Utareru Ame

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"Utareru Ame"
Single by Nana Kitade
from the album 18: Eighteen
Released February 4, 2004
Format CD single
Genre Rock
Label SME Music Japan
Writer(s) Nana Kitade
Producer(s) Nishikawa Susumu
Nana Kitade singles chronology
"Kesenai Tsumi"
(2003)
"Utareru ame"
(2004)
"Hold Heart"
(2004)

"Utareru Ame" (撃たれる雨 Striking Rain?) is the second single by Japanese rock singer Nana Kitade. The title track was used as the closing theme song to TV Tokyo's Japan Countdown for the month of January 2004. The first press edition of the single came with a mini pin-up poster. The single reached #55 on the Oricon charts and stayed on the charts for a total of three weeks. This single has sold a total of 5,249 copies.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Utareru Ame" shows Kitade recording the song in a dark studio by herself. The video is interspersed with images of rain on glass, flowers, and electronic meters.

Track list[edit]

  1. Utareru Ame (撃たれる雨 Striking Rain?) - 4:00
  2. Akai Hana (赤い花 Red Flower?) - 4:01
  3. Utakata (泡沫 Transience?) - 6:15
  4. Utareru Ame: Raw "Break" Track - 3:38

Charts[edit]

Release Title Oricon singles sales chart peak positions and sales Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Debut Overall
02/04/2004 "Utareru ame (撃たれる雨)" -- 55 1,600 Copies  ? 2,821 Copies 5,249 Copies 18: Eighteen