Stand Up (Mai Kuraki song)

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"Stand Up"
Mai Kuraki - Stand Up.png
Single by Mai Kuraki
from the album Perfect Crime
B-side "Double Rainbow"
Released April 18, 2001 (2001-04-18)
Format Maxi single
Genre J-pop
Length 04:36
Label Giza Studio
  • Mai Kuraki (lyrics)
  • Akihito Tokunaga (melody)
Producer(s) Akihito Tokunaga
Mai Kuraki singles chronology
"Tsumetai Umi/Start in My Life"
"Stand Up"
Music sample

"Stand Up" is a song by Japanese singer-songwriter Mai Kuraki from her second studio album, Perfect Crime (2001). It was released as the third single from the album on April 18, 2001. The lyrics to the song were penned by Kuraki and the track was produced by Akihito Tokunaga. The single peaked at number two on the Oricon Singles Chart and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).[1][2] It has sold about 476,000 copies in Japan as of October 2014.[3] The single's jacket image was compared to that of Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run (1975).[4]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Mai Kuraki.

Maxi single
No. Title Music Arranger Length
1. "Stand Up" Akihito Tokunaga A. Tokunaga 4:36
2. "Double Rainbow" Yoko Blaqstone Yoko. Black Stone 4:42
3. "Yes or No: Trance Continental Remix (Radio Edit)" Aika Ohno, Johnny Vicious, DJ Koutarou.A   5:38
4. "Stand Up (Instrumental)" A. Tokunaga A. Tokunaga 4:36
Total length: 18:52

Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ a b 「Stand Up」 倉木麻衣 ["Stand Up" Mai Kuraki]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 2001年6月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. June 2001 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese). Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan. 499: 8. June 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2014. Retrieved September 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" [Oricon Ranking Information Service 'You Big Tree']. Oricon. Retrieved October 11, 2014. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "倉木麻衣 / Stand Up". CDJournal (in Japanese). Ongaku Shuppansha. Retrieved October 11, 2014. 

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