Let Me Know (Towa Tei song)

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"Let Me Know"
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Single by Towa Tei featuring Chara
from the album Last Century Modern
Released June 23, 1999 (1999-06-23)
Format CD Single, digital download
Genre R&B, trip hop
Length 4:10
Label Warner Music Japan
Songwriter(s) Towa Tei, Chara
Producer(s) Towa Tei
Towa Tei featuring Chara singles chronology
"'A Ring'"
(1999)
"Let Me Know"
(1999)
"'Kasei'"
(2000)
A Ring
(1999)
Let Me Know
(1999)
Kasei
(2000)
Chara singles chronology
70% (Yūgure no Uta)
(1999) '70% (Yūgure no Uta)'1999
Let Me Know
(1999) 'Let Me Know'1999
Ai no Hi Mittsu Orange (with Yuki)
(1999) String Module Error: Match not found1999

Let Me Know is a song by Japanese electronic musician Towa Tei, featuring singer Chara on vocals. It was released as the fourth single from his album Last Century Modern on June 23, 1999 (1999-06-23), a month before the album's release.[1][2] It debuted at #34 on the Japanese Oricon album charts, and charted for four weeks.[3] It did substantially better on the J-Wave airplay charts, charting in the top 30 for eight weeks.[4]

Tei had produced Chara's songs Shimashima no Bambi (しましまのバンビ, Striped Bambi) (from her 1997 album Junior Sweet) and Atashi wa Koko yo (あたしはここよ, I'm Here) (from her 1999 album Strange Fruits, released three months before this single).[1]

Let Me Know was used as the ending theme song for the variety show Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ.[5]

The song also appears on the 1999 remix album Lost Control Mix with the remix Let Me Know (Mighty Bop Remix) (remixed by Bob Sinclar), as well as the original version appearing on Tei's 2001 best-of album, Towa Tei Best.

Track listing[edit]

Single[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Let Me Know" 4:10
2. "Let Me Know (TT Remix)" 5:59
3. "Let Me Know (TT Bossa)" 3:41
4. "Let Me Know (TT Instrumental)" 4:10

Chart Rankings[edit]

Oricon Charts (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak position First week sales Sales total
June 23, 1999 (1999-06-23) Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 34 8,150 19,590

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CHARA OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE - Biography". Sony Music. 2008-08-07. Archived from the original on 2000-10-09. Retrieved 2009-11-21. , accessed through "Chara Official Homepage". 2000-11-09. Archived from the original on 2000-11-09. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  2. ^ TOWA TEI Main Works
  3. ^ "Let Me Know". Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  4. ^ 81.3 FM J-WAVE : TOKIO HOT 100 1999.7.25付のTOKIO HOT100のチャートです。 (weeks 1999.6.20 - 1999.8.8)
  5. ^ "Let Me Know - テイ・トウワ / オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」". Retrieved 2009-11-22.