According to SNSD’s Japanese official website, SNSD will be releasing the Japanese version of ‘Run Devil Run‘ on January 18th.
The song will be released in ringtone version and it is expected to receive lots of attention and interest from Japanese fans. The Japanese version of ‘Run Devil Run’ ringtone will be released on January 18th and the full version will be unveiled on January 25th.
Meanwhile, SNSD’s licensed Japanese Edition of 3rd Mini Album ‘Hoot‘ released in December 2010 was awarded the ‘Gold Certificate‘ by Recording Industry of Japan (RIAJ) for recording sales exceeding 100,000 copies.
UPDATE 1: RDR Japanese version ringtone released
A representative of SM Entertainment said on January 18th, “SNSD’s Japanese version of ‘Run Devil Run’ has been released in ringtone format on January 18th through various mobile sites such as Rekochoku, music.jp, dwango.jp, etc. The full version of the song shall be unveiled on January 25th”.
The representative added, “‘Run Devil Run’ will not be released as a full single in Japan. Due to hot response from the local (Japanese) fans, this song will be released without promotional activities by the members and it will only be made available online”.
UPDATE 2: Run Devil Run Japanese Version released
At midnight on January 25th, the Japanese version of ‘Run Devil Run (RDR)‘ was released as a digital single on iTunes Japan, priced at 200 Yen per download. SNSD will be performing the Japanese version of ‘RDR’ on Asahi TV’s ‘Music Station’ on January 28th.
Credit: nate.com/yna.co.kr/iTunes Japan