16Aug2016
Author
Kikino
Category
Interviews, Media, Videos

The Story Behind the Couple that Inspired “Takaramono”

  This is an interview aired at Music Lovers on December 2012. When yui started her activities with FLOWER FLOWER, she mentioned this couple and how the way they loved eachother inspired her to write Takaramono. (Warning: Tears ahead) For a high resolution version of the file, please visit the

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01Aug2016
Go!Go!GUITAR 2006.08 — Is Ohayou no Kiss wo the first song YUI ever wrote? Thumbnail

Go!Go!GUITAR 2006.08 — Is Ohayou no Kiss wo the first song YUI ever wrote?

    To most fans, "Why me" has always been "YUI's first song", but in this interview, YUI reveals a different story. Translation: Kikino Correction: Spring-san Original transcript: Akabaneouji   We went to meet the popular revelation, singer songwriter YUI. We could ask her many things related to the movie “Taiyou no uta” that she starred. But instead, we

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22Jul2016
PATiPATi 2005 November Issue — “LIFE” Release Thumbnail

PATiPATi 2005 November Issue — “LIFE” Release

  This interview is about the story behind LIFE and how Sony turned YUI into a songmaking machine. Original transcript by Akabaneouji Translation: Kikino Correction: Spring-san Did you create LIFE recently? I wrote it shortly after I came to Tokyo, so I made it about a year ago. I wrote “feel my soul” just before leaving Fukuoka, and this one after arriving here. I made

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15Jul2016
It’s happy line and Taiyou no Uta — PATi PATi July 2007 Issue Thumbnail

It’s happy line and Taiyou no Uta — PATi PATi July 2007 Issue

  Original transcript from Akabaneoiji http://akabaneouji.blogspot.cl/2011/03/patipati-2006-july.html   This is a talk between YUI (19) and Takashi Tsukamoto (25) that was published right before the premiere of Taiyou no Uta. About a year after the recording of the movie . Below, an extract regarding “It’s happy line” and how it was chosen to be included in the

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13Jul2016
YUI’s on and off way of thinking (PATiPATi 2006, September Issue) Thumbnail

YUI’s on and off way of thinking (PATiPATi 2006, September Issue)

  In this interview YUI talks about the moments she decide to turn the switch on or off. An excerpt below. Original transcript by Akabaneouji http://akabaneouji.blogspot.cl/2011/03/yuionoff.html Translation: Kikino Correction: Spring-san   Work. The switch is ON the moment the stylist finishes my makeup and I’m dressing up. So whenever I go to an interview that

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04Jul2016
Author
Kikino
Category
Translations
CD Data April 2007 issue. YUI and Kondo Hisashi Thumbnail

CD Data April 2007 issue. YUI and Kondo Hisashi

  This interview is worth reading since it contains some pretty important conversations. An exercise of retrospection of her career until her 20's. The interviewer is Nagahori Atsuo. An excerpt below: Original transcript from Akabaneouji. http://akabaneouji.blogspot.cl/2011/03/no-title_26.html     ●This time, the song Thank you My teens is included in new

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