Love & Honesty

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Love & Honesty
Studio album by BoA
Released 15 January 2004
Recorded 2003-2004
Genre Pop
Length 56:00
Label Avex Trax
Producer Lee Soo Man
BoA chronology
Shine We Are!
(2003)
Love & Honesty
(2004)
K-pop Selection
(2004)
Singles from Love & Honesty
  1. "Shine We Are! / Earthsong"
    Released: May 14, 2003
  2. "Double"
    Released: October 22, 2003
  3. "Rock with You"
    Released: December 3, 2003
  4. "Be the One"
    Released: February 11, 2004

Love & Honesty is BoA's third Japanese album and it also had a "Perfect Edition" which had two discs: the standard CD and a DVD. It was number one on the Oricon charts for two weeks.[1] In its first week the album sold 296,781 copies and 145,325 in its second.[1] Love & Honesty has been certified Triple Platinum by the RIAJ.[2]

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

# Song Title Lyrics Music Arrangement Time
1 "Rock with You" Shoko Fujibayashi Hara Kazuhiro Akira 4:13
2 "Shine We Are!" Natsumi Watanabe Hara Kazuhiro Hara Kazuhiro 5:07
3 "Some Day One Day ft. Verbal (m-flo) " Akira Takato Ken Harada K-muto
Maeda Kazuhiko
4:34
4 "Love & Honesty" BoA
Natsumi Watanabe
Face2Fake Face2Fake 4:43
5 "Midnight Parade" Shoko Fujibayashi Bounceback Akira 4:22
6 "Be the One" Stephen A. Kipner
David Frank
Nate Butler
Chinka Yasushi (Japanese lyrics)
Stephen A. Kipner
David Frank
Nate Butler
Hara Kazuhiro
Hirata Shiyouitirou 3:32
7 "Expect" Narumi Yamamoto Ken Harada Hirata Shiyouitirou 4:20
8 "Over ~Across the Time~ Ryoushi Sonoda Ken Matsubara Ken Matsubara 5:50
9 "Kokoro no Tegami (心の手紙?, lit. Letter From My Heart)" Ryoushi Sonoda Tami Komori Tami Komori 4:50
10 "Double Natsumi Watanabe Kazuhiro Hara H•wonder 3:28
11 "Easy to Be Hard" Aida Takeshi Akira Akira 4:55
12 "Song With No Name ~Namae no Nai Uta~ ( Song With No Name ~名前のない歌~) lit. Song with No Name" Aida Takeshi Yoko Kuzuya Ken Matsubara 2:49
13 "Milky Way: Kimi no Uta (君の歌?, lit. Your Song) Kenzie
Shoko Fujibayashi (Japanese lyrics)
Kazuhiro Hara Kazuhiro Hara 3:20
Sampling credits

DVD[edit]

# Title
1 "Shine We Are!" (Video clip)
2 "Rock With You" (Video clip)
3 "No.1" (Video clip)
4 "Rock With You" (Making of)
5 "Commercials"
6 "Interview"

Oricon sales chart[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total
15 January 2004 Oricon Daily Charts 1
Oricon Weekly Charts 1 296,781 653,630
Oricon Yearly Charts 13

Singles[edit]

Date Title Peak position Sales
14 May 2003 Shine We Are! / Earthsong 2 144,264
22 October 2003 Double (Double/Midnight Parade/Milky Way: Kimi no Uta) 2 82,395
3 December 2003 Rock with You 5 58,314
11 February 2004 Be the One 15 24,292

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BoA's Love & Honesty sales". Jpopmusic.com. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  2. ^ "BoA's Love & Honesty certification". RIAJ. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  3. ^ "BoA sampling a little?". Boajjang.com. 31-03-05. Retrieved 04-01-14.