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Shabondama (Morning Musume)

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Limited Edition Cover
Regular Edition Cover
Artist
Morning Musume
Single
Shabondama (シャボン玉)
Released
2003.07.30
Catalog Number
EPCE-5224 (Limited Edition)
EPCE-5225 (Regular Edition)
Price
¥1,260 (Limited Edition)
¥1,050 (Regular Edition)
Tracklist
  1. Shabondama (シャボン玉; Bubbles)
  2. Namida ni wa Shitakunai (涙にはしたくない; I Don't Want This to Cause Tears)
  3. Shabondama (Instrumental)



DVD Cover
DVD
Single V "Shabondama" (シングルV「シャボン玉」)
Released
2003.07.30
Catalog Number
EPBE-5084
Price
¥1,575
Tracklist
  1. Shabondama (MV)
  2. Shabondama (Sing! Shabondama Version)
  3. Making Video


Information

"Shabondama" is the nineteenth single released by Morning Musume. The single was released in both limited and regular editions. The limited came in special packaging and with fifteen photo cards, one of each member. The single reached #2 on the Oricon charts and charted for eighteen weeks, selling 151,104 copies and becoming the #64 single of 2003.

TV Performances

Members featured in this release

This is the first Morning Musume single to feature Fujimoto Miki, Kamei Eri, Michishige Sayumi, and Tanaka Reina.

Song Information

Lyrics
Tsunku
Music
Tsunku
Other Information
Arrangement, Programming, and Guitar: Takahashi Yuichi
Strings: Gen Ittetsu Strings
Trumpet: Nishimura Koji, Kowata Mitsukuni, Okumura Sho
Trombone: Murata Yoichi
Tenor Sax: Yamamoto Takuo
Guitar: Koji
Chorus: Inaba Atsuko, Tsunku

Disambiguation

Morning Musume promoting the single

There are currently three versions of "Shabondama" to be found in Morning Musume and Hello! Project's discography. These versions are:

Shabondama (Original)
Found on the "Shabondama" single as track #1, the Best! Morning Musume 2 album as track #7, and the Morning Musume ALL SINGLES COMPLETE ~10th ANNIVERSARY~ album as track #2 of Disc 2.
Shabondama (Instrumental)
Found on the "Shabondama" single as track #3. This is the standard version without the main vocals.
Shabondama (asia mix)
Found on the Petit Best 4 album as track #17. This version is a remix.

Concert Performances

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 98,028
4 14 15 12 14 13 13 13 18,353
13 17 18 16 17 15 16 16 13,424
17 - - - - - - 35 6,009
- - - - - - - 49 3,862
- - - - - - - 74 1,913
- - - - - - - 83 1,361
- - - - - - - 95 1,189
- - - - - - - 136 866
- - - - - - - 108 940
- - - - - - - 90 1,069
- - - - - - - 117 790
- - - - - - - 153 606
- - - - - - - 168 520
- - - - - - - out of chart for 5 weeks
- - - - - - - 177 504
- - - - - - - 190 1,044
- - - - - - -
- - - - - - - 158 626

Total Reported Sales: 151,104

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