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Kisha ni Notte

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CD+DVD
CD only
Artist
YUKI
Single
Kisha ni Notte (汽車に乗って)
Released
2008.04.16
Catalog Number
ESCL-3061-62 (CD+DVD), ESCL-3063 (CD Only)
Price
¥1,575 (CD+DVD), ¥1,223 (CD Only)
CD Tracklist
  1. Kisha ni Notte (汽車に乗って; Train Ride)
  2. just life! all right!
  3. Kisha ni Notte -Instrumental- (汽車に乗って)
  4. just life! all right! -Instrumental-
DVD Tracklist
  1. Kisha ni Notte (汽車に乗って) (PV)


Information

"Kisha ni Notte" is the 17th single released by YUKI. It's her first single to feature a b-side since "Fugainaiya", which was released in 2006. The single is also her first to be released in both limited CD+DVD edition and a regular CD Only edition. The limited edition DVD includes the music video for "Kisha ni Notte" and an alternate cover.

The song has been described as "pastoral number, with the sound of mandolins and rich strings lulling you into a state of nostalgia". The single reached #5 on the Oricon charts, and stayed on the charts for a total of seven weeks. The single also managed to reach #9 on the Billboard Japan's Hot 100 during it's first week of release.

Song Information

Lyrics
YUKI
Music
Okawa Kazuto (大川カズト)
Other Information
Arrangement: YUKI, Tamai Kenji (玉井健二), Okawa Kazuto (大川カズト)
Production: YUKI
Sound Production: YUKI, Tamai Kenji (玉井健二)
Strings Arrangement: Gen Ittetsu (弦一徹)
Strings by Gen Ittetsu Strings (弦一徹ストリングス)

Music Video

The music video for "Kisha ni Notte" was released on March 29th 2008 and is directed by Hirano Fumiko (a fellow member of Sleep). Hirano has directed every video since 2005's "Yorokobi no Tane"; however, "Kisha ni Notte" is markedly different from YUKI's latest videos, as it has an unpolished, home-movie feel to it. The video features YUKI wandering around scenic landscapes and train tracks.

YUKI stated in an interview that she had wanted to do this type of video for a long time.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 5 6 5 5 7 11 5 25,346
9 35 32 28 29 31 28 32 5,074
34 32 35 35 49 49 44 37 2,310
37 - - - - - - 67 1,176
- - - - - - - 110 638
- - - - - - - 187 389
- - - - - - - 168 447

Total Reported Sales: 35,380

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