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Utsukushii Hito

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Artist
Sakamoto Maaya
Single
Utsukushii Hito (美しい人)
Released
2010.06.12
Price
¥105 (Ringtone)
¥420 (Full Size)
Tracklist
  1. Utsukushii Hito (美しい人; Beautiful Person)


Information

"Utsukushii Hito" is the first digital single released by Sakamoto Maaya. The song was used as the theme song for Kentoushi Fune Saigen Project, a collaboration cultural project between Japan and China. It was first performed by Sakamoto on May 8, 2010 at the launching ceremony of the cultural ship, leaving Osaka and heading to Shanghai. It was later released via Recochoku, the ringtone size was released on June 12 while the full size was available from June 12 to June 30. The song also marked her third collaboration with Kanno Yoko after their separation in 2004. It was later featured in her seventh studio album, You can't catch me as track #4. The song is part of her 15th anniversary celebration campagin.

Song Information

Lyrics
Sakamoto Maaya
Music
Kanno Yoko
Other Information
Arrangement: Kanno Yoko
Sound produced by Kanno Yoko
Acoustic piano & Keyboards: Kanno Yoko
Guitars & Mandolin: Imahori Tsuneo
Chinese bamboo flute: Inaba Akinori
Synthesizer manipulator: Urata Keiji, Sakamoto Shunsuke
Strings: Shinozaki Masatsugu Strings
Recording & Mixing engineer: Yabuhara Masashi
Assistant engineer: Isawa Kei, Imazeki Kunihiro, Yamaguchi Atsushi, Hattanda Ryota
Recording studio: CRESCENT STUDIO, MIT STUDIO
Mixing studio: VICTOR STUDIO

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