Eien (Zard song)

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"Eien"
Eien single.jpg
Single by Zard
from the album Eien
ReleasedAugust 20, 1997
GenreJ-pop, Pop rock
LabelB-Gram Records
Songwriter(s)Akihito Tokunaga
Zard singles chronology
"'Kaze ga Toori Nukeru Machi he'"
(1997)
"Eien"
(1997)
"'My Baby Grand ~Nukumori ga Hoshikute~~'"
(1997)

"Eien" (永遠, Eternity) is Zard's[1] 22nd single released on August 20, 1997 under B-Gram Records label. Junichi Watanabe, the writer of the novel, wrote the title word "Eien" of the CD cover. The single reached rank number 1 first week. It charted for 13 weeks and sold 628,000 copies.[2] When Izumi Sakai died in 2007, it was selected as her fifth best song on the Oricon polls.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Izumi Sakai[4].

No.TitleMusicArrangersLength
1."Eien" (永遠)Akihito TokunagaAkihito Tokunaga3:51
2."I can't let go"Seiichiro KuribayashiHirohito Furui4:26
3."Eien" (Original Karaoke)  3:50
4."I can't let go" (Original Karaoke)  4:25

Usage in media[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ZARD discography (in Japanese) http://wezard.net/single.html
  2. ^ Oricon rankings (in Japanese):http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/26939/products/123583/1/
  3. ^ "心に残るZARDの名曲、1位は「負けないで」" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2008-12-06.
  4. ^ Official track list (in Japanese) http://beinggiza.com/ci/item/JBDJ-1030