Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo

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Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo
Single by B'z
from the album C'mon
Released April 13, 2011
Promotions #1 (Pepsi NEX)
Length 06:48
Label Vermillion Records
Producer Tak Matsumoto
B'z singles chronology
"MY LONELY TOWN"
(2009)
"Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo"
(2011)

"Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo"(さよなら傷だらけの日々よ/Goodbye painful days) is the forty-eighth single by B'z, released on April 13, 2011. It is the first single to be released after the band had wrapped up their respective solo projects from the previous year. Originally, the single was scheduled to be released on March 30, 2011, but due to the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that hit northern Japan, the single was delayed as a result of production difficulties.

The song, which was tied in to a Pepsi NEX commercial, was the first B'z song to be solely composed for a commercial. Tak said in an interview that he looked over the storyboard for the commercial to get an impression of what he felt the song should ultimately sound like. The resulting advertisement was the first time in which B'z had appeared in a commercial.

Track listing

  1. Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo (さよなら傷だらけの日々よ Goodbye painful days) - 3:43
    Hard Rock - With Pepsi's new ad campaign theme "GO NEXT!" in mind, this track is about leaving an old life behind and starting into a new one - a new world. Theme song for Pepsi NEX's ad campaign.
  2. Dawn Runner - 3:05
    Hard Rock - Originally called "The Runner", this track is an outtake from the album "ACTION". It was chosen because it makes the single well-balanced. Tak Matsumoto decided to rename the song after looking at the cover for the single.
  • Limited Edition (CD+DVD): 「Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo」 Music Video

Music Video

The music video was shot at Inyokern Airport, California and was filmed alongside the commercials in January 2011 for the new Pepsi NEX ad campaign.

Personnel

B'z

Drums

Bass

Orchestration

  • TAMA Music Strings: Strings (Track 2)

Production

  • Hideyuki Terachi: Arrangement

TV Appearances

B'z performed Sayonara Kizu Darake no Hibi yo on the Music Station 3-Hour special which aired on April 1, 2011. They also performed Brotherhood to cheer up the people that have been affected by the earthquake. In addition to that, Tak Matsumoto as well as Koshi Inaba starred in the new Pepsi NEX TV commercials.

References