Sweet 19 Blues (song)

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"Sweet 19 Blues"
Single by Namie Amuro
from the album Sweet 19 Blues
Released August 21, 1996
Format CD Single
Genre J-Pop
Length 19:30
Label Avex Trax
Producer(s) Tetsuya Komuro
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"You're My Sunshine"
(1996)
"Sweet 19 Blues"
(1996)
"A Walk in the Park"
(1996)
Music sample

"Sweet 19 Blues" is Namie Amuro's fifth solo single under the Avex Trax label and was recut from her album of the same title released a month before it. It was used as the theme song to her first and only theaterical vehicle, "That's Cunning! ~Shijousaidai no Sakusen~." The single was certified platinum by the RIAJ for 400,000 copies shipped to stores.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet 19 Blues (Straight Run))" (Tetsuya Komuro) – 5:38
  2. "Sweet 19 Blues (KC Dub Mix)" (Tetsuya Komuro) – 5:39
  3. "Joy (Straight Run)" (m.c.A.T, Akio Togashi) – 4:01
  4. "Joy (Extended Summertime Mix)" (Akio Togashi) – 4:12

Production[edit]

  • Producer - Tetsuya Komuro
  • Mixing, Remix - Keith "KC" Cohen
  • Strings Arrangement - Randy Waldman (Track 1 & 2)

TV Performances[edit]

  • ?, 1996 – Fun
  • August 23, 1996 – Music Station
  • August 24, 1996 – Mega Hit Night
  • August 31, 1996 – PopJam
  • August 31, 1996 – CDTV
  • September 16, 1996 – Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ Special
  • October 4, 1996 – Music Station Special
  • October 29, 1996 – Utaban
  • October 4, 1996 – Music Station Special
  • November 2, 1996 – 27 hours TV
  • November 26, 1996 – P-Stock
  • December 14, 1996 – 29th All Japan Request Awards
  • May 21, 1997 – TK Groove Museum HongKong
  • May 27, 1997 – TK Pan-Pacific Tour

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
August 21, 1996 Oricon Daily Singles Chart
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 2 102,000 452,890 13 weeks
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart 64

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 1996年10月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. October 1996 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese) (Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan) 446: 5. December 10, 1997. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 4, 2014. Retrieved June 4, 2014.