Kiseki (Greeeen song)

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"Kiseki"
Single by Greeeen
from the album Ā, Domo. Ohisashiburi Desu.
Released May 28, 2008
Format CD single
Genre Pop rock
Label Universal Music Group
Writer(s) Greeeen
Greeeen singles chronology
Tabidachi
(2008)
Kiseki
(2008)
Tobira
(2008)

"Kiseki" (キセキ?) is the 7th single released by Greeeen on May 28, 2008. The term "Kiseki" is the kakekotoba of "Miracle" (奇跡 Kiseki?) and "Track" (軌跡 Kiseki?) in the lyrics of the song.

It reached the number-one position on the Japanese Oricon weekly charts for 2 weeks and physically sold over 500,000 copies. The song was ranked at the number-one position on the Billboard Japan Hot 100 Singles Yearly Charts of 2008. On May 28, 2009, it was announced that the sales of the full-track ringtone digital-format version (Chaku Uta Full) of the song passed 2.3 million copies, surpassing the Japanese digital sales record of Thelma Aoyama's single "Soba ni Iru ne".[1] The song was given the certificate for the "best selling download single in Japan" by the Guinness World Records on June 29, 2009.[2]

The song also was covered by Andrew W.K., Kazunari Ninomiya, C.J. Lewis, and Shigeru Matsuzaki.

Tracklist[edit]

  1. Kiseki (キセキ; Miracle)
  2. Rookies (ルーキーズ) – a manga written by Masanori Morita which also turned into a Japanese television drama with "Kiseki" as their main song.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 「キセキ」着うたフルDLでギネス申請 (in Japanese). Sports Nippon. 2009-05-29. Retrieved 2009-05-31. [dead link]
  2. ^ "GReeeeN、「キセキ」がギネス認定" (in Japanese). Barks. 2009-07-02. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Dreams Come True" by Hey! Say! JUMP
Japanese Oricon Chart number one single
June 16, 2008–June 23, 2008 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Verb" by Glay
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
June 16, 2008–June 23, 2008 (2 weeks)
Preceded by
"Soba ni Iru ne" by Thelma Aoyama feat. SoulJa
Japanese RIAJ monthly number-one ringtone
April–June 2008 (three months)
Succeeded by
"Gake no Ue no Ponyo" by Fujioka Fujimaki to Nozomi Ōhashi