Yakusoku wa Iranai

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"Yakusoku wa Iranai"
Single by Maaya Sakamoto
from the album Grapefruit
English title"Promises Not Needed"
ReleasedApril 24, 1996 (1996-04-24)
Genre J-pop
Label Victor Entertainment
Composer(s) Yoko Kanno
Lyricist(s) Yūho Iwasato
Producer(s) Yoko Kanno
Maaya Sakamoto singles chronology
"Yakusoku wa Iranai"
"Clamp Gakuen Tanteidan"

"Yakusoku wa Iranai" (約束はいらない, lit. "I don't need promises") is the first single by singer Maaya Sakamoto. Released on April 24, 1996, it was her debut single under composer Yoko Kanno. The song and "Tomodachi" appear in her debut anime, The Vision of Escaflowne . Both songs were included on Sakamoto's solo debut Grapefruit , with "Tomodachi" re-recorded in English as "My Best Friend."


Track listing

  1. "約束はいらない" (Yakusoku wa Iranai, lit. "Promises Not Needed")
  2. "ともだち" (Tomodachi, lit. "Friend")
  3. "約束はいらない (オリジナル・カラオケ)" (Yakusoku wa Iranai (Original Karaoke), lit. "Promises Not Needed (Original Karaoke)")
  4. "ひとみのタロット占い" (Hitomi no Tarotto Uranai, lit. "Hitomi's Tarot Reading")


SalesWeeks on
Oricon Weekly Singles44 [1] 30,1404

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  1. "Yakusoku wa Iranai's Oricon Page" . Retrieved 2009-11-17.