Love the World

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For the Perfume compilation album, see Love the World (album).
"Love the World"
Single by Perfume
from the album Triangle
B-side "Edge"
Released July 9, 2008
Format CD single, CD+DVD, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre J-pop, electropop, retro-pop, chiptune
Length 4:32
Label Tokuma Japan Communications
Writer(s) Yasutaka Nakata
Producer(s) Yasutaka Nakata (中田ヤスタカ?)
Perfume singles chronology
"Baby Cruising Love/Macaroni"
(2008)
"Love the World"
(2008)
"Dream Fighter"
(2008)
Music video
"Love the World" on YouTube

"Love the World" is Perfume's 7th major single. It was released on July 9, 2008 and debuted at number one on the Oricon chart, becoming the first electropop song from an electropop act to do so, Yellow Magic Orchestra's song "Kimi ni, Mune Kyun" being the previous record holder at #2, twenty-five years prior. Love the World is Perfume's best-selling single in the span of their career.[1][2]

The single's B-side, "edge", was used as background music for a KOSE Fasio commercial starring Aya Ueto.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Yasutaka Nakata

CD
No. Title Length
1. "love the world"   4:35
2. "edge"   6:31
3. "love the world -Original Instrumental-"   4:35
4. "edge -extended mix-"   8:41
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "love the world -Video Clip-"    

Oricon chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position Sales
2008 Oricon daily 1 95,980
Oricon weekly 1
Oricon yearly 47 136,575

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "テクノ史上初!Perfumeオリコン1位" (in Japanese). Sankei Sports. 2008-07-15. Archived from the original on 2008-07-17. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Perfume achieves technopop's first #1 single". Tokyograph.com. 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 
Preceded by
"Summer Song" by Yui
Oricon weekly number-one single
July 21, 2008
Succeeded by
"Dōshite Kimi o Suki ni Natte Shimattandarō?" by TVXQ
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
July 21, 2008
Succeeded by
"Make My Day" by Yui Aragaki