Coming Over (Exo song)

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"Coming Over"
Coming Over EXO Single Poster.jpg
Single by EXO
from the album Countdown
B-side
  • "Tactix"
  • "Run This"
ReleasedDecember 7, 2016 (2016-12-07)
Format
Recorded2016
Genre
LabelAvex Trax
Songwriter(s)Amon Hayashi (Digz Inc.), Andreas Öberg, Darren Smith, Drew Ryan Scott, Sean Alexander
EXO Japanese singles chronology
"Love Me Right ~Romantic Universe~"
(2015)
"Coming Over"
(2016)
"Electric Kiss"
(2018)
Music video
"Coming Over" on YouTube

"Coming Over" is the second Japanese single album by the South Korean boy group EXO. It was released on December 7, 2016 by Avex Trax in Japan. In South Korea, the single was released on January 4, 2017. The single features six tracks, including three original songs. The single was re-released on January 31, 2018 along with EXO's first Japanese studio album COUNTDOWN.[1]

Background and release[edit]

On September 7, EXO announced through a video that they would be releasing their second Japanese single titled "Coming Over" containing three original Japanese tracks in December.[2] On October 7, the full song was made available in Japan through the AWA application, a popular Japanese streaming service, and was played over 100,000 times in the 12 hours before the promotional event ended.[3][4] A short version of the music video for "Coming Over" was released on November 18. The single was officially released on December 7.

Live performance[edit]

EXO began performing "Coming Over" in their Exo Planet 3 – The Exo'rdium concerts in Tokyo and Osaka. The group performed "Coming Over" on a-nation concert on August 26, 2017.[5]

Commercial performance[edit]

"Coming Over" sold over 150,000 copies within the first week of its release, making EXO the first international artist to have two consecutive Japanese single albums with first-week sales of over 100,000 copies.[6] The single ranked at number 41 on Oricon's 2016 year-end singles chart, the highest position among songs by South Korean artists.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Coming Over"Amon Hayashi (Digz Inc.)Andreas Öberg, Darren Smith, Drew Ryan Scott, Sean Alexander3:21
2."Tactix"Kamikaoru (カミカオル)Hanif Sabzevari, Daniel Kim3:43
3."Run This"Amon Hayashi (Digz Inc.)Mark Alvin Thompson, David Anthony Eames3:23
4."Coming Over" (Less Vocal) Andreas Öberg, Darren Smith, Drew Ryan Scott, Sean Alexander3:21
5."Tactix" (Less Vocal) Hanif Sabzevari, Daniel Kim3:43
6."Run This" (Less Vocal) Mark Alvin Thompson, David Anthony Eames3:23
Total length:20:54

Charts[edit]

Sales[edit]

Region Sales
Japan (Oricon)[12] 157,499
South Korea (Gaon)[13] 10,000

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Japan December 7, 2016 CD, digital download, streaming Avex Trax
Worldwide Digital download, streaming
South Korea January 4, 2017 S.M. Entertainment

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Coming Over" charted at number 15 on the Gaon International Digital Chart[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EXO(エクソ)JAPAN 1st ALBUM「COUNTDOWN」SPECIAL SITE". yokohama LANDMARK HALL -横浜ランドマークホール-. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  2. ^ "EXO To Release 2nd Japanese Single 'Coming Over'". 2016-09-07. Retrieved 2016-09-08.
  3. ^ "Intip Bocoran Single Jepang Kedua EXO 'Coming Over' Ini". wowkeren. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Coming Over". ava.fm. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "EXO、2度目のa-nationで圧巻ステージ EXO-CBXもサプライズで登場". BIGLOBEニュース (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  6. ^ "Billboard Japan Top Singles Sales | Charts | Billboard JAPAN". Billboard JAPAN (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  7. ^ a b "Oricon CD Single Rankings – 2016" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  8. ^ "オリコン週間 CDシングルランキング 2016年12月05日~2016年12月11日". ORICON STYLE (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  9. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100 | Charts | Billboard JAPAN". Billboard JAPAN (in Japanese). Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  10. ^ "Coming Over" charted at number 15 on the Gaon International Digital Chart". 2017-01-13.
  11. ^ "月間 CDシングルランキング 2016年12月度" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-01-13.
  12. ^ "2017 Oricon Chart – February". Oricon. February 7, 2017.
  13. ^ "2017 Gaon Download Chart – Week 1". Retrieved 2017-01-13.