Japanese title: 愛のメリークリスマス
Romaji title: ai no MERIIKURISUMASU
English title: Merry Christmas of Love

Release date: 2002.11.27

Catalog nr: FKCM-1 (12 cm CD) / FKDX-2 (8 cm CD) / FKSX-2 (Cassette)
Label: Five’s Entertainment

First press: no


«Ai no Merry Christmas» is a collaboration single by famous enka singers Hiroshi Itsuki and Takao Horiuchi, as well as various Hello! Project members (named Hello! Project Seikatai (H!P Choir) for this release).

The single was released as both a 12 cm single and an 8 cm single, with slightly different track lists. It was also released on cassette.

Total sales and chart listing for this single is unknown.

Cassette

Cassette

The girls who make up the H!P Choir are Yuko Nakazawa, Kaori Iida, Natsumi Abe, Kei Yasuda, Maki Goto, Atsuko Inaba,  Ayaka Kimura, Mika Todd, Asami Kimura, Megumi Murata, Hitomi Saito, Masae Ohtani, Ayumi Shibata Asami Konno, Aya Matsuura, Hitomi Yoshizawa, Risa Niigaki, Makoto Ogawa, Miki Fujimoto, Mai Satoda and Rika Ishii.


TRACK LIST


12cm CD SINGLE

01. 愛のメリークリスマス (Ai no Merry Christmas; Merry Christmas of Love)
02. 旅立つ君に (Tabidatsu Kimi ni; NA)
03. 愛のメリークリスマス (Instrumental)
04. 愛のメリークリスマス (H!P Seikatai Chorus Karaoke)
05. 旅立つ君に (Instrumental)
06. 旅立つ君に (Yuko Nakazawa & Miki Fujimoto Chorus Karaoke)

8cm CD SINGLE

01. 愛のメリークリスマス (Ai no Merry Christmas; Merry Christmas of Love)
02. 旅立つ君に (Tabidatsu Kimi ni; NA)
03. 愛のメリークリスマス (Instrumental)
04. 旅立つ君に (Instrumental)


CREDITS


愛のメリークリスマス (Ai no Merry Christmas)

Lyrics: Yuu Aku | Music: Tooru Funamura | Arrangement: Megumi Wakakusa

This song is syng by Itsuki Hiroshi, Horiuchi Takao and Hello! Project Seikatai. It is also available on Hirosh Itsuki's Self-cover album "Hiroshi Itsuki Cover to Self-collection Zen Juuroku Uta ~ Ofukuro no Komoriuta" released 2003.04.02. The title of the album means A Collection of Cover Songs And Original Songs by Hiroshi Itsuki, 16 tracks In Total – A Mother’s Lullabies-.

 

旅立つ君に (Tabidatsu Kimi ni)

Lyrics: Toshiaki Miyano | Music: Hiroshi Itsuki | Arrangement: Eiji Wakamura

This song is a duet between Itsuki and Yuko Nakazawa and Miki Fujimoto. It is also available on Hirosh Itsuki's Self-cover album "Hiroshi Itsuki Cover to Self-collection Zen Juuroku Uta Ofukuro no Komoriuta" released 2003.04.02. The title of the album means A Collection of Cover Songs And Original Songs by Hiroshi Itsuki, 16 tracks In Total – A Mother’s Lullabies-.

 


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