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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) 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).

Tracklist[]

Juice=Juice_-_Black_Butterfly_(MV)_(Promotion_edit)

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

Juice=Juice_-_Kaze_ni_Fukarete_(MV)_(Promotion_edit)

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

CD Tracklist[]

Regular A; Limited A, C[]

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

Regular B; Limited B, D[]

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

DVD Tracklist[]

Limited Edition A[]

  • Black Butterfly (Music Video)

Limited Edition B[]

  • Kaze ni Fukarete (Music Video)

Limited Edition C[]

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

Limited Edition D[]

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

Event V "Black Butterfly"[]

  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"[]

  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 Members[]

Juice=Juice promoting Black Butterfly

Juice=Juice promoting Kaze ni Fukarete

Single Information[]

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

Performances[]

TV Performances[]

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

Concert Performances[]

Black Butterfly
Kaze ni Fukarete

Promotions[]

  • 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)

  • Chart Positions[]

    Oricon Chart Positions[]

    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[1]
    Yearly Rankings
    Year Year Rank Sales
    2014 177 38,415

    Total Reported Sales: 38,415

    Other Chart Rankings[]

    Country
    Chart
    Position
    Japan Billboard Japan Hot 100 18[2]
    Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay 73[3]
    Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales 9[4]
    Billboard Japan Adult Contemporary Airplay 73[5]

    Trivia[]

    Comments[]

    Comments by Tsunku and Members
    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”.[6]

    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”.[7]

    Additional Videos[]

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