Stay with Me (Kumi Koda song)

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"Stay with Me"
Single by Kumi Koda
from the album Trick
B-side Winter Bell
Released December 24, 2008
Genre J-pop
Length 04:58
Label Rhythm Zone
Writer(s) Kumi Koda
Kumi Koda singles chronology
"Taboo"
(2008)
"Stay with Me"
(2008)
"It's All Love!"
(2009)

"Stay with Me" is the forty-second single by Kumi Koda. It is described as a "winter love ballad," by her official site. It features an orgel of "Stay with Me," and the B-Side "Winter Bell." The first press editions includes a poster and a draw card, much like "Taboo". The fan club version includes a poster as well as a choice of a mirror or mousepad with the "Stay with Me," fanclub edition picture on it. "Stay with Me," is used in advertisements for au LISMO and Sony Ericsson in Japan.[1]

It debuted atop the Oricon Weekly Charts becoming her sixth number-one single. "Stay with Me" and previous single "Taboo", both debuted atop the Oricon charts, resulting for the first time in Koda's career having consecutive number-one singles.[1]

The single is certified Gold by RIAJ for shipment of 100,000 copies.[2]

Track list[1][edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Stay with Me"   Kumi Koda Kazuto Narumi Daisuke Kahara 04:58
2. "Winter Bell"   Kumi Koda Ryuichiro Yamaki Hiroto Suzuki 04:09
3. "Stay with Me" (Orgel version)     Shinjiro Inoue 02:40
4. "Stay with Me" (Instrumental)       04:54
5. "Winter Bell" (Instrumental)       04:08

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
December 24, 2008 Oricon Daily Charts 1
Oricon Weekly Charts 1 39,860 70,657[3] 8 Weeks
Oricon Monthly Charts 3
Oricon Yearly Charts 88

Billboard Japan Sales Chart[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position
December 24, 2008 Billboard Japan Hot 100 1
Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay 4
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales 1

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Days" by Ayumi Hamasaki
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
January 5, 2009
Succeeded by
"Yume no Tsubomi" by Remioromen
Preceded by
"Days/Green" by Ayumi Hamasaki
Oricon Weekly number one single
January 12, 2009
Succeeded by
"Ai Kakumei" by Hideaki Takizawa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "DISCOGRAPHY - Stay With Me". Koda Kumi's official website. Retrieved 03/11/2012. 
  2. ^ (Japanese) "ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2008年12月". RIAJ. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  3. ^ (Japanese) "『上半期ランキング』はこちら". Oricon. Retrieved 2009-06-22.