This is Girls’ Generation’s sixth Japanese single. It was released for digital download on November 14, 2012 and physical purchase on November 21, 2012.
This is the third Japanese single from Girls’ Generation, who are signed under Nayutawave Records. It was released on September 26, 2012 and reached #1 on the Oricon Daily and Weekly charts.
This is Girls’ Generation’s (or SNSD, as I’ll be referring to them for the rest of this review) fourth full-length studio album. It is also the group’s first Korean release since late 2010’s Hoot. It was released on October 19, 2011 and sold 227,994 copies within 12 days of its release (good job, girls!).