I Will (Namie Amuro song)

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"I Will"
Single by Namie Amuro
from the album Love Enhanced Single Collection
Released February 14, 2002
Format CD Single
Genre J-Pop
Length 26:14
Label Avex Trax
Producer(s) Hiroaki Hayama
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"Say the Word"
(2001)
"I Will"
(2002)
"Wishing on the Same Star"
(2002)

"I Will" is Namie Amuro's 20th solo single under the Avex Trax label and is her second lyrical composition. Atypical of Amuro, "I Will" is an orchestral ballad. Released on Valentine's Day, it is her first single as a solo artist to not sell at least 100,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Will" (Namie Amuro, Hiroaki Hayama) – 6:43
  2. "I Will in L.A." (Namie Amuro, Hiroaki Hayama) – 6:43
  3. "I Will with piano" (Namie Amuro, Hiroaki Hayama) – 6:07
  4. "I Will not sing" (Hiroaki Hayama) – 6:41

Personnel[edit]

  • Namie Amuro – vocals, background vocals
  • Wil Wheaton – Chorus
  • Terry Bradford – Chorus
  • Maxayn Lews – Chorus
  • Alex Brown – Chorus
  • Bill Cantos – Piano
  • Maruyama Strings Group – Strings

Production[edit]

  • Producers – Hiroaki Hayama
  • Arrangement – Hiroaki Hayama
  • Chorus Arrangement – Kenji Sano
  • Strings Arrangement – Tatsuya Murayama
  • Mixing – Dave Ford, Jon Gass
  • Vocal Direction – Kenji Sano
  • Music Video Director – Masashi Muto

TV performances[edit]

  • February 15, 2002 – Music Station
  • February 16, 2002 – Pop Jam
  • February 18, 2002 – Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ Special
  • February 19, 2002 – AX Music Factory
  • February 24, 2002 – CDTV
  • April 1, 2002 – Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ Music Awards VI
  • April 5, 2002 – Music Station Special

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position Sales Total Chart Run
September 11, 2003 Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 7 95,120 9 weeks