Shine More

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"Shine More"
Single by Namie Amuro
from the album Style
B-side Drive
Released March 5, 2003
Format CD Single
Recorded Baybridge Studio
Genre R&B
Length 16:05
Label Avex Trax
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"Wishing on the Same Star"
(2002)
"Shine More"
(2003)
"Put 'Em Up"
(2003)

"Shine More" is Namie Amuro's 22nd solo single under the Avex Trax label following her stint with R&B project, Suite Chic. Although she has released R&B music in the past, this single marks her transition from a pop artist to an R&B artist.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shine More" (Paul Taylor, Scott Nickoley, Sandra Pires, H.U.B) – 3:40
  2. "Drive" (Cherokee, Brion James, Anthony Nance, Namie Amuro) – 4:24
  3. "Shine More (Instrumental)" (Paul Taylor, Scott Nickoley, Sandra Pires) – 3:40
  4. "Drive (Instrumental)" (Cherokee, Brion James, Anthony Nance) – 4:21

Personnel[edit]

  • Namie Amuro – vocals, background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Mixing – David Z.
  • Mixing assistant – Sang Park
  • Instrument Programming – David L. Huff, Cobra Endo
  • Vocal Direction – Mayumi Harada
  • Music Video Director – Ugichin
  • Choreographer – Warner

TV performances[edit]

  • March 1, 2003 – PopJam
  • March 1, 2003 – CDTV
  • March 6, 2003 – AX Music Factory
  • March 7, 2003 – Music Station
  • March 10, 2003 – Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ
  • April 2, 2003 – CDTV Special
  • January 1, 2004 – CDTV Special Live 2003-2004

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position Sales Total Chart Run
March 5, 2003 Oricon Daily Singles Chart 4
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 8 52,268 9 weeks
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart

RIAJ certification[edit]

"Shine More" has been certified gold for shipments of over 100,000 by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.[1]

Trivia[edit]

  • This song was resung by Sandra Pires and used in episode 2x12 of Veronica Mars.

References[edit]

^ "Recording Industry Association of Japan". Retrieved April 8, 2006.