You (Ayumi Hamasaki song)

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"You"
Single by Ayumi Hamasaki
from the album A Song for ××
Released June 10, 1998
Format JPN CD Single
U.S. Digital Single[1]
Recorded 1998
Genre J-pop
Length 4:46
Label Avex Trax
Writer(s) Yasuhiko Hoshino (music)
Ayumi Hamasaki (lyrics)
Producer(s) Max Matsuura
Ayumi Hamasaki singles chronology
"Poker Face"
(1998)
"You"
(1998)
"Trust"
(1998)

"You" is the second single by Ayumi Hamasaki. It was released on June 10, 1998.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You"
  2. "You" (acoustic version)
  3. "You" (instrumental)
"You"
Single by Ayumi Hamasaki
Released February 28, 2001
Format CD single
Recorded 1998
Genre J-pop
Length 39:05
Label Avex Trax
Writer(s) Ayumi Hamasaki
Ayumi Hamasaki singles chronology
"Trust"
(2001)
"You"
(2001)
"Poker Face"
(2001)

Re-release[edit]

This single was re-released on February 28, 2001, featuring four new songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You"
  2. "You" (acoustic version)
  3. "Wishing" (Taku's Chemistry mix)
  4. "You" (Masters of Funk R&B remix)
  5. "You" (Orienta-Rhythm club mix)
  6. "You" (Dub's Uplifting mix)
  7. "You" (instrumental)

Live performances[edit]

  • June 6, 1998 - Utaban - You
  • June 19, 1998 - Music Station - You
  • June 20, 1998 - Pop Jam - You
  • December 25, 1998 - Music Station - You
  • December 14, 2002 - Ayuready? - You

Music video[edit]

The music video for "You" was directed by Takeishi Wataru. The video shows Hamasaki in different colored rooms. In each room something different is happening such as apples falling to the floor, Hamasaki playing a miniature piano, and her eating spaghetti. At the end of the video Hamasaki walks outside revealing a large house on the beach.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Time in
chart
Japan Oricon 1 20 10 weeks
Chart (2001) Peak
position
Time in
chart
Japan Oricon ² 25 6 weeks

1Original version

²Re-release version

Certification: Gold

Oricon sales: 78,260 (original version)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - Ayumi Hamasaki". Phobos.apple.com. 1978-10-02. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 

External links[edit]