The first two games, alongside the original release, sold over 5. The song included live instrumentation by Kawano Kei keyboards and programming , Tsunemi Kazuhide synthesizers , and Akiyama Hironori acoustic guitar , whilst it was arranged by Utada and Kawano Kei. Kingdom Hearts - This Is Love 11. I doubt that anyone will disagree that these are two of the greatest theme songs ever produced. Archived from on 16 January 2016. Turn off the television, and look only at me.
Oricon Style; published through Yahoo! By the end of 2002, the single was ranked at number 10 on Oricon's Annual 2002 chart with sales of 598,130 units. It's that kind of song. Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2008. It resonates with the many themes of the games: friendship, teamwork, and adventure. Utada Hikaru - Stay Gold 6. Utada Hikaru - Keep Tryin' 10.
Due to the success of the songs, Utada was invited to record another track for the original video game's sequel, 2007. It was released as the third single from her fourth studio and third Japanese language album, 2002. Archived from on June 19, 2006. She believed that the plot to Kingdom Hearts was soulless, and was unable to become inspired by it to write the song. It did not appear on Utada's English studio 2004 , but the original version was included on her 2009 English studio album. Utada Hikaru website in Japanese. Utada Hikaru Single Collection Vol.
Japan: EastWorld, Squaresoft, Walt Disney Records. Both formats included the original track, a remix each by Russell McNamara under the alias PlanitB and Alex Richbough under the alias Godson , plus the instrumental version. Let's talk more, And about the tomorrow that's before your very eyes. Since then, the song has been remastered and re-released twice; the first on April 1, 2004, and the second time on December 9, 2014 for Utada's first greatest hits album 2003. Archived from on January 21, 2007. It has been performed on two of Utada's concerts, these being Utada United in 2006 and.
Archived from on August 27, 2016. Kingdom Hearts - Keep Tryin' 10. According to Nomura, he only had Utada in mind to create the theme song for the video game, so he had contacted her to collaborate; as a result, she accepted his offer. Archived from on August 4, 2016. Lyrics English Lyrics Simple and Clean When you walk away You don't hear me say please Oh baby, don't go Simple and clean is the way that you're making me feel tonight It's hard to let it go You're giving me too many things Lately you're all I need You smiled at me, and said, Don't get me wrong I love you But does that mean I have to meet your father? It became her seventh single to debut at number one on the , with sales of 270,370 units.
Kingdom Hearts - Beautiful World 2. A promotional was released by EastWorld Records in 2002, and included both the remixed tracks. Archived from on June 19, 2006. It was written and composed by Utada, whilst production and arrangement was handled by Utada, her father , and long-time collaborator Miyake Akira. In 2014, recorded the song for Utada Hikaru no Uta, a tribute album celebrating 15 years since Utada's debut. When we are older you'll understand It's enough when I say so And maybe some things are that simple When you walk away You don't hear me say please Oh baby, don't go Simple and clean is the way that you're making me feel tonight It's hard to let it go Hold me, Whatever lies beyond this morning Is a little later on Regardless of warnings the future doesn't scare me at all Nothing's like before When you walk away You don't hear me say please Oh baby, don't go Simple and clean is the way that you're making me feel tonight It's hard to let it go Hold me, Whatever lies beyond this morning Is a little later on Regardless of warnings the future doesn't scare me at all Nothing's like before Hold me, Whatever lies beyond this morning Is a little later on Regardless of warnings the future doesn't scare me at all Nothing's like before Japanese Lyrics in Romaji Hikari Donna toki datte Tada hitori de unmei wasurete Ikite kita no ni Totsuzen no hikari no naka me ga sameru Mayonaka ni Shizuka ni Deguchi ni tatte Kurayami ni hikari o ute Imadoki yakusoku nante Fuan ni saseru dake kana Negai o kuchi ni shitai dake sa Kazoku ni mo shoukai suru yo Kitto umaku iku yo Donna toki datte Zutto futari de Donna toki datte Soba ni iru kara kimi to iu hikari ga watashi o mitsukeru Mayonaka ni Urusai Toori ni Haitte Unmei no Kamen o tore Sakiyomi no shisugi nante Imi no nai koto wa yamete Kyou wa oishii mono o tabeyou yo Mirai wa zutto saki da yo Boku ni mo wakaranaki Kansei sasenaide Motto yokushite Wan shiin zutsu totte Ikeba ii kara kimi to iu hikari ga watashi no shinario Utsushidasu Motto hanasou yo Mokuzen no ashita no koto mo Terebi keshite Watashi no koto dake o Miteite yo Donna ni yokuttatte Shinji kirenai ne Sonna toki datte Soba ni iru kara kimi to iu hikari ga watashi o mitsukeru Mayonaka ni Motto hanasou yo Mokuzen no ashita no koto mo Terebi keshite Watashi no koto dake o Miteite yo Motto hanasou yo Mokuzen mo ashita no koto mo Terebi keshite Watashi no koto dake o Miteite yo Mayonaka ni Japanese-English Translation Light No matter what the time I'm just alone Destiny forgotten, Even though I kept going.
Kingdom Hearts - Prisoner Of Love 3. The original version was included on her 2009 English studio album. Archived from on November 26, 2016. It premiered on March 2002 as the third single from the album in Japan. However, he was unable to submit her ideas and portray them into the video due to scheduling and work conflicts.
The song's instrumentation consists of keyboards and programming handled by Kawano Kei, synthesizers from Tsunemi Kazuhide, and an acoustic guitar from Akiyama Hironori. Since the track's release, it has appeared on three compilation releases: 2003 , it's 2014 remastered version, and a special bundle of the compilation and the on a. Both songs were then included on the spin-off titles: 2004 , 2010 , and the remix versions 2013 and 2014. Both the original edit and remix version by PlanitB served as international theme songs. You lip sync exaggeratedly, reveling in the guffaws, chortles, and side-eyes. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing.
It's not necessary to go right to the end, Just keep going. Utada Hikaru - Flavor Of Life 14. I see her as an icon for young artists and she also proves that music transcends national and language barriers. Utada Hikaru - This Is Love 11. When Kingdom Hearts was released in North America, Utada performed the song; this was one of Utada's first performances outside on Japan.