|Studio album by Koshi Inaba|
|Released||May 21, 2014|
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 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.
All music composed by, lyrics written by, and vocals performed by Koshi Inaba.
- Jimmy no Asa — Jimmy'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.
- 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.
- Cross Creek
- Golden Road
- Nakinagara — While Crying, 泣きながら
- Stay Free
- Bicycle Girl
- Kodoku no Susume — Encouragement of Loneliness, 孤独のススメ
- Tomo yo — Friend, 友よ
- Route 53 — ルート53
- Nensho — Written Pledge, 念書
Limited Edition (CD+DVD)
- 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)