It's All Love!

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"It's all Love!"
Single by Koda Kumi & misono
from the album Best: Third Universe/Universe
Released March 31, 2009
Genre J-pop, pop rock
Label Rhythm Zone
Writer(s) Koda Kumi, misono
Koda Kumi singles chronology
"Stay with Me"
(2008)
"It's all Love!"
(2009)
"3 Splash"
(2009)
misono singles chronology
"Kyūkon (Yaruki, Genki, Sono Ki no Nekko)/?cm"
(2009)
"It's all Love!"
(2009)
"End=Start/Shūten (Kimi no Ude no Naka)"
(2009)

"It's all Love!" is a collaboration single by Koda Kumi and her younger sister misono. The single was originally set to be released on March 4, 2009, but was pushed back to March 31. The single charted at #1 on Oricon, making it Kumi's third consecutive number-one single and misono's first number-one single, and stayed on the charts for eleven weeks.[1] It was released in CD, CD+DVD and CD [FanClub Ed.].[2]

Along with the sisters' collaboration song, the two other songs on the single were sung solo by each sister: faraway was performed by Kumi and Tenbin ~Tsuyogari na Watashi x Yowagari na Kimi~ was performed by misono. However, faraway contained a corresponding music video.

The single is certified Gold for shipment of 100,000 copies and "It's all Love!" certified platinum for full-length cellphone downloads.

Promotional Advertisements[edit]

It's all Love! was used as the ending theme to NTV's スッキリ!! (Sukkiri!! / Refreshed!!).[3]

faraway was used as the theme for the film Subaru (昴) to which fellow label-mates TVXQ (Tohoshinki) performed the song Bolero in the film's bar scene.[4] The movie is named after the ballerina lead named Subaru, which released on March 20, 2009.

Track list[edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Arranger(s) Length
1. "It's all Love! [Koda Kumi x misono]"   Koda Kumi • Misono Ken'ichi Maeyamada h-wonder  
2. "faraway [Koda Kumi]"   Koda Kumi Mitsuki Shiokawa Mitsuki Shiokawa  
3. "天秤~強がりな私×弱がりな君~ [misono]" (Tenbin ~Tsuyogari na Watashi x Yowagari na Kimi~ / Balance ~Strong Me x Weak You~) misono misono Kotaro Kubota  
4. "It's all Love!" (Instrumental)   Ken'ichi Maeyamada h-wonder  
5. "faraway" (Instrumental)   Mitsuki Shiokawa Mitsuki Shiokawa  
6. "天秤~強がりな私×弱がりな君~" (Instrumental)   Misono Kotaro Kubota  
DVD
No. Title Director(s) Length
1. "It's all Love!" (Music Video)    
2. "faraway" (Music Video)    
3. "faraway" (Making Video)    

Live performances[edit]

  1. 03/27 - Music Station Haru Special (It's all love!, faraway)

Charts[edit]

Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
March 31, 2009 Oricon Daily Charts 1
Oricon Weekly Charts 1 74,014 99,429 8 Weeks
Oricon Monthly Charts 3
Oricon Yearly Charts 61

Various charts[edit]

Chart Peak Position
Billboard Japan Hot 100 1
RIAJ Digital Track Chart Top 100[5] 1

Chart succession[edit]

New chart RIAJ Digital Track Chart number-one single
April 7, 2009
Succeeded by
"Kiss Kiss Kiss" by Beni
Preceded by
"One Room Disco" by Perfume
Oricon Weekly number-one single
April 13, 2009
Succeeded by
"Sora: Utsukushii Ware no Sora" by Tsuyoshi
Billboard Japan Hot 100 number-one single
April 13, 2009
Succeeded by
"Niji" by Kobukuro

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