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Magic Number

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Artist
Sakamoto Maaya
Single
Magic Number (マジックナンバー)
Released
2009.11.11
Catalog Number
VTCL-35077
Price
¥1,260
Tracklist
  1. Magic Number (マジックナンバー)
  2. Private Sky
  3. Kazamidori -Live Version- (カザミドリ; Weather Vane)
  4. Pocket wo Kara ni Shite -Live Version- (ポケットを空にして; With a Empty Pocket Like the Sky)


Information

"Magic Number" is the eighteenth single released by Sakamoto Maaya. The title track will be used as the opening theme for the anime Kobato., this Sakamoto's ninth theme song contribution to a CLAMP's anime series. The live version of Kazamidori and Pocket wo Kara ni Shite are from her concert at Tokyo International Forum Hall A in her LIVE TOUR 2009 "WE ARE KAZEYOMI!" on January 24th, 2009.

Song Information

Sakamoto Maaya promoting the single
Lyrics
Sakamoto Maaya
Music
Kitagawa Katsutoshi Strings (from ROUND TABLE)
Other Information
Arrangement: Kitagawa Katsutoshi Strings, Kono Shin
Drums: Sano Yasuo
Bass: Mikuzuki Chiharu
Guitars: Imahori Tsuneo
Acoustic Piano: Kono Shin
Percussion: Misawa Mataro
Programming: Hase Yasuhiro
Strings: Gen Ittetsu Strings
Backing Vocals: Sakamoto Maaya
Recording Engineer: Yamada Nobumasa
Assistant Engineer: Kazuya Shohei, Hattanda Ryota
Recording Studio: Victor Studio
Mixing Studio: amp' box
Mastering Engineer: Kawasaki Hiroshi (FLAIR)
123! mix Information
Strings arrangement: Kono Shin
Drums: Sano Yasuo
Bass: Mikuzuki Chiharu
Guitars: Imahori Tsuneo
Acoustic piano: Kono Shin
Percussion: Misawa Mataro
Programming: Hase Yasuhiro
Strings: Gen Ittetsu Strings
Backing Vocals: Sakamoto Maaya

Disambiguation

There are five known versions of "Magic Number" to be found in Sakamoto Maaya's discography. These include:

Magic Number
Found on the "Magic Number" single as track #1 and Single Collection+ Mitsubachi as track #2. This is the main version set to the PV.
Magic Number (TV size)
Found on the Kobato. O.S.T.1 Haru no Utakata album as track #2. This is the short size mix version used in the anime opening.
Magic Number <123! mix>
Found on the everywhere album as track #1 of the second disc. This is a remix version with strings arrangement by Kono Shin.
Magic Number (Live Version featuring Suzuki Syoko)
Found on the bonus CD of You can't catch me album as track #6. This version is from her concert at Nippon Budokan in her 15h Anniversary Live "Gift" on March 31st, 2010 with Suzuki Syoko appeared as a special guest musician on drums.
Magic Number (Live Version)
Found on the bonus CD of Okaerinasai single as track #4. 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.

Oricon Chart Positions

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- 10 10 13 12 14 13 12 13,457
17 46 47 49 48 42 48 48 2,557
49 - - - - - - 68 1,533
- - - - - - - 107 675
- - - - - - - 130 511
- - - - - - - 153 417
- - - - - - - 189 340
- - - - - - - 190 556
- - - - - - -

Total Reported Sales: 20,046

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