Boys Meet U (song)

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"Boys Meet U"
Boys meet u2.jpg
CD+DVD Cover
Single by Shinee
from the album I'm Your Boy
B-side "Dream Girl" (Japanese version)
"Sunny Day Hero"
Released August 21, 2013 (2013-08-21)
Format
Recorded 2013
Genre
Label EMI Records Japan
Songwriter(s)
  • Lindy Robbins
  • Matt Squire
  • Ian Kirkpatrick
  • Sara Sakurai
Producer(s)
  • Matt Squire
  • Ian Kirkpatrick
Shinee Japanese singles chronology
"Fire"
(2013)
"Boys Meet U"
(2013)
"3 2 1"
(2013)
"Fire"
(2013)
"Boys Meet U"
(2013)
"3 2 1"
(2013)
Music video
"Boys Meet U" on YouTube

Boys Meet U is the eighth Japanese single by South Korean boy group Shinee. The single was released on August 21, 2013, by Universal Music Japan sublabel EMI Records Japan.[1] Selling over 108,523 copies in a month, "Boys Meet U" was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) for shipments of over 100,000.[2]

Background and release[edit]

On August 21, 2013, the full version of the music video to "Boys Meet U" was released on the same day as the album.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Limited editions and CD only normal version:
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Boys Meet U" Lindy Robbins, Ian Kirkpatrick, Matt Squire, Sara Sakurai Matt Squire, Ian Kirkpatrick 3:15
2. "Dream Girl (Japanese version)" Hidenori Tanaka, agehasprings Hyuk Shin, DK, Jordan Kyle, Ross Lara, Dave Cook 3:10
3. "Sunny Day Hero" Tom Hugo Hermansen, Kim Bergseth, Hidenori Tanaka, agehasprings Kim Bergseth 3:04
CD only regular edition:
No. Title Length
4. "Boys Meet U" (Instrumental)  
5. "Dream Girl (Japanese version)" (Instrumental)  
6. "Sunny Day Hero" (Instrumental)  

Chart performance[edit]

Charts[edit]

Country Chart Peak
position
Japan Japan (Japan Hot 100)[4] 2
Taiwan G-Music Asia Chart[5] 1
G-Music Combo Chart [6] 8
FIVE MUSIC [7] 1
Hit FM’s Asia Chart [8] 1

Oricon chart[edit]

Oricon Chart Peak Debut sales Sales total
Daily Singles Chart 1 37,674 [9] 124,729+
Weekly Singles Chart 2 88,737 [10]
Monthly Singles Chart 6 108,523 [11]
Yearly Singles Chart 55 124,729 [12]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Japan (RIAJ)[2] Gold 100,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Japan[13] August 21, 2013 EMI Records Japan
South Korea[14] Digital download
Taiwan[15] September 7, 2013
  • CD
  • CD+DVD
Avex Taiwan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ニューシングル「Boys Meet U」(ボーイズ ミート ユー)、商品情報の詳細発表!" (in Japanese). EMI. 
  2. ^ a b "Gold certifications of August 2013". Recording Industry Association of Japan (in Japanese). Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  3. ^ "SHINee Makes Hot Debut on Oricon Chart". Archived from the original on August 24, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Shinee – Chart history" Japan Hot 100 for Shinee. September 7, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  5. ^ "SHINee's single ranks #1 on G-Music Asia Chart". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "G-Music Combo Charts". Archived from the original on 6 July 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "FIVE MUSIC Charts". Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "SHINee's "Fire" ranks #2 on Hit FM’s Asia Chart". Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "2013年08月20日のCDシングルデイリーランキング(2013年08月20日付)". Oricon Style (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-08-20. Retrieved 2013-08-20. 
  10. ^ "2013年08月19日~2013年08月25日のCDシングル週間ランキング". Oricon Style (in Japanese). September 2, 2013. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ "2013年08月のCDシングル月間ランキング(2013年08月度)". Oricon Style (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2013-09-17. 
  12. ^ "Oricon 2013 Yearly Charts : Singles". Oricon Style (in Japanese). Retrieved 2013-12-25. 
  13. ^ "Shinee - Boys Meet U" (in Japanese). EMI Records Japan. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  14. ^ "Shinee - Boys Meet U" (in Korean). MelOn Music. Retrieved 2014-02-07. [permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "Shinee - Boys Meet U" (in Chinese). Avex Taiwan. Retrieved 2014-01-06.