Natsukashii Mirai ~longing future~ (懐かしい未来 ~longing future~) is alan's 3rd Japanese single released on July 2, 2008.
The title track was used as the theme song for the special NHK TV program, Save the Future, which was aired for three days around World Environment Day on all NHK channels and on the web to raise awareness of environmental issues prior to the 34th G8 Summit hosted by Japan. In particular, it was the theme song for a TV movie included in the program, Boku no Shima / Kanojo no Sango (僕の島/彼女のサンゴ; My Island / Her Corals).
This single is also the first in her five-single traditional elements set, representing earth in the Japanese Godai and the Tibetan Bön.
This single was produced by Sakamoto Ryuichi and its music featured alan playing the er-hu.
- Natsukashii Mirai ~longing future~ (懐かしい未来 ~longing future~)
- Catalog Number
- AVCD-31416 (CD Only)
- AVCD-31415/B (CD+DVD)
- ¥ 1,050 (CD Only)
- ¥ 1,890 (CD+DVD)
- Natsukashii Mirai ~longing future~ (懐かしい未来 ~longing future~) (Lyrics: Onuki Taeko, Music: Kikuchi Kazuhito, Arrangement: Nakano Yuuta)
- Seed of Green (Lyrics: Kato Kenn, Music: Kikuchi Kazuhito, Arrangement: ats-)
- Natsukashii Mirai ~longing future~ (Chorus with Suginami Children's Choir)
- Natsukashii Mirai ~longing future~ (Instrumental)
- Seed of Green (Instrumental)
- Natsukashii Mirai ~longing future~ (Music video)
- Seed of Green (Image clip)
Total Reported Sales: 10,267