On July 10, Utada Hikaru released her summer single “Oozora de Dakishimete” as well as the cover art for her next single “Forevermore“.
“Oozora de Dakishimete” was digitally released globally on July 10. The song hit #1 on iTunes in Japan upon its release, and has charted within the top 10 of various other countries.
A special lyric site for the single was made public. The site will change its layout depending on what users on Twitter are talking about, providing a visual representation of what lines are resonating with netizens the most.
While her latest single is being released, Hikaru is also busy promoting her next single “Forevermore” as well. The single’s cover art was released on July 10.
The cover art was shot by Jamie-James Medina, who is also directing the music video for the single.