Collection (2NE1 album)

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Regular edition cover
Studio album by 2NE1
Released March 28, 2012
Recorded 2010–2012
Length 41:51
2NE1 chronology
2NE1 1st Live Concert (Nolza!)
(2011)2NE1 1st Live Concert (Nolza!)2011
2012 2NE1 Global Tour New Evolution In Seoul
(2012)2012 2NE1 Global Tour New Evolution In Seoul2012
Singles from Collection
  1. "Go Away"
    Released: November 16, 2011
  2. "Scream"
    Released: March 28, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone Japan 3.5/5 stars[1]

Collection is the debut Japanese studio album and is the second studio album overall of South Korean girl group 2NE1. It was released on March 28, 2012 in four different editions: CD plus two DVD+Photobook, CD+DVD, CD+Goods (HMV stores only) and a Regular edition.[2]


The album was released in four different editions:

CD plus two DVD+Photobook edition includes with the album, two DVDs (disc one with Japanese music videos and disc two with a selection of Korean music videos), 24-pages album photobook and a 34-pages special photobook.[3] CD+DVD includes the album, a DVD with Japanese music videos and a 24-pages photobook.[4] CD+Goods includes the album, a face towel and a Logo take out Bag; this version is limited and will be sold only on HMV Japan.[5] The Regular edition includes the album and 24-pages photobook only.[6]


The album will have two singles. The first single is a Japanese version of the song "Go Away". It was released in November 16, 2011 as the group's debut single in Japan. The physical single ranked number 12 in Oricon's Weekly chart.[7]

The song "Scream" served as the album's lead single and was the second overall Japanese single of the group. It released on the same day as the album, in March 28, 2012, in three different editions. The single contains the song "Scream" and the B-side "Fire", which is a Japanese remake of the group's debut song in South Korea, and is also included in the album. The single debuted at number 7 on the Oricon Daily Singles Chart.[8] The song is the first original Japanese song of the group.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Fire" Teddy, Sunny Boy Teddy 3:45
2. "Scream" Teddy, Verbal (m-flo) Teddy, Dee.P 3:42
3. "Go Away" Teddy, Shoko Fujibayashi, Sunny Boy Teddy 3:39
4. "Follow Me" Teddy, Kenn Kato Teddy 3:08
5. "I Don't Care" Teddy, E.Knock, Rina Moon, Sunny Boy Teddy, E.Knock 4:00
6. "I Am the Best" Teddy, 17J Teddy 3:31
7. "It Hurts" E.Knock, Tatsuji Ueda E.Knock, Sunwoo Jeong A 4:16
8. "Clap Your Hands" E.Knock, Sunny Boy E.Knock 3:42
9. "Love is Ouch" Masta Wu, Ritsuko Tanifuji, Sunny Boy Choice37, Big Tone 3:53
10. "Ugly" Teddy, Kenn Kato Teddy, Lydia Paek 4:09
11. "Like a Virgin" (Madonna cover) (Bonus track) Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg   4:14
Total length: 41:51
  • Tracks 1-10 are in Japanese. "Like a Virgin" is performed in the original English. "She's So (Outta Control)" is originally a song of the Japanese hip hop duo m-flo, from the album Square One.



Oricon Chart Peak Debut sales Sales total
Daily Albums Chart 4 8,588 40,775
Weekly Albums Chart 5 22,224
Monthly Albums Chart 22 27,404

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan March 28, 2012 Digital download,[10] CD[11] YGEX
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