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Black Butterfly /
Kaze ni Fukarete
BlackButterfly-r
Regular A
Single by Juice=Juice
from album First Squeeze!
Native title ブラックバタフライ/風に吹かれて
Released July 30, 2014
September 27, 2014 (Event Vs)
Genre J-Pop
Format CD Single, CD+DVD, Event V, digital download
Length 15:16
Label hachama hachama
Producer Tsunku
Juice=Juice Singles Chronology
Previous Hadaka no Hadaka no Hadaka no KISS / Are Kore Shitai! 3rd Single (2014)
Next Senobi / Date ja nai yo Uchi no Jinsei wa 5th Single (2014)
Other Covers

BlackButterfly-rb
Regular Edition B

BlackButterfly-la
Limited Edition A

BlackButterfly-lb
Limited Edition B

BlackButterfly-lc
Limited Edition C

BlackButterfly-ld
Limited Edition D

BlackButterfly-ev1
Event V "Black Butterfly"

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Event V "Kaze ni Fukarete"

Black Butterfly / Kaze ni Fukarete (ブラックバタフライ/風に吹かれて; Black Butterfly / Blowing in the Wind), official English title being Black Butterfly / Blown by the Wind, is Juice=Juice's 4th major single. It was released on July 30, 2014 in 6 editions, 2 regular and 4 limited. The first press of the regular editions comes with a random trading card of 6 kinds depending on the jackets (12 in total).

TracklistEdit

Juice=Juice - Black Butterfly (MV) (Promotion edit)04:03

Juice=Juice - Black Butterfly (MV) (Promotion edit)

Juice=Juice - Kaze ni Fukarete (MV) (Promotion edit)04:25

Juice=Juice - Kaze ni Fukarete (MV) (Promotion edit)

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Juice=Juice promoting Black Butterfly

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Juice=Juice promoting Kaze ni Fukarete

CD TracklistEdit

Regular A; Limited A, CEdit

  1. Black Butterfly
  2. Kaze ni Fukarete
  3. Black Butterfly (Instrumental)
  4. Kaze ni Fukarete (Instrumental)

Regular B; Limited B, DEdit

  1. Kaze ni Fukarete
  2. Black Butterfly
  3. Kaze ni Fukarete (Instrumental)
  4. Black Butterfly (Instrumental)

DVD TracklistEdit

Limited Edition AEdit

  • Black Butterfly (Music Video)

Limited Edition BEdit

  • Kaze ni Fukarete (Music Video)

Limited Edition CEdit

  • Black Butterfly (Dance Shot Ver.)
  • Black Butterfly (Jacket and MV Making, Off-shot)

Limited Edition DEdit

  • Kaze ni Fukarete (Dance Shot Ver.)
  • Kaze ni Fukarete (Jacket and MV Making, Off-shot)

Event V "Black Butterfly"Edit

  1. Black Butterfly (Miyazaki Yuka Solo Ver.)
  2. Black Butterfly (Kanazawa Tomoko Solo Ver.)
  3. Black Butterfly (Takagi Sayuki Solo Ver.)
  4. Black Butterfly (Miyamoto Karin Solo Ver.)
  5. Black Butterfly (Uemura Akari Solo Ver.)

Event V "Kaze ni Fukarete"Edit

  1. Kaze ni Fukarete (Miyazaki Yuka Solo Ver.)
  2. Kaze ni Fukarete (Kanazawa Tomoko Solo Ver.)
  3. Kaze ni Fukarete (Takagi Sayuki Solo Ver.)
  4. Kaze ni Fukarete (Miyamoto Karin Solo Ver.)
  5. Kaze ni Fukarete (Uemura Akari Solo Ver.)

Featured MembersEdit

Comments by Tsunku and MembersEdit

Black Butterfly

  • Tsunku: “Firstly I started out by composing a piece of tango-like music. When I was making the melody, somehow there was no image of a butterfly, but when I was in the middle of shortening the arrangement I pictured the girls flapping their huge wings and floating upwards. Even so, the image as for up to now is bright and full of energy ! Rather than a butterfly, sometimes a little lonely, but, to be able to also have a strong mind and spirit, Such an image came to mind. And that’s how I might have arrived at Black Butterfly. At the dance choreography for the high part of the song there was the image of five of them merged together as one butterfly. I tried to project the girls currently as if they are looking for a place with bitter honey、rather than sweet honey”.[1]

Kaze ni Fukarete

  • Tsunku: “This is the other song. It seems that the girls flapping their wings freely gives off a strong feeling. This music gives a complete feeling of I want to be able to fly away into the sky”.[2]

Single InformationEdit

Black Butterfly
Kaze ni Fukarete
  • Lyrics & Composition: Tsunku
  • Arrangements & Programming: Hirata Shoichiro
  • Chorus: Yamao Masato, Takagi Sayuki
  • Dance Choreographer: Kinoshita Natsuko
  • Music Video: Aoki Ryoji

Concert PerformancesEdit

Black Butterfly
Kaze ni Fukarete

PromotionsEdit

  • July 24, 2014 (Tokyo, Japan)
  • July 27, 2014 (Nagoya, Japan)
  • July 31, 2014 (Yokohama, Japan)
  • September 14, 2014 (Tokyo, Japan)

  • July 31, 2014 (Yokohama, Japan)

  • [2014.07.22] Summer Station Music Live (performing "Black Butterfly & Kaze ni Fukarete")
  • [2014.07.24] The Girls Live (performing "Black Butterfly")
  • [2014.07.25] Music Dragon (performing "Kaze ni Fukarete")
  • [2014.07.27] Music Japan (performing "Kaze ni Fukarete")
  • [2014.07.31] The Girls Live (performing "Kaze ni Fukarete")


TriviaEdit

  • The outfits for "Kaze ni Fukarete" are refreshingly fluffy, pastel color plain clothes.
  • This is currently Juice=Juice's highest-selling first day single.
  • This was their lowest selling first week single until Senobi / Date ja nai yo Uchi no Jinsei wa.
  • This is their shortest charting single.

Chart PositionsEdit

Oricon Chart PositionEdit

Daily & Weekly Rankings
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 2
29,134
10 10 9 17 7 4 37,008
24 - - - - - - 79 976
- - - - - - - 135 431
Monthly Rankings
Year Month Month Rank Sales
2014 July 18 37,008[3]
Yearly Rankings
Year Year Rank Sales
2014 177 38,415

Total Reported Sales: 38,415

Other Charts RankingsEdit

Country
Chart
Position
Japan Billboard Japan Hot 100 18[4]
Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay 73[5]
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales 9[6]
Billboard Japan Adult Contemporary Airplay 73[7]

Additional VideosEdit

External LinksEdit

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