Voice of Earth

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Voice of Earth
CD cover
Studio album by alan
Released March 4, 2009 (2009-03-04)
Recorded 2007-2009
Genre Alternative rock, pop
Length 70:57
Label Avex Trax
Producer Masato Matsuura (Executive producer), Kazuhito Kikuchi
alan chronology
Voice of Earth (2009) My Life
(2009)My Life2009
Alternative cover
CD+DVD Cover
CD+DVD Cover
Singles from Voice of Earth
  1. "Ashita e no Sanka"
    Released: November 21, 2007
  2. "Hitotsu"
    Released: March 5, 2008
  3. "Natsukashii Mirai: Longing Future"
    Released: July 2, 2008
  4. "Sora Uta"
    Released: August 13, 2008
  5. "Kaze no Tegami"
    Released: September 10, 2008
  6. "Red Cliff: Shin-Sen"
    Released: October 15, 2008
  7. "Megumi no Ame"
    Released: November 12, 2008
  8. "Gunjō no Tani"
    Released: February 4, 2009

Voice of Earth is Chinese singer Alan's debut Japanese-language album released by Avex Trax. The album contains the eight singles alan has released from 2007 to 2009. The album was released on March 4, 2009 in Japan.


"Natsukashii Mirai (Longing Future)" was used as the theme song for NHK special, Save the Future, for World Environment Day.[1] Her sixth single "Red Cliff: Shin-Sen" was used to as the theme song for the movie Red Cliff.[2] An alternate version of the song was used to promote the Japanese re-release of PlayStation 2 game Dynasty Warriors 6.[3] The song "Liberty", is being used as the theme song for Japanese drama, Hikon Dōmei (非婚同盟, lit. Non-Marriage Alliance), which aired on Tokai TV.[4] The song "Tsuki ga Watashi" was used in the commercials for the pachinko chain Minho Group.[5] "Gunjō no Tani" is being used as the ending theme song for Japanese information program, Miyaneya (情報ライブ ミヤネ屋, lit. Live Miyaneya Store Information), which airs on Yomiuri TV.[6]

If the customer ordered Voice of Earth via Tower Records, they would have received a special separate CD that contained a new version of Red Cliff: Shin Sen. This was titled as "Red Cliff: Shin Sen (Modern Rock Version)".[7]

Track list[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Arrangement Length
1. "Tennyo: interlude (天女 ~interlude~, Celestial Maiden: interlude)[note 1]"   Kazuhito Kikuchi & Tatsugoo Kazuhito Kikuchi & Tatsugoo 3:10
2. "Ashita e no Sanka" Shinji Nojima Kazuhito Kikuchi Yūta Nakano 5:04
3. "Sora Uta" Yūho Iwasato Kazuhito Kikuchi Yūta Nakano 4:19
4. "Natsukashii Mirai: Longing Future" Taeko Onuki Kazuhito Kikuchi Yūta Nakano 5:41
5. "Hitotsu" Yumi Yoshimoto Kazuhito Kikuchi Yūta Nakano 5:07
6. "Kaze no Tegami" Yūho Iwasato Kazuhito Kikuchi Yūta Nakano 5:00
7. "Brave" Yumi Kawanabe Kazuhito Kikuchi h-wonder 4:27
8. "Yume no Garden (夢のガーデン, Dream Garden)" alan, Yumi Kawanabe Kazuhito Kikuchi ats- 5:41
9. "Gunjō no Tani" Cocco Cocco tasuku 5:05
10. "My Friend" kenko-p Kazuhito Kikuchi tasuku 4:24
11. "Liberty" Yūho Iwasato Kazuhito Kikuchi SHiNTA 4:49
12. "Tsuki ga Watashi (月がわたし, I Am the Moon)" Kazuhito Kikuchi Kazuhito Kikuchi ats- 4:35
13. "Red Cliff: Shin-Sen" Goro Matsui Taro Iwashiro Yūta Nakano 5:57
14. "Megumi no Ame" Toko Furūchi Kazuhito Kikuchi Yūta Nakano 5:13
15. "Together[note 2]" Miki Matsui Alan Dawa Dolma Yūta Nakano 4:27
Total length: 70:57
Tower Records Exclusive Bonus CD
No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "Red Cliff: Shin-Sen (Modern Rock Version)" Goro Matsui 5:23
Total length: 5:23
No. Title Length
1. "Intro"  
2. "Ashita e no Sanka"  
3. "Hitotsu"  
4. "Natsukashii Mirai: Longing Future"  
5. "Sora Uta"  
6. "Kaze no Tegami"  
7. "Red Cliff: Shin-Sen"  
8. "Megumi no Ame"  
9. "Gunjō no Tani"  
10. "Choir (Natsukashii Mirai: Longing Future)"  
11. "Together"  
12. "Outro Gunjō no Tani Making Video"  



Chart Peak Position Sales Total Chart Run
Oricon Daily Chart 10 10+ weeks
Oricon Weekly Chart 15 23,568[8]
Oricon Yearly Chart


Chart Peak Position Peak Sale Percentage
G-Music Jpop/Kpop Chart[9] 5 3.91%
Five Music Jpop/Kpop Chart[10] 2 7.6%

Release history[edit]

Date Country
March 4, 2009 Japan
March 13, 2009 Taiwan

Staff and personnel[edit]



  1. ^ Sung in Tibetan.
  2. ^ Bonus track found only on first press.