Hurry Go Round

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"Hurry Go Round"
File:Hurry Go Round.jpg
Single by hide with Spread Beaver
from the album Ja, Zoo
Released October 21, 1998
Genre Rock
Label Universal Victor
Writer(s) hide
Producer(s) hide
Certification Double Platinum
hide with Spread Beaver singles chronology
"Ever Free"
(1998)
"Hurry Go Round"
(1998)
"Tell Me (2000)"
(2000)

"Hurry Go Round" is the eleventh single by Japanese musician hide, the fourth to bear the hide with Spread Beaver name, released on October 21, 1998. It reached number 2 on the Oricon chart.[1] By the end of the year it sold 567,890 copies and was the 41st best-selling single of the year,[2] being certified Double Platinum by the RIAJ.

On May 2, 2007, the single was re-released with a new cover.[3] On December 8, 2010, it was re-released again as part of the third releases in "The Devolution Project", which was a release of hide's original eleven singles on picture disc vinyl.[4]

Some of the lyrics to the song are carved on hide's tombstone.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by hide.

No. Title Length
1. "Hurry Go Round"   5:04
2. "Hurry Go Round (Voiceless Version)"   5:01

Personnel

Personnel per Ja, Zoo liner notes.[5]

Cover versions

The song was covered by Scarlett for Crush! 3 - 90's V-Rock Best Hit Cover Love Songs-, which was released on June 27, 2012 and features current visual kei bands covering love songs by visual kei artists of the 90's.[6] It was covered by Cell for the Tribute II -Visual Spirits- tribute album and by Hero for Tribute III -Visual Spirits-, both albums were released on July 3, 2013.[7] Shion recorded a version for Tribute VI -Female Spirits- , released on December 18, 2013.[8]

References

  1. "hideのシングル売り上げランキング" (in Japanese). oricon.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-07-08. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "What's This Year - Music 1998" (in Japanese). interq.or.jp. Retrieved 2004-07-16. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "hideの"誕生会"今年も開催決定!!". barks.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2011-06-26. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "hide singles on vinyl". tokyohive.com. Retrieved 2011-06-26.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Ja, Zoo liner notes, 1998-11-21. Retrieved 2013-01-27
  6. "Crush! 3-90's V-Rock best hit cover LOVE songs-". cdjapan.co.jp. Retrieved 2012-07-07.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Two hide Tribute Albums to be Released Simultaneously!". musicjapanplus.jp. Retrieved 2013-05-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "hide Tribute VI -Female SPIRITS-". cdjapan.jp. Retrieved 2013-12-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>