Japanese title: 相愛太鼓
Romaji title: ai ai daiko
English title: Drums of Requited Love

Release date: 2007.09.26

Catalog nr: PKCP-2028 (CD), PKSP-2028 (Cassette)
Label: Rice Music

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«Ai Ai Daiko» is Yuki Maeda‘s 8th single, released over a year after her previous release. First thought to be a double A-side titled «Souai Taiko/Onna Koi Shigure«, but the title changed to «Ai Ai Daiko». This is Maeda’s first release to be sold on the US iTunes store

The single contains the title track and its instrumental, as well as a b-side (Zanza Koi Shigure) and its instrumental. It sold 760 copies in it’s first week, ranking at #119 at the Oricon charts. 

Music video for Ai Ai Daiko

Music video for Ai Ai Daiko

This single is a continuation of her collaboration with the same composer as on her previous single. Maeda said in an interview about this release, that «Just like the cheerful, powerful sound of taiko drums, which goes like ‘Don Doko Dooon!’, I would like to stay fully energized at all times. «

Promo poster

Promo poster


TRACK LIST


01. 相愛太鼓 (Ai Ai Daiko; Drums of Requited Love)
02. ざんざ恋しぐれ (Zanza Koi Shigure; The Sound of Rain and Feelings of Love)
03. 相愛太鼓 (Instrumental)
04. ざんざ恋しぐれ (Instrumental)


CREDITS


相愛太鼓 (Ai Ai Daiko)
Lyrics: Tetsuya Gen | Music: Azusa Konno | Arrangement: Tatsuya Nangou

 

ざんざ恋しぐれ (Zanza Koi Shigure)

Lyrics: Tetsuya Gen | Music: Azusa Konno | Arrangement: Tatsuya Nangou


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