Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne (私が言う前に抱きしめなきゃね; Before I Say So, You've Gotta Hug Me, Okay?) is Juice=Juice's first indies single. It was pre-released on March 31, 2013 at the Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~3gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ and digitally on iTunes. It was released for general sale on April 3, 2013.
It sold a total of 2,275 copies in its first week and became the highest selling indies single in Hello! Project.
- Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne
- Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne (Instrumental)
- See also: Romance no Tochuu / Watashi ga Iu Mae ni Dakishimenakya ne (MEMORIAL EDIT) / Samidare Bijo ga Samidareru (MEMORIAL EDIT)#Concert Performances
- Hello! Project Haru no Dai Kansha Hinamatsuri Festival 2013
- Morning Musume Concert Tour 2013 Haru Michishige☆Eleven SOUL ~Tanaka Reina Sotsugyou Kinen Special~
- Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~3gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~
- Berryz Koubou Concert Tour 2013 Haru ~Berryz Mansion Nyuukyosha Boshuuchuu!~
- Hello! Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~6gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2013 ~12gatsu no Nama Tamago Show!~ -Yamaki Risa, Yokogawa Yumei, Niinuma Kisora, Dambara Ruru, Oura Hirona, Haga Akane, Funaki Musubu
- [2014.07.10] The Girls Live
- [2019.08.04] ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL
- [2020.10.10] Juice=Juice Special Event 2020 ~10gatsu 10ka wa Juice=Juice no Hi!~
Oricon Chart Positions
Total reported sales: 3,539
- Indies Singles Ranking
|April 15, 2013||3|
|April 22, 2013||8|
|April 29, 2013||6|
|May 6, 2013||15|
Other Chart Rankings
|United States||US J-Pop Songs iTunes Charts||5|
- The single was announced, and performed live for the first time at Hello! Project Haru no Dai Kansha Hinamatsuri Festival 2013 ~Zen'yasai~ on March 2, 2013.
- The dance shot version uploaded on Juice=Juice's official channel has Japanese and English subtitles. It is the third Hello! Project video to have official subtitles. (The first and second being "Brainstorming" and "Kimi Sae Ireba Nani mo Iranai" by Morning Musume).
- The shirt Miyamoto Karin wears is the same shirt that Paramore's Hayley Williams wears in their music video for "Still Into You".
- TommyVD. "US J-POP iTunes Charts (March 31, 2013)". Hello! News Service. 2013-04-03.