Welcome spring with sakura songs

Welcoming spring with sakura songs

Spring is just around the corner. When thinking of spring season, many people will thinking of the warm and beautiful cherry blossom or sakura. Around the end of March to beginning of April is the best time to view the blossoming sakura or o-hanami in Tokyo and Kyoto area. Sakura is a very beautiful flower and I had seen many beautiful shots of sakura and sadly I did not experienced it by myself. Fortunately I have sakura-themed songs be with me.

Below is the playlist of songs that is related to sakura. I always like sakura songs because the flower gave the artistic feeling and it feels good to listen. The first song of the playlist is the famous traditional Japanese folk song “Sakura“. I remember I sang the song before during my primary school’s singing class. Plus, there are many artists sang sakura songs in various music genres but mostly are calm, beautiful and cheerful.

Song listings
01. Sakura (folk song) – Harp and Flute
02. Sakura – Ketsumeishi
03. SAKURA – Ikimonogakari
04. Sakura – Kobukuro
05. Sakura zaka – Fukuyama Masaharu
06. Sakura – Moriyama Naotaro
07. CHE.R.RY – YUI
08. SAKURA ~Hanasagumi~ – Nakashima Mika
09. Sakura iro mau koro – Nakashima Mika
10. Sakura Iro – Angela Aki
11. Seisou no Sakura – JAPAHARINET
12. Sakura – Yanawaraba
13. Cherry Saku Yuuki!! – Antic Cafe
14. Haru no Yuki – KCO
15. Yano Junko – Yoshino Sakura
16. Sakura no Kiseki – Fujifabric
17. Harukaze LOVE SONG – CHERRYBLOSSOM
18. Sakura hira hira Honoo mera mera – Thoroughblend
19. Senbon Sakura – Rainbook
20. Sakura no ame, itsuka – Matsu Takako
21. Saki Sakura ~Sakura~ – INSPi
22. Sakura no shita de aimasho – DEEN
23. Sakura – nobodyknows+
24. SAKURA – Kiyokiba Shunsuke
25. Sakura – Jackson Vibe
26. Sakura no hanabira tachi – AKB48
27. Sakura – bird
28. Sakura kaze – DEPAPEPE
29. Sakura – Kawaguchi Kyogo
30. Sakura Drops – Sotte Bosse
31. Sakura Drops – Utada Hikaru
32. Sakura no toki – AIKO
33. Sakura no Hana, Maiagaru Michi wo – THE ELEPHANT KASHIMASHI
34. Sakura Sake – ARASHI

There is a lot more out there but basically these are all the songs I found. Nakashima Mika seems like sakura very much because she sang two sakura-themed songs, while Sotte Bosse’s “Sakura Drops” is the cover version of Utada’s. All the songs are very nice indeed! Please have a listen. “Sen bon Sakura” by Rainbook is my personal favorite.

Well this is not the end. I found out that sakura-themed music cover is very nice and illustrative too. Below are some of the example. Ahh, I must go o-hanami somewhere in the future ;).



Sakura no toki - Aiko

Harukaze LOVE SONG - Cherryblossom

Haru no yuki - KCO

Sakura - Kobukuro

Sakura - Moriyama Naotaro

Senbon Sakura - Rainbook

blooming e.p - Sotte Bosse

Sakura - Yanawaraba

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Comments

  • http://www.pelangipetang.com Fath

    Maybe someday, you’ll be there and experience the beautiful season.

  • http://www.jay-han.com jayhan

    thanks Fath šŸ˜‰

  • http://arashi.lifelogger.com arashi

    the best i like is from ketsumeishi lor
    i had experienced sakura twice past 2 yrs and it’s really awesome !
    Gambatte!

  • http://www.xiaoyenzi.com Apple

    Hey Jayhan, thanks for sharing a list of great sakura-themed song. There’s a koto version for the traditional sakura folk song which I like very much.

  • http://www.jay-han.com jayhan

    Thanks arashi and Apple for the comment šŸ™‚

  • lucky ping

    ELT(Every Little Thing) released new single..
    The song related to sakura too..
    Title: Sakurabito..
    A very beautiful song..

  • http://www.jay-han.com jayhan

    Thanks for the recommendation, will check that out šŸ™‚

  • Mocha(:

    Thanks for uploading the Sakura-related/themed songs šŸ˜€ I absolutely love Sakura; my fav. flower <3

  • http://www.jay-han.com jayhan

    Yeah sakura is definitely a beautiful and lovely flower

  • jen =]

    thanks very much for the songs ^^

    btw, could you please upload Seisou no Sakura by JAPAHARINET to some host site…? i’m in love with that song, but i couldn’t find it anywhere…

    thanks very much in advance =]

  • jen =]

    and maybe saki sakura by inspi too…?
    thanks again

  • http://www.jay-han.com jayhan

    hi jen =], unfortunately I don’t have the song mentioned by you. šŸ™‚

  • Akemi

    Hi Jay! thank you for your blog, it’s very interesting ^^ I was looking for songs to do a collection of jpop-jrock songs in each season, and I found your beautiful sakura post. I know we are near on xmas, but I would like to start preparing printemps season, šŸ˜€ I dont know where I will find all that music, but thank you very very much for your idea. I only had arashi, yui and akb48 ^^

  • http://bameshoup.deviantart.com bamee

    Sakura ~Anatani Deae Teyokatta~ by RSP you forget to get list it he he he ^ ^