Ai Araba It's All Right

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"Ai Araba It's All Right"
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Single by Morning Musume
from the album Best! Morning Musume 2
Released January 21, 2004 (JP)
Format CD, Single V
Recorded 2003
Genre J-pop
Length 12:27
Label Zetima
Writer(s) Tsunku
Producer(s) Tsunku
Morning Musume singles chronology
"Go Girl (Koi no Victory)"
(2003)
"Ai Araba It's All Right"
(2004)
"Roman (My Dear Boy)"
(2004)
Music video
"Ai Araba It's All Right" on YouTube

"Ai Araba It's All Right" (愛あらば IT'S ALL RIGHT Ai Araba Ittsu Ōru Raito?, "If There's Love It's All Right"), commonly abbreviated to "AiAra", is the twenty-first single of J-pop idol group Morning Musume; both the single itself and the Single V were released on January 21, 2004. It sold a total of 108,368 copies, reaching a peak of #2 on the weekly Oricon charts and charting for seven weeks,[1] while the Single V reached a peak of #6 and charted for eight weeks on the Oricon DVD charts.[2]The single placed 89th on the overall year's chart for 2004. The single also marked the graduation of one of the founding members of Morning Musume, Natsumi Abe, who also went on to have a solo career within Hello! Project. The limited edition comes with a 52-page photobook featuring the members and comes in the special packaging what Hello Project solo singers and bands have used before.

The B-side, "Dekiru Onna", features a vocal and instrumental arrangement heavily inspired by Queen.

The single was certified Gold by RIAJ for physical sales of over 100,000 units.[3]

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Ai Araba It's All Right" (愛あらば IT'S ALL RIGHT?, "If There's Love It's All Right")
    • Lyrics & composition: Tsunku / arrangement: Takao Konishi
  2. "Dekiru Onna" (出来る女?, "Able Girl")
    • Lyrics & composition: Tsunku / arrangement: Shunsuke Suzuki
  3. "Ai Araba It's All Right" (Instrumental)

Members at time of single[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Track 1[edit]

  • Takao Konishi – programming
  • Tsuyoshi Katsuura – manipulator
  • Shirō Sasaki – trumpet
  • Wakaba Kawai – trombone
  • Takahiro Kaneko – tenor saxophone
  • Kōju Yamamoto – alto saxophone

Track 2[edit]

  • Shunsuke Suzuki – programming & guitar
  • Sting Miyamoto – bass
  • Yasuharu Nakanishi – Hammond organ
  • Atsuko Inaba – chorus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morning Musume - Releases - Oricon Style Music" (in Japanese). Oricon.co.jp. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Morning Musume - Releases - Oricon Style Music (Single V)" (in Japanese). Oricon.co.jp. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  3. ^ ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2004年1月 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-09-20. 

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