Melody of Eyes

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"Melody of Eyes"
Melody of Eyes.jpg
Limited edition cover
Single by Boyfriend
from the album Seventh Mission
B-side "To Moon"
Released March 27, 2013 (2013-03-27)
Recorded 2013
Genre J-pop, Dance-pop
Length 18:22
Label Being Group
Starship Entertainment
Songwriter(s) La Terre
Producer(s) Daiko Nagato
Boyfriend singles chronology
"I Yah"
(2013)
"Melody of Eyes"
(2013)
"ON&ON"
(2013)

"I Yah"
(2013)
"Melody of Eyes"
(2013)
"ON&ON"
(2013)

"Melody of Eyes (Hitomi no Melody)" is the third Japanese single by the South Korean boy band Boyfriend. It was released on March 27 in 4 different editions.[1] "Hitomi no Melody" was the 44th ending theme song of long time Japanese anime series Detective Conan and TO MOON was used as the ending theme song of Boyfriend's TV show in Japan entitled, Tokyo Etoile Academy of Music last January and February 2013.

Background[edit]

The album was announced by the group's Japanese official website, with details of the album release and along with a release of the group's first DVD 1st Live DVD [Love Communication 2012~XMass Bell~]. The single was released in four different editions: a Normal Edition [CD] consists of 2 song with 2 instrumentals and extra trading card in 1 of 7; a Limited Edition [CD +DVD] with "Hitomi no Melody" music video and making of and a trading card (1 of 7); Lawson HMV Limited Edition [CD + DVD] with 40 page full color photobook and trading card (1 of 7); Lawson HMV Limited Edition [CD + DVD](Detective Conan version) with Hitomi no Melody (TV SIZE) and Detective Conan card (1 of 2).[2]

Singles[edit]

Hitomi no Melody/Melody of Eyes, the song was picked up as the 44th ending theme song for popular Japanese anime series Detective Conan.

Promotion[edit]

Melody of Eyes makes to top five for six days and their highest ranked is second place on Oricon,[3] and they ranked number one on weekly chart of Billboard Hot Animation.

Track listing[edit]

CD+DVD edition[4]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Melody of Eyes (瞳のメロディ)"La TerreK&K FactoryHitoshi Munakata4:59
2."TO MOON"SONG SOO YOON・Keiko SerizawaHAN JAE HO・KIM SEUNG SOO・AN JUN SUNGHAN JAE HO・KIM SEUNG SOO・AN JUN SUNG・HONG SEUNG HYUN4:12
3."Melody of Eyes (瞳のメロディ)" (Instrumental) K&K FactoryHitoshi Munakata4:59
4."TO MOON" (Instrumental) HAN JAE HO・KIM SEUNG SOO・AN JUN SUNGHAN JAE HO・KIM SEUNG SOO・AN JUN SUNG・HONG SEUNG HYUN4:12
Total length:18:22

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Length Notes Official MV on YouTube
2013 "Melody of Eyes" (short ver.) 2:18

Charts[edit]

Oricon[edit]

Oricon Chart Peak Debut sales Sales total
Daily Singles Chart 2 10,114
Weekly Singles Chart 4 34,010
Monthly Singles Chart 20 36,004
Yearly Singles Chart

Other charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100[5] 5
Billboard Japan Hot Singles sales[6] 3
Billboard Japan Hot Animation[6] 1

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan March 27, 2013 CD, Digital download Being Group

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3rdシングル『瞳のメロディ』2013年3月27日 リリース決定!!!". boyfriend-jp.com. Retrieved 2012-12-22.
  2. ^ 第27回日本ゴールドディスク大賞 ベスト3ニュー・アーティスト(アジア)受賞!!! (in Japanese). boyfriend-jp.com. Retrieved 2013-01-08.
  3. ^ "Boyfriend Stays at No. 2 on the Oricon". enewsworld. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
  4. ^ "3rdシングル『瞳のメロディ』2013年3月27日 リリース決定!!!". boyfriendjp. Retrieved 2013-03-29.
  5. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100 / Billboard JAPAN (Billboard Japan Hot 100 for April 8th)". Billboard (in Japanese). 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2013-04-03.
  6. ^ a b "Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales / Billboard JAPAN (Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales for April 8th)". Billboard (in Japanese). 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2013-04-03. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "hotsales" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).