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"Kokoro no Senshi" (心の戦士) is the second single by Japanese singer Angela Aki. It was released on January 18, 2006, reached number 9 on the Oricon Daily Charts, and number 13 on the Weekly Chart. It features the Final Fantasy VIII theme song "Eyes on Me" by Faye Wong and "Today", The Smashing Pumpkins cover.

"心の戦士"
"Kokoro No Senshi" / "Heart of the Warrior""
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Single by Angela Aki
from the album Home
ReleasedJanuary 18, 2006 (Japan)
FormatCD Single
Recorded2006
GenreJ-Pop
Length17:40
LabelSony Music Japan
Songwriter(s)Angela Aki
Producer(s)Matsuoka Motoki
Angela Aki singles chronology
"Home"
(2005)
"心の戦士"
"Kokoro No Senshi" / "Heart of the Warrior"
"
(2006)
"Kiss Me Good-Bye"
(2006)

In an Excite Japan interview, Aki reports composer Nobuo Uematsu as saying her version 'shed light on "Eyes on Me"'.[1][clarification needed]

Contents

Track listingEdit

CD
No.TitleLyricsMusicArranger(s)Length
1."Kokoro no Senshi (心の戦士, Warrior of the heart)"Angela AkiAngela AkiAngela Aki, Motoki Matsuoka5:11
2."Sora wa Itsumo Naite Iru (空はいつも泣いている)"Angela AkiAngela AkiAngela Aki, Motoki Matsuoka3:12
3."Today" (The Smashing Pumpkins' cover)William Patrick Corgan, Angela Aki (Japanese lyrics)William Patrick CorganAngela Aki, Motoki Matsuoka3:54
4."Eyes On Me -featured in FINAL FANTASY VIII-" (bonus track)Kazumi SomeyaNobuo UematsuAngela Aki, Motoki Matsuoka4:31
DVD
No.TitleLength
1."Kokoro no Senshi" (Music video) 
2."Final Fantasy Ⅷ Premier movie featuring Kiss Me Good-Bye" 

ChartsEdit

Release Chart Peak position Sales total Chart run
January 18, 2006 Oricon Daily Singles Chart 9
Oricon Weekly Singles Chart[2] 13 12,645 17 Weeks

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-04-10. Retrieved 2010-12-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://ranking.oricon.co.jp/free_contents/search/ranking_list.asp?itemcd=634189&samecd=1&chart_kbn=111&linkcd=40376034

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