Mach (Rainbow song)

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"Mach"
Single by Rainbow
from the album So Girls
Released October 20, 2010
(see release history)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Dance-pop, K-pop
Length 03:11
Label DSP Media
Rainbow Korean singles chronology
"A"
(2010)
"Mach'"
(2010)
"To Me"
(2011)

"Mach" is a song by South Korean girl group Rainbow. The song was released on October 20, 2010, and was later included on their second mini album So Girls. The song is also the group's second Japanese single. It was released on December 7, 2011[1] in 4 different versions: 3 limited editions (CD+DVD, CD + 28-pages photobook and CD Only + Bonus track) and a regular edition.

Korean version[edit]

Background[edit]

A teaser photo with the concept of the song was released in October 18.[2] The song was released to follow-up the promotions of the song "A". This version doesn't have a music video.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Han Jae Ho and Kim Seung Soo.

Korean digital single:[3]
No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Mach" (마하; Maha) Song Soo Yoon 3:11
2. "Mach" (Instrumental)   3:11
Total length:
6:22

Composition[edit]

The song was produced by Sweetune (Han Jae Ho and Kim Seung Soo) and written by Song Soo Yun, who also produced their previous single "A".

Chart performance[edit]

South Korea[edit]

The song debuted at number 38 in the first week and climbed to the number 19 on the following week, which is currently the highest peak of the song. The song ranked at number 193 on Gaon's Yearly chart with 216,200,537 points and with 925,573 digital copies sold.

Charts[edit]

Korean version[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Gaon Weekly singles[4] 19
Gaon Monthly singles[4] 26
Gaon Yearly singles[4] 193

Japanese version[edit]

"Mach"
"マッハ"
Regular edition cover
Single by Rainbow
from the album Over the Rainbow
B-side "Not Your Girl"
"Mach" (Korean)
Released December 7, 2011
(see release history)
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Dance-pop
Length 03:12
Label Universal Sigma
Rainbow Japanese singles chronology
"A"
(2011)
"Mach"
(2011)
"Gonna Gonna Go!"
(2012)
Over the Rainbow track listing

The Japanese version follows the same concept of the Korean version. A teaser of the music video was released on November 15, 2011 on Universal Music Japan's YouTube account.[5] The full music video premiered on November 21 on the TV station Space Shower TV.

Composition[edit]

The Japanese version of the song was written by Natsumi Watanabe, Yu Shimoji and NICE73. The B-side is a Japanese version of the song "Not Your Girl", previously released in Korean, on their debut EP Gossip Girl.

Chart performance[edit]

Japan[edit]

The physical single debuted at the number 9 on Oricon's weekly chart with 15,506 copies sold in the first week.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Japanese single:[7]
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Mach" (マッハ; Maha) Song Soo-yun,Han Jae Ho, Kim Seung Soo,Natsumi Watanabe, Yu Shimoji, NICE73 Han Jae Ho, Kim Seung Soo 3:11
2. "Not Your Girl" (ノット ユア ガール; Notto Yua Gāru) Han Sang Won Han Sang Won, Shihomi, NICE73 3:27
3. "Mach" (Instrumental)   Han Jae Ho, Kim Seung Soo 3:12
Total length:
9:50

Charts[edit]

Oricon[edit]

Released Oricon Chart Peak Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
December 7, 2011 Daily Singles Chart 7 15,506 21,984 8 weeks
Weekly Singles Chart[6] 9
Monthly Singles Chart 39

Other charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100 15
RIAJ Digital Track Chart weekly top 100[9] 69

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
South Korea October 20, 2010 Digital download, Promotional single DSP Media
Japan December 7, 2011[7] CD single, Digital download Universal Sigma

External links[edit]

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