KARATE

BABYMETAL

About KARATE

"Karate" (stylized in all caps) is a song by the Japanese heavy metal band Babymetal from their second studio album, Metal Resistance. The song was released to active rock radio as an airplay-only single in the United States on February 26, 2016.


Year:
2016
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セイヤ セ セ セ セイヤ
セイヤ セ セ セ セイヤ
ソイヤ ソ ソ ソ ソイヤ
ソイヤ ソ ソ ソ ソイヤ
(押忍!) 涙こぼれても
(押忍!) 立ち向かってゆこうぜ ひたすら

セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ
拳をもっと 心をもっと
全部 全部 研ぎ澄まして (wow wow wow)
まだまだ セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ
悲しくなって 立ち上がれなくなっても

Ah 押忍! 押忍!

セイヤ セ セ セ セイヤ
セイヤ セ セ セ セイヤ
ソイヤ ソ ソ ソ ソイヤ
ソイヤ ソ ソ ソ ソイヤ
(押忍!) 心折られても
(押忍!) 立ち向かってゆこうぜ ひたすら

セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ
拳をもっと 心をもっと
全部 全部 研ぎ澄まして (wow wow wow)
まだまだ セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ
悲しくなって 立ち上がれなくなっても

(wow wow wow)
(wow wow wow)

セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ (wow wow wow)
全部 全部 研ぎ澄まして (wow wow wow)
セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ (wow wow wow)
全部 全部 研ぎ澄まして (wow wow wow)

ひたすらセイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ
拳をもっと 心をもっと
全部 全部 研ぎ澄まして (wow wow wow)

まだまだ セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ
悲しくなって 立ち上がれなくなっても
走れ
セイヤ ソイヤ 戦うんだ (wow wow wow)
走れ
全部 全部 研ぎ澄まして 

(Wow wow wow)
(Wow wow wow)
(Wow wow wow)
(Wow wow wow)

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BABYMETAL

Babymetal (Japanese: ベビーメタル, Hepburn: Bebīmetaru) is a Japanese kawaii metal band consisting of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal" and Momoko Okazaki as "Momometal". The band is produced by Kobametal from the Amuse talent agency. Their vocals are backed by heavy metal instrumentation, performed by a group of session musicians known as the "Kami Band" at performances. The band was formed in 2010, with the original lineup of Su-metal (vocal and dance), Moametal (scream and dance), and Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal" (scream and dance), with the concept of creating a fusion of the heavy metal and Japanese idol genres. Originally a sub-unit of the Japanese idol group Sakura Gakuin, Babymetal became an independent act in 2013, following Nakamoto's d… more »

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Written by: Takehiro Mamiya

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12 facts about this song

Band Background
"KARATE" is a song by BABYMETAL, an innovative Japanese band. The band incorporates elements of heavy metal and idol music. They're known for their distinctive combination of heavy guitar riffs and cute, pop-like vocals.
Chart Performance
The song charted impressively across multiple platforms. "KARATE" was the highest-ranking Japanese song on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 in 2016.
Album Information
"KARATE" is a track from the band's second studio album, "Metal Resistance," released in 2016. The album marked the band's international breakthrough.
Awards and Recognition
The song was recognized by Loudwire, an American online magazine which covers hard rock and heavy metal music, as 'Best Metal Song of 2016.'
Key Musical Elements
The song uniquely combines elements of metal, pop, and electronic music, a fusion that has become a signature sound of the band.
Positive Reception
The song received positive reactions from fans and critics alike for its catchy melody and hard rock elements.
Inspirational Message
KARATE has an empowering message. The lyrics, which encourage the listener to rise again and again after falling, have resonated with a broad range of fans.
Choreography
The choreography of KARATE is as memorable as its music, incorporating martial arts moves that sync with the song’s title and theme.
Music Video Success
The music video for "KARATE" has garnered over 70 million views on YouTube, demonstrating the band's international popularity.
First Single
"KARATE" was the first single released from the "Metal Resistance" album, setting the tone for the band's new phase of international recognition.
Live Performance
BABYMETAL debuted "KARATE" at their concert at Yokohama Arena, Japan, in 2015, even before the song was officially released.
Cultural Impact
"KARATE" is considered one of Babymetal's most iconic songs and has been influential in bringing J-Pop and metal music to the global stage.

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