A new music charity project has been announced,  “JAPAN UNITED with MUSIC” with 30 top artists to cover The Beatles‘ hit song “All You Need Is Love”. All profits from the project will be donated to help children affected by the earthquake. Details follow,


Participating in the project and singing on the cover of “All You Need Is Love” includes artists (above): AI, Miki Imai, ATSUSHI (EXILE), TAKAHIRO (EXILE), Crystal Kay, Kj (Dragon Ash), Kyoko Koizumi, Kobayashi Takeshi, Kazuhisa Sakurai (Mr.Children), Salyu, JUJU, SUGIZO, Superfly, Matsumoto Tortoise, GAMO (Tokyo Ska), Masahiko Kitahara (Tokyo Ska), NARGO (Tokyo Ska), Atsushi Yanaka (Tokyo Ska), Naoto Inti Raimi, Akihiro Namba, VERBAL (m-flo), Yo Hitoto , Ryota Fujimaki (Remioromen), Tomoyasu Hotei, BONNIE PINK, miwa, Gota Yashiki, and Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Haruomi Hosono (all of Yellow Magic Orchestra).

This project is sponsored and produced by personality Sakamoto Ryuichi and music producer Kobayashi Takeshi.

The song will be released digitally beginning January 25th and the CD single which will include a DVD with music video/making of video is set for release on March 7th.

Source: natalie