Won't Be Long
|"Won't Be Long"|
|Single by Exile & Koda Kumi|
|from the album Black Cherry|
|Released||November 21, 2006|
|Exile & Koda Kumi singles chronology|
"Won't Be Long" (stylized at WON'T BE LONG) is a collaboration single by Japanese group Exile and singer-songwriter Koda Kumi. It debuted on #2 on Oricon and stayed there for the weekly ranking, bringing its monthly rank to #6.
Won't Be Long feat. Koda Kumi is Japanese band Exile's collaborative effort with Japanese R&B-turned-pop artist Kumi Koda. It charted #2 on Oricon and remained on the charts for over six months. Due to the high ranking and length on the charts, the single took #6 on the monthly charts.
Won't Be Long is a cover of the same song, originally released by Japanese band Da Bubble Gum Brothers on August 22, 1990.
Despite Takahiro joining Exile as a new vocalist around the time of the single's release, the song did not feature him and only featured Shun. The song was unveiled on December 30, 2006 during the 48th Japan Record Awards, but still omitted Takahiro.
The song was used in television commercials for dwango.jp, mu-mo and music.jp.
Koda Kumi also released two solo versions on her album Black Cherry (2006): Won't Be Long [Red Cherry Version] and Won't Be Long [Black Cherry Version]. Exile also had a different version on their album EXILE EVOLUTION (2007), this version featuring Japanese rapper NEVER LAND.
All tracks written by Bro.Korn.
|1.||"Won't Be Long"||h-wonder||5:14|
|2.||"Won't Be Long" (Karaoke)||h-wonder||5:13|
|3.||"Won't Be Long" (Karaoke for Guys)||h-wonder||5:13|
|4.||"Won't Be Long" (Karaoke for Ladies)||h-wonder||5:13|
|1.||"Won't Be Long" (Music video)|
|2.||"Won't Be Long" (Making Video)|
Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)
|Release||Chart||Peak position||First week sales||Sales total|
|November 22, 2006||Oricon Daily Charts||2|
|Oricon Weekly Charts||2||130,710||235,770|
|Oricon Monthly Charts||6|
|Oricon Yearly Charts||56|
WON'T BE LONG
- WON'T BE LONG feat. Koda Kumi: Found on the single (2006)
- WON'T BE LONG [Karaoke for Guys]: Found on the single (2006)
- WON'T BE LONG [Karaoke for Girls]: Found on the single (2006)
- WON'T BE LONG [Instrumental]: Found on the single (2006)
- WON'T BE LONG [Black Cherry Version]: Found on Koda Kumi album Black Cherry (2006)
- WON'T BE LONG [Red Cherry Version]: Found on Koda Kumi album Black Cherry (2006)
- WON'T BE LONG feat. NEVER LAND: Found on EXILE album EXILE EVOLUTION (2007)
- WON'T BE LONG [United Colors Remix]: Found on Koda Kumi Driving Hit's 4 (2012)
- WON'T BE LONG feat. VERBAL from m-flo & DOBERMAN INFINITY: Found on Exile Tribe album EXILE TRIBE REVOLUTION (2014)
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- "48th Japan Record Awards results". AV 100 FUN. Retrieved August 22, 2016.
- "EXILE & Koda Kumi - Won't Be Long LIVE @ 48th Japan Record Taisho". Veoh. Retrieved August 22, 2016.
- "Taiko no Tatsujin DS - Won't Be Long". YouTube. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
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