Unmei no Roulette Mawashite

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"Unmei no Roulette Mawashite"
Unmei no Roulette Mawashite.jpg
Single by Zard
from the album Eien
Released September 17, 1998
Genre J-pop, pop rock
Label B-Gram Records
Writer(s) Izumi Sakai, Seiichiro Kuribayashi
Zard singles chronology
Iki mo Dekinai
(1998)
Unmei no Roulette Mawashite
(1998)
Atarashii Door ~Fuyu no Himawari~
(1998)
Good Day
(1998)

"Unmei no Roulette Mawashite" (運命のルーレット廻して Spinning the Roulette of Destiny?) is Zard's 25th single released on September 17, 1998 under B-Gram Records label. The single reached #1 rank first week. It charted for 9 weeks and sold 247,000 copies.[1] When Izumi Sakai died, it was elected as her fourth best song on the Oricon polls.[2]

Track list[edit]

All songs are written by Izumi Sakai and arranged by Daisuke Ikeda

  1. Unmei no Roulette Mawashite (運命のルーレット廻して?)
    • composer: Seiichiro Kuribayashi
    • OA(on air), single and album version have different arrangements
      • the song was used as 4th opening theme for anime Detective Conan
        • OA version of this song was fixed weekly during airings many times before its official release of single
        • OA ver. wasn't released until 2012 in Zard Album Collection in Premium Disc
      • In 2016, the pop girl group La PomPon covered this song to celebrate Zard's 25th anniversary of debut and it became the 50th ending theme for anime Detective Conan[3]
  2. Shōjo no Koro ni Modotta Mitai ni (少女の頃に戻ったみたいに?)
  3. Unmei no Roulette Mawashite (運命のルーレット廻して?) (Original karaoke) [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official rankings (in Japanese) http://www.oricon.co.jp/prof/26939/products/123594/1/
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ News about La Pompon covering Zard song (in Japanese) http://www.sponichi.co.jp/entertainment/news/2015/11/16/kiji/K20151116011518900.html
  4. ^ Official track list (in Japanese) http://beinggiza.com/ci/item/JBDJ-1041