Inspire (song)

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"Inspire"
Ayumi Hamasaki - Inspire.jpg
Single by Ayumi Hamasaki
from the album My Story
B-side"Game"
ReleasedJuly 28, 2004
FormatJPN CD Single
United States Digital Single [1]
GenreJ-pop, hip-hop
Length17:35
LabelAvex Trax
Songwriter(s)Ayumi Hamasaki (lyrics)
Tetsuya Yukumi (music)
BOUNCEBACK (music)
Producer(s)Max Matsuura
Ayumi Hamasaki singles chronology
"Moments"
(2004)
"Inspire"
(2004)
"Carols"
(2004)

Inspire is the thirty-third single released by Ayumi Hamasaki. It came out on July 28, 2004. The single was the number-one single on the Oricon charts for that week. To date, Inspire has sold over 330,000 copies, making it Hamasaki's highest selling single of 2004. The PV for Inspire was filmed in Los Angeles, California.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Inspire" – 4:33
  2. "Game" – 4:16
  3. "Inspire" (instrumental) – 4:33
  4. "Game" (instrumental) – 4:16
DVD
  1. "Inspire" (PV)
  2. "Game" (PV)

Live performances[edit]

  • July 22, 2004 – AX Music – "INSPIRE"
  • July 23, 2004 – PopJam – "GAME"
  • July 23, 2004 – Music Station – "INSPIRE" and "GAME"
  • July 24, 2004 – CDTV – "INSPIRE"
  • July 27, 2004 – CDTV Special – "GAME"
  • August 2, 2004 – Hey! Hey! Hey! – "INSPIRE"
  • August 11, 2004 – Sokuhou Uta no Daijiten – "INSPIRE"
  • December 31, 2004 – CDTV Special 2004-2005 – "INSPIRE" and "GAME"
  • December 31, 2013 – Kouhaku Uta Gassen

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)
Release Chart Peak position First Week Sales Sales total Chart run
28 July 2004 Oricon Daily Singles Chart 1
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 1 181,325 329,145 15 weeks
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart 16
  • Total Sales : 329,145 (Japan)
  • Total Sales : 420,000 (Avex)
  • RIAJ certification: Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - 浜崎あゆみ". Phobos.apple.com. Retrieved 2012-02-25.

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