Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story

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"Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story"
Single by Namie Amuro
from the album Uncontrolled
B-side "Higher"
"Arigatou (Thank the World for Love... Gift Song for 2011)"
Released December 7, 2011 (2011-12-07)
Format CD, CD+DVD, digital download
Genre J-Pop
Length 03:16 ("Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!")
04:45 ("Love Story")
Label Avex Trax
Writer(s) Michico, Nao'ymt ("Higher")
Producer(s) Michico, T. Kura, Miriam Nervo, Olivia Nervo, T-SK, Tesung Kim, Nao'ymt
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"Naked/Fight Together/Tempest"
(2011)
"Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story"
(2011)
"Go Round/Yeah-Oh!"
(2012)

"Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story" is a double A-side single by Japanese recording artist, Namie Amuro. It was released on December 7, 2011 through Avex Trax. The single peaked at number 3 on the Oricon charts. The two A-side tracks charted separately on the Billboard Japan Hot 100 and topped the RIAJ Digital Track Chart. "Love Story" was used as a theme song for the drama series Watashi Ga Renai Dekinai Riyuu.[1] "Arigatou" is a ballad sung in a cappella, and the theme song of Kose's Esprique TV commercial.[2] "Higher" is an upbeat song that Amuro performed on her Namie Amuro LIVE STYLE 2011 Japan arena tour, and supposed to be Coca-Cola's CM.[2] "Love Story" and "Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!" also charted at the Recochoku charts, taking over the 1st and 2nd spot respectively, making Amuro the first artist to have a double A-side single to do so.[2] "Love Story" achieved the success on Digital charts, becoming #1 on 4 different categories on Recochoku's Annual Ranking.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!"   Michico T.kura, Michico 3:16
2. "Love Story"   Tiger T-SK, Tesung Kim, Olivia Nervo, Miriam Nervo 4:45
3. "Higher"   Nao'ymt Nao'ymt 4:29
4. "Arigatou" (thank the world for LOVE... gift song for 2011) Michico T.kura, Michico 4:14
5. "Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!" (Instrumental)   T.kura, Michico 3:15
6. "Love Story" (Instrumental)   T-SK, Tesung Kim, Olivia Nervo, Miriam Nervo 4:45
7. "Higher" (Instrumental)   Nao'ymt 4:27
Total length:
29:08

Charts[edit]

CD single[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Japanese Oricon Singles Chart[3] 3

"Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!"[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100[4] 3
Japan Airplay Chart[5] 16
RIAJ Digital Track Chart[6] 1

"Love Story"[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100[4] 2
Japan Airplay Chart[5] 7
RIAJ Digital Track Chart[7] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The reason I can't find my love" (in Japanese). Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "「Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story」/Namie Amuro". Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story 安室奈美恵のプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "■安室奈美恵■ 両A面シングル「Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story」が、リリースと共に2位、3位を独占!". Billboard Japan (in Japanese). Prometheus Global Media. 2011-12-14. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "安室奈美恵、両A面シングル「Sit! Stay! Wait! Down!/Love Story」、2位&3 位" (in Japanese). Barks.jp. ITMedia Ltd. 2011-12-15. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "一般社団法人 日本レコード協会|各種情報" (Select 2011/11/30~2011/12/06 from the dropdown list and click Go.) (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "一般社団法人 日本レコード協会|各種情報" (Select 2011/11/14~2011/12/20 from the dropdown list and click Go.) (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 7 January 2011.