Honey (L'Arc-en-Ciel song)

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"Honey"
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Single by L'Arc~en~Ciel
from the album Ray
Released July 8, 1998
Format CD
Genre Alternative rock
Length 03:48
Label Ki/oon Records
Writer(s) Hyde
Producer(s) L'Arc-en-Ciel, Hajime Okano
L'Arc~en~Ciel singles chronology
"Dive to Blue"
(1998)
"Honey"
(1998)
"Kasou"
(1998)
"Shinshoku ~Lose Control~"
(1998)
"Snow Drop"
(1998)

"Honey" is the eleventh single by L'Arc-en-Ciel. It was released simultaneously with "Shinshoku ~Lose Control~" and "Kasou" on July 8, 1998.

The release day of "Honey" was the same as B'z's single "Home". B'z had already had 20 consecutive number-one singles on the Oricon weekly charts, approaching Seiko Matsuda's record of 24. "Honey" recorded first week sales of over 544,000 copies, but "Home" debuted at No. 1 with sales of over 559,000 copies.[1] Nevertheless, it topped the Oricon charts the following week and sold over one million copies.[2] The single was re-released on August 30, 2006.[2]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Lyrics Music
1 "Honey" Hyde Hyde

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Japan Oricon 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oricon Weekly Single Charts for the third week of July 1998" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  2. ^ a b L'Arc〜en〜Cielのアルバム売り上げランキング Retrieved May 18, 2011