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Down Town (Sakamoto Maaya)

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Artist
Sakamoto Maaya
Song
DOWN TOWN
Lyrics
Ito Ginji
Music
Yamashita Taro
Other Information
Arrangement: Hattori Takayuki
Sound produced by Hattori Takayuki
Conductor: Hattori Takayuki
Drums: Tsuruya Tomoo
Bass: Watanabe Naoki
Electric guitar: Furukawa Masayoshi
String: RUSH by TAKASHI KATO
Alto saxophone: Hirahara Makoto, Yoshinaga Hisashi
Tenor saxophone: Yoshida Osamu
Baritone saxophone: Tsuzurano Atsushi
Trumpet: Nishimura Kouji, Sugasaka Masahiko, Yokoyama Hitoshi
Trombone: Nakagawa Eijiro, Shishiuchi Kanade
Bass trombone: Yamashiro Junko
Backing vocals: Hiyama Kiyoshi, Kido Yasuhiro, Mitani Yasuhiro, Sakamoto Maaya
Synthesizer programming: Kuriyama Yoshichika
Recording & Mixing engineer: Yamada Nobumasa
Assistant engineer: Saito Chie, Kumate Tooru
Recording studios: STUDIO SOUND INN, VICTOR STUDIO
Mixing studio: amp'box


"DOWN TOWN" is a pop song recorded by Sakamoto Maaya. The song first appeared as the first A-side of Sakamoto's 18th single "DOWN TOWN / Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta Nara" and was later featured in her seventh studio album, You can't catch me as track #3. The song is a cover of SUGAR BABE's 1975 hit of the same name and was used as the opening theme for the anime Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru.

Disambiguation

There are three known versions of "DOWN TOWN" to be found in Sakamoto Maaya's discography. These include:

DOWN TOWN
Found on the DOWN TOWN / Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta Nara single as track #1, You can't catch me album as track #3 and Single Collection+ Mitsubachi as track #3. This is the main version set to the PV.
DOWN TOWN -instrumental-
Found on the DOWN TOWN / Yasashisa ni Tsutsumareta Nara single as track #3. This is the standard version except without vocals.
DOWN TOWN (Live Version)
Found on the bonus CD of Buddy single as track #3. This version is from her live concert at Tokyo International Forum Hall A, in her LIVE TOUR 2011 "You can't catch me" on June 3rd and 4th, 2011.

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