In My Head (CNBLUE song)

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"In My Head"
Regular edition cover
Single by CN Blue
from the album Code Name Blue
B-side "Mr. KIA (Know It All)"
"Rain of Blessing"
Released October 19, 2011
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Rock
Length 4:14
Label Warner Music Japan
Writer(s) Kenji Tamai, Yoshifumi Kanamaru
Producer(s) Jung Yong-hwa
CN Blue Japanese singles chronology
"In My Head"
"Where You Are"
Code Name Blue track listing

"In My Head" is a song by the South Korean rock band CN Blue. It is their major debut single in Japan under Warner Music Japan and fourth single overall. The song was written by Kenji Tamai and Yoshifumi Kanamaru and composed by Jung Yong-hwa. It was released on October 19, 2011 in 3 different editions: CD+DVD,[1] Regular edition[2] and Lawson store limited edition.[3] A Korean version of the song was released on the group's third mini-album Ear Fun.


"In My Head" was written by Kenji Tamai and Yoshifumi Kanamaru and composed by Jung Yong-hwa. "Mr. KIA (Know It All)" was written and composed by Jung Yong Hwa and Ryo. "Rain of Blessing" was written by Kenji Tamai, Kaori Fukano and Keisuke and composed by Lee Jong-hyun and Ryo.[2]


To promote the single, the band performed in the TV shows Music Japan and Music Fair on October 22. They promoted the song in South Korea in a special Korean version of the song in KBS's Music Bank Year-End special and MBC's Gayo Daejun. The song was chosen to be the ending theme song of Supernatural: The Animation, an animated version of the TV series Supernatural.[4]

Music video[edit]

A 30-seconds version of the music video was released in September 22, 2011[5] and the full music video released on September 26, 2011 on the music channel Space Shower TV. Warner Music Japan uploaded the video on YouTube on October 31st.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All editions:[7]
No. Title Lyrics Music Arrangement Length
1. "In My Head" Kenji Tamai, Yoshifumi Kanamaru Jung Yong-hwa Kenji Tamai, Rui Momota 4:14
2. "Mr. KIA (Know It All)" Jung Yong-hwa Jung Yong-hwa, Ryo Kenji Tamai, Kousuke Noma 3:33
3. "Rain of Blessing" Kenji Tamai, Kaori Fukano, Keisuke Lee Jong-hyun, Ryo Kenji Tamai, Shunsuke Tsuri 4:13
4. "In My Head" (Instrumental)   Jung Yong-hwa Kenji Tamai, Rui Momota 4:14
Total length: 16:12
  • The iTunes version of the single does not include the Instrumental.

Chart performance[edit]

The single debuted at number 3 in Oricon's Daily chart and climbed to number 2 two days after. It debuted at number 4 in Oricon's Weekly chart with 71,200 copies sold on the first week, only behind to Kara's "Winter Magic", Bump of Chicken's "Zero" and NMB48's "Oh My God!".[8] The single peaked number 96 in 2011's Oricon Yearly chart. In the end of October, the single got certified Gold by RIAJ for sold 100,000 copies of the physical single.[9]


Sales and certifications[edit]

Chart Amount
RIAJ physical single[9] Gold (100,000+)

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan October 19, 2011 CD single,[1] Digital download[7] Warner Music Japan

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "CNBLUE 「In My Head (初回限定盤)」 / Warner Music Japan" (in Japanese). Warner Music Group. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  2. ^ a b "In My Head CNBLUEのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  3. ^ "CNBLUE 「In My Head (ローソン限定盤)」 / Warner Music Japan" (in Japanese). Warner Music Group. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  4. ^ 정용화 자작곡, 日애니메이션 엔딩 테마곡 삽입 (in Korean). Nate. 2011-10-05. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  5. ^ "CNBLUE (In My Head) 30sec.version - YouTube". YouTube. 2011-09-22. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  6. ^ "CNBLUE - In My Head - YouTube". YouTube. 2011-10-31. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  7. ^ a b "iTunes - ミュージック - CNBLUE「In My Head - Single」" (in Japanese). iTunes. 2011-10-19. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  8. ^ 씨엔블루 日 데뷔싱글, 첫주 7만장 판매 (in Korean). Nate. 2011-10-26. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  9. ^ a b ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2011年10月 [Record Association report: October 2011 Gold List and other approved work]. RIAJ (in Japanese). November 22, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2011. 
  10. ^ "2011年10月17日~2011年10月23日のCDシングル週間ランキング (Oricon Weekly chart for October 31st)" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2011-10-26. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  11. ^ "Japan Hot 100 / (Billboard Japan Hot 100 for November 5th)". Billboard. 2011-11-05. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  12. ^ "RIAJ Digital Track Chart: Chart issue October 25, 2011" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Archived from the original on May 7, 2012. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  13. ^ "Gaon Search - CNBLUE" (in Korean). Gaon. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  14. ^ "年間ランキング特集『AKB48が5作ミリオン突破の快挙!2011年オリコン年間CD&DVDランキングを大発表!』-ORICON STYLE ミュージック (Oricon Yearly Chart for 2011)". Oricon (in Japanese). December 19, 2011. Retrieved December 19, 2011.