)[7]
J Storm
South Korea September 18, 2007 (2007-09-18)[8] CD (SMJTCD216)[8]
LE CD (SMJTCD215)[9]
SM Entertainment
Taiwan September 19, 2007 (2007-09-19)[10] CD (JAJSG27006)[10]
LE CD (JAJSG27006/A)[11]
Avex Taiwan
Hong Kong September 27, 2007 (2007-09-27)[12] CD[12]
LE CD[13]
Avex Asia

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Japanese) "嵐、5年ぶりの年内シングル3作1位!". Oricon. 2007-09-11. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  2. ^ (Japanese) "Happiness (嵐の曲)". Japanese Wikipedia. Retrieved 2009-12-19. 
  3. ^ a b (Japanese) "2007 Yearly Oricon Ranking". Oricon. 2007-12-18. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  4. ^ (Japanese) "ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2007年8月". RIAJ. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  5. ^ (Japanese) "Happiness". J Storm. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  6. ^ "Happiness [Regular Edition]". CDJapan. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  7. ^ "Happiness [Limited Edition]". CDJapan. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  8. ^ a b (Korean) "Arashi - Happiness (Single) [통상반]". Aladdin. Retrieved November 23, 2009. 
  9. ^ (Korean) "Arashi - Happiness (Single) [초회한정반]". Aladdin. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  10. ^ a b (Chinese) "Happiness (普通版)". Avex Taiwan. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  11. ^ (Chinese) "Happiness (初回版)". Avex Taiwan. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  12. ^ a b "Happiness (Normal Edition) (Hong Kong Version)". YesAsia. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 
  13. ^ "Happiness (First Press Limited Edition) (Hong Kong Version)". YesAsia. Retrieved 2009-12-18. 

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