Won't Be Long

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This article is about the single by Exile & Kumi Koda. For the 1960 song/single by Aretha Franklin, see Won't Be Long (Aretha Franklin song).
This article is about the single by Exile & Kumi Koda. For the song/single by The Hives, see The Black and White Album.
"Won't Be Long"
Single by Exile & Koda Kumi
from the album Black Cherry
Released November 21, 2006
Format CD single
Genre J-pop
Length 20:53
Label Rhythm Zone
Koda Kumi chronology
"Yume no Uta/Futari de..."
"Won't Be Long"
"Cherry Girl/Unmei"

"Won't Be Long" is a collaboration single by Japanese boy band Exile and Koda Kumi. It is a cover of the song originally sung by the Japanese band Da Bubblegum Brothers in the early 1990s. It is a midtempo song. Koda Kumi's album Black Cherry included two versions of this song (one remixed and another sung entirely by her), both different from the original version. The song was also featured on Exile's album Exile Revolution, this time featuring Exile and Never Land.

This song appeared on the Nintendo DS game Taiko no Tatsujin DS under its J-Pop section.

Other cover versions[edit]

In 1990s, Kwok Cheung Lee (李國祥) from Hong Kong ever covered this song with Cantonese and Mandarin-Chinese versions - "全為了你" (All for you) and "充滿光彩" (Fulfilled colors).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Bro.Korn. 

No. Title Arranger(s) Length
1. "Won't Be Long"   h-wonder 5:14
2. "Won't Be Long" (Karaoke) h-wonder 5:13
3. "Won't Be Long" (Karaoke for Guys) h-wonder 5:13
4. "Won't Be Long" (Karaoke for Ladies) h-wonder 5:13
Total length:
No. Title Director(s) Length
1. "Won't Be Long" (Music video)    
2. "Won't Be Long" (Making of music video)    


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
November 22, 2006 Oricon Daily Charts 2
Oricon Weekly Charts 2 130,710 235,770 16 weeks+
Oricon Monthly Charts 6
Oricon Yearly Charts 56

Chart procession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Yume no Uta" by Kumi Koda
RIAJ Reco-kyō Chart number-one song
November, 2006
Succeeded by
"Unmei" by Kumi Koda