Standing Sex

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"Standing Sex"
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Single by X
Released October 25, 1991
Format 8cm CD
Genre Power metal, speed metal, heavy metal
Length 8:81
Label Sony
Producer(s) X
Certification Gold (RIAJ)
X singles chronology
"Silent Jealousy"
"Standing Sex"
"Say Anything"

"Standing Sex" is a single released by X Japan (then named X) on October 25, 1991.[1]


It and "The Last Song" are the only X Japan singles to not appear on one of the band's studio albums. The b-side is an edited version of "Joker", originally on their album Jealousy.

Commercial performance

The song reached number 4 on the Oricon charts, and charted for 16 weeks.[2] In 1991, with 187,160 copies sold was the 87th best-selling single of the year, being certified Gold by RIAJ.

Track listing

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Standing Sex"   Miyuki Igarashi Yoshiki 4:23
2. "Joker (Edited Version)"   hide hide 4:58


  • Co-Producer – Naoshi Tsuda
  • Mixed by – Rich Breen
  • Art Direction and Design – Mitsuo Izumisawa
  • Photography – Masanori Kato, Michihiro Ikeda, Hideo Canno[3]


  1. "X - Standing Sex". Retrieved 2011-11-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. X JAPANのシングル売り上げランキング. (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved December 10, 2011. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Standing Sex" liner notes, 1991.