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For My Dear...

8cm CD Art
Re-released CD Art
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
For My Dear...
Released
1998.10.07
Catalog Number
AVDD-20267
Price
¥1,020
Tracklist
  1. For My Dear...
  2. For My Dear... ~Acoustic Version~
  3. For My Dear... ~Instrumental~



Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
For My Dear...
Released
2001.02.28
Catalog Number
AVCD-30214
Price
¥1,050
Tracklist
  1. For My Dear... "Original Mix"
  2. For My Dear... "Acoustic Version"
  3. A Song for XX "she shell REPRODUCTION"
  4. FRIEND II "JAZZY JET MIX"
  5. As if... "Dub's L.B.M Remix"
  6. For My Dear... "Original Mix" (Instrumental)
  7. For My Dear... "Acoustic Version" (Instrumental)


Information

For My Dear... is Hamasaki Ayumi's fourth single. For My Dear... was used as the Morinagaseika "Merenge Chocola" CM song. This single reached #9 on the Oricon charts, charted for seven weeks and sold a total of 74,440 copies.

The single was re-released in 2001 on a 12cm format with extra remix songs. This time around the single reached #33 and charted for two weeks.


Live Performances

Song Information

Lyrics
Hamasaki Ayumi
Music
Hoshino Yasuhiko
Other Information
Arrangement: Hoshino Yasuhiko
Mixed by Hattori Atsushi

Music Video

PV Shot

The music video for For My Dear... was directed by Odagami Hiromitsu. The video features Hamasaki sitting in a bar watching people come and go. The video then follows a few of the visitors as they leave. The video also switches to a heavens gate scene where Hamasaki sings.

Disambiguation

The following are the different versions of "For My Dear..." released throughout Hamasaki Ayumi's discography, listed chronologically.

For My Dear...
Found on the A Song for ×× album as track #15. This is the original version of the song.
For My Dear... ~Acoustic Version~
Found on the "For My Dear..." single as track #2. This is a slower acoustic version of the song.
For My Dear... ~Instrumental~
Found on the "For My Dear..." single as track #3. This is the vocal-less version of the original mix.
For My Dear... "Acoustic Version" (Instrumental)
Found on the "For My Dear..." re-released single as track #7. This is the vocal-less version of the acoustic version of the song.
For My Dear... - PREMIUM COUNTDOWN LIVE 2008-2009 A ver.
Found on the NEXT LEVEL live CD as track #16. This is the live recording of her performance at the ayumi hamasaki PREMIUM COUNTDOWN LIVE 2008-2009 A concert. The arrangement is similar to the standard version of the song.
For My Dear... (HOUSE NATION remix)
Found on the ayu-mi-x 7 -version HOUSE- remix album as track #3. This is a remix by Tamura Tetsuya.

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