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Pride (Hamasaki Ayumi)
- Hamasaki Ayumi
- Hamasaki Ayumi
- GEO of SWEETBOX
- Other Information
- Arrangement: CMJK
- Programming: CMJK
- Strings: Gen Ittetsu Strings
- B.G. Vocal: Hirotani Junko, Miwako "Peco" Hamada, Yoko "Princess" Yamazaki, Nishina Kaori, Watanabe Sanae, Tominaga "Tommy" Hiroaki, Kawashima Ayako, Kobayashi Hitomi, Hibari Children Chorus
- Mixed by Morimoto Koji
"Pride" is a pop song recorded by Hamasaki Ayumi. The song first appeared on her 38th single "Bold & Delicious / Pride" as track #2. It is a cover of Sweetbox's song of the same name, from their sixth album Addicted.
- Live Performances
- [2005.11.25] Music Fighter
- [2005.12.02] MUSIC STATION
- [2005.12.05] FNS
- [2006.01.07] MUSIC FAIR
- [2006.03.11~06.11] ayumi hamasaki ARENA TOUR 2006 A ~(miss)understood~
- [2009.12.30~31] ayumi hamasaki COUNTDOWN LIVE 2009-2010 A ~Future Classics~
- [2015.04.11~07.05] ayumi hamasaki ARENA TOUR 2015 A Cirque de Minuit ~Mayonaka no Circus~
The music video for "Pride" was directed by Luis Hernández in New York.
It features several long takes of Hamasaki in a black dress being prepared by assistants and make-up artists, and then walking through an on-location set prepared under a New York City bridge and in the rain.
- Video Clip Directed by Luis Hernandez
- Creative Director: Mika 'Mikajohn' Noguchi
- Movie Photographer: Mitsuo 'Hime' Yamamoto
- Assistant Director & Off Shot Movie: Yukako Tanaka (to max inc.)
- Location Coordinator: Day O Productions, inc.
The following are the different versions of this song released throughout Hamasaki Ayumi's discography, listed chronologically.
- Found on the "Bold & Delicious / Pride" single as track #2 and on the (miss)understood album as track #10. This is the standard version of the song, often referred to as "Original Mix".
- Pride "Original Mix -Instrumental-"
- Found on "Bold & Delicious / Pride" single as track #6. This is the non-vocal version of the standard song.
- ayu's Official YouTube Channel: MUSIC VIDEO | "Original Mix" | "Acapella" ver.