Piece of Love

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Piece of love
Piece of Love (Aiko Kitahara) jacket.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 19, 2003 (2003-11-19)
Recorded2002–2003
GenreJ-pop
Length45:11
LabelGiza Studio
ProducerDaikoh Nagato
Aiko Kitahara chronology
Piece of love
(2003)
Message
(2005)
Singles from Piece of Love
  1. "grand blue"
    Released: May 29, 2002
  2. "Sun rise train/Kimi wo Egaku Sono Mirai"
    Released: November 6, 2002
  3. "Himawari no You ni"
    Released: June 4, 2003
  4. "Nijiiro ni Hikaru Umi"
    Released: August 6, 2003
  5. "special Days!!"
    Released: September 25, 2003

Piece of Love is the debut studio album by Japanese singer and songwriter Aiko Kitahara. It was released on November 19, 2003, through Giza Studio.

The album consists of five previous released singles, such as grand blue, Sun rise train/Kimi wo Egaku Sono Mirai (Sun rise train/君の描くその未来 ), Himawari no You ni (向日葵のように ), Nijiiro ni Hikaru Umi (虹色にひかる海 ) and special days!!. Special days had received renewed version under title album mix.[1]

The album charted at #50 on the Oricon charts in its first week. It charted for two weeks sold more than 4,000 copies.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Aiko Kitahara[3].

No.TitleMusicArrangersLength
1."Ashita Haruka Tooi Umi ni Tadoritsukeru you ni" (明日遥か遠い海に辿り着けるように)Makoto Miyoshi (ex. Rumania Montevideo)Masazumi Ozawa (ex. Pamelah)4:25
2."Grand blue"Akihito TokunagaTokunaga4:00
3."Nijiiro ni Hikaru Umi" (虹色にひかる海)Michiya Haruhata (Tube)Tokunaga4:27
4."Himawari no You ni" (向日葵のように)OzawaOzawa4:32
5."Sayonara wo Ageta Hi ga Chikasugite" (サヨナラを告げた日が近すぎて)Daria KawashimaToshiya Shimizu3:27
6."Kindan no Kajitsu" (禁断の果実)OzawaOzawa4:08
7."Sun rise train"TerukadoYoshinobu Ohga (ex. nothin' but love)3:25
8."Yuki Furu Yoru wa Dakishimete}" (雪降る夜は抱きしめて)OzawaOzawa4:04
9."Ame no Naka" (雨の中)OzawaOzawa3:39
10."Special Days!!" (album mix)OzawaOzawa4:26
11."Hana Saku Michi" (花咲く道)Hitoshi Okamoto (Garnet Crow)Okamoto4:44

In media[edit]

  • grand blue – opening theme for Anime television series Tenshi na Konamaiki
  • Sun rise train – opening theme for Anime television series Tenshi na Konamaiki
  • Nijiiro ni Hikaru Umi – ending theme for Anime television series Tantei Gakuen Q
  • Himawari no You ni – ending theme for Nihon TV program Mogu Mogu Gombo
  • special days!! – ending theme for Yomiuri TV program Pro no Doumyaku.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "アーティスト情報 北原愛子". beinggiza (in Japanese).
  2. ^ "Piece of Love (北原愛子)". Oricon News.
  3. ^ "Discography 北原愛子". aiko-k.net. Archived from the original on 2013-03-24.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)