"Respect the Power of Love" is Namie Amuro's 12th single on the Avex Trax label. Her second single to be released after her hiatus. The single was released on the same day that Amuro's mother was murdered. Amuro cancelled promotion for this single and flew to Okinawa to identify her mother's body.
The single opened at #2 with 200,610 copies sold in its first week, it sold about 500,000 units and charted for 10 weeks. It was the 43rd best-selling single of 1999. The single was certified platinum by the RIAJ for 400,000 copies shipped to stores.