Loop & Loop

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"Loop & Loop"
Loop & Loop.jpg
Single by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
from the album Sol-fa
Released May 19, 2004
Format CD single
Studio Folio Sound
Landmark Studio
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:45
Label Ki/oon
KSCL-919
Songwriter(s) Masafumi Gotoh
Producer(s) Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Asian Kung-Fu Generation singles chronology
"Siren"
(2004)
"Loop & Loop"
(2004)
"Rewrite"
(2004)
"Siren"
(2004)
"Loop & Loop"
(2004)
"Rewrite"
(2004)

"Loop & Loop" (ループ&ループ, Rūpu&Rūpu) is a song by Japanese rock band Asian Kung-Fu Generation. It was released as the second single of their second full-length studio album, Sol-fa, on May 19, 2004.[1]

The song was used as the theme song for the drama Dame Nari!. The following year, the song was used in Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan, a Japanese rhythm game released on Nintendo DS.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Loop & Loop" was co-directed by Kazuyoshi Oku and Masafumi Gotō.[3] The PV takes place within a classroom populated by four young boys. Over the course of the video, the students ride bikes, play jumprope, and pretend to be a band using brooms for guitars. All the while, they listen to headphones and lip-sync the lyrics to the song. In Eizō Sakuhinshū Vol. 1, it showed the boy at the beginning listening to CD with Takahiro Yamada who wears sunglasses in the cover and at the end, it change with Loop & Loop's cover. But they cut the both scenes in their official Youtube.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Masafumi Gotoh; all music composed by Masafumi Gotoh, except "Rashinban" by Gotoh and Takahiro Yamada.

No. Title Length
1. "Loop & Loop" (ループ&ループ Rūpu&Rūpu) 3:45
2. "Entrance" (エントランス Entoransu) (live) 4:12
3. "Rashinban" (羅針盤 Compass) (live) 2:39
Total length: 10:36

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak
position
2004 Oricon 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION: "Loop & Loop". Sony Music Online Japan. Retrieved on 2008-10-25. (in English)
  2. ^ Fahey, Rob (2007-06-05). "Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 Review". Eurogamer. Eurogamer Network Ltd. Retrieved 2007-10-17. 
  3. ^ SPACE SHOWER Music Video Search. SPACE SHOWER TV. Retrieved on 2008-11-07. (in Japanese)