Posts Tagged ‘utada hikaru’

Which Hana Yori Dango Live-Action theme song is the best?

1) S1 theme – Wish by Arashi
2) S1 insert – Planetarium by Otsuka Ai
3) S2 theme – Love so Sweet by Arashi
4) S2 insert – Flavour of Life by Utada Hikaru
5) Final theme – One Love by Arashi
6) Final insert – KissHug by aiko

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Make your own poll

Because Hana Yori Dango is finally over, well at least for Japan… or so they say.

Personally I voted for Planetarium but have fun voting guys, you all must of at least HEARD of HanaDan.


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Why do Hikki CD covers have such BAD text placement, actually, bad design altogether

Artist: Utada Hikaru
Released: 21.05.08
1. Prisoner of Love
2. Prisoner of Love (Quiet Version)
And their respective instrumentals

Been neglecting all my blogs eh? Freaking extension maths work is seriously DO NOT WANT, damn you Australian Mathematics Trust and your “Maths Challenge”

Personal dilemma over, Prisoner of Life is a recut single from her 5th Japanese language album HEART STATION. The song was used as the theme song to the drama Last Friends and has garnered popularity through the drama with current digital sales past 1million. The single was released 21st May and Oricon positions are to come.


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Artist: Utada Hikaru
Release: 03.19.08
1. Fight the Blues
2. Heart Station
3. Beautiful World
4. Flavour of Life -Ballad ver.-
5. Stay Gold
6. Kiss & Cry
7. Gentle Beast Interlude
8. Celebrate
9. Prisoner of Love
10. Take 5
11. Boku wa Kuma
12. Nijiiro no Bus
13. Flavour of Life -Original ver.- (Bonus Track)

HEART STATION is Utada Hikaru’s 5th original Japanese language studio album. It contained the singles Boku wa Kuma, Flavor of Life, Beautiful World/ Kiss & Cry and Heart Station/ Stay Gold. OMG she’s a man… she wasn’t joking when she wrote “you make me want to be a man”. Anywaysss, this album is coming to my house in a week or so but WHO CAN BLOODY WAIT? My will wasn’t very strong and I downloaded it. Oricon positions and so on later.



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[CD] Hikki - Flavor of Life

Flavor of Life (single)
Artist: Utada Hikaru
Released: 2007.02.28
1. Flavor Of Life
2. Flavor Of Life -Ballad Version-
3. Flavor Of Life (Original Karaoke)
4. Flavor Of Life -Ballad Version- (Original Karaoke)
5. Flavor Of Life -Antidote Mix- (CD Only Bonus Track)

Just thought I’d review FoL before the album comes out

If you are a fan of Jpop then you could not have possibly not heard of Flavor of Life. The ballad version of the song was used as the insert song for the drama Hana Yori Dango 2 and the single was successful on many formats. It hit #1 on the Oricon charts for 3 consecutive weeks and eventually became the #2 single of 2007 with 644,259 copies sold (now 649,697), the song also hit 7.2 mil downloads in 2007 (7.7+ mil now) becoming the second most downloaded song of 2007 after Avril Lavigne’s Girlfriend lulz. It’s also the best selling Japanese single across all formats now.

Am I saying too much? Let’s get on with the review.


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Utada Hikaru - Stay Gold

HEART STATION/ Stay Gold (single)
Artist: Utada Hikaru
Released: 2008.02.20
2. Stay Gold
3. HEART STATION (instrumental)
4. Stay Gold (instrumental)

HEART STATION / Stay Gold is Utada Hikaru’s 20th Japanese-language single and fifth Double A-side single. Stay Gold is the 2007 ASIENCE CM song and HEART STATION is the 2008 Recochoku Download service CM song.

Why are Hikki’s songs always leaked so early (well, put up for download)?


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