Body Feels Exit

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"Body Feels Exit"
Single by Namie Amuro
from the album Sweet 19 Blues
Released October 25, 1995
Format CD Single
Genre J-Pop, dance-pop
Length 21:00
Label Avex Trax
Songwriter(s) Tetsuya Komuro
Producer(s) Tetsuya Komuro
Namie Amuro singles chronology
"Body Feels Exit"
"Chase the Chance"
"Body Feels Exit"
"Chase the Chance"

"Body Feels Exit" (stylized as Body Feels EXIT) is Namie Amuro's debut solo single on the Avex Trax label. Released nine days after her only album with former label, Toshiba-EMI, "Body Feels Exit" debuted in the top three and would be her first of 24 consecutive top ten solo singles.


"Body Feels Exit" can be considered as her third single because she featured exclusively on "Stop the Music" and "Taiyou no Season," her two previous singles with the Super Monkey's. It also marks the beginning of the collaboration between Namie and Tetsuya Komuro. The song can be described as an upbeat dance track. "Body Feels Exit" was a huge hit at the time and still today is one of the singer's most popular songs and a fan favorite. The original version of the song did not appear on her first studio album, Sweet 19 Blues, but featured on her first greatest hits compilation 181920.

The single was certified platinum by the RIAJ for 400,000 copies shipped to stores.[1]

Taito ad campaign[edit]

The song was used as background music in 8 commercials for TAITO to promote the X-55 model. Amuro appeared in all ad campaigns.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tetsuya Komuro.

No. Title Length
1. "Body Feels Exit" (Original Mix) 4:25
2. "Body Feels Exit" (X-Tended Mix) 5:30
3. "Body Feels Exit" (FKB Mix) 6:43
4. "Body Feels Exit" (Original Karaoke) 4:22
Total length: 21:00

Other versions[edit]

An English language version of "Body Feels Exit" was recorded by Eurobeat artist, Virginelle. It appears on the album, Super Eurobeat Vol. 80: Request Countdown 80 (1997), as part of a bonus disc of covers originally written by Tetsuya Komuro. Also performed by Anza Ohyama at a Sailor Moon Event in 1996.


  • Namie Amuro – vocals, background vocals
  • Tetsuya Komuro – background vocals, composing, arrangement


  • Producer – Tetsuya Komuro
  • Mixing - Dave Ford (Track 1, 2 & 4)
  • Remix - FKB (Track 3)


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
October 25, 1995 Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 3 221,420 881,640 19 weeks

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Position Sales Total
October 25, 1995 Oricon 1995 Year-End Chart 70 510,880

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Position Sales Total
October 25, 1996 Oricon 1996 Year-End Chart 83 370,760


  1. ^ "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 1995年6月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. June 1995 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese). Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan. 429: 6. October 10, 1997. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 10, 2014. Retrieved June 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ Namie Amuro with Super Monkey's - Chase the chance music video on YouTube at 02:32 three TAITO X-55 commercials can be seen.

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