Wild (Namie Amuro song)

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"Wild"
Single by Namie Amuro
from the album Past Future
B-side Dr.
Released March 18, 2009 (2009-03-18)
(see Release history)
Format CD Single, CD&DVD
Genre J-pop, Electropop, House, Electronica, R&B
Length 3:20 (Wild)
5:41 (Dr.)
Label Avex Trax
Writer(s) T.Kura & Michico, Nao'ymt
Producer(s) T.Kura & Michico, Nao'ymt
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"60s 70s 80s"
(2008)
"Wild"
(2009)
"Fake"
(2010)

"Wild" is Namie Amuro's 34th solo single under the Avex Trax label. It was released in CD and CD&DVD formats on March 18, 2009, about one year since her previous single "60s 70s 80s", and nearly eight months after her successful compilation album Best Fiction. Dr. marks her first fully animated music video[1] and the song was featured in a Vidal Sassoon CM, while Wild was used in a Coca-Cola Zero commercial. The "Wild" music video drew comparisons to Janet Jackson's "Feedback" video, inspired by its galactic theme, setting, and choreography.[2][3]

"Wild/Dr." is Amuro's eleventh number one single and her second consecutive number one single since 2008's "60s 70s 80s". The single has been certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "Wild"   michico T.Kura, michico T.Kura 3:20
2. "Dr."   Nao'ymt Nao'ymt Nao'ymt 5:41
3. "Wild" (Instrumental) michico T.Kura, michico T.Kura 3:20
4. "Dr." (Instrumental) Nao'ymt Nao'ymt Nao'ymt 5:37
Total length:
17:56
DVD
No. Title Director(s) Length
1. "Wild" (Music video) Caviar, Choreographer: Tetsuharu  
2. "Dr." (Music video) Junpei Mizuzaki (Kamikazedouga), Shuichi Sato, Yasuhiko Shimizu  

Oricon Charts (Japan)[edit]

Release Oricon Singles Chart Peak position Debut sales (copies) Sales total (copies)
18 March 2009 Daily Chart 1 26,983
Weekly Chart 1 75,456 119,352
Monthly Chart 11
Yearly Chart (2009) 45 119,352

Singles - Billboard Japan[edit]

Release Single Chart Peak Position
27 March 2009 "Wild" Billboard Japan Hot 100[4] 1
"Dr." 64
"Wild / Dr." Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Namie Amuro's First Anime Music Video". Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Get Wild, Get Wild, Get, Get… - MuuMuse". MuuMuse. Stern, Bradley. 03-09. Retrieved 07-03-14. 
  3. ^ "Random J Pop - Where east meets west: Music video: Namie Amuro - Wild". Random JPop. 03-03-09. Retrieved 07-03-14. 
  4. ^ http://www.billboard-japan.com/charts/detail/?a=hot100&year=2009&month=03&day=23
Preceded by
"Rescue" by KAT-TUN
Oricon weekly number-one single
March 30, 2009
Succeeded by
"One Room Disco" by Perfume
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
March 30, 2009