Label: Decca - WAP 27 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Ghana • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: African, Highlife
The track was written by Hamasaki herself, while production was handled by long-time collaborator Max Matsuura. Three versions of the recording have been made available—a ballad version arranged by Tsunku, an edited version with vocals by Tsunku, and a dance-influenced version included on Loveppears.
Upon its release, "Love Destiny " received near universal acclaim from music criticspraising her vocal performance, with some highlighting the single as one of Hamasaki's best work. Due to the single's success, it was re-released as a CD single and re-entered both charts. An accompanying music video was directed by Wataru Takeishiand featured Hamasaki in a large skyscraper while singing to the song in different areas.
In order to promote the single, it appeared on several remix and greatest Where Went The Days - Children Of The Day - With All Our Love compilation albums, and live concert torus conducted by Hamasaki. It was also used as the theme song for Japanese television show SemiDouble To date, the recording remains one of her highest-selling singles according to Oricon Style.
Three versions of the recording have been made available for purchase. Written by the singer, the production process Destiny Of Africa - Onyinas Guitar Band - Original Evergreen Tunes Of King Onyina Vol. 1 handled by Max Matsuura whilst it was composed by Japanese musician and businessman Tsunkuwho worked as the producer for Japanese group Morning Musume and vocalist of Sharan Q at that time. The final counterpart of the recording was titled "Love Refrain ", and was similarly composed by Destiny Of Africa - Onyinas Guitar Band - Original Evergreen Tunes Of King Onyina Vol.
1but arranged by Naoto Suzuki and programmed by Takahiro Iida. Upon its release, "Love Destiny " received widespread acclaim from music critics. A reviewer at Amazon was positive towards the songwriting, and praised Hamasaki's "painful" and "love[ly]" performance.
It debuted inside the top ten on the Oricon Singles Chartselling 70, in its first week of availability. The recording then went to number one, becoming Hamasaki's first number one single on that chart. It lasted 26 weeks, marking the singer's longest-charting release. An accompanying music video for the single was directed by Wataru Takeishi. Sitting in a small room, she exits it and finds a large number of fans and paparazzi bombarding her; scenes interspersed through the main plot feature her looking towards a mirror.
Following the first chorus, Hamasaki is shown riding through Tokyo city, including her appearance at a recording studio singing the song, and on top of a skyscraper at night.
The frames subsequently re-appear throughout the visual, with it ending with a blurry shot of Hamasaki looking away from the mirror, and the TV screens from the first shot displaying the logo of Avex Trax. It has been included on one of the singer's remix compilation album, Ayu-mi-x 7 Version Acoustic Orchestra From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Love: Destiny song. CD single digital download mini CD.
The closest source for an iTunes Store evidence is at Jame World, who confirmed Hamasaki's work was released worldwide on iTunes in September Loveppears CD Album; Liner notes. Ayumi Hamasaki. Japan: Avex Trax. Love Destiny. CD Journal in Japanese. Retrieved July 14, Archived from the original on April 3, Retrieved November 28, Ultimate Guitar Archive. Retrieved July 29, Ayumi Hamasaki's official website.
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