Singing Bird

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Singing Bird
Studio album by Koshi Inaba
Released May 21, 2014
Genre Hard Rock
Length 50:21
Label Vermillion Records
Producer Koshi Inaba

Singing Bird is the fifth studio album by Koshi Inaba, released on May 21, 2014. The release of the album was preceded by Koshi's first digital singles in the forms of "Nensho", "Nakinagara", and "Stay Free". All three tracks were accompanied by music videos uploaded to the official B'z YouTube channel, with the three songs being collected later for the album. The release comes in both regular and limited edition forms, with the limited edition coming packed with the aforementioned three music videos for the digital singles as well as one for "oh my love".

The album was supported by Koshi's third solo live tour Koshi Inaba LIVE 2014 ~en-ball~. The tour took place at Shinagawa Stellar Ball over ten dates from June 6 to June 20, 2014.

The release of the album was well-received by the public, debuting at number one on the Weekly Oricon Albums chart and becoming Koshi's fifth consecutive studio album to do so.

Track listing

All music composed by, lyrics written by, and vocals performed by Koshi Inaba.

  1. Jimmy no AsaJimmy's Morning, ジミーの朝
    The song is one of several in his solo catalogue on which Koshi has played guitar. Koshi also played a djembe—a goblet drum played with bare hands that originated in West Africa—on the track as well as an electric sitar.
  2. oh my love
    The lead song from the album, it was first heard in a special Olympus commercial featuring Japanese soccer player Keisuke Honda for their new OM-D E-M10 model.
  3. Cross Creek
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  4. Golden Road
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  5. NakinagaraWhile Crying, 泣きながら
    .
  6. Stay Free
    .
  7. Bicycle Girl
    .
  8. Kodoku no SusumeEncouragement of Loneliness, 孤独のススメ
    .
  9. Tomo yoFriend, 友よ
    .
  10. photograph
    .
  11. Route 53 — ルート53
    .
  12. NenshoWritten Pledge, 念書
    .


Limited Edition (CD+DVD)

Music Videos
  1. oh my love
    Lead song from the album.
  2. Nakinagara
    Second digital single, released March 26, 2014.
  3. Stay Free
    Third digital single, released April 23, 2014.
  4. Nensho
    First digital single, released February 26, 2014.

Gallery

oh my love

Nakinagara

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Stay Free

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Nensho

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Personnel

  • Koshi Inaba: Vocals, Lyric Composition, Music Composition, Arrangement, Guitar (TRACKS 1 & 3), Acoustic Guitar (TRACK 9), Sitar (TRACK 1), Djembe (TRACK 1), Harmonica (TRACKS 11 & 12)

Support Members

Production