"Flower Power" is the sixth Japanese single released by South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. The single was released on November 14, 2012, via digital download on iTunes Japan, with a limited physical release on November 21, 2012. It serves as the third single from their second Japanese studio album Girls' Generation II ~Girls & Peace~. Despite limited release, "Flower Power" sold 29,000 copies in its first week, peaking at number five on the Oricon Chart, the single also reached number six on the Japan Hot 100.
After the success of Flower Power's preceding singles, "Paparazzi" and "Oh! / All My Love Is For You," both of which clenched the #1 spot on the Oricon Chart's daily single chart and sold a collective total of more than 190,000 copies, the group's follow-up single "Flower Power" was announced on October 2, 2012. "Flower Power" is scheduled for release in Japan on November 14, 2012, two weeks before the release of the group's second Japanese studio album. A concept photo released by the group's Japanese label shows the group trying to escape searchlights.
However, due to production issues, the physical release was postponed from November 14 to November 21. On October 28, 2012, an audio preview for the song aired on Japanese TV."Flower Power" also contains a B-side track entitled "Beep Beep," which will not be featured on the album. The single also contains a highlight medley of the accompanying album. However, the single was released digitally on the original November 14 release date. This single was be only a limited release, but will come in a long digipak case with a 20-page photo book.
"Flower Power" is an up-tempo dance pop number, taking influences from electropop and electronica, with a "flowing" bass line, with a sexy chorus line demonstrating the "sexy side" of Girls' Generation, contrary to the single's title. Lyrically, the song describes "the strategic moves between a man and a woman on the dance floor," sung by the group with "the sound and light of a glitzy atmosphere."