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Kanariya (Hamasaki Ayumi)

CD Art
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Single
kanariya
Released
1999.12.08
Catalog Number
AVCD-30067
Price
¥1,365
Tracklist
  1. kanariya "Jonathan Peters' Vocal Club Mix"
  2. kanariya "Struggle Mix"
  3. kanariya "HΛL's MIX"
  4. kanariya "DJ-TURBO Club Mix"
  5. kanariya "Dub's Energy Mix"
  6. Two of us "HAL's MIX"
  7. kanariya "SPAZM Mix"
  8. from your letter "pandart sasanooha Mix"
  9. kanariya "Big Room Mix"
  10. kanariya "HIROSHI's Nite Clubing Mix"
  11. kanariya "Full Vocal Mix"
  12. kanariya "Original Mix" - Radio
  13. kanariya "Vocal Track"



Vinyl Cover
Artist
Hamasaki Ayumi
Vinyl
kanariya [canary]
Released
2001.06.12 (USA)
Catalog Number
AVA-2
Tracklist
  1. kanariya (Jonathan Peters' Vocal Club Mix)
  2. kanariya (Jonathan Peters' Millennium Dub)
  3. kanariya (Jonathan Peters' Sound Factory Dub)


Information

kanariya is Hamasaki Ayumi's 12th single. kanariya was used as the opening theme for CDTV during December. It's the first re-cut single from Hamasaki's LOVEppears album, and was limited to 300,000 copies. The song was originally a hidden track on LOVEppears. The version of the song used in the music video was actually a re-edit of the remix, and it was not inlcluded in the CD's tracklist. This single reached #1 on the Oricon charts and charted for six weeks. It sold 289,200 copies, becoming the #92 single of 2000. It is the first re-cut single in the history of the Oricon to reach the #1 position.

The first time it was ever performed live was at the "ayumi hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2016-2017 A "Just the beginning -20-"" countdown concert on December 31st, 2016.


Live Performances
  • [2016.12.31] ayumi hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2016-2017 A "Just the beginning -20-"

Song Information

Lyrics
Hamasaki Ayumi
Music
Hoshino Yasuhiko
Other Information
Original mix
Arrangement: Jonathan Peters
Mixed by Dave Way
Arranged by Yuta Nakano ver.
Arrangement: Nakano Yuta
Strings: Yuko Kajitani Strings
Mixed by Hattori Atsushi

Music Video

PV Shot

The music video for kanariya was directed by Takeishi Wataru. Hamasaki appears to be one of several subjects in a music listening experiment. The dark "laboratory" features musical instruments, tv monitors, listening equipment, and a mysterious dark bird. All the subjects are tattooed with dark makeup over one eye and a code number on their hands.

  • 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: Kotaro Fujioka
  • Stylist: Koji Matsumoto
  • 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 this song released throughout Hamasaki Ayumi's discography, listed chronologically.

kanariya
Found on the Loveppears album as a bonus track. This is the standard version of the song.
kanariya "Jonathan Peters' Vocal Club Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #1. A re-edited version of this remix was used in the music video. Remixed by Jonathan Peters for Jonathan Peters Productions.
kanariya "Struggle Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #2. This is remixed by Fuyuno Tatsuhiko.
kanariya "HΛL's MIX"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #3 and on the"LOVE ~Destiny~" re-released single as track #4. This is a remix version by HΛL.
kanariya "DJ-TURBO Club Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #4. This version of the song is remixed by DJ-TURBO from GTS.
kanariya "Dub's Energy Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #5. This is remixed by Izumi "D·M·X" Miyazaki.
kanariya "SPAZM Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #7. This remix was made by SPAZM.
kanariya "Big Room Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #9 and on the"LOVE ~Destiny~" re-released single as track #3. This is a remixed version of the original song by Eric Kupper.
kanariya "HIROSHI's Nite Clubing Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #10. This is a club remix by Watanabe Hiroshi.
kanariya "Full Vocal Mix"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #11. Remixed by Stephane K.
kanariya "Original Mix" - Radio
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #12. This is a radio cut of the original version of the song.
kanariya "Vocal Track"
Found on the "kanariya" single as track #13. This is the vocals-only version of the song.
kanariya "Power mix"
Found on the SUPER EUROBEAT PRESENTS ayu-ro-mix as track #15. This was remixed by Laurent Newfield.
kanariya "Main Radio Mix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II version US&EU remix album as track #12. This is a version remixed and produced by Hex Hector.
kanariya "Main Radio Mix" (NON-STOP)
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #1 on Disc 1. This is a new mix of "Main Radio Mix" by Ueda Shoji.
kanariya "NEUTRAL TRIGGER EDIT"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #6 on Disc 2. This is a remixed version by HIROKEY.
kanariya "engrave mix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #7 on Disc 2. Remixed by Huge.
kanariya "W4M Peace & Be Wild Mix"
Found on the ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix remix album as track #8 on Disc 2. This is a remix by Yamaki Ryuichiro.
kanariya "Main Club mix"
Found on the "ayumi hamasaki the other side ONE ~previously unreleased version~ Hex Hector" single as track #1. This is a club mix by Hex Hector.
kanariya "The Dub version"
Found on the "ayumi hamasaki the other side ONE ~previously unreleased version~ Hex Hector" single as track #2. It's a dub remix by American remixer Hex Hector.
kanariya "instrumental"
Found on the "ayumi hamasaki the other side ONE ~previously unreleased version~ Hex Hector" single as track #3. This is the vocal-less version of the original song.
kanariya (Jonathan Peters' Millennium Dub)
Found on the "kanariya" USA vinyl as track #2. Remixed by Jonathan Peters with keyboards and programming by J.H.
kanariya (Jonathan Peters' Sound Factory Dub)
Found on the "kanariya" USA vinyl as track #3. This is another remix by Jonathan Peters with J.H.
kanariya "system F remix"
Found on the Cyber TRANCE presents ayu trance remix album as track #10. This is a remix by System F.
kanariya (Sweet Mix)
Found on the SUPER EUROBEAT presents ayu-ro mix 2 remix album as track #12. Remixed by Laurent Newfield.
kanariya (Arranged by Yuta Nakano)
Found on the ayu-mi-x 7 -version Acoustic Orchestra- remix album as track #4. It has an orchestral arrangement by Nakano Yuta.

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