The Japan Covers

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The Japan Covers
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Studio album by Andrew W.K.
ReleasedNovember 26, 2008 (Japan)
LabelUniversal Music Group
ProducerAndrew W.K.
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Premium Collection: The Japan Covers, known as Ippatsu Shōbu: Covers (一発勝負~カヴァーズ, Ippatsu Shōbu~Kavāzu, lit. "One-Shot Game: Covers") in Japan, is a cover album by Andrew W.K.. The album, consisting of covers of various J-pop songs, was released in Japan by Universal Music Group on November 26, 2008.

The songs were originally marketed as 30-second ringtones and repackaged in their complete versions as this 14-song album. Andrew W.K. is quoted as saying that this album is a "gift to the Japanese people, for all the incredible warmth and kindness they've given me over the years."[1]


  1. "KISEKI" (originally GReeeeN's "Kiseki" [キセキ])
  2. "GIROPPON" (originally Nezumi Senpai's "Roppongi ~Giroppon~" [六本木~GIROPPON~])
  3. "Shuchishin" (羞恥心, Shūchishin, originally by Shuchishin)
  4. "Linda Linda" (originally THE BLUE HEARTS' "Linda Linda" [リンダ リンダ])
  5. "Little Love Song" (小さな恋のうた, Chiisana Koi no Uta, originally by MONGOL800)
  6. "Gakuen Tengoku" (学園天国, originally by Finger 5)
  7. "Runner" (originally by BAKUFU-SLUMP)
  8. "Monica" (モニカ, Monika, originally by Koji Kikkawa)
  9. "Bohemian" (ボヘミアン, originally by Yuki Katsuragi)
  10. "Love Is Over" (ラヴ・イズ・オーヴァー, Ravu Izu Ōvā, originally by OuYang FeiFei)
  11. "MY FIRST KISS" (originally covered by Hi-STANDARD)
  12. "Ai Senshi" (哀 戦士, originally by Daisuke Inoue)
  13. "Shima Uta" (島唄, originally by THE BOOM)
  14. "Thrill" (スリル, Suriru, originally by Tomoyasu Hotei)


  1. ^ "Andrew W.K." Retrieved 2008-01-02.

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