Folk Songs 2

Release date: 2002.05.22

Catalog nr: PKCP-5006
Label: Piccolo Town

First press: yes, a sticker

First press item

First press item


"Folk Songs 2" is a cover album of famous Japanese folk songs, featuring Yuko Nakazawa, Rika Ishii, Aya Matsuura and Melon Kinenbi on vocals. Two male guest singers are singing on some of the songs with the H!P girls.

The album reached #20 on the Oricon charts and sold 22.450 copies.

Promo poster

Promo poster

[Promo poster]


TRACK LIST


01. てんとう虫のサンバ (Tentoumushi no Samba; Lady Bug Samba)
02. あなたの心に (Anata no Kokoro ni; In Your Heart)
03. 冬が来る前に (Fuyu ga Kuru Mae ni; Before Winter Comes)
04. 恋人よ (Koibito yo; Dear Lover)
05. 花嫁 (Hanayome; Bride)
06. 夢で逢えたら (Yume de Aetara; If We Meet in a Dream)
07. ひこうき雲 (Hikoukigumo; Vapor Trail)
08. 「いちご白書」をもう一度 («Ichigo Hakusho» wo Mou Ichido; Let’s Watch «The Strawberry Statement» One More Time)
09. オリビアを聴きながら (Olivia wo Kikinagara; While Listening to Olivia Newton John)
10. 長い間 (Nagai Aida; A Long Time)
11. 夏休み (Natsuyasumi; Summer Vacation)
12. 木綿のハンカチーフ (Momen no Handkerchief; Cotton Handkerchief)
13. 神田川 (Kandagawa River)
14. わかってくだ (Wakatte Kudasai; Please Understand)
15. ひだまりの詩 (Hidamari no Uta; A Song About My Exposure to the Sun)
16. さとうきび畑 (Satoukibi Hatake; Sugarcane Field)


CREDITS


てんとう虫のサンバ (Tentoumushi no Samba)

Lyrics: Daizo Saitou Music: Shunichi Makaino | Arrangement: Yuichi Takahashi

This song is sung by Aya Matsuura and Rika Ishii. The original belongs to Cherish.

 

あなたの心に (Anata no Kokoro ni)

Lyrics: Chinatsu Nakayama Music: Shunichi Tokura | Arrangement: Yutaka Kumada

This song is sung by Melon Kinenbi and Rika Ishii. The original belongs to Chinatsu Nakayama.

 

冬が来る前に (Fuyu ga Kuru Mae ni)

Lyrics: Etsujiro GotoMusic: Naoshi Urano | Arrangement: Taisee

This song is sung by Yuko Nakazawa and Aya Matsuura. The original belongs Kamifuusen.

 

恋人よ (Koibito yo)

Lyrics & Music: Mayumi Itsuwa | Arrangement: Yuichi Takahashi

This song is sung by Yuko Nakazawa. The original belongs to Mayumi Itsuwa

 

花嫁 (Hanayome)

Lyrics: Osamu Kitayama Music: Norihiko Hashida & Shogo Sakaniwa | Arrangement: Yutaka Kumada

This song is sung by Melon Kinenbi. The original belongs to Norihiko Hashida & Climax

 

夢で逢えたら (Yume de Aetara)

Lyrics & Music: Eiichi Ootaki | Arrangement: Taisee

This song is sung by Melon Kinenbi and Rika Ishii. The original belongs to Minako Yoshida.

 

ひこうき雲 (Hikoukigumo)

Lyrics& Music: Yumi Arai | Arrangement: Yutaka Kumada

This song is sung by Aya Matsuura. The original belongs to Yumi Arai.

 

「いちご白書」をもう一度 («Ichigo Hakusho» wo Mou Ichido)

Lyrics & Music: Yumi Arai | Arrangement: Taisee

This song is sung by Melon Kinenbi and Bamba Hirofumi. The original belongs to Banban.

«Ichigo Hakusho» is an American romantic film from 1970.

 

オリビアを聴きながら (Olivia wo Kikinagara)

Lyrics& Music: Ami Ozaki | Arrangement: Taisee

This song is sung by Yuko Nakazawa and Melon Kinenbi. The original belongs to Ami Ozaki & Anri.

Nakazawa also performed it live at her concert Shinshi wa Mini ga Osuki! At Studio DREAM MAKER, later released on DVD.

 

長い間 (Nagai Aida)

Lyrics & Music: Chiharu Tamashiro | Arrangement: Yuichi Takahashi

This song is sung by Aya Matsuura. The original belongs to Kiroro

 

夏休み (Natsuyasumi)

Lyrics& Music: Takuro Yoshida | Arrangement: Yuichi Takahashi

This song is sung by Melon Kinenbi. The original belongs to Takuro Yoshida.

 

木綿のハンカチーフ (Momen no Handkerchief)

Lyrics: Takashi Matsumoto Music: Kyouhei Tsutsumi | Arrangement: Yuichi Takahashi

This song is sung by Yuko Nakazawa. The original belongs to Hiromi Ohta.

To promote the release of the first folk song album, a live concert called Folk Days was held and later on released on video. This song was performed live at that concert. Nakazawa also performed it live at her concert Shinshi wa Mini ga Osuki! At Studio DREAM MAKER, later released on DVD. It was also sung live by Yuki Maeda at Uta Dokki!

This song is also available on the limited Hawaiian release Hello! Project Best 1.

 

神田川 (Kandagawa River)

Lyrics: Makoto Kitajo Music: Kousetsu Minami | Arrangement: Yutaka Kumada

This song is sung by Aya Matsuura. It was also sung live by Morning Musume on a TV special with Kinki Kids in 1998. The original belongs to Kaguyahime

 

わかってください (Wakatte kudasai)

Lyrics& Music: Akira Inaba | Arrangement: Taisee

This song is sung by Yuko Nakazawa and Akira Inaba. The original belongs to Akira Inaba.

 

ひだまりの詩 (Hidamari no Uta)

Lyrics: Yukiyo Mizuno Music: Toshifumi Hinata | Arrangement: Taisee

This song is sung by Melon Kinenbi. The original belongs to Le Coupe.

 

さとうきび畑 (Satoukibi Hatake)

Lyrics & Music: Naohika Terashima | Arrangement: Yuichi Takahashi

This song is sung by Aya Matsuura and Rika Ishii. The original belongs to Ryoko Moriyama


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