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Dictionary Definition

softly adv
1 with low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly" [syn: quietly] [ant: loudly]
2 in a manner that is pleasing to the senses; "she smiled softly"
3 with little weight or force; "she kissed him lightly on the forehead" [syn: lightly, gently]
4 used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly [syn: piano] [ant: forte]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. In a soft manner; gently.
  2. Not loudly; nearly inaudible.
softly, gently
not loudly, inaudible

Extensive Definition

"Softly" is the first physical single of J-pop singer, Leah Dizon. It was released on February 14, 2007, the same day she released her second photobook Hello! Leah''. The single faired moderately on the Oricon Charts, yet was quite a success for a debut single and has sold 48,554 copies to date. Dizon was 20 when she released this single.

Normal Edition Track listing

  1. Softly
  2. Everything Anything
  3. Without your Love

Limited Edition Track listing

  1. Softly
  2. Everything Anything
  3. Fever (Kylie Minogue cover song)

DVD Track listing

  1. Softly
  2. Everything Anything

Live performances


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)
softly in Japanese: Softly

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