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Face Down (Arashi song)

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"Face Down"
Regular edition cover
Single by Arashi
from the album Popcorn
ReleasedMay 9, 2012 (2012-05-09)
FormatCD single, CD+DVD
Recorded2012
GenrePop
Length3:57
LabelJ Storm
Songwriter(s)
  • Eltvo
  • Sho Sakurai
  • Albi Albertsson
  • Royce.H
  • Vincent Stein
  • Konstantin Scherer
Arashi singles chronology
"Wild at Heart"
(2012)
"Face Down"
(2012)
"Your Eyes"
(2012)

"Face Down" is the 38th single by the Japanese boy band Arashi. It was released on May 9, 2012, under the record label J Storm. "Face Down" is the theme song of member Satoshi Ohno's drama Kagi no Kakatta Heya. The single was released in two versions; the regular edition came with the song "Mezashita Mirai e" (目指した未来へ) as B-side and the instrumental versions of both songs, the limited edition contained a DVD with the promotional video and the B-side "Hitori Janai sa" (ひとりじゃないさ).

Chart performance

"Face Down" debuted at number one on the Oricon Singles Chart, selling 526,000 copies in its first week.[1] It was the group's 27th consecutive, and 34th overall number-one single in Japan.[1] It charted for 23 weeks.[2] "Face Down" was the seventh best-selling single in Japan, with 619,940 copies sold.[3]

Track listing

Regular edition
No.TitleLyricsMusicArrangementLength
1."Face Down"
  • Albi Albertsson
  • Royce.H
  • Vincent Stein
  • Konstantin Scherer
  • Metropolitan Digital Clique
  • Stein
  • Scherer
3:57
2."Mezashita Mirai e" (目指した未来へ, "Go Towards Your Future")
  • Mi-n
  • Alleztune
HikariHikari4:37
3."Face Down" (instrumental)   3:57
4."Mezashita Mirai e" (instrumental)   4:37
Total length:17:08

Charts

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Japan (Oricon)[4] 1

See also

References

  1. ^ a b 【オリコン】嵐、2期連続「月9」主題歌で34作目首位 [[Oricon] Arashi's second consecutive "Getsuku" drama theme song becomes their 34th number-one single] (in Japanese). Oricon. May 15, 2012. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Face Down(初回限定盤) [Face Down (Limited edition)] (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "年間ランキング特集『ミリオン8作!AKB48とMr.Childrenが2012年音楽シーンを牽引』2ページ目" [Year-end Ranking Report "8 Million-sellers! AKB48 and Mr. Children Pulled the 2012 Music Scene] (in Japanese). Oricon. December 20, 2012. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "週間 CDシングルランキング 2012年05月21日付" [Weekly CD Single Ranking for May 21, 2012]. Oricon Style (in Japanese). Retrieved February 22, 2019.
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