2. TOUMEI NINGEN
3. ENDLESS SNOW (Still Snowing Mix)
4. SNOW CRYSTAL (Chamber Orchestra ver.)
5. KANOJO NO TAMBOURINE
6. HESOMAGARI SWEET HEART
7. OWARANAIDE CHRISTMAS EVE (GOTA Re-Mix)
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12.[DVD] Another Orion
16.[DVD] Life is Beautiful
“In my thirties I wanted to be a creator. I preferred going to book shops rather than record shops. But in my forties I started thinking that perhaps music was the best for me. For example, it takes a movie at least ninety minutes to entertain a person, make them laugh and move them. A novel is longer and will take a day, and people may not re-read them a lot. But it takes a song just three to five minutes to stimulate a person to cry, remember past loves etc., and they will listen to it over and over. Knowing this, I feel that I really have a special power (lol). It has taken me 25 years to find out the great power of music. Of course I like art, and movies are great, and I long to be a writer. But I think my true talent lies with singing.”
"Winter String" is an EP containing Fujii's classic Winter songs from 1996, "Another Orion" and "Snow Crystal", newly arranged with string accompaniment. Also included are a remix of "Endless Snow" and "Owaranaide Christmas Eve" in a fresh arrangement from Gota Yashiki. Rounding out the program for the seasonal EP are three entirely new songs. A Winter String concert tour will follow later this year.
The limited edition DVD version of "Winter String" contains the full CD-EP plus a bonus DVD containing nine songs recorded live at Billboard Tokyo this past July during the Life Is Beautiful Tour. (DVD should be assumed to be Region 2 encoded and thus not compatible with US systems. Region 2 includes Japan, Europe and the Middle East).
We don't have any samples available from the new record just yet, but we can play you the original 1996 version of "Another Orion". Enjoy.