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Power of Love

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Single Cover
Artist
JUDY AND MARY
Single
POWER OF LOVE
Released
1993.09.22
Catalogue Number
ESDB-3417
Price
¥800
Tracklist
  1. POWER OF LOVE
  2. MAKE UP ONE'S MIND



Information

"POWER OF LOVE" is the debut single recorded by JUDY AND MARY, and it's their major label debut with Sony Music Entertainment. The song originally appeared on the band's indie mini-album BE AMBITIOUS. It was re-recorded with the band's new guitarist TAKUYA for the single and later placed on their first full-length album, J・A・M. The single reached #95 on the weekly Oricon chart, and only ranked for one week. It sold a total of 3,160 copies. 

Song Information

Lyrics
YUKI
Music
Onda Yoshihito
Other Information
Arrangement: JUDY AND MARY
Guitars: Alph (Indies Version), TAKUYA (Major Version)

Music video

A shot from the music video

The music video for "POWER OF LOVE" was directed by Ohashi Yo and produced by Kotani Koichi. The video features the band, playing the song in the middle of a white room. YUKI skips through out the video in a short red lolita-styled dress. As it goes in for a close-up of each member, they each have a different color backdrop behinded them. During YUKI's close-ups she has a red backround and a similar styled yellow dress on.

The music video is found on the JUDY AND MARY ALL CLIPS -JAM COMPLETE VIDEO COLLECTION video as chapter #1 on Disc1.

TV Performances

Disambiguation

JUDY AND MARY promoting the single

There are currently four version of "POWER OF LOVE" to be found in JUDY AND MARY's discography. These versions are:

POWER OF LOVE
Found on JUDY AND MARY's indie mini-album, BE AMBITIOUS as track #3. The song was also placed as track #3 on the CD portion of the band's indie collection 1992 JUDY AND MARY -BE AMBITIOUS + It's A Gaudy It's A Gross-. This is the original indie version of the track, which contain a heavier punk sound then then major label re-recording.
POWER OF LOVE
Found on the "POWER OF LOVE" single as track #1. The song also appeared on the J・A・M album as track #4 and on the FRESH best of album as track #1. This is the version set to the music video.
POWER OF LOVE (Live)
Found on the band's first concert video, It's A Gaudy and It's A Gross as track #3. This is a live performance of the band's indie version of the song from BE AMBITIOUS. The performance was originally recorded in 1992, but wasn't released until the band was a popular band in 1995.
POWER OF LOVE (Instrumental)
Found on the band's 1996 instrumental album, Works of JUDY AND MARY as track #9.

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