A Song Is Born (song)

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"A Song Is Born"
Single by Ayumi Hamasaki & Keiko
from the album Song Nation and I Am...
Released 12 December 2001
Format JPN CD Single
USA Digital Single[1]
Genre Synthpop
Length 6:16
Label Avex Trax
Songwriter(s) Tetsuya Komuro (music)
Ayumi Hamasaki (lyrics)
Producer(s) Tetsuya Komuro
Max Matsuura
Ayumi Hamasaki singles chronology
"A Song Is Born"

"A Song Is Born"
Keiko singles chronology
"On the Way to You"
(2000) On the Way to You2000
"A Song Is Born"
(2001) A Song Is Born2001
"Be True"
(2003) Be True2003

"A Song Is Born" was a collaboration between Ayumi Hamasaki and Keiko (Globe) for the Song Nation non-profit project by Avex, which was created to raise funds to help the victims of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. The song was composed by Tetsuya Komuro, but unlike the other two single releases of the project, "The Meaning of Peace" (a duet between BoA and Kumi Koda) and "Lovin' It" (a duet between Namie Amuro and Verbal of M-Flo), the lyrics were written by Ayumi Hamasaki. Hamasaki went on to record a solo version on this song, which appeared on her fourth studio album, I am....

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Song Is Born" (Original Mix)
  2. "A Song Is Born" (TV Mix)


Oricon Sales Chart (Japan)

Release Chart Peak Position First Week Sales Sales Total Chart Run
12 December 2001 Oricon Daily Singles Chart 1
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 1 200,110 441,410 10 Weeks
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart 18


  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - 浜崎あゆみ". Phobos.apple.com. Retrieved 2012-03-10.