Shy Boy (EP)

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Shy Boy
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EP by Secret
Released November 16, 2011
Recorded 2011
Genre J-pop
Length 22:15
Label Sony Music
Secret chronology
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Shy Boy
(2011)
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Singles from Shy Boy
  1. "Shy Boy"
    Released: November 16, 2011
  2. "Christmas Magic"
    Released: December 7, 2011

Shy Boy is Secret's first Japanese EP and third overall. Released on November 16, 2011, it contains six songs. All songs are remakes of Secret's Korean songs including "Shy Boy" and "Starlight Moonlight".

Release[edit]

The plans of "Shy Boy" as Secret's second Japanese single was first announced on August 28, 2011.[1] On September 28, 2011, teasers for the "Shy Boy" music video was released. The official music video was revealed on October 8, 2011. On November 8, 2011, the official music video for "Christmas Magic", a remake of "Starlight Moonlight" with a new Christmas beat was unveiled. The EP was released to music stores on November 16, 2011.

On November 22, 2011, it was announced that a Christmas Edition of the album will be released to music stores on December 7, 2011. The album cover is themed after Christmas, with Secret wearing clothing resembling Santa Claus.

Promotions[edit]

To promote the album, Secret appeared on a Japanese variety show, Made in BS Japan on October 12, 2011. Also, Secret had a Shy Boy Album Release Party at the BRITZ at Akasaka on November 16, 2011.

Track listing[edit]

Standard Edition[2]
No. Title Length
1. "Shy Boy" (Japanese Version) 3:39
2. "Christmas Magic" (Starlight Moonlight) (Japanese Christmas Version) 3:59
3. "Together" (Japanese Version) 3:43
4. "笑わないで" (Don’t Laugh) (Japanese Version) 3:45
5. "Movie Star" (Japanese Version) 3:19
6. "La La La" (Japanese Version) 3:50
Total length: 22:15
Christmas Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Christmas Magic" (Starlight Moonlight) (Japanese Christmas Version) 3:59
2. "Shy Boy" (Japanese Version) 3:39
3. "Together" (Japanese Version) 3:43
4. "笑わないで" (Don’t Laugh) (Japanese Version) 3:45
5. "Movie Star" (Japanese Version) 3:19
6. "La La La" (Japanese Version) 3:50
Total length: 22:15

Chart[edit]

Year Title Oricon Peak Oricon Sales
Daily Weekly Monthly Debut Overall
2011 "Shy Boy"
5
9
50
9,318
11,119+
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Worldwide November 16, 2011 Digital download Sony Music Associated Records
Japan CD, Digital download
December 7, 2011 CD, Digital download (Christmas edition)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shy Boy as Secret's 2nd Japanese single". Naver. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Secret New Single "Shy Boy"". HMV. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

External links[edit]