Southpaw (Pink Lady song)
|Single by Pink Lady|
|from the album Pink Lady no Katsudou Ooutsushin|
|Released||March 25, 1978|
|Genre||J-pop, kayōkyoku, Disco|
|Songwriter(s)||Shunichi Tokura, Yū Aku|
|Pink Lady singles chronology|
"Southpaw" (サウスポー, Sausupo) is Pink Lady's seventh single release, released on March 25, 1978. This became their sixth number-one hit on the Oricon Chart in Japan. The single sold 1,800,000 copies, and spent nine weeks at number one on the chart.
They won the 9th edition of the Japan Music Awards with this song.
A re-recorded version of the song was included on the 2-disc greatest hits release, Innovation, released in December 2010.
Track listing (7" vinyl)
All tracks composed by Shunichi Tokura, lyrics written by Yū Aku.
- "Southpaw" 3:40
- "Accessary" 2:40
|Japanese Oricon Singles Chart||1|
- The song has been covered by former idol group W (Double You) for their first album Duo U&U.
- Girl group Speed recorded a cover of this song in 1997.
- Checkicco released a cover of this on the Pink Lady/Yū Aku tribute album Bad Friends.
- "List of the number-one hit singles on the Japanese Oricon Chart". Retrieved 2008-10-13.
- "Annual Oricon Charts 1977-1980" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-10-25.
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