Yasashii Aka

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"Yasashii Aka
優しい赤"
MihoFukuhara YasashiiAkaCDCover.jpg
Single by Miho Fukuhara
from the album Rainbow
Released November 5, 2008
Format CD single
Recorded 2008
Genre J-pop, Soul, Folk
Length 18:48
Label Sony Music Entertainment
Writer(s) Miho Fukuhara, Yuka Kawamura, Hiroshiyuu Yamaguchi
Producer(s) Fukuhara
Miho Fukuhara singles chronology
"Himawari"
(2008)
"Yasashii Aka"
(2008)
"Love (Winter Song)"
(2008)

"Yasashii Aka" (優しい赤?, lit. gentle red) is the third major-label physical single by Japanese soul singer Miho Fukuhara, and was released on November 5, 2008. The song is about the pains Fukuhara faced when moving from Sapporo to Tokyo.

Track listing[edit]

CD
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Yasashii Aka (優しい赤; Gentle Red)" Fukuhara Fukuhara, Yuka Kawamura 4:57
2. "Upside Down"     3:42
3. "Himawari (Acoustic Version) (ひまわり; Sunflower)" Fukuhara Fukuhara, Hiroshiyuu Yamaguchi 5:14
4. "Yasashii Aka (instrumental)"   Fukuhara, Kawamura 4:55
DVD
No. Title Type Length
1. "Yasashii Aka" PV  
2. "Yasashii Aka" Making of  

Oricon overall sales chart[edit]

Release Chart Peak position Sales total (copies)
November 5, 2008 Oricon Weekly Charts 24 11,000+

Physical sales and rank[edit]

In the RIAJ Monthly Top Downloaded Songs chart, the song debuted in December 2008, at the 17th position. By January 2009, the song had fallen to the 93 position and subsequently fell off the charts.[1][2]

Chart Peak
position
RIAJ Top Monthly Downloaded Songs 17
Oricon Weekly Charts 24
Billboard Japan 11

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