Through the Season

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"Through the Season"
Through the Season.jpg
Single by Alisa Mizuki
from the album Innocence
ReleasedMay 27, 1998
Format CD single
Genre Pop
Length4:10
Label Avex Tune
Songwriter(s) Yūko Ebine, Hiroaki Hayama
Producer(s) Hayama
Alisa Mizuki singles chronology
"Days"
(1997)
"Through the Season"
(1998)
"Oh Darling"
(1998)

"Through the Season" is the fifteenth single by Japanese recording artist Alisa Mizuki. It was released on May 27, 1998 as the second single from Mizuki's fifth studio album Innocence . The title track was written by Yūko Ebine and composed and produced by Tourbillon keyboardist Hiroaki Hayama. The song was used in commercials for Piknik lactic drinks by Morinaga Milk, starring Mizuki herself. The B-side, "Previous Days," was written and produced by T2ya.

Alisa Mizuki is a Japanese actress, singer, and model. Mizuki is represented by the talent agency Vision Factory. Born in Nerima, Tokyo to Japanese-American parents, Mizuki began modelling for magazines and appearing in commercials at the age of four.

<i>Innocence</i> (Alisa Mizuki album) 1999 studio album by Alisa Mizuki

Innocence is the fifth studio album by Japanese recording artist Arisa Mizuki, released through Avex Tune on November 17, 1999. It is Mizuki's first studio album in over four years, since Cute, and the first to be released under Avex Tune. The album produced four original singles: "Through the Season," "Oh Darling", "Asahi no Ataru Hashi," and Eternal Message. All singles, as well as track three of the album, "All My Love," which was used in commercials for the TU-KA cell phone by KDDI, had a commercial tie-in. Innocence is predominately a pop music album. CDJournal noted that the album "showcases the vocals of a grown-up Mizuki."

Tourbillon are a Japanese musical project formed in 2005 by Luna Sea members Ryuichi Kawamura (vocals) and Inoran (guitar), and D-Loop member Hiroaki "H. Hayama" Hayama (keyboards).

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Chart performance

"Through the Season" debuted on the Oricon Weekly Singles chart at number 49 with 6,250 copies sold in its first week. [1] [2] The single charted for three weeks and has sold a total of 11,490 copies. [1] [2]

Oricon Inc., established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan. It started as Original Confidence Inc., which was founded by Sōkō Koike in November 1967 and became known for its music charts. Oricon Inc. was originally set up as a subsidiary of Original Confidence and took over the latter’s Oricon record charts in April 2002.

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicArranger(s)Length
1."Through the Season"Yūko Ebine Hiroaki Hayama Hayama4:42
2."Previous Days" T2ya T2yaT2ya4:28
3."Through the Season (Instrumental)" HayamaHayama4:42
4."Previous Days (Instrumental)" T2yaT2ya4:28
Total length:18:34

Charts and sales

Chart (1998)Peak
position
Sales
Oricon Weekly Singles [1] 4911,490 [2]

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