Koda Kumi is getting ready to release single – “Koishikute” – and has revealed personal message discussing the upcoming release. The title song is described as a love ballad perfect for the winter months and Christmas in a song that depicts the heart-felt feelings between couples that appear only when they are far apart. Single “Koishikute” is scheduled to hit stores December 26th (previously announced as December 5th) – read on for release details and preview music video.
The new single is Koda Kumi’s 54th and second in 2012 since taking a step back from the music industry last December 2011 when she announced her marriage and subsequent pregnancy. She delivered a healthy baby boy on July 17th!
Koda Kumi released her first single of the year “Go to the top” – featured as the first opening theme for summer mech anime Total Eclipse which continues its run this Fall. For song “Go to the top” – Koda Kumi wrote the lyrics and teamed with CLARABELL to compose and produce the song. The single hit stores October 24th and gave the new family a #1 charting single on Oricon charts.
Koda Kumi will appear at the MUSIC for ALL, ALL for ONE 3-day concert event December 22nd-24th 3:00pm at Yoyogi National Stadium, Shibuya. Koda Kumi will perform December 23rd along with BENI, Leo Ieiri, JUJU, SHINee, and more. For a full list of artists check the event website (link below).
New single “Koishikute” comes in two editions and includes coupling song “Alone” which is a song Koda Kumi is said to have performed before her debut during auditions and was subsequently released as a single by Mayo Okamoto in 2005.
– Limited with bonus DVD that includes music video and making-of footage for title track.
– Regular CD-only.
Video message from Koda Kumi and preview music video for the title track follow below….
|Limited [CD+DVD] (¥1890)
||Regular [CD] (¥1260)
1. Koishikute (music video)
2. Koishikute (off shoot)