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This article is about the song. For the adverb, see wikt:however.
Single by Glay
from the album Review
Released August 6, 1997
Genre Pop rock, power pop, progressive rock
Label Platinum Records
Producer(s) Glay, Masahide Sakuma
Glay singles chronology

However is the 12th single release by Japanese band Glay on August 6, 1997. It debuted at #1 on the Oricon chart, appearing at that position for 5 weeks in total, selling 1,341,980 copies.

The title song was used as the ending song for the TV drama "Ryakudatsu Ai Abunai Onna" (略奪愛・アブない女 lit. "Despoiled Love: Dangerous Woman"?) aired on TBS channel, whose opening theme was another Glay song, "Freeze My Love", and all the music was instrumental versions of Glay's songs.


Covers by other musicians[edit]

"However" has been recorded by Kiyoshi Maekawa in his album Ballad Selection, in 1999, and by Ayumi Nakamura in her album Voice, in 2008.

Track list[edit]

  1. However
  2. I'm Yours


  1. ^ "Nihon Yusen Taisho" (in Japanese). 
  2. ^ "第39回日本レコード大賞 (The 39th annual Japanese record prize)". (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-01-01. 
Preceded by
"Glass no Shōnen" by KinKi Kids
"Eien" by Zard
Japanese Oricon Weekly number-one single
August 18, 1997 – August 25, 1997 (2 weeks)
September 8, 1997 – September 22, 1997 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Eien" by Zard
"Tanoshiku Tanoshiku Yasashikune" by Tomomi Kahala