PR song sounds great but Yoshitaka Yuriko will also be singing?!
NHK announced that they have made their first ever PR song for the “65th Kohaku Uta Gassen“. The song is titled “Utaou march” that is composed by Yoshihide Otomo and lyrics by Inawashiro-ko‘s Yanai Michihiko. Yanai performed in Kohaku last 2011 while Yoshihide composed last year’s opening theme for the “Amachan” segment.
TV CMs will start airing on the 20th and will used the said song that will be in three versions: chorus (gassho) version that will be sung by Arashi and Yoshitaka Yuriko; for note (onpu) version, this year’s moderators will be acting as note and will sing their type of note; and ikigomi version where they will say their enthusiasm for Kohaku.