Pinocchio (Danger)

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"Pinocchio (Danger)"
Single by f(x)
from the album Pinocchio
Released April 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)
Format Digital download
Recorded SM Studios in Seoul, South Korea.
Genre Electropop, Dance-pop
Length 3:09
Label SM Entertainment, Avex Asia
Writer(s) Yoo Young-jin
f(x) singles chronology
"Is It OK?"
(2011)
"Pinocchio (Danger)"
(2011)
"Hot Summer"
(2011)
Music video
"Pinocchio (Danger)" on YouTube

"Pinocchio (Danger)" (피노키오; Pinokio) is a song and lead single by a South Korean girl group f(x) from their first studio album Pinocchio. The song was released digitally on April 17, 2011 through various music portal websites by the distributing and record label agency SM Entertainment. An accompanying promotional music video was released through YouTube on April 19, 2011.

Music video[edit]

The music video was released on April 19, 2011 through YouTube.[1]

The music video shows f(x) dancing the choreography by Jillian Meyers, her first work with f(x). The video features two dance sets, one with white carved walls, manual-rotating fans and pyramids on the floor and in the background, another one white set with swirling black and white, giving an illusion, and five individual sets (for each member). Victoria is in an orange room with different boxes, Amber in a white room with black drawings, Luna in a red room with checkered red flooring, Sulli in a hexagon blue-green and pink room, and Krystal in a blue triangular room.

Release history[edit]

The song was released digitally as the lead single three days (on April 17, 2011) ahead of the album Pinocchio on April 20, 2011.

Country Date Format Label
Worldwide April 17, 2011 Digital download SM Entertainment
South Korea

Track listing[edit]

Korean Single:

No. Title Length
1. "Pinocchio (Danger)" ((피노키오; Pinokio)) 3:09
Total length:
3:09

Promotion[edit]

f(x) sans Sulli (due to drama filming) performing "Danger" at the 2012 Yeosu World Expo Pop Festival.

f(x) gave their first live performance of the song on Music Bank on April 22, 2011. "Pinocchio (Danger)" won a total of 8 music show awards: 3 on Inkigayo, 3 on M! Countdown and 2 on Music Bank. The promotions of "Pinocchio (Danger)" and the album ended on May 29, 2011.

Reception[edit]

Chart Peak
position
South Korea (Gaon Singles Chart) [2]
1
South Korea (Gaon Streaming Singles chart) [2] 2
South Korea (Gaon Download Singles chart) [2] 2
South Korea Billboard K-Pop Hot 100[3] 69

References[edit]

  1. ^ "에프엑스 f(x)_피노키오(Danger)_MUSIC VIDEO". YouTube. April 19, 2011. Retrieved August 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Gaon Chart - Search - B.A.P". Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved August 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/1493296/fx/chart?f=1175

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