Diamond (4Minute album)
|Studio album by 4Minute|
|Released||December 15, 2010
(see release history)
|Genre||J-pop, electropop, dance-pop|
|Label||Far Eastern Tribe Records|
|Singles from Diamond|
Diamond is the first Japanese album by the South Korean girl group 4Minute. It was released in Japan on December 15, 2010. It was released in two editions, regular CD only, and limited CD+DVD. The limited edition includes a 52-page photobook that highlights some of their single releases and Japanese debuts. The album sold 7,060 copies in Japan, peaking at the #27 spot in the Oricon weekly charts. The Korean edition of the album was released in January 25, 2011, but doesn't includes the Korean songs from their debut EP "For Muzik".
The first single from the album (and also their Japanese debut single) is a Japanese version of the song "Muzik". It was released on May 5, 2010 and included Japanese versions of the Korean hits "Muzik" and "Hot Issue", as well as the Korean version of "Muzik". It ranked at number 12 in Oricon's Daily Singles chart., 21 in the weekly chart,, and sold 8,234 copies. The music video for the song shows the members in a blue room with flashing lights, along with scenes filmed in a red room. It also takes one of the Korean scenes where the members are together wearing the latex leggings.
The second single was a Japanese version of the song "I My Me Mine". It was released on July 28, 2010. It ranked #22 in Oricon Daily singles chart and #26 in Oricon Weekly singles chart with 4,742 copies sold in the first week. It sold a total of 10,945 copies. The single also charted on South Korea's Gaon chart at number 15 overall and number 3 on the international chart.
The third and last single from the album was "First/Dreams Come True", their first double A-side single. It was released on October 27, 2010 and ranked no. 28 in Oricon's Weekly singles chart. The single also included the song "Highlight" from Hit Your Heart. "Dreams Come True" was not part of Diamond, and was later included on the compilation album Best of 4Minute. A Korean version of the song "First" was later included on the group's first Korean album 4minutes Left.
Lyrics credits feature both the Japanese and the original version where appropriate. They also include "rap making". Music credits feature the composers and arrangers.
|1.||"For Muzik"||Sung-in Hwang, Mario, Ji-yoon Jeon||Sang-ho Lee, Shinsadong Tiger||1:24|
|2.||"Muzik" (Japanese Version)||Shoko Fujibayashi, Sang-ho Lee, S. Tiger||Sang-ho Lee, S. Tiger, Jun-hyung Jong||3:43|
|3.||"Bababa"||Ji-won Kang, Ki-bum Kim||Ji-won Kang, Ki-bum Kim||3:24|
|4.||"Hot Issue"||S. Tiger, Hey.J||S. Tiger, Chae-kyu Lee||3:28|
|5.||"Hide & Seek"||S. Tiger, Kyu-sung Choi||S. Tiger, Kyu-sung Choi||3:26|
|6.||"Who's Next?" (feat. Beast)||S. Tiger||S. Tiger||1:57|
|7.||"Huh"||S. Tiger, Jun-hyung Yong||S. Tiger, Jun-hyung Yong||3:48|
|8.||"Can't Make Up My Mind" (sung in Japanese)||Hooks||Jeff Miyahara||3:42|
|9.||"What a Girl Wants"||Sung-jin Hwang||Sang-ho Lee, S. Tiger||3:25|
|10.||"First" (sung in Japanese)||Kanata Okajima, S. Tiger, Hey.J, Eddie||S. Tiger, Hey.J||3:31|
|11.||"I My Me Mine" (Japanese Version)||Michiko Motohashi, Sang-ho Lee, S. Tiger||Sang-ho Lee, S. Tiger||3:24|
|12.||"Already Gone"||Sang-hyuck Im, Da9297||Sang-hyuck Im, Da9297||3:33|
|13.||"December" (sung in Japanese)||Nao||Nao||3:58|
|1.||"Muzik" (Japanese Version)||3:43|
|3.||"Hide & Seek"||3:26|
|4.||"Who's Next? (featuring Beast)"||1:57|
|6.||"Can't Make Up My Mind"||3:42|
|8.||"I My Me Mine" (Japanese Version)||3:24|
|DVD - Music Videos|
|1.||"Muzik" (Japanese Version)|
|2.||"I My Me Mine" (Japanese Version)|
|Japan Oricon Daily albums||18|
|Japan Oricon Weekly albums||27|
|South Korea Gaon albums chart||10|
|South Korea Gaon International albums chart||2|
|Japan||December 15, 2010||Digital download, CD||Far Eastern Tribe Records
|South Korea||January 25, 2011|
- 4Minute Diamond (booklet). 4Minute. Japan: Universal Music. 2010. 2760099.
- 2010年08月第2週の邦楽シングルランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. August 11, 2010.
- "CDシングル 週間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング (Oricon Weekly Singles chart for November 8)" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved September 11, 2011.
- "Diamond tracklist and infos" (in Japanese). 4minute Official Japanese Website. November 2010.
- "Diamond (Korean edition)" (in Korean). Soribada. June 2011.
- 2010年12月第4週の邦楽アルバムランキング情報 (in Japanese). Oricon. December 22, 2010.