8/8/10

Hikki is a genius! This is Utada Hikaru's version of a very beautiful classic 'Fly Me To The Moon'. She adds creativity and originality to the song while staying true to the tune making it her very own. As a lover of R&B, she even puts the blend of this genre to this music with perfection.



Poets often use many words
To say a simple thing
It takes thought and time and rhyme
To make a poem sing

With music and words I've been flying
For you I have written a song
To be sure that you'll know what I'm saying
I'll translate as i go along

Fly me to the moon,
And let me play among the stars
Won't you let me see what spring is like on Jupiter and Mars
In other words: Hold my hand!
In other words: Darling, kiss me!

Fill my heart with song,
And let me sing forever more
You are all I long for all I worship and adore
In other words: Please be true!
In other words: I love you!

In other words: Please be true!
In other words: I love you!

For those who haven't got a clue on who Hikki is, here are some facts:

Hikaru Utada, better known by her stage name Utada in America and Europe, and also known by her fans as Hikki, is a Japanese-American singer-songwriter, arranger and record producer.

Known best for her songs "Automatic" and "First Love", she was called by Time Magazine in 2001 "Diva On Campus". (I hope I can find a copy of this!)

Utada's debut album First Love became Japan's biggest selling album of all time with over 7.65 million copies sold in Japan alone to date.

The release of her later works helped her remain one of Japan's top artists, with 3 of her Japanese studio albums being ranked in Top 10 best-selling albums ever in Japan (#1, #4, #8).

She has had 12 #1 hits to date on the Oricon Singles chart, with two notable record achievements for a female solo or group artist: 5 of them being million-sellers and 4 placing in the Top 100 All-Time Best-selling Singles.

In addition, Utada has won the Nihon Golden Disk "Song of the Year" award for 14 of her singles since 2000 and has won the Golden Disc "Pop/Rock Album of the Year" award for all 5 of her Japanese studio albums.

In 2003, Utada was ranked the #24 Japanese pop artist in its survey of "Top 100 Japanese Pop Artists of All Time" by HMV, and #10 in HMV's "Top 30 Best Japanese Singers of All Time" in 2006.

She is also known for her two theme song contributions to Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts video game series: "Simple and Clean" and "Sanctuary".

In 2007, her single "Flavor of Life" reached #2 in worldwide digital download yearly single chart with over 7.2 million downloads, and contributes to 12 million digital sales for her over the same year.

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Super Balentong said...

padaan.

Ruby said...

sure! xD

Ren said...

yea galing tlaga ni utada =]]]

investinginphilippines said...

Wow I never thought somebody else also like Utada Hikaru in the Philippines. I am also an avid fan of Hikki.