Ichibu to Zenbu/Dive

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"Ichibu to Zenbu/Dive"
B'z ITZD.jpg
Single by B'z
from the album Magic
Released August 5, 2009
Genre Hard rock
Length 10:43
Label Vermillion Records
Writer(s) Koshi Inaba, Tak Matsumoto
Producer(s) Tak Matsumoto
B'z singles chronology
"Burn: Fumetsu no Face"
(2008)
"Ichibu to Zenbu/Dive"
(2009)
"My Lonely Town"
(2009)

"Ichibu to Zenbu/Dive" (イチブトゼンブ/DIVE, lit. "Part and All/Dive"?) is the forty-sixth single by B'z, released on August 5, 2009 as a double A-side. This is one of the many number-one singles by B'z at Oricon charts.[1] It was a long hit, staying in the top 5 and the top 10 for 8 consecutives weeks. Chad Smith, from Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Juan Alderete, from The Mars Volta, guest appeared on this single on the drums and the bass guitar, respectively.[2] Two music videos were shot for the A-sides.

The song "Ichibu to Zenbu" was used as the opening theme in the Japanese TV series Buzzer Beat. The song also won the top 100 Billboard Japan 2009 which announced on December 2009.[3]

The single has received several certifications from the Recording Industry Association of Japan. "Ichibu to Zenbu" has been certified for selling more than 1,000,000 ringtones, 750,000 full-length downloads to cellphones and 250,000 downloads to PCs.[4] The physical single was certified platinum for shipped more than 250,000 copies.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ichibu to Zenbu" (イチブトゼンブ, One and All?)
  2. "Dive"
  3. "National Holiday"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "B'z"初の月9主題歌"で20年連続シングル首位獲得 最多11冠達成" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  2. ^ Ichibu to Zenbu/Dive at CD Japan
  3. ^ billboard japan official website Archived 2010-12-11 at WebCite
  4. ^ レコード協会調べ 2月度有料音楽配信認定 <略称:2月度認定>. RIAJ (in Japanese). February 20, 2011. Retrieved February 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2009年8月 (in Japanese). RIAJ. Archived from the original on 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 

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Preceded by
"Ayakashi" by Koichi Domoto
Japanese Oricon Chart number one single
August 17, 2009
Next:
"Sunrise/Sunset (Love Is All)" by Ayumi Hamasaki
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
("Ichibu to Zenbu")

August 17, 2009 – August 24, 2009 (2 weeks)
Next:
"Yume o Arigatō" by Yuko Hara