Toki o Tomete

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"Toki o Tomete"
Toho Toki.jpg
Single by Tohoshinki
from the album Best Selection 2010
B-side"Checkmate"
ReleasedMarch 24, 2010 (2010-03-24)
Format
GenreJ-pop
Length5:34
LabelRhythm Zone
Songwriter(s)
  • Shinjiroh Inoue
  • Ichiro Fujiya
Producer(s)Daisuke Kahara
Tohoshinki singles chronology
"Break Out!"
(2010)
"Toki o Tomete"
(2010)
"Keep Your Head Down"
(2011)

"Toki o Tomete" (時ヲ止メテ, Stopping Time) is the 30th Japanese single by South Korean boy band Tohoshinki, released on March 24, 2010 (2010-03-24).[1] The single was released as a re-cut from their greatest hits album Best Selection 2010, which was released one month earlier. "Toki o Tomete" was the last single to feature former band members Jaejoong, Yoochun, and Junsu.

The song was Tohoshinki's second song to be used in commercials for Menard Cosmetics.[1] Tohoshinki's "Wasurenaide" was previously used in 2009.[2]

Track listing[edit]

CD+DVD version[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)ArrangerLength
1."Toki o Tomete"Shinjiroh Inoue, Ichiro FujiyaDaisuke Kahara5:34
2."Checkmate" (Yunho solo)H.U.B., Yunho, Lee Chan WooYunho, Lee4:28
3."Toki o Tomete" (less vocal)Inoue, FujiyaKahara5:33
4."Checkmate" (less vocal)H.U.B., Yunho, LeeYunho, Lee4:26
Total length:20:02

CD only version[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)ArrangerLength
1."Toki o Tomete"Inoue, FujiyaKahara5:34
2."Checkmate" (Yunho solo)H.U.B., Yunho, LeeYunho, Lee4:28
3."Toki o Tomete" (Never End remix)Inoue, FujiyaInoue6:04
4."Toki o Tomete" (less vocal)Inoue, FujiyaKahara5:33
5."Checkmate" (less vocal)H.U.B., Yunho, LeeYunho, Lee4:26
Total length:26:05

Chart rankings[edit]

Oricon Charts (Japan)[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
March 24, 2010 (2010-03-24) Oricon Daily Singles Chart 1
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 1 195,000 228,000 19 weeks
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart 26[3] 228,448

Various charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Billboard Japan Hot 100[4] 1
Billboard Adult Contemporary Airplay[5] 38
RIAJ Digital Track Chart Top 100[6] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "[CD] 時ヲ止メテ [CD+DVD/ジャケットA] / 東方神起". Neowing (in Japanese). Retrieved 2010-04-08.
  2. ^ "JBOOK:The Secret Code【DVD付】:東方神起:CD" (in Japanese). JBook. Retrieved 2010-04-08.
  3. ^ 2010年オリコン年間ランキング シングル (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2010-12-24.
  4. ^ "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. 2010-04-05. Retrieved 2010-04-08.
  5. ^ "Adult Contemporary Airplay". Billboard. 2010-04-12. Archived from the original on 2010-11-10. Retrieved 2010-04-08. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "RIAJ Digital Track Chart: Chart issue February 23, 2010" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved 2010-04-08. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)