Over the Top (Infinite album)

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Over the Top
Album Over the Top cover.jpg
Studio album by Infinite
Released July 21, 2011
Recorded 2011
Genre
Length 34:12
38:38 (with hidden track)
44:24 (Repackage)
Language Korean
Label Woollim Entertainment
CJ E&M
Infinite chronology
Inspirit
(2011)Inspirit2011
Over the Top
(2011)
Infinitize
(2012)Infinitize2012
Singles from Over the Top
  1. "Be Mine"
    Released: July 21, 2011
Alternative Cover
Paradise cover
Paradise cover
Singles from Paradise
  1. "Paradise"
    Released: September 26, 2011

Over the Top is the first studio album of South Korean boy band Infinite. It was released on July 21, 2011. The song "Be Mine" was used to promote the album.[1] A repackaged version of the album was released on September 26, 2011 with the song "Paradise" as the title track.

Composition[edit]

Several songs on the album and the title tracks "Be Mine" and "Paradise" were produced by Han Jaeho and Kim Seungsoo and written by Song Sooyoon, who are also known for producing songs for Kara, f(x), Rainbow, SS501, Nine Muses and more.

Promotions[edit]

Be Mine[edit]

The group started promoting the track "Be Mine" on July 23, 2011 on MBC's Show! Music Core and continued to promote on shows like M! Countdown, Music Bank, and Inkigayo. The songs "1/3" and "Amazing" were used for Infinite's special comeback week performances. Infinite won their first music show award for "Be Mine" (and also the first award for the group since their debut in 2010) on September 1, 2011, on M! Countdown, and won another award the following week. The group promoted the title song in a remix version from September 2–11. Promotions for the song ended on September 18.

Paradise[edit]

Promotions for "Paradise" started on September 29, on Mnet's M! Countdown. It was also promoted on Music Bank, Music Core and Inkigayo. "Paradise" won a mutizen award on October 9 on Inkigayo and won another award on October 13 on M! Countdown. "Paradise" promotions ended on November 5.

Track listing[edit]

Digital[2]
No. Title Lyrics Music Arranged by Length
1. "Over the Top" (Intro)   J.Yoon J.Yoon 0:51
2. "내꺼하자" (Be Mine) Song Sooyoon Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo, Hong Seunghyun 3:25
3. "3 분의 1" (1/3) Song Sooyoon Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo, Hong Seunghyun 3:22
4. "Tic Toc" Kim Ina J.Yoon J.Yoon 3:32
5. "Julia" Song Sooyoon Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo, Hong Seunghyun 3:29
6. "Because" (SungGyu solo) JH JH   3:52
7. "시간아" (Time; WooHyun solo) J.Yoon J.Yoon J.Yoon 4:29
8. "Amazing" Song Sooyoon Lee Joohyung Lee Joohyung 3:26
9. "Crying" (DongWoo/Hoya ft Baby Soul) Pe2ny, J-sus, Musikacase Pe2ny, J-sus, Musikacase Pe2ny, J-sus, Musikacase 4:04
10. "Real Story" Song Sooyoon Go Namsoo, Han Boram Go Namsoo, Han Boram 3:48
Total length: 34:12
Physical CD and iTunes version[1][3]
No. Title Lyrics Music Arranged by Length
10. "Real Story" Song Sooyoon Go Namsoo, Han Boram Go Namsoo, Han Boram 8:07
Total length: 38:38
Repackage album (Paradise)[4]
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
3. "Paradise" Song Sooyoon Yue, Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo 3:35
4. "Cover Girl" Song Sooyoon Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo 3:16
13. "내꺼하자 (Remix)" (Be Mine Remix) Song Sooyoon Han Jaeho, Kim Seungsoo 3:22
Total length: 44:24
Paradise - Physical version
No. Title Length
14. "Hidden Track" 1:19
Total length: 46:53
Notes
  • In the iTunes Store[3] version and physical version of "Over The Top", the song "Real Story" has a hidden track that starts at 6:48.
  • The physical version of "Paradise" has another hidden track on track 14. It is the same included in Over the Top but with a conversation between the members in the beginning. This hidden track was later released as a full song on the group's third mini album Infinitize, with the title "That Year's Summer".

Charts[edit]

Sales and certifications[edit]

Physical Sales

Album Chart Period Covered Amount
Over the Top Gaon Physical Album Chart[6] 2011 57,125
Total (As of Date) 57,125
Album Chart Period Covered Amount
Paradise Gaon Physical Album Chart[6] 2011 61,794
2012 40,181
2013 20,843
2014 4,354
Total (As of Date) 127,172

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
South Korea July 21, 2011 CD, Digital download Woollim Entertainment
Worldwide[3] Digital download
South Korea September 26, 2011 (Repackage) CD, Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "YESASIA: Infinite Vol. 1 - Over The Top CD - Infinite, CJ E&M - Korean Music". YesAsia. July 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Over The Top - Infinite at 'Soribada'". Soribada. August 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Over the Top by 인피니트(INFINITE) - Download Over the Top on iTunes". iTunes. July 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ "iTunes - Music - Paradise by 인피니트(INFINITE)". iTunes. September 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b 2011년 총 결산 앨범 차트 (in Korean). Gaon. 2011-02-24. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  6. ^ a b "Gaon album chart". Gaon (in Korean). Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

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