My Friend (Zard song)

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"My Friend"
My Friend Zard.jpg
Single by Zard
from the album Today Is Another Day
Released January 8, 1996
Format 8mm CD Single
Genre Pop rock
Label B-Gram Records
Writer(s) Izumi Sakai, Tetsurō Oda
Zard singles chronology
Sayonara wa Ima mo Kono Mune ni Imasu
(1995)
My Friend
(1996)
Kokoro wo Hiraite
(1996)

"My Friend (マイ フレンド?)" is the 17th single by Zard[1] and released 8 January 1996. The single debuted at #1 rank first week. It charted for 21 weeks and sold over a million copies and became third highest-selling single in her career.[2] When she died, it was elected as her third best song on the Oricon polls.[3][4]

Track list[edit]

All songs are written by Izumi Sakai.

  1. My Friend (マイ フレンド?)
    • composer: Tetsurō Oda/arrangement: Takeshi Hayama
      • the song is used as the fourth closing theme song of the anime series Slam Dunk
  2. Mezameta asa wa... (目覚めた朝は・・・?)
    • composer: Mitsuyoshi Yonezawa/arrangement: Daisuke Ikeda
  3. My Friend (マイ フレンド?) (original karaoke)
  4. Mezameta asa wa... (目覚めた朝は・・・?) (original karaoke) [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ZARD discography (in Japanese) http://wezard.net/album.html
  2. ^ Official rankings (in Japanese) http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/26939/products/123564/1/
  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. ^ "ZARD坂井泉水さん、不慮の事故で死去" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2007-05-28. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  5. ^ Official track list (in Japanese) http://beinggiza.com/ci/item/JBDJ-1011