Replay (Kimi wa Boku no Everything)

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"Noona Neomu Yeppeo (Replay)"
Single by Shinee
from the album Replay
Released May 22, 2008 (2008-05-22)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre R&B
Length 3:35
Label SM Entertainment
Producer(s) Lee Soo Man
Shinee Korean singles chronology
"Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)"
Music video
"Replay (누난 너무 예뻐)" on YouTube

"Replay" (Korean title: 누난 너무 예뻐 (Replay)) (Japanese title: Replay -君は僕のeverything-) is the debut single both in South Korea and Japan of South Korean boy group Shinee.

Korean version[edit]

The Korean version of "Noona Neomu Yeppeo (Replay)", released as a digital single on May 22, 2008, was included as the lead track in Shinee's first Korean EP, Replay, released on May 22, 2008.[1] The music video included f(x)'s Victoria as the female lead. The single turned into a hit, especially with the adult female demographic because of its line about "Nuna (older sister), you’re so pretty".[2] Rino Nakasone, a Japanese dancer and choreographer, choreographed the song.[3]

Japanese version[edit]

"Replay (Kimi wa Boku no Everything)"
Regular Edition CD+DVD Cover
Single by Shinee
from the album The First
B-side Hello (Japanese Version)
Released June 22, 2011 (2011-06-22) (Japan)
August 14, 2011 (2011-08-14) (Philippines)
Format CD single, CD+DVD,
digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre J-pop, R&B
Length 13:28
Label EMI Music Japan
PolyEast Records (Philippines)
Producer(s) San-e Ichii (executive producer), Jiro Koyasu, Lee Soo Man
Shinee Japanese singles chronology
"Replay (Kimi wa Boku no Everything)"
Music video
"Replay -君は僕のeverything-" on YouTube

Background and release[edit]

The title track is the Japanese remake of their debut Korean single "Noona Neomu Yeppeo (Replay)", included on their Korean debut mini-album of the same name. The B-Side is the Japanese version of their Korean single "Hello", part of their second repackage album.

The single was released in two CD+DVD versions. The limited version was packed in a digipack includes two bonus tracks, a 68 pages photobook and a random (1 of 6) trading card.[4] The regular version contains with a different 44 pages photobook and a postcard (for first press only).[5]

It sold 50,2700 copies on its release date, debuting at the #2 spot of the Oricon Daily Singles Chart. In the first week of sales, it sold over 91,419 copies giving them second place on the Oricon Weekly Chart. It is also the most sales a Korean idol group has had for their debut in their first week of sales.[6]

It was certified gold by the RIAJ for having 100,000 physical copies shipped in June 2011, a first for a debut single for a Korean male group [7][8] and also won the #1 Single of the Year in Japan’s "K-Pop Lovers!" Awards 2011 by Tower Records Online.[9]


Shinee performed "Replay - Kimi wa Boku no Everything" in Japanese music show such "Happy Music" and "Music Japan". On June 22, 2011, they performed in 10th MTV Video Music Awards Japan at Makuhari Messe alongside their Korean labelmate, Girls' Generation.[10]

Japan Debut Premium Reception Tour[edit]

Shinee celebrated their Japanese debut by performing at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London on June 19, 2011. They were the very first Asian artists to perform at the studios[citation needed]. After their reception in London, Shinee started their Japan Debut Premium Reception Tour in Japan. They performed a number of concerts while touring various cities across Japan including Fukuoka on July 22, Kobe on July 23, Tokyo on July 27 and 28, Sapporo on August 8 and Nagoya on August 11, 2011.

Music video[edit]

EMI Music Japan the music video for the Japanese version of "Replay" on May 27, 2011.[11] The music video features also Girls' Generation member, Yoona. Rino Nakasone choreographed the dance for the video.

Track listing[edit]

Japanese CD single
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Replay -Kimi wa Boku no Everything-"   HIRO Jason Pennock, Tchaka Diallo, James Burney II, Ravaughn Nichelle Brown, Jack Kugell 3:35
2. "Hello (Japanese Version)"   Natsumi Kobayashi Tim McEwan, Jess Cates, Lars Halvor Jensen 3:04
3. "Replay (Korean Version) (Limited Edition Only)"       3:35
4. "Hello (Korean Version) (Limited Edition Only)"     Tim McEwan, Jess Cates, Lars Halvor Jensen 3:04
Total length:

Oricon Chart[edit]

Released Oricon Chart Peak Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
June 29, 2011 Daily Singles Chart 2 50,270 (Daily)
91,419 (Weekly)
114,314+ 18 week
Weekly Singles Chart 2
Monthly Singles Chart 9
Yearly Singles Chart 66

Sales and certifications[edit]

Chart Amount
Oricon physical sales 114,314+
RIAJ physical shipping certification [12] Gold (100,000+)

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan[13] June 22, 2011 CD, Digital download EMI Music Japan
South Korea June 22, 2011 Digital download SM Entertainment


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  2. ^ Kwaak Je-yup (2012-05-01). "SHINee keep changing for fans". 
  3. ^ "The Japanese Woman Behind K-Pop Bands' Moves". Sep 5, 2009. 
  4. ^ "SHINee discography". Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "SHINee discography". Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ "SHINee Shine in Japanese Charts". Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ 샤이니, 한국 남자 그룹 일본 데뷔 싱글 사상 최초 ‘골드 앨범’ 선정 (in Japanese). Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ "ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2011年06月 (Gōrudo nado nintei sakuhin ichiran)" [Works Receiving Certifications List (Gold, etc) (June 2011)]. RIAJ (in Japanese). July 10, 2011. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  9. ^ "KARA, SHINee, and more get honored at Japan’s ‘K-Pop Lovers! Awards 2011′". Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  10. ^ "[News] MTV VMAJ Breaking News - SHINee". Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  11. ^ "SHINee - JAPAN DEBUT SINGLE 「Replay -君は僕のeverything-」Music Video". Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  12. ^ "SHINee - RIAJ physical shipping certification". Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Shinee - Replay" (in Japanese). EMI Records Japan. Retrieved 2011-06-22. 

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