Miagete Goran Yoru no Hoshi o
|"Miagete goran yoru no hoshi wo"|
|Single by Kyu Sakamoto|
|B-side||"Benkyo no cha cha cha"|
Rokusuke Ei (lyrics)|
Taku Izumi (music)
"Miagete goran yoru no hoshi wo" (見上げてごらん夜の星を "Look up at the stars in the night") is a 1963 hit song performed by a Japanese singer Kyu Sakamoto. It was written by lyricist Rokusuke Ei and composer Taku Izumi. Izumi won the Japan Record Award. The song was originally written for a musical of the same title in 1960.
The lyrics start as follows:
見上げてごらん夜の星を miagete goran yoru no hoshi wo (Look up at the stars in the sky)
小さな星の 小さな光りが chiisana hoshi no, chiisana hikari ga (The small light from a small star)
ささやかな幸せを 歌ってるsasayaka na shiawase wo utatteru (Is singing of a small happiness)
- Melody Road, the pavement rendition of this song
- Asahi Shimbun (2011-07-14). "VOX POPULI: Songs that cheers us up a precious asset". Retrieved 2011-09-30.