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CD Single #16: "Honjitsu wa Seiten Nari"
»Narrated by: Jun Harada
»Translated by: mroneder (http://www.deadjournal.com/users/mroneder)
»Revised by: Oasis Heart3 (http://www.globemoon.net/waftf)



"It's time for a song for the summer, don't you think so?"

"Well, we already have 'SUMMER DAYS', don't we?"

"We should have another one. Plus, the a-nation concert is coming up, too!"

"Well, let's shoot everything at the a-nation concert then!"

"Both the PV and the singles cover!"


      ...Only Do As Infinity could come up with an idea like this!

      We did the photoshoot for the single's cover during the rehearsal for a-nation, and the PV was shot during the actual performance. The day before the actual performance, Van had suddenly cut her hair short, leaving everyone shocked beyond words.

      The whole PV production and single photoshoot was completed within 1 week. The single's cover shows DAI jumping into the air, with conversation balloons above their heads. This had to be the poppiest CD cover in history!

      Should the song be named "Honjitsu wa Seiten Nari" ("Today will be a Sunny Day") or "Honjitsu mo Seiten Nari" ("Today will also be a Sunny Day")? Ryo, who wrote the song, had a hard time deciding which title was more appropriate. On the rehearsal tracklist (which was filmed in the PV), you can see that it is "Honjitsu mo Seiten Nari". Those who are interested can look at the PV (it's at the beginning of the PV). a-nation is a concert featuring all the artists on the avex label...and yet, we made it seem like this is DAI's own concert! I think we were downright evil to have done so.

      Ryo's lyrics are superb! At first glance, the lyrical content may appear simple, but its underlying message goes a long way. Also, the wording of the lyrics appropriately captured the mood/rhythm of the song perfectly! It's not really that surprising, since Ryo had been listening to and playing Western music in his formative years.

      I believed the song would empower many with courage due to its positive lyrics and message. The same goes for the guitar: although the guitar used is Les Paul + Marshall, the feeling expressed by the guitar play is especially lively, injecting a Pop feel into the song. You can feel the personality of the guitar player throughout the song.

      This song has become a permanent fixture on the tracklist for summer concerts. There's also the myth that it will not rain whenever this song is performed!

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