Blue World (Super Junior song)

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"Blue World"
Super Junior 5th Japanese Single Blue World (CD ONLY Ver.).jpg
CD-only version
Single by Super Junior
B-side "Candy"
Released 11 December 2013 (2013-12-11)
Format CD single, CD+DVD, digital download
Recorded 2013
Label Avex Trax
Songwriter(s) Amon Hayashi, Stephan Elfgren, Anders Wigelius
Super Junior singles chronology
"Sexy Free & Single"
(2012)
"Blue World"
(2013)
"Mamacita (Ayaya)"
(2014)

"Sexy Free & Single"
(2012)
"Blue World"
(2013)
"Mamacita (Ayaya)"
(2014)

Blue World is the fifth Japanese language single of South Korean boy band Super Junior, released on 11 December 2013 by Avex Trax.[1]

Background[edit]

It was announced on September 26, 2013, during the event E.L.F-JAPAN FESTIVAL 2013 that Super Junior would be releasing their fifth official Japanese single, "Blue World", in December 2013. The song will be the first original Japanese release by the group. It was later revealed on October 23 the single was set for December 11, containing on the B-Side another song named "Candy". The single was released in three different editions: CD-only, 2CD+DVD and E.L.F JAPAN version.

On November 8, 2013, Avex released a highlight medley of the upcoming single through YouTube with a preview of both songs and revealed the different covers from each edition of the single. This will be the first song of the group involving Heechul after he came back from the military service.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Blue World" peaked on the daily Oricon Singles Chart at number two, having sold 46,968 copies.[2] It charted at #2 in the Oricon Weekly Chart with 68,684 copies sold.

Promotion[edit]

Super Junior made a collaboration with Tokyo JoyPolis named "Play the Blue World" with 3D technology, full color laser system and illumination stage until January 13, 2014, to promote the single. Super Junior also perform a live version of the song in their Super Show 5 in Kyocera Dome, Osaka in November, 2013.

Track listing[edit]

CD
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Blue World"Amon HayashiStephan Elfgren, Anders Wigelius3:24
2."Candy"AKIRADAICHI, Robin Ericsson, Jin Choi3:25
3."Blue World" (Less Vocal)Amon HayashiStephan Elfgren, Anders Wigelius3:24
4."Candy" (Less Vocal)AKIRADAICHI, Robin Ericsson, Jin Choi3:25
Total length:13:38
DVD
  1. "Blue World" music video
  2. "Blue World" music video making-of

Charts and sales[edit]

Oricon[edit]

Chart (2013 Peak position Sales
Daily Singles Chart[3] 2 77,026+
Weekly Singles Chart[4] 3
Monthly Singles Chart[5] 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Super Junior Official Website". 
  2. ^ "CDシングルデイリーランキング" [CD Single daily ranking]. December 11, 2013. Archived from the original on December 12, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ https://www.webcitation.org/6LoSmw8Tj?url=http://www.oricon.co.jp/rank/js/d/2013-12-11/. Archived from the original on December 12, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "CDシングル 週間ランキング-ORICON STYLE ランキング" (in Japanese). Oricon.co.jp. 
  5. ^ "CDシングル月間ランキング" [CD Single monthly ranking]. Oricon. December 2013. Archived from the original on January 12, 2014. Retrieved January 12, 2014.