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Sakura Nagashi

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Single Cover
Artist
Utada Hikaru
Single
Sakura Nagashi (桜流し; Flowing Cherry Blossoms)
Released
2012.11.17
Price
¥500
Tracklist
  1. Sakura Nagashi (桜流し; Flowing Cherry Blossoms)
  2. Sakura Nagashi (Instrumental)



DVD Cover
Artist
Utada Hikaru
DVD
Sakura Nagashi (桜流し)
Released
2012.12.26
Catalog Number
TOBF-5770
Price
¥1,100
Tracklist
  1. Sakura Nagashi (桜流し) (Music Video)


Information

"Sakura Nagashi" is the ninth digital single released by Utada Hikaru, and her sixth DVD single. It was used as the theme song for the anime film EVANGELION:3.0 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO. It was the first release leading up to Utada's 2016 sixth Japanese studio album Fantôme. "Sakura Nagashi" was successful with the song being Certified Platinum by Recording Industry Association of Japan, and the DVD being the #45 best selling DVD of 2013.

Song Information

Lyrics
Utada Hikaru
Music
Utada Hikaru, Paul Carter
Other Information
Arrangment and Programming: Paul Carter, Utada Hikaru
String Arrangement: Kawana Kei, Paul Carter, Utada Hikaru
Bass: Taneda Takeshi
Drums: Ogasawara Takumi
Executive-Producer: Miyake Akira, Utada Skingg Teruzane
Guitar: Tsuyoshi Kon
Mastered by Ted Jensen
Mixed by Goetz B.
Piano: Paul Carter
Recorded by Matsu Atsushi Strings, Amemiya Mamiko Strings

Recochoku Chart Positions

The song reached #2 on the weekly Recochoku download chart. "Sakura Nagashi" was first Certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of Japan for over 100,000 downloads, and it was later increased to a Platinum Certification for sales over 250,000 digital downloads.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank
- - - - 1 1 1 2
1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
2 - - - - - - -
  • Total Reported Downloads: 250,000*

Oricon Chart Positions

The single reached #4 on the weekly Oricon DVD chart, and continued to rank for a total of twelve weeks. "Sakura Nagashi" sold a total of 33,058 copies in 2013, making it the #45 best selling DVD of the year.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Week Sales
- - 4 - - - - 4 20,681
- - - - - - - 4 4,770
- - - - - - - 5 2,565
- - - - - - - 7 1,524
- - - - - - - 8 924
- - - - - - - 21 682
  • Total Reported Sales: 33,058

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