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I Wish (Morning Musume)

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Single Cover
Artist
Morning Musume
Single
I WISH
Released
2000.09.06
Catalog Number
EPCE-5070
Price
¥1,020
Tracklist
  1. I WISH
  2. Akogare My Boy (あこがれ My Boy; My Admirable Boy)
  3. I WISH (Instrumental)



Digital Cover
Artist
Morning Musume '22
Digital Single
I WISH
Released
2022.03.18
Price
¥262
Tracklist
  1. I WISH


Information

"I WISH" is the tenth single released by Morning Musume. The single reached #1 on the Oricon charts and charted for fifteen weeks, selling 654,640 copies and reaching #33 on the yearly Oricon charts for 2000. The title track was used as the theme song for the TBS broadcast of the 2000 Summer Olympics and the opening and ending themes for Idol wo Sagase! on TV Tokyo. A rerecorded version by Morning Musume '22 was released as a digital single and used as the ending theme for the MokuDora 24 dorama Mayonaka ni Hello!.

Featured Members

I WISH (Original)
I WISH (Morning Musume '22)

Song Information

Lyrics
Tsunku
Music
Tsunku
Other Information
Arrangement, Programming, and Keyboard: Kohno Shin
Bass: Irie Naoyuki
Guitar: Hayashibe Naoki
Percussion: Misawa Izumi
Trumpet: Araki Toshio, Sugazawa Masahiko, Yokoyama Hitoshi
Trombone: Murata Yoichi, Tsuji Fuyuki
Bass Trombone: Murata Yoichi
Horn: Arima Yoshiharu, Abe Masato
Strings: Kinbara Chieko
Turntable: DJ COUNTRY
Chorus: Morning Musume, Tsunku

Disambiguation

There are currently six recorded versions of "I WISH" found in Morning Musume and Hello! Project's discography. These versions are:

I WISH (Original)
Found on the "I WISH" single as track #1, the Best! Morning Musume 1 album as track #6, the Morning Musume ALL SINGLES COMPLETE ~10th ANNIVERSARY~ album as track #10 on the first disc, and the Dorimusu 1 album as track #7 on the second disc.
I WISH (Instrumental)
Found on the "I WISH" single as track #3. This is the standard version without the main vocals.
I WISH (Hawaiian Version)
Found on the Hawaiian de Kiku Morning Musume Single Collection album as track #7.
I WISH (Solo Take Ver.)
Found on the Goto Maki COMPLETE BEST ALBUM 2001-2007 ~Singles & Rare Tracks~ album as track #1 on the second disc. This version was a solo cover by Goto Maki.
I WISH (updated)
Found on the The Best! ~Updated Morning Musume~ album as track #2. This version was rerecorded by Fukumura Mizuki, Ikuta Erina, Sayashi Riho, Suzuki Kanon, Iikubo Haruna, Ishida Ayumi, Sato Masaki, Kudo Haruka, and Oda Sakura in 2013.
I WISH (Morning Musume '22)
Released as a digital single and found on the "Chu Chu Chu Bokura no Mirai / Dai Jinsei Never Been Better!" single as track #3 on the limited SP edition. This version was rerecorded by Morning Musume '22.

Performances

Concerts

Television

Oricon Chart Positions

Week Chart Date Chart Period Week Rank Sales Cumulative Sales Comment
1 2000.09.18 2000.09.04~2000.09.10 1 407,350 407,350
2 2000.09.25 2000.09.11~2000.09.17 5 86,640 493,990
3 2000.10.02 2000.09.18~2000.09.24 6 52,930 546,920
4 2000.10.09 2000.09.25~2000.10.01 14 31,330 578,250
5 2000.10.16 2000.10.02~2000.10.08 16 20,750 599,000
6 2000.10.23 2000.10.09~2000.10.15 21 15,180 614,180
7 2000.10.30 2000.10.16~2000.10.22 27 8,540 622,720
8 2000.11.06 2000.10.23~2000.10.29 41 6,330 629,050
9 2000.11.13 2000.10.30~2000.11.05 52 4,190 414,270
10 2000.11.20 2000.11.06~2000.11.12 80 2,390 635,520
11 2000.11.27 2000.11.13~2000.11.19 95 2,030 637,550
12+13 2001.01.15 2000.12.25~2001.01.07 48 10,750 648,300 Re-entry into the Top 100
14 2001.01.22 2001.01.08~2001.01.14 52 3,790 652,090
15 2001.01.29 2001.01.15~2001.01.21 66 2,550 654,640

Total Reported Sales: 654,640 (#33 single of the year)

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