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Hikari Are

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Sakamoto Maaya
Hikari Are (光あれ; Let There Be Light)
Sakamoto Maaya
Kanno Yoko
Other Information
Arrangement: Kanno Yoko
Drums: Sano Yasuo
Bass: Watanabe Hitoshi (by the courtesy of Gemmatika Records / No Choice Records), Imahori Tsuneo
Mandolin: Watanabe Hitoshi
Guitar: Imahori Tsuneo
Strings leader: Gavyn Wright
Percussion: Misawa Mataro
Sax: Kikuchi Naruyoshi
Contractor: Isobel Griffiths
Conductor: Kanno Yoko
Synthesizer manipulating: Urata Keishi (assisted by Gokan Chikanari), Sakamoto Shunsuke

"Hikari Are" is a pop song recorded by Sakamoto Maaya. The song first appears as track #10 of Sakamoto's third album Shounen Alice and was later featured on her 15th anniversary best album, everywhere as track #3 of the second disc. It was as the December 2003 power play song for BAY-FM in Chiba City.


There are two known versions of "Hikari Are" to be found in Sakamoto Maaya's discography. These include:

Hikari Are
Found on the Shounen Alice album as track #10 and the everywhere album as track #3 of the second disc.
Hikari Are (Live Version)
Found on the bonus CD of Okaerinasai single as track #5. 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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