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Fly High (Hamasaki Ayumi)

CD Art
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
Fly high
Released
2000.02.09
Catalog Number
AVCD-30066
Price
¥1,365
Tracklist
  1. Fly high "HΛL'S MIX 2000"
  2. Fly high "SAMPLE MADNESS REMIX"
  3. Fly high "Surpreme Mix"
  4. Fly high "Acoustic Orchestra Version"
  5. Fly high "SHARP BOYS U.K VOCAL MIX"
  6. Fly high "Saturation Mix"
  7. appears "HW Club Mix"
  8. Fly high "Dub's F Remix"
  9. Fly high NON-STOP-MIX "N.S DANCE MEGA MIX"
  10. kanariya "fake compilation"
  11. Fly high "Album Version" -Instrumental-
  12. Fly high "Vocal Track"
Vinyl Cover

Vinyl
Fly high ~ayumi hamasaki concert tour 2000 A
Released
2000.xx.xx
Tracklist
  1. Fly high "HΛL'S MIX 2000"
  2. Fly high "Acoustic Orchestra Version"


Information

Fly high is Hamasaki Ayumi's 13th single. Fly high was used as the LYCOS CM song. It's the second re-cut single from Hamasaki's LOVEppears album, and was limited to 300,000 copies. It features a neon pink case and a translucent lyric insert. This single reached #3 on the Oricon charts and charted for four weeks. It sold 299,540 copies, becoming the #89 single of 2000.

"Fly high" is a vinyl released by Hamasaki Ayumi. 'Boys & Girls', 'appears/immature' and 'Fly high' vinyls are official and were produced as collector's items that were available only at the shows during the Concert Tour 2000. They are relatively rare but do occassionally appear on e-bay.


Live Performances

Song Information

Lyrics
Hamasaki Ayumi
Music
D・A・I
Other Information
"Original mix"
Arrangement: HΛL
Programming: HΛL
Keyboards: HΛL
Guitar: Akimoto Naoya
Mixed by Dave Way
Acoustic Orchestra ver.
Arrangement: Honma Akimitsu, Asakawa Tomoyuki
Harp: Asakawa Tomoyuki
Strings: Masatsugu Shinozaki Strings
Keyboards: Honma Akimitsu
Programming: Iida Takahiro
Mixed by Hattori Atsushi

Music Video

PV Shot

The music video for Fly high was directed by Takeishi Wataru. It is one of many videos showing two Hamasaki Ayumi - in this case, one is performing on stage, and the other is quietly watching from the crowd.

  • Assistant Producer: Kiyoshi Utsumi (prime direction), Yoshiko Ishibashi (Dee DRIVE)
  • Director: Wataru Takeishi
  • Production Manager: Yusuke Azumaya (prime direction), Yasumasa Sugiyama (Dee DRIVE)
  • Director of Photography: Tetsuya Kamoto (ON THE MARK)
  • Light: Masami Noguchi
  • Stylist: Koji Matsumoto
  • Haute Couture: Tadamasa Tagami
  • Hair & Make up: CHIKA (HAIR DIMENSION)
  • Assistant Hair & Make Up: TARO (HAIR DIMENSION)
  • Nail Artist: Kanako Miura

Disambiguation

The following are the different versions of "Fly high" released throughout Hamasaki Ayumi's discography, listed chronologically.

Fly high
Found on the LOVEppears album as track #2. This is the standard version of the song.
Fly high "HΛL'S MIX 2000"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #1. This is a remix by HΛL and was used in the music video.
Fly high "SAMPLE MADNESS REMIX"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #2 and on the "TO BE" re-released single as track #6. This is a remixed version by EBOMAN.
Fly high "Surpreme Mix"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #3 and on the "TO BE" re-released single as track #5. Remixed by Atsumi Naoki.
Fly high "Acoustic Orchestra Version"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #4, on the ayu-mi-x II version Acoustic Orchestra remix album as track #1 and on the ayu-mi-x 4 + selection Acoustic Orchestra Version remix album as track #4. It has an orchestra arrangement by Honma Akimitsu and Asakawa Tomoyuki. It was mixed by Hattori Atsushi.
Fly high "SHARP BOYS U.K VOCAL MIX"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #5 and on the "TO BE" re-released single as track #4. It's a remixed version by SHARP BOYS.
Fly high "Saturation Mix"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #6. This is a remix by Fuyuno Tatsuhiko.
Fly high "Dub's F Remix"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #8. Remixed by Izumi "D·M·X" Miyazaki.
Fly high NON-STOP-MIX "N.S DANCE MEGA MIX"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #9. This is a dance remix by Ueda Shoji.
Fly high "Album Version" -Instrumental-
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #11. This is the instrumental version of the original song.
Fly high "Vocal Track"
Found on the "Fly high" single as track #12. This is the vocals-only version of the song.
Fly high "Euro-Power mix"
Found on the SUPER EUROBEAT PRESENTS ayu-ro-mix as track #1. This is a remix by Dave Rodgers.
Fly high "SAMPLE MADNESS REMIX 2"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II version US&EU remix album as track #6. This is another remix by EBOMAN.
Fly high "Vincent De Moor Remix Radio Edit"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II version US&EU remix album as track #9. This is a trance remix by Vincent de Moor.
Fly high "Groove That Speed Mix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II version JPN remix album as track #2. This is a remix by Hidaka Satoshi from GTS.
Fly high "Vincent De Moor Remix Radio Edit" (NON-STOP)
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #2 on Disc 1. This is a new mix of "Vincent De Moor Remix Radio Edit" by Ueda Shoji.
Fly high "SAMPLE MADNESS REMIX 2" (NON-STOP)
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #11 on Disc 1. This is a new mix of "SAMPLE MADNESS REMIX 2" by Ueda Shoji.
Fly high "Groove That Speed Mix" ~Acoustic Orchestra version
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #22 on Disc 1. This is a new orchestral mix of "Groove That Speed Mix" by Ueda Shoji.
Fly high "I.M. Remix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #9 on Disc 2. This is a remix by Michiaki.
Fly high "Higher and higher mix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #10 on Disc 2. This is a remixed version by Nakano Yuta.
Fly high "POP 'e.a' Mix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #11 on Disc 2. Remixed by POP.
Fly high "Vincent De Moor Remix"
Found on the "the other side FOUR ~previously unreleased version~" remix single as track #4. This is a remix by Vincent de Moor.
Fly high "Voodoo & Serano remix"
Found on the Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance remix album as track #7 and on the Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance 2 remix album as track #9. This was remixed by duo VooDoo & Serano.
Fly high (THE CLOUD UPSTAIRS SCP version)
Found on the ayu-mi-x 7 presents ayu-ro mix 4 remix album as track #6. This is a remix by Stefano Castagna.
Fly high - ayumi hamasaki 15th Anniversary TOUR ~A BEST LIVE~
Found on the ayumi hamasaki 15th Anniversary TOUR ~A BEST LIVE~ live album as track #4. This is the live recording of her performance on the ayumi hamasaki 15th Anniversary TOUR ~A BEST LIVE~ tour.

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