Replay (Mr. Children song)

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"Replay"
Single by Mr. Children
from the album Versus and Mr. Children 1992–1995
Released July 1, 1993
Format CD single
Recorded 13:38
Genre Pop rock, power pop
Label Toy's Factory
Writer(s) Kazutoshi Sakurai
Producer(s) Takeshi Kobayashi
Mr. Children singles chronology
"Dakishimetai"
(1992)
"Replay"
(1993)
"Cross Road"
(1993)

"Replay" is the third single released by Mr. Children on July 1, 1993.

Overview[edit]

The single reached #19 on the Oricon Japanese charts selling 88,330 copies during its run on the chart.[1] The title track, "Replay", was used to promote Pocky through commercials[2] and was also included in the group's first compilation album, Mr. Children 1992–1995, which was released on July 11, 2001. The b-side track, "All by myself", was a re-cut from Mr. Children's second album Kind of Love released on December 1, 1992. "Replay" has also been covered by other artists including Sotte Bosse, who covered the song on her album "Moment" released on October 3, 2007.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kazutoshi Sakurai.

No. Title Length
1. "Replay" 4:32
2. "All by myself" 4:34
3. "Replay (Instrumental Version)" 4:32

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer – Kobayashi Takeshi[4]
  • Arrangement - Mr. Children and Takeshi Kobayashi[4]
  • Recording - Kunihiko Imai[5]
  • Mixing - Kunihiko Imai[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr.Children、待望のニューシングル「箒星」リリース決定!(Mr.Children, and long-awaited new single "Houkiboshi" release decision!)". oricon.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-07-12. 
  2. ^ The distance to "HOME". 別冊カドカワ総力特集 Mr.Children (Separate volume Kadokawa special issue Mr.Children) (in Japanese). Kadokawa television. 2007. pp. 167–170. ISBN 978-4-04-894488-5. 
  3. ^ "Sotte Bosse Official Website". sottebosse.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  4. ^ a b "Replay" single, Toy's Factory (1993)
  5. ^ a b "Versus" album booklet, Toy's Factory (1993)