Miniskirt (song)

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"Miniskirt"
MiniskirtAOA.jpg
Digital edition cover
Single by AOA
ReleasedJanuary 16, 2014
FormatCD single, digital download
Recorded2013
GenreK-pop, dance-pop, electropop
Length3:00
LabelFNC Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Brave Brothers
Producer(s)Brave Brothers
AOA singles chronology
"Red Motion"
(2013)
"Miniskirt"
(2014)
"Short Hair"
(2014)
Music video
"Miniskirt" on YouTube
"Miniskirt"
Miniskirt-Japanese.jpg
Type B and digital edition cover
Single by AOA
from the album Ace of Angels
B-side
  • "Short Hair" (Japanese)
  • "Get Out" (Original version)
ReleasedOctober 1, 2014 (2014-10-01)
FormatCD single, digital download
Recorded2014
GenreJ-pop, dance-pop, electropop
Length3:02
LabelUniversal Music Japan
Songwriter(s)Brave Brothers
Producer(s)Brave Brothers
AOA Japanese singles chronology
"Miniskirt"
(2014)
"Like a Cat"
(2015)
Music video
"Miniskirt (Japanese version)" on YouTube

"Miniskirt" (Hangul짧은 치마; HanjaJjalbeun Chima) is a song by South Korean girl group AOA. The song served as the title track for AOA's fifth single album of the same name and was digitally released on January 16, 2014 by FNC Entertainment.[1]

A remake of the song, which retitled "Miniskirt," was later released as AOA's debut single in Japan on October 1, 2014.

Release[edit]

The music video and single were released on January 16.[2] On January 26, AOA released an extended cut music video.[3]

Japanese version[edit]

On July 31, 2014, it was revealed that AOA would be entering the Japanese market on October 1 with a Japanese version of "Miniskirt".[4] On September 7, the short version of the Japanese music video was released.[5] On September 10, the full music video was released.

Promotions[edit]

The promotions of the song "Miniskirt" started on January 16, 2014, on M! Countdown. The song was also promoted on the shows, Music Bank, Music Core and Inkigayo. On February 9, AOA won their first music show award on Inkigayo'.[6]

On July 11, 2014 it was revealed that AOA would be performing at the Japanese music festival A-Nation held on August 17 in Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan, as the only girl group from South Korea.[7]

On August 12, 2014, it was confirmed that AOA would perform at "Tokyo Runway 2014" which was held on September 7 at the Makuhari Messe Event Hall. AOA appeared as guest performers.[8]

Track listing[edit]

Korean CD single and Digital download
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Gonna Get Your Heart"GalactikaGalactika01:01
2."짧은 치마" (Miniskirt)Brave Brothers
03:00
3."가로등 불 아래서" (Under The Street Light)Brave Brothers
04:00
4."짧은 치마" (Miniskirt) (Inst.) Brave Brothers03:00
Total length:11:01

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Gaon Digital Chart 11
Gaon Album Chart 9
Gaon Mobile Chart 27
Gaon Social Chart 1
Billboard K-Pop Hot 100 8

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Position Notes
Gaon Digital chart[9] 32
Gaon Download chart[10] 23 1,104,681 downloads

Oricon chart[edit]

Chart Peak position Sales
Daily Singles Chart 3 [11] 12,233+
Weekly Singles Chart 13 [12]
Monthly Singles Chart 44 [13]

Sales[edit]

Chart Sales [14]
Gaon physical sales 10,356+

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miniskirt by AOA". iTunes JP. Apple. January 16, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2014.
  2. ^ AOA put on their 'Miniskirt' for super sexy comeback MV + single album
  3. ^ AOA releases extended cut music video for 'Miniskirt'
  4. ^ AOA get ready for their debut in Japan with 'Miniskirt' in October
  5. ^ AOA are sexy in red and white for short version of Japanese 'Miniskirt' MV
  6. ^ AoA wins #1 + Performances from SBS 'Inkigayo's February 9th
  7. ^ AOA to Attend Japanese Music Festival 'A-Nation' as Only Girl Group from Korea
  8. ^ Girl Group AOA to Perform at "Tokyo Runway 2014"
  9. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart 2014" (in Korean). Gaon. Archived from the original on 2015-01-09. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  10. ^ "Gaon Download Chart 2014" (in Korean). Gaon. Archived from the original on 2015-01-09. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  11. ^ [1]
  12. ^ [2]
  13. ^ [3]
  14. ^ "Gaon physical sales". Gaon Chart. Archived from the original on January 19, 2012. Retrieved February 10, 2014.

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