Hi no Ataru Basho

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"Hi no Ataru Basho"
Single by Misia
from the album Mother Father Brother Sister
Released May 21, 1998
Format Maxi Single
Recorded 1998
Genre R&B, Pop
Length 21:54
Label Arista Japan
Songwriter(s) Misia, Toshitaka Sonoda, Chihiro Close, Jun Sasaki, Satoshi Shimano
Misia singles chronology
"Tsutsumikomu Yō ni..."
"Hi no Ataru Basho"
"Tsutsumikomu Yō ni..."
"Hi no Ataru Basho"

"Hi no Ataru Basho" (陽のあたる場所, lit. "A Place in the Sun") is Japanese R&B singer Misia's second single, released on May 21, 1998. It debuted on the weekly Oricon singles chart at #15 with 31,450 copies sold. Four weeks later, the single climbed to its peak at #9.

"Hi no Ataru Basho" was the theme song to the movie 'Hood, as well as the NTV program Docchi no Ryōri Show. The b-side, "Koisuru Kisetsu", was used in an Elleseine cosmetics commercial and served as opening theme to the TV Tokyo program Break Beats.

Track list[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Hi no Ataru Basho (Original Mix) (陽のあたる場所, A Place in the Sun)" Misia, Jun Sasaki J. Sasaki 5:15
2. "Koisuru Kisetsu (恋する季節, Season of Love)" Toshitaka Sonoda, Chihiro Close Satoshi Shimano 5:41
3. "Hi no Ataru Basho (Master Key Remix: featuring K-Dub Shine)" Misia, J. Sasaki J. Sasaki 5:22
4. "Hi no Ataru Basho (New Soul River Dub)" Misia, J. Sasaki J. Sasaki 5:25


Oricon Sales Chart[edit]

Release Chart Peak Position Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
May 21, 2008 Oricon Daily Singles Chart 131,635 13 weeks
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart 9 31,450
Oricon Monthly Singles Chart 13
Oricon Yearly Singles Chart

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