Dejavu (Kumi Koda album)

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Studio album by Kumi Koda
Released March 2, 2011
Recorded 2010-2011 (Japan)
Label Rhythm Zone
Producer Kumi Koda
Kumi Koda chronology
Eternity: Love & Songs
Koda Kumi Driving Hit's 3
Singles from Dejavu
  1. "Gossip Candy"
    Released: July 7, 2010
  2. "Suki de, Suki de, Suki de./Anata Dake ga"
    Released: September 22, 2010
  3. "Pop Diva"
    Released: February 2, 2011

Dejavu is the ninth studio album by Japanese singer-songwriter Kumi Koda. It was released on March 2, 2011, one month after her single POP DIVA.[1] Just like her previous studio albums, Dejavu topped Oricon at #1 and remained on the charts for twenty-four weeks.


Dejavu is Japanese R&B-turned-pop stay Kumi Koda's ninth studio album. It was released a month after her limited release single Pop Diva. The album peaked at #1 on the Oricon charts and remained on the charts for twenty-four weeks.[2]

Dejavu was released in two editions: CD and CD+2DVD First Press Limited Edition. After the CD+2DVD sold out, a CD+DVD version was released.[3] The first DVD contained four new music videos and an "album version" of POP DIVA. BE MY BABY and Megumi no Hito were both given music videos, though they were not released on the CD - their original versions released on Koda Kumi's cover album Eternity ~Love & Songs~.

On the CD+2DVD editions, after the music videos, the first half of Koda Kumi's Dream music park at Yokohama Stadium played and the second DVD housed the other half.[4][5]

The album was certified platinum by the RIAJ after its release.[6]

The album did feature one other artist, American singer-songwriter and producer Brandon Howard (known as B. Howard), who was featured in the song Passing By, though he was not credited on the track listing on the back of the albums' covers.[7][8]

This was also Kumi's first album to be predominately R&B since her 2003 album feel my mind.


Dejavu was released in three editions:

  • CD: contains fifteen musical tracks.
  • CD+DVD: contains fifteen musical tracks and nine music videos.
  • CD+2DVD: contains fifteen musical tracks, nine music videos and Kumi's Dream Music Park concert.

The CD+2DVD was of limited release, with only a certain amount of copies produced. Once all of the 2DVD copies were sold, a CD+DVD version was available. The CD+2DVD editions contained Kumi's Dream Music Park, which spanned for two days at Yokohama Stadium.

Promotional advertisements[edit]

Okay and Aitakute (逢いたくて / Want to See You) were both used to advertise Kracie's Ichikami (いち髪) shampoo range, which featured Kumi as the spokesperson for the surrounding marketing campaign.[9][10]

Melting was used as the theme song to Sogo & Seibu's Winter City.[11]

Hey baby! was used as the opening song for popular anime Crayon Shin-chan for its 12th season.[12]

Bambi was used to advertise 7net Shopping's online store.[13]

Track listing[edit]


Disc1: CD
No. Title Lyrics Music arrangement Length
1. "Prologue to Dejavu" Kumi Koda lil' showy   1:13
2. "POP DIVA" lil' showy lil' showy   3:32
3. "Lollipop" Kumi Koda • Ian Curnow • Jane Vaughan • Julie Morrison Kumi Koda • Ian Curnow • Jane Vaughan • Julie Morrison   3:23
4. "Okay" Kumi Koda • HIRO HIRO • Ice Mike • Noel "Detail" Fisher   4:04
5. "Aitakute (逢いたくて / Want to see you)" Kumi Koda • Noritaka Izumi Noritaka Izumi Noritaka Izumi • Strings Arrangement: Udai Shika 4:32
6. "Passing By feat. B. Howard" Kumi Koda • B. HOWARD • J. Forster • T. Wilds B. Howard • Ice Mike   4:46
7. "AT THE WEEKEND" Kumi Koda • Nathan Duvall • Hiten Bharadia • Allan Eshuijs Nathan Duvall • Hiten Bharadia • Allan Eshuijs   3:11
8. "Interlude to Dejavu" Kumi Koda • lil' showy lil' showy   0:58
9. "Melting" Kumi Koda Daisuke Mori Yūsuke Tanaka • Takashi Kondo 4:23
10. "Hey baby!" Kumi Koda Shinjirō Inoue Nao Tanaka 2:35
11. "Choi Tashi Life (ちょい足しLIFE / Fulfilled Life)" Kumi Koda Hideya Nakazaki • Ice Mike Yoshimasa Kawabata 3:45
12. "Anata Dake ga" Kumi Koda Markie, Sizk SiZK 5:12
13. "Suki de, Suki de, Suki de." Kumi Koda Katsuhiko Sugiyama Shinjirō Inoue 5:01
14. "Bambi" Kumi Koda • Miriam NervoOlivia NervoAnders BaggeAndreas Carlsson Kumi Koda • Nervo • Anders Bagge • Andreas Carlsson   3:04
15. "I Don't Love You !??" Kumi Koda FAST LANE   3:32
DVD1: Music Video & Dream music park (Part 1)
No. Title Length
1. "POP DIVA [Album Version]" (Music Video) 3:50
2. "Lollipop" (Music Video) 3:56
3. "Megumi no Hito" (Music Video) 3:50
4. "BE MY BABY" (Music Video) 3:19
5. "Bambi" (Music Video) 3:22
6. "Passing By feat. B. Howard" (Music Video) 4:43
7. "Suki de, Suki de, Suki de." (Music Video) 5:38
8. "Anata Dake ga" (Music Video) 5:43
9. "walk ~to the future~" (Music Video) 5:48
10. "Dream music park (Part 1)
  1. Outside Fishbowl
  2. Lady Go!!
  3. Butterfly
  4. Driving
  5. real Emotion
  6. Hot Stuff feat. Mr. Blistah
  7. Lollipop
  8. Dance Part
  9. Run for Your Life
  10. BUT
  11. With your smile
  12. Licke me♥
  14. Koi no Tsubomi
  15. Stay"
DVD2: Dream music park (Part 2)
No. Title Length
1. "Taisetsu na Kimi e"  
2. "Ai no Kotoba"  
3. "Someday"  
4. "You're So Beautiful"  
5. "I'll be there"  
6. "Once Again"  
7. "Dance Part"  
8. "Moon Crying"  
9. "Ai no Uta"  
10. "Got To Be Real"  
11. "Dance Part"  
12. "ECSTASY" (Remix)  
13. "UNIVERSE"  
14. "No Way"  
15. "you"  
16. "Can We Go Back"  
17. "FREAKY"  
18. "Work It Out!"  
19. "Hashire!"  
20. "girls"  
21. "Single Medley ~Shake It Up/Cherry Girl/D.D.D./It's all Love!/WIND (Remix)/COME WITH ME~"  
22. "Cutie Honey"  
23. "Comes Up"  
24. "walk"  


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak position Debut sales Sales total
March 2, 2011 Oricon Daily Charts 1 47,723 250,000
Weekly Chart 1 138,005
Monthly Chart 4 186,842
Yearly Chart (2011) 29 211,033

Other charts[edit]

Chart Peak
World Albums Top 40[15] 2

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Japan Japan[16][17] March 2, 2011 CD, CD+DVD
CD+DVD Limited Edition
Digital Download
Rhythm Zone
Hong Kong Hong Kong[18] March 11, 2011 CD
CD+DVD Limited Edition
Avex Asia
South Korea South Korea[19] March 18, 2011 CD SM Entertainment

Alternate Versions[edit]


  1. AT THE WEEKEND: Found on the album (2011)
  2. AT THE WEEKEND [Big Boy LA Weekend Remix]: Found on Koda Kumi Driving Hit's 5 (2013)


  1. Melting: Found on the album (2011)
  2. Metlting [DJ OMKT & MJ Remix]: Found on Koda Kumi Driving Hit's 4 (2012)

Hey baby!

  1. Hey baby!: Found on the album (2011)
  2. Hey baby! [FUTURE HOUSE UNITED Remix]: Found on Beach Mix (2012)


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  9. ^ "To strengthen the "power of harmony" and be reborn with "new hair" Beautiful, strong and representing all types of "beauty!" Koda Kumi appearance in the new CM nationwide". Kracie. Retrieved January 29, 2016. 
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