1000-nen, zutto soba ni ite

"1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..."
CD cover
Single by Shinee
from the album Boys Meet U
B-side"Kimi ga Iru Sekai"
ReleasedDecember 12, 2012 (2012-12-12)
GenreJ-pop, R&B
LabelEMI Music Japan
Songwriter(s)Junji Ishiwatari
Producer(s)San-e Ichii (executive producer), Jiro Koyasu, Lee Soo Man
Shinee Japanese singles chronology
"Dazzling Girl"
"1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..."
Music video
"1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..." on YouTube

"1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..." (1000年、ずっとそばにいて…, Sennen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..., For 1000 Years, Always Be By My Side...) is the sixth Japanese single by South Korean boy group Shinee. It was released on December 12, 2012.

Background and release[]

The ballad "1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..." was released on December 12, 2012. The B-side track, "Kimi ga Iru Sekai", is another ballad, with piano and percussion. The single comes with a bonus DVD, a 28-page book with photos and lyrics, and a trading card. The music video was released on November 26, 2012.

Track listing[]

Limited ions and CD only standard ion:
1."1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite..."Junji IshiwatariSteven Lee, The Goldfingerz, Jimmy Richard4:16
2."Kimi ga Iru Sekai" (君がいる世界 "The World Where You Exist")H.u.bDapo Torimiro, Jamie Houston3:22
Total length:7:39
CD only standard ion:
3."1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite... (Instrumental)"4:16
4."Kimi ga Iru Sekai (Instrumental)"3:22
DVD (Limited Edition)
1."1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite... Music Video" (Complete Ver.) 
2."1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite... Music Video" (Directors Cut Ver.) 
3."1000nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite...Jacket & Music Video Shooting Sketch" 

Chart performance[]

Oricon chart[]

Released Oricon Chart Peak Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
December 12, 2012 Daily Singles Chart 2 22,954 45,353+ [1]
Weekly Singles Chart 3[2] 40,017
Monthly Singles Chart 10[1] 45,353

Other charts[]

Country Chart Peak
Japan Billboard Japan Adult Contemporary Airplay [3] 42
Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay [4] 6
Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales [5] 3
Billboard Japan Hot 100 [6] 3
Taiwan G-Music Asia Chart[7] 1
G-Music Combo Chart [8] 12

Release history[]

Country Date Format Label
Japan December 12, 2012 CD, Digital download EMI Music Japan
South Korea June 12, 2013 Digital download SM Entertainment


  1. ^ a b "Oricon Charts - web archive". Archived from the original on March 23, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "Oricon Charts December 2012". Retrieved December 12, 2012.
  3. ^ "Billboard Japan Adult Airplay" (in Japanese). billboard-japan.com. year=2012, month=12, day=31
  4. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot Top Airplay" (in Japanese). billboard-japan.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. year=2012, month=12, day=24
  5. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot Singles Sales" (in Japanese). billboard-japan.com. year=2012, month=12, day=24
  6. ^ "Billboard Japan Hot 100" (in Japanese). billboard-japan.com. year=2012, month=12, day=24
  7. ^ "SHINee's "Dream Girl" ranks #1 on G-Music Asia Chart". Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  8. ^ "SHINee's "Dream Girl" ranks #2 on Hit FM's Asia Chart". Retrieved 12 April 2013.