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Minamikaze (Remioromen)

Single Cover
Artist
Remioromen
Single
Minamikaze (南風; South Wind)
Released
2005.02.09
Catalog Number
VICL-35772 (Limited Edition)
VICL-35773 (Regular Edition)
Price
¥1,260
CD Tracklist
  1. Minamikaze (南風; South Wind)
  2. Nijiiro (虹色; Rainbow-Colored)
  3. Loop (ループ)
CD-Extra Tracklist
  1. Minamikaze (PV)


Information

"Minamikaze" is the sixth single released by Remioromen. It was released in two versions: a limited edition with a CD-extra and a regular edition. The title track was used as the theme song for the movie Kame wa Igai to Hayaku Oyogu. In 2009, the song was voted as the fan favorite.[1] The single reached #9 on the Oricon weekly chart and charted for 14 weeks, selling 53,294 copies.

Song Information

Lyrics
Fujimaki Ryota
Music
Remioromen
Other Information
Arrangement: Remioromen, Kobayashi Takeshi
Strings Arrangement: Kobayashi Takeshi, Shika Udai
Keyboards: Kobayashi Takeshi
Violin: Tajima Tomoko, Shimokawa Miho, Takahashi Asei, Shibuta Noriko, Ise Mikiko, Suda Maya
Viola: Matsunuma Yuka, Watanabe Kazuo
Cello: Shika Udai

Music Video

The PV for "Minamikaze" was directed by Banba Shuichi and features performances from Kanjiya Shihori and Furuhata Katsutaka.

Disambiguation

There are eight versions of "Minamikaze" in Remioromen's discography:

Minamikaze
Found on the single "Minamikaze" as track #1, the album ether as track #11, the best album Remio Best as track #8, and the rental "Fuyu ~Kachoufuugetsu~" as track #1. This is the standard version.
Minamikaze
Found on the first disc of the live album Flash and Gleam as track #10 and the DVD Remioromen SUMMER LIVE "STAND BY ME" from Remio Best as track #14. This is a live version.
Minamikaze
Found on the second disc of the live album "Your Songs" with strings at Yokohama Arena as track #11. This is a live version with strings.
Minamikaze
Found on the album from the box set Remioromen 10th Anniversary BOX as track #7. This is a remix.
Minamikaze
Found on the DVD 3gatsu 9ka Budokan Live as track #17. This is a live version.
Minamikaze
Found on the DVD "ISLAND OVER THE HORIZON" at YOKOHAMA ARENA as track #15. This is a live version.
Minamikaze
Found on the DVD TOUR 2008 "Wonderful & Beautiful" as track #15. This is a live version.
Minamikaze
Found on the first disc of the DVD REMIOROMEN SPECIAL LIVE at SAITAMA SUPER ARENA as track #16. This is a live version.

Oricon Chart Positions

Remioromen promoting the single
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week Rank Sales
- - - - - - - 9 20,158
- - - - - - - 21 9,332
- - - - - - - 27 7,463
- - - - - - - 46 3,775
- - - - - - - 46 2,702
- - - - - - - 52 2,174
- - - - - - - 67 1,921
- - - - - - - 85 1,374
- - - - - - - 97 1,189
- - - - - - - 120 753
- - - - - - - 133 742
- - - - - - - 182 642
- - - - - - - 161 605
- - - - - - - 183 464

Total Reported Sales: 53,294

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