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Katte ni Sindbad

LP/12cm Cover
1988 8cm Cover
1998 8cm Cover
Southern All Stars
Katte ni Sindbad (勝手にシンドバッド; Willfully Sinbad)
1988.06.25 (8cm CD Reissue)
1998.02.11 (8cm CD Reissue)
2003.06.25 (25th Anniversary Reissue)
2005.06.25 (12cm CD Reissue)
Catalog Number
VDRS-1044 (1988 8cm CD Reissue)
VIDL-30101 (1998 8cm CD Reissue)
VIKL-30625 (25th Anniversary LP Reissue)
VIZL-625 (25th Anniversary 12cm CD Special Box Edition)
VICL-36001 (2005 12cm CD Reissue)
¥937 (1988 8cm CD Reissue)
¥800 (1998 8cm CD Reissue / 2005 12cm CD Reissue)
¥630 (25th Anniversary LP Reissue)
¥2,205 (25th Anniversary 12cm CD Special Box Edition)
  1. Katte ni Sindbad (勝手にシンドバッド)
  2. Atatte Kudakero (当って砕けろ)
  3. Katte ni Sindbad (Instrumental) (勝手にシンドバッド) (25th Anniversary Special Box Edition Only)


"Katte ni Sindbad" is the debut single released by Southern All Stars. The title track was used as Mitsuya Cider CM theme song. In 2003, and in commemoration of the group' 25th anniversary, the single was reissued in LP and 12cm CD limited editions (limited to 250,000 copies). The CD edition was housed in a special box including commemorative goods and featuring the instrumental track.

The original release debuted at #132 on Oricon charts, but eventually reached #55, selling around 440,000 copies in 1978 and becoming the #23 single of that year. The 1988 8cm CD reissue reached #3 on Oricon charts, and charted for 35 weeks. The 2003 Special Box edition reached #1 on Oricon charts, and charted for 10 weeks, selling 290,595 copies and becoming the #23 single of that year.

Song Information

Kuwata Keisuke
Kuwata Keisuke
Other Information
Arrangement: Saitou Nobu, Southern All Stars
Wind Inst. Arrangement: Horn Spectrum
Horn: Horn Spectrum
Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax: Nakamura Satoshi
Trumpet, Flugelhorn: Kanezaki Junichi, Nitta Ichirou
Trombone: Nitta Ichirou

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