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Stand By U

"Stand by U" is Korean pop boy band TVXQ's twenty-eighth Japanese language single. "Stand by U" was released on July 1, 2009 by their label Rhythm Zone and was released in two formats: CD and CD+DVD.


Shortly after the release of their twenty-seventh Japanese language single, "Share the World/We Are!", news about the group recording the single started to surfaced online.

Chart performance

Upon the release of the single in Japan, it took the number two spot on the Oricon daily chart selling over 94,800 copies. On July 5, 2009 daily chart the single peaked at the number-one spot selling nearly 29,300 copies. On the issue date of July 13, 2009, "Stand by U" debuted at number two on the Oricon weekly chart behind pop boy band Arashi's "Everything"; selling a little more than 182,060 copies.

Music video

Like their twenty-third Japanese language, "Dōshite Kimi o Suki ni Natte Shimattandarō?", two music videos were shot for "Stand by U": Stand by U (Drama ver.) and Stand by U (Member ver.). Both videos were shot by Hideaki Sunaga (須永秀明, Sunaga Hideaki?). The drama version of "Stand by U" stars Kei Tanaka (田中圭, Tanaka Kei?) as the male lead and Noriko Iriyama as the female lead.

Live performance

On June 20, 2009, TVXQ appeared on Music Fair and performed "Stand by U" as well as "Sky". They also appeared on other shows such as NHK Save the Future 2009, Music Station and Music Japan, performing "Stand by U".

Track list

1,890¥ (tax included)

01. Stand by U
02. Tea for Two
03. Sky (Bonus Track)
04. Stand by U (Less Vocal)
05. Tea for Two (Less Vocal)

-DVD -
Stand by U (Video Clip)
Off Shot Movie

Jacket card and more~

□ CD
1,050¥ (tax included)

01. Stand by U Stand by U
02. Tea for Two Tea for Two
03. Sky (Bonus Track)
04. Stand by U ~Luv Behind The MLD mix~
05. 05. Stand by U (Less Vocal)
06. 06. Tea for Two(Less Vocal)

Jacket card & 12 page photobook

Charts, peaks and certifications

Chart (2009): Oricon Daily Chart; Peak
position: 1
Chart (2009): Oricon Weekly Singles Chart ; Peak
position: 2

Release history

Country: Japan; Date: July 1, 2009; Label: Rhythm Zone
Country: South Korea; Date: July 20, 2009; Label: SM Entertainment
Country: Taiwan; Date: July 10, 2009; Label: Avex Taiwan

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