Janus (album)

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Janus
Boyfriend janus cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedKOR November 8, 2012 (2012-11-08)
Recorded2012
GenreK-pop, dance-pop
Length36:41
LanguageKorean
LabelStarship Entertainment
ProducerSweetune
Boyfriend chronology
Be My Shine
(2012)
Janus
(2012)
Dance Dance Dance / MY LADY
(2012)
Singles from Janus
  1. "Janus"
    Released: November 8, 2012
  2. "I Yah"
    Released: January 10, 2013
Alternative Cover
I Yah album cover
I Yah album cover

Janus is the first studio album released by Boyfriend. The album was released physically on November 8 and online on November 13, 2012 by Starship Entertainment and their distributing label LOEN Entertainment.

Music videos[edit]

The music video for "Janus" was released on November 8, 2012. Their second music video was "I Yah" alongside child actress Kim So-hyun, was released on January 10, 2013[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

Janus debuted at number two on the Gaon Album Chart in South Korea for the week of November 11, 2012.[2] As of January 2013, the album has sold 32,205 copies in South Korea and 2,853 in Japan.[3][4] Its reissue, I Yah, has sold 24,675 copies in South Korea and 3,670 in Japan as of 2013.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."야누스 (JANUS)"Song Soo YoonHan Jae-Ho, Kim Seung Soo, An Jun Seong3:31
2."내 꿈꿔 (Good Night)"Song Soo YoonG-High, Lee Joo-Hyoung3:45
3."Excuse Me"Song Soo YoonGo NamSu, Han BoRam3:11
4."이랬다 저랬다 (Trippin')" (Hyun Seong solo)G-High, Lee Joo-HyoungG-High, Lee Joo-Hyoung3:09
5."미스터리 (Mystery)"Song Soo YoonE.One3:27
6."Go Back"Song Soo YoonHan Jae-Ho, Kim Seung Soo, An Jun Seong3:13
7."Stop It"Song Soo YoonJeong ChangUg, Ham SeungHyo3:09
8."Listen" (Dong Hyun solo)Song Soo YoonLee Chang Hyeon3:34
9."잘 지내니 (My Dear)" (Jeong Min solo)Song Soo YoonHwang Hyeon3:30
10."열쇠 (Soulmate)"Song Soo YoonDK3:12
Total length:36:41

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Album Country Date Format Label
Janus South Korea November 8, 2012 Digital download Starship Entertainment
LOEN Entertainment
November 13, 2012 CD
I Yah January 10, 2013 Digital download
January 16, 2013 CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ho, Stewart (7 January 2013). "Child Actress Kim So Hyun Stars in Boyfriend's New MV". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b 2012년 47주차 (Week 47) Album Chart. Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "2012년 12월 (December 2012) Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). KMCIA. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  4. ^ "2013년 01월 (January 2013) Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). KMCIA. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  5. ^ "2013 Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). KMCIA. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  6. ^ 2013년 04주차 (Week 4) Album Chart. Gaon Chart (in Korean). KMCIA. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  7. ^ 2012년 11월 (November 2012) Album Chart. Gaon Chart (in Korean). KMCIA. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  8. ^ 2013년 01월 (January 2013) Album Chart. Gaon Chart (in Korean). KMCIA. Retrieved December 19, 2015.

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