Milestone (song)

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Milestone single cover.jpg
Single by BoA
Released December 7, 2011 (2011-12-07)
Format DVD+CD, Digital download
Recorded 2011
Length 57:36
Label Avex Trax
Songwriter(s) STY
Producer(s) Soo-Man Lee
BoA singles chronology
"I See Me"
"Geuleon Neo (Disturbance)"
"I See Me"
"Geuleon Neo (Disturbance)"

Milestone is BoA's first DVD single (31st overall) which was released on December 7, 2011 to commemorate her 10th Anniversary in Japan. The song is written and composed by STY who was requested by Avex to write a song for BoA's 10th Anniversary. The song was first performed at Audio Technica's 50th Anniversary Live Party, and later a 7 seconds snippet of the song live performance at J-Wave Live: Autumn was leaked.[1]

The DVD consists 30 minutes worth of videos, including the music video, making of and short documentary and interview videos.


The single consists 1 new song, Milestone and 2 previously released songs: "I See Me" and "メリクリ: Best & USA Version". BoA stated that "メリクリ: Best & USA Version" was also included is because the release is around Christmas time so they decided to put the song in. As for "I See Me," it was never physically released before.

Music Video was released on MTV Japan on November 22, 2011.[2] It was later released by Avex on YouTube on December 4. The video was identified as the short version but it's actually the normal version.


BoA performed Milestone in various events like Audio Technica 50th Anniversary Live Party, J-Wave Live: Autumn, and Soul Member Meeting Vol. 5: BoA 10th Anniversary & Birthday Party. Some TV Performances alongside with the normal version of メリクリ was also done. BoA also performed a trio performance alongside with Mai Kuraki and Kana Nishino, the trio sang a medley of their hit 君って, Strong Heart and メリクリ at Live FNS Music Party.

Milestone also used in Audio Technica 50th Anniversary products CM. Both "I See Me" and "メリクリ: Best & USA Version" were also used in Audio Technica CM.

Track list[edit]


  1. Milestone
  2. I See Me
  3. メリクリ: Best & USA Version (Merikuri)
  4. Milestone (Inst)
  5. I See Me (Inst)
  6. メリクリ: Best & USA Version (Inst)


  1. Milestone (Music Video)
  2. Milestone (Making)
  3. BoA 10th film: From the Past to the Present


Chart Peak position Sales total
Oricon DVD Chart 4 7,722
Hot 100 Billboard Japan 7